• Turkey arrests three former diplomats over coup plot

    Turkey arrests three former diplomats over coup plot

    A Turkish court on Saturday placed under arrest three former top diplomats, including an advisor to ex-president Abdullah Gul, over links to the failed July 15 coup, state media said.

    An Ankara court remanded Gurcan Balik, Ali Findik and Tuncay Babali in custody ahead of trial over suspected links to the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen who is accused of masterminding the coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

    Balik is a prominent figure who was the chief foreign policy advisor to Gul, […]

  • Ex- Nigerian diplomat, Hamzat Ahmadu laid to rest (Photos)

    Ex- Nigerian diplomat, Hamzat Ahmadu laid to rest (Photos)

    The Walin Sokoto, Hamzat Ahmadu, who died at the age of 92 – at a private hospital in Lagos on Sunday, has been laid to rest. While alive, he served as Personal Secretary to two Nigerian military leaders.

    Aguiyi Ironsi & Yakubu Gowon and was also once Nigeria’s Ambassador to United States of America, Germany and France. His Funeral Prayers were held today in Gwadabawa Local Government Area, Sokoto