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A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides, flooding, and sparked evacuation advisories and travel chaos at a peak holiday period.
Japan has been hit by heavy rain as the country braces for a severe tropical storm with hundreds of flights cancelled and large areas evacuated.
The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm with 100-mile-per-hour winds on Tuesday as Florida's governor warned it could bring "total devastation" to parts of the southern US state.
Nigeria has urged nuclear weapons capable States to dismantle and renounce them to avoid catastrophic consequences on humanity.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for nuclear test ban to prevent “catastrophic impact” on humanity and eliminate nuclear weapons across the world.
The fears of nuclear war are still with humanity, 73 years since the catastrophic Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombs in August 1945, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says.
The fears of nuclear war are still with humanity, 73 years since the catastrophic Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombs in August 1945, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, stated this at the commemoration of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan.
A powerful typhoon slammed into central Japan early Sunday, prompting local authorities to issue evacuation orders, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's crosshairs.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, temperature topped 35 Celsius degrees at 186 of its 927 monitoring points, including areas in Hiroshima and Okayama which have just been hit by a record torrential rain from July 5.
Hopes of finding survivors were fading on Tuesday as rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 156 lives in Japan’s worst weather-related disaster for decades.
Japan struggled on Tuesday to restore utilities after its worst weather disaster in 36 years killed 155 people, with survivors facing health risks from broiling temperatures and a lack of water, while rescuers kept up a grim search for victims.
The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose Sunday to at least 57, officials said, as rescue workers and troops struggled in the mud and water to save lives.
Nearly 80 people are believed to be dead in Japan after three days of torrential rain that prompted rivers to burst their banks.
The death toll from record downpours in Japan jumped to at least 20, with more than 1.9 million people ordered to evacuate on Saturday, as heavy rain continued to strike large areas in the west of the country.
A dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan where members of the faith were once brutally persecuted were selected for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage list on Saturday.
German champions Bayern Munich and the Japan Football Association (JFA) on Monday announced a partnership agreement with a focus on youth talent and the exchange of training knowledge.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Johnson Akuma Obuna, as the substantive Medical Director, National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has urged the ninth Assembly to continue with effort to extend the Nigerian Content Act to other critical sectors of the economy.
The chief executive of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Tunde Fowler, has replied the query issued him by the presidency.
The Abuja division of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to remove the name of Uche Nwosu as a governorship candidate in the last election held in Imo State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja presided over a two-day presidential retreat, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, some state governors and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in attendance.
Femi Falana asks federal government to provide treatment for Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife without further...
Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), the lawyer to Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, has called the Federal Government to provide an alternative and adequate treatment of the couple in Nigeria and that he would file a fresh application for El-Zakzaky and his wife to be re-flown abroad for treatment if.
Over 6,000 Nigerians are being investigated for various crimes by South African police, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabir Bala has revealed.
The Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) played an important role in investigating over 100 criminal cases since its establishment two years ago, Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami, has said.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party and other ‘cheerleaders’ of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), owe Nigeria an apology, after the show of shame by members of the group in Nuremberg Germany on Saturday.
A bloody clash was averted on Saturday by the police in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, following failed attempts by a former militant leader and Niger Delta activist, Asari Dokubo, to hold an expanded inaugural meeting in support of Biafra.