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Japan is “determined” to host the postponed Olympic Games in 2021 despite the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s newly elected prime minister told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, has urged organisers to focus on the preparations for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo as a virtual Coordination Commission meeting got underway.
China’s ByteDance Ltd. is seeking a valuation of $60 billion for TikTok as Oracle Corp. and Walmart Inc. take stakes in the short-video app’s business to address U.S. security concerns, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Japan’s new Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, has told the president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, that he is behind next year’s delayed Tokyo Games.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Hours after Microsoft’s Xbox Series S console widely leaked, the company has gone on the record to confirm its existence. In a tweet, Microsoft describes the Series S as offering “next-gen performance in the smallest Xbox ever” and lists the price as the previously leaked figure of $299.
Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
America’s top athletes may be banned from the Olympics and other major sports events if the U.S. follows through on its threat to withdraw funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Tokyo Games officials on Monday reiterated that next year’s Games would be a symbol of hope for the world as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
The walls of two newly installed public toilets in Tokyo’s Shibuya neighbourhood are see-through before people enter, but turn opaque when the doors are closed and locked from the inside.
Japan is making an aggressive move to grab enough coronavirus vaccine to inoculate its population four times over.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced that the government will continue pursuing efforts to strike a peace treaty with Russia even after his resignation, he told a press conference in Tokyo Friday, adding that he regrets not resolving this issue.
The dollar held gains against major currencies, on Friday, after the Federal Reserve’s aggressive new strategy to lift employment and increased tolerance for higher inflation pushed United States bond yields up.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike promised a Paralympic Games “brimming with hope” as the countdown for the event reached the one-year-to-go mark.
At least 18 people killed and 57 wounded in blast at educational centre in an area home to many from the Shia community.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday warned that hoodlums hiding under the guise of #ENDSARS protest to perpetuate arson and destruction of public and private assets in the state would contend with the law.
Hundreds of Nigerians in Berlin, Germany, and London, the United Kingdom protested against police brutality, extrajudicial killing, and bad governance in their home country.
#EndSARS: I’ll only rebuild two police stations, won’t repair others, streetlights – Ebonyi governor
The Ebonyi State Government is to build two brand new Police Stations in Abakaliki to resettle two out of the four stations burnt by hoodlums across the State during the #EndSARS protest.
Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has restated his condemnation of the shooting of End SARS protesters.
Images beamed back to ground control revealed it caught more material than scientists anticipated and was spewing excess of flaky asteroid rocks into space.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says President Muhammadu Buhari will speak to Nigerians on the Lekki shootings when he has all the facts on the incident.
The Sun says it follows Spurs boss Jose Mourinho calling for the club to give the South Korean, 28, a new deal and tie the rest of his career to the North Londoners.
Following reported cases of violence that characterised the #EndSARS protest across the country, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the high commission is updating United Kingdom’s Ministers in London about developments in the country.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has extended the curfew imposed on the state to 7,a.m., tomorrow (Saturday) in order to ensure full return of normalcy.