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Taiwanese NGO group members wear masks during a rally to demand that the Japanese government apologise to Taiwanese "comfort women" in Taipei on August 14, 2018. Mainstream historians agree that around 200,000 so-called "comfort women", mostly from Korea but also from Taiwan, were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH

Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’

Japan should do more for victims of wartime sexual slavery, UN rights experts said at a hearing on Friday, insisting Tokyo had yet to provide full redress and reparations.

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Solomon Dalung: Nigeria risks being delisted by World Anti-Doping Agency

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday in Abuja warned that Nigeria risked being delisted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) if urgent action was not taken.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

PDP: Atiku Abubakar’s policy document embodies yearnings, aspirations of Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the public endorsement that heralded the policy document of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation the document ”embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar launches policy, promises to attract investments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to attract investments and support 50 million Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises, if elected president in 2019.

Femi Gbajabiamila: Nigeria’s future bright with Muhammadu Buhari/Yemi Osinbajo

House of Representatives Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket of the All Progressives Congress remained the best option for the 2019 elections.
US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

US blacklists South African for North Korea oil deals

The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.