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    Metro Reuben Abati: Let’s talk Turkey about Turkey

    I was shocked by the trenchant reaction to my piece on the July 15 attempted coup in Turkey from at least two persons. The piece titled “Nigerians and the Failed Coup in Turkey” (The Guardian, Sunday, July 17) had fetched a mail and direct messages from a concerned Nigerian who objected to my...
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    Metro Nigerian Turkish Colleges React to Calls to Shut Them Down

    The Nigerian Turkish International Colleges have reacted to calls by the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, for them to be shut down. Read statement issued on behalf of Nigerian Turkish Colleges below:
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    Metro Turkey Alerts FG on Schools, Hospitals Allegedly Owned by Turkish Terrorist Group in Nigeria [PUNCH]

    The Turkish government has alerted Nigerian authorities about several schools, hospitals and other institutions owned by a Turkish terrorist group in Nigeria. According to the Turkish embassy, the institutions were operated by Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organisation which is allegedly founded...
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    Business UBA Releases Statement Over Alleged Involvement In Turkey Coup

    United Bank of Africa, UBA, has reacted to report of their involvement in the funding of the failed coup plot in Turkey. A Turkey-based newspaper, Yenisafak, had reported that some of those arrested in connection with the July 15, 2016 failed coup plot had told their interrogators that UBA Plc...
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    Sports Turkey Coup: Nigerians Panic, As Okocha, Kanu Remain Trapped

    Nigerian football legends, Nwankwo Kanu and Austin Jay Jay Okocha got stuck in Turkey following a failed coup which happened in the country on Friday, July 15, Vanguard reports. Kanu and Okocha were in Turkey for the charity game organised by Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o which was scheduled...
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    Politics President Buhari Condemns Military Coup in Turkey

    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent military coup in Turkey. A statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu said Buhari is “deeply saddened by reports of a violent attempt to dismantle constitutional authority and disrupt the democratically elected government of Tayyip...
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    Metro Nigerians And The Failed Coup In Turkey By Reuben Abati

    Former Presidential aide, Reuben Abati has weighed in on the correlation between Nigeria and the failed Turkey coup. Turkey is about five hours away from Nigeria by air, about 2, 634 miles from here, but the night there was a coup attempt in Turkey, July 15, with soldiers shutting down...
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    World Turkey Coup Fails : Over 1,500 arrested, 190 killed

    It appears the coup in Turkey has failed. RT reports that 1,563 soldiers and officers implicated in the overnight coup attempt have been arrested. Those arrested include 29 colonels and five generals . At least 190 people have been killed and 1,154 injured in military action in Istanbul and...