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Eleven musicians executed by anti-aircraft guns – N’Korean defector

A defector from North Korea has described the shocking brutality she witnessed from inside Kim Jong-un’s regime.

Toshiba shares drop as battle over $18bn chip unit sale looms

Toshiba shares fell Thursday as it faced a court battle over the $18 billion sale of its prized memory chip business, a deal seen as crucial to the Japanese industrial conglomerate’s survival.

Toshiba to sell chip unit to Bain Capital for $18bn

Toshiba said Wednesday it would sell its memory chip business to a group led by US investor Bain Capital, in a deal worth around $18 billion and seen as crucial to keeping the Japanese conglomerate afloat.

Obama begins lucrative career as Wall Street speaker

Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.

China urges peaceful resolution of North Korea nuclear issue

North Korean nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully, Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, told his Russian counterpart during a meeting at the UN, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

US lawmaker wants North Korea out of the UN

The chairman of the U.S. Senate’s East Asia subcommittee is asking China and 20 other nations on Monday to clamp down on North Korea by cutting ties, closing down diplomatic facilities and working to oust the country from the United Nations.

Trump pushes UN reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

US President Donald Trump makes his debut at the United Nations on Monday, with an address on UN reform as a week of intense diplomacy kicks off, dominated by worries about North Korea, Iran and Myanmar.

Trump lets loose on ‘Rocket Man’ Kim, ‘Crooked Hillary’

Donald Trump let loose on Twitter Sunday with a shoot-from-the-hip volley of posts referring to North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un as "Rocket Man" -- and picturing himself taking out Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.

Kuwait gives North Korea envoy a month to leave

US ally Kuwait has given North Korea's ambassador a month to leave the Gulf state and will downgrade its diplomatic representation with Pyongyang, a senior Kuwaiti diplomat told AFP Sunday.

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against North Korea

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged "stronger pressure" on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions with a missile test and said it wanted to match American nuclear strength.

UN Security Council to meet on enforcing North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council will on Thursday hold a ministerial-level meeting on the threat from the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction that will focus on enforcing sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said.

UN Security Council to meet after North Korea fires another missile over

North Korea fired a second missile over Japan far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after Pyongyang’s recent test of its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb.

Nigeria presides over 3rd plenary of UNWTO General Assembly

Nigeria on Friday presided over the 3rd Plenary of the ongoing 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation in Chengdu, China.

Japan protests North Korea’s latest missile test

Japan has strongly protested the latest ballistic missile launch by irritant neighbour, North Korea, calling it an intolerable provocation.

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Newly introduced CAPs system will restore autonomy of schools – JAMB

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Suspected thugs attack Osun commissioner in Akure

Bola Ilori, the Osun state commissioner for regional integration, was reportedly beaten up by suspected political thugs in Ondo state, on Thursday.

France unaware of financial support to IPOB

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Buhari asks UN to dialogue with North Korea over nuclear weapons

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Biafra: Islamic Council warns Kanu against attacks on Hausas

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Nigerians in South Africa vow cooperation with new high commissioner

Nigerian communities in South Africa are ready to cooperate with Amb. Ahmed Musa Ibeto, the new High Commissioner to the country.