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Japan's embattled prime minister hit back at critics on Monday over a favouritism and cover-up scandal that has seen his popularity plunge and loosened his iron grip on power.
One of two women on trial for the Cold War-style murder of the North Korean leader's estranged half-brother met with an alleged North Korean agent a month before the assassination, a court heard Tuesday.
The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un met an unidentified American on a tourist island in Malaysia four days before he was assassinated in a Cold War-style hit, a court heard Monday.
Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down on March 31, 2019, a report said Friday, the first imperial retirement in more than two centuries.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is heading for a two-thirds majority in Japan's forthcoming election, surveys suggested Thursday, as a new party founded by popular Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike runs out of steam.
Japan's public broadcaster apologised Friday to the parents of a young reporter who died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month.
President of GOCOP, Dotun Oladipo, made this declaration on Friday at the public launch and presentation of the Code during the ongoing International Press Institute Congress holding at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the appointment of three Permanent Secretaries – Mrs. Ibukun Abimbola Odusote, Mrs. Nkechi Ejele and Mrs. Fatima Binta Bamidele – who have been without posting since November 2015 should not be terminated in view of the fact that allegations against them could not be proven.
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has described ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo as the most hypocritical leader Nigeria has produced, vowing to expose him on July 3.
The Leicester City forward made history becoming the first Nigerian player to score in two FIFA World Cups.
Super Eagles defender William Troost Ekong has dedicated the country’s 2-0 victory over Iceland in the Group D 2018 World Cup game played on Friday in Volgograd to the generality of Nigerians who supported the team.
Diego Costa rejected claims he intentionally stamped on Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand during a tense 1-0 win over Iran but admitted his crucial match-winner for Spain came down to “luck”.
The Natural oil and Gas Suppliers Association of Nigeria (NOGASA) has vowed to sanitise the oil and gas industry by ridding it of unwholesome products and practices through constant education of members.
Suspected gang leader, Mr. Umar Ibrahim, alias “Dangari” and 32 of his members belonging to Sarasuka, have been arrested in Jos.
The Parish Priest of Blessed Iwene Tansi Catholic Church, Phase VI Trans-Ekulu in Enugu, Rev. Fr. Chukwudi Ani, has vowed to inaugurate a committee that will enforce proper dress code for women in the parish.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces on Friday launched air strikes against a rival militia targeting key oil facilities in the east of the country, a spokesperson for his group said.