Bolton in Turkey to discuss US pullout from Syria
The White House's National Security adviser John Bolton met with Ankara officials on Tuesday to discuss the surprise withdrawal of US troops from Syria, as the Turkish president hailed the pullout as "the right call".
Monetary policy’s busy year and ‘red alert’ for 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has signaled readiness to battle uncertainties in 2019, following reversals in global growth projections for 2018 and 2019 to 3.7 per cent from the 3.9 per cent earlier projected. In emerging market, where Nigeria plays alongside the big factors like Argentina, Brazil, Iran, Turkey, and South Africa, among others,…
Kene Mkparu returns with good vibes from Turkey
Former managing director of FilmOne Limited and now Chief Executive Officer of KomWorld, Nigeria, Kene Mkparu, is back from Turkey, where he had gone to attend this year’s Emerging Cinema Market Conference (ECM) held in Istanbul. Mkparu, a respected voice in the cinema exhibition and distribution aspect of the film industry, was one of the…
Nigeria compiling list of festivals nationwide to boost tourism - Minister
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his Ministry will soon produce a compendium of the festivals across the country as part of efforts to boost tourism and showcase the country’s diverse cultures. The Minister disclosed this in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday while speaking at the ongoing 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference…
Australia is ranked as safest place to invest in property
Australia is the safest country for real estate investment, followed by the United States and the Netherlands while Venezuela is the least safe, according to new research. The analysis of 52 countries from the global real estate market report published by Scope Investor Services puts Germany in fourth place, then Switzerland and then the UK.…
Turkey says Trump turning a 'blind eye' to Khashoggi murder
Turkey on Friday said US President Donald Trump intended to turn a "blind eye" to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder after he said it would not affect Washington's ties with Riyadh.
Erdogan takes aim at Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking otherthrow the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".
Queen Loveth wins Modelslink Best Model Nigeria 2018
After a keenly contested grand finale, the organisers of the prestigious modelling competition, Best Model Nigeria, have crowned Miss Loveth Akpan winner of Best Model Nigeria 2018. The ceremony was held recently in Lagos to the delight of guests and members of the press, who turned out for the show. The president and co-founder of…
Symbolic Istanbul funeral pays homage to Khashoggi
Dozens of people on Friday paid homage to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a symbolic funeral in Istanbul where the 59-year-old Washington Post contributor was killed last month.