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Envoy: Third Inter-Korean Summit to focus on peace, prosperity

The Third Inter-Korean Summit will centre around issues on the permanent settlement of peace and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula says Mr Han Sungrae, Director of the Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria (KCCN).
France captain Hugo Lloris

France’s World Cup keeper Hugo Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving

France’s World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris avoided jail but received a 20-month driving ban and a £50,000 ($65,000) fine on Wednesday for drink-driving in central London.

Jim Ovia talks Africa Rise and Shine on CNBA Africa

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, in a recent sit-down discussion with CNBC Africa, speaks of his new book, Africa Rise and Shine and his lessons for business success.

Governor Okorocha fires 13 commissioners, advisers

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Wednesday sacked the secretary to the state government, George Eche, his chief of staff, Uche Nwosu, deputy chief of staff, Kingsley Uju, and his principal secretary, Paschal Obi.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president and chairman of the Coordination Commission for Tokyo 2020, John Coates speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on September 12, 2018. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) threw its weight behind calls by Japanese organisers to implement daylight savings time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as concerns mount over athlete safety. / AFP PHOTO / Behrouz MEHRI

IOC backs daylight savings to ease Tokyo 2020 heat fears

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday backed calls by Japanese organisers to implement daylight savings time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as concerns mount over athlete safety in soaring temperatures.