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A single pair of premium melons on Saturday fetched a record 3.2 million yen (N10.5m) at auction in Japan, where the fruit is regarded as a status symbol.
Three people filed lawsuits on Thursday seeking 79.5 million yen (721,000 dollars) each in compensation from the Japanese government claiming they were forcibly sterilised under the nation’s former eugenics protection law.
Masazo Nonaka from Japan was recognised Tuesday as the world's oldest man at the ripe old age of 112, as his family revealed his secret: sweets and hot baths.
In a rare show of mutual consent, the United Nations and North Korea have both agreed that the current security situation in the Korean Peninsula is "the most tense and dangerous" in the world today.
Japan has detected radio signals suggesting North Korea may be preparing another ballistic missile launch, although such signals are not unusual and satellite images did not show fresh activity, a Japanese government source said on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan's upcoming election, the latest survey suggested Monday, as a new party founded by Tokyo's popular governor loses momentum.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe officially dissolved parliament on Thursday, effectively kicking off a national election campaign where he faces an unexpected and formidable challenge from the popular governor of Tokyo.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called a snap election, seeking a fresh term at the helm of the world's third-largest economy as tensions with nearby North Korea reach fever-pitch.
Nuclear-armed North Korea has warned Tokyo against "imminent self-destruction" for siding with Washington, as tensions soar after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan.
British Ambassador to the UN, Matthew Rycroft, said on Wednesday the UN Security Council could target North Korean guest workers sending money home from Russia and China.
North Korea says its firing of a missile over Japan was “the first step” of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches.
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A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria.
A breakdown of the figure shows that 12 Justices were approved for the Court of Appeal, 9 for Federal High Court and 7 for FCT High Court.
A High Court sitting in Makurdi on Wednesday struck out murder charges against former Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Joseph Kyaagba.
A building allegedly belonging to the family of Mr. Dipo Anisulowo, the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State Governor, has been razed to the ground by fire.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.
Former chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Chief Simon Okeke, has faulted President Buhari’s exclusion of the former chairman, National Electoral Commission, NEC, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, from those honoured over June 12, 1993 presidential election.
Mali's defence minister admitted on Tuesday that soldiers were involved in killings in the country's unstable centre, after the discovery of a mass grave backed up accusations of summary executions by government troops.
Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, has left many Nigerian fans in panic mood after he pulled up with an injury ahead their Group D opening match against Croatia at the on-going Russia 2018 World Cup.
Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said President Muhammadu Buhari will be re-elected in 2019 to instil a different political culture in the country before he retires.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun on Sunday said the most important concern with the Nigerian team now should be how not to brood about Saturday’s 0-2 loss to Croatia.