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Nnamdi Kanu: We’ll disgrace, arrest President Buhari in Japan

Daring President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu said members of the group in the Republic of Japan had received orders from him to disgrace and arrest the President when he arrived the Asian country on Sunday.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari travels to Japan Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Japan on Sunday to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the Presidency has said.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said every effort would be made to ensure that society did away with discrimination against those with handicaps [Ludovic Marin-AFP]

Japan expresses regret over end of intelligence-sharing deal with South Korea

Japan on Friday expressed regret at South Korea’s decision to terminate a joint military intelligence-sharing deal.
One of the indicted Nigerians arrested for online scam in the US

How Japanese woman led FBI to 80 Nigerian scammers

A romance scam in 2016 between a Japanese woman and a Nigerian who described himself as a US Army Captain stationed in Syria, led the FBI to the record crackdown on 80 Nigerian scammers, published documents revealed.
Japan's world No 1 Naomi Osaka in action during her 6-3, 6-3 second-round defeat to Kristina Mladenovic of France at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday night. EPA

Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka named US Open top seeds

World number ones and defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as top seeds for the US Open on Wednesday.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Aruna Quadri bows out in style at Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Aruna Quadri storms into semifinal of Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri stunned one of the most decorated Japanese stars in table tennis to reach the semfinal round of the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open.

Nigerian star battles Chinese sensation

Aruna Quadri stunned one of the most decorated Japanese stars in table tennis to reach the semfinal round of the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open.

Tokyo 2020: Water bacteria cancels paratriathlon test swim

The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature.
Kristina Mladenovic of France in action during her 6-3, 6-3 second-round win over Japan's world No 1 Naomi Osaka at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday night. Getty Images

Naomi Osaka’s US Open defence uncertain after knee injury

Naomi Osaka’s US Open title defence was in doubt on Friday after a left knee injury forced her to retire from her Cincinnati WTA quarter-final.

Nigerian national arrested in Tokyo over ‘inheritance scam’

Tokyo Metropolitan Police has arrested a male Nigerian over the alleged swindle of a Japanese in Setagaya Ward earlier this year.
Former Japanese Empress, Michiko, on Friday diagnosed with the early stages of breast cancer, Japan’s Kyodo news agency said.

Former Japanese empress diagnosed with breast cancer

Former Japanese Empress, Michiko, on Friday diagnosed with the early stages of breast cancer, Japan’s Kyodo news agency said.
Japan’s Economy, Trade and Industry Minister, Hiroshige Seko, made this known to reporters in Tokyo on Thursday.

Minister: Japan approves high-tech chemicals sales to South Korea amid trade row

The Japanese government has given a green light to exports of high-tech materials to South Korea for the first time since Tokyo introduced restrictions on selling the chemicals used in electronic equipment to the neighboring country.

Honda to recall 222,674 Accord vehicles

Honda Motor Co Ltd’s venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd will recall 222,674 Accord sedans in China, market regulators said on Thursday.
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Two Japanese held with 12kg of gold in pant pockets in Dhaka

Customs officials at Bangladesh’s main airport in Dhaka said on Thursday they seized gold bars weighing about 12 kg from two Japanese nationals from Malaysia.
Newly appointed U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper has pressured Japan to participate in a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Strait of Hormuz.

Mark Esper urges Japan to join US-led naval mission in Gulf

“Any and every country that has an interest in freedom of navigation and freedom of commerce needs to really consider (being) involved in this type of monitoring of the strait,” Esper, who took office in July, told reporters on Tuesday en route to Tokyo, the Kyodo News agency reported.
A man walks in front of an electronic stock indicator displaying the share price of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on August 5, 2019. – Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower on August 5, weighed down by a strong yen and tracking losses on Wall Street amid US-China trade woes. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)

Tokyo stocks close sharply lower on strong yen

Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, weighed down by a strong yen and tracking losses on Wall Street amid US-China trade woes.
The dispute erupted last month after Tokyo tightened controls on the exports of photoresists and two other chemicals to South Korean companies [Ahn Young-joon-AP]

Second South Korean man sets himself ablaze in apparent Japan protest

A 72-year-old South Korean man is in critical condition after setting himself ablaze in central Seoul, apparently to express his anger towards Japan amid worsening tensions between the two countries over trade and wartime history.

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The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

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French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

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At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

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