Tag: Turkey

Christmas: Chicken sold for N8,000, turkey N35,000, Nigerians lament

As Christians prepare for Christmas, many are lamenting the high costs of chicken, saying they cannot afford the livestock for the yuletide. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents who visited some markets within the city centre and some satellite towns, observed that the price of chicken has doubled, as compared to[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigerian Government bans passengers from Brazil, India, Turkey

The Federal Government has resolved to  deny non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India or Turkey within 14 days entry into Nigeria. This decision was part of the decisions reached by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 following increasing cases of COVID-19 and fatalities in parts of the country.[Read More…]

Turkey Arrests 62 Children And Charged Them With TREASON; They’re Accused of Planning The Botched Coup

Turkey has arrested 62 children and accused them of treason after the botched military coup last week.  The youngsters, aged 14 to 17, were from Kuleli Military school, the oldest of its kind in Istanbul.  They have reportedly been thrown in jail and are not allowed to speak to their[Read More…]

APC Governors Say Nigerians Will Resist Any Attempt To Impeach Buhari Same Way It Was Done In Turkey

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo said on Saturday that the peoples power are behind President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians would resist any attempt to impeach him, the same way it was done in Turkey on Friday. They said this in Benin,[Read More…]

Turkey Blocks Its Citizens From Twitter After Prime Minister Attacks Social Media Site

by Chukwu Obi Turkey restricted access to Twitter hours after its prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, threatened to “root out” the social media network where wiretapped recordings have been leaked, damaging the government’s reputation ahead of local elections. Some users trying to use Twitter were taken to a statement apparently[Read More…]

Turkey’s Prime Minister Accuses Twitter Of Tax Evasion

by Aljazeera Turkey’s prime minister has accused Twitter of tax evasion, days after his government was forced to lift a ban it imposed on the micro-blogging site that was used to spread a number of damaging leaks implicating his inner circle in corruption scandals. “Twitter, YouTube and Facebook are international[Read More…]

Turkey Lifts Controversial Twitter Ban

ANKARA (AFP) – Turkey lifted a much-criticised block on Twitter on Thursday, 24 hours after its highest court had overturned the ban as a breach of the right to free speech. Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan on March 20 shuttered access to the social media site after it had been used[Read More…]

Dutch FA Announces Hiddink As National Team Manager; Nistelrooy & Blind Named As Assistants

The Dutch FA (KNVB) has announced Guus Hiddink as manager of the Netherland’s national team after months of speculation. This will be the 67-year’s second spell in charge of the Dutch national team. Ruud van Nistelrooy and Danny Blind have also been announced as assistants for Hiddink. A two years[Read More…]

Christian Purefoy: Why Nigerians Should Be Worried About Happenings In Ukraine

Since it’s return to democracy in 1999, the global order played in Nigeria’s democratic favour. High oil prices, the mobile phone revolution, good will from the West, the end of the Cold War (and thus getting support from competing blocks to support numerous military regimes) and the opening up of[Read More…]