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Japan’s justice minister resigns after death penalty quip

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By HADIZA MOHAMMED TOKYO- Japan’s justice minister stepped down on Friday, over a scandal in less than a month and forcing a last-minute delay for...

Japan’s Lower House Adopts Resolution Condemning N. Korea’s Missile Launches

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Tokyo, - Japan’s lower house on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning North Korea’s missile tests, including the launch of a...

Japanese PM starts working remotely after contracting COVID-19

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By CECILIA ODEY TOKYO- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida began working remotely Monday after testing positive for COVID-19 a day earlier, the government’s top spokesperson...

Fare-thee-well Shinzo Abe, By Osmund Agbo

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On 1 May 1954, an eccentric South Korean by the name of Sun-Myung Moon founded a religious group he called the Unification Church. Though...

Buhari commiserates with Japan on tragic death of ex-Prime Minister

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By ISMAILA CHAFE ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the family of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in the wake of...

Nigerians, when can we get it right? By Usman O. Abdullahi

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As I move across the length and breadth of Nigeria, I see things that we possess as a people, some visible, others invisible to...

Japan Plans To Give $880 To People 18 Years Or Younger

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As part of an economic stimulus plan aimed at blunting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan will distribute 100,000 yen ($880) in cash,...

Japan’s Takeda says ‘human error’ caused contamination of Moderna vaccines

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Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd (4502) said on Friday that “human error” caused metal contaminants to get into Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) (Coronavirus) COVID-19 vaccine...

Japan withdraws as 2021 Club World Cup host

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Japan withdraw from hosting Club World CupTokyo, Japan | AFP | Thursday 9/9/2021 – 16:36 UTC+2 | 180 words The Japanese Football Association (JFA) said...

Tokyo Olympics: Mexico beat Japan to win bronze in football

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Sebastian Cordova scored a penalty and created two goals as Mexico defeated hosts Japan 3-1 in Saitama on Friday to earn bronze in the...

Tokyo Olympics: Czechs offer asylum to Belarus athlete

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The Czech Republic on Monday said it had offered asylum to Belarusian sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya who complained her team was attempting to send her...

Japan To Start COVID-19 Vaccines Despite Syringe Shortage

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Japan will start coronavirus vaccinations next week, its prime minister said Wednesday, but it is scrambling to secure suitable syringes so doses won’t go...

Japan To Give Free COVID-19 Vaccine To All Residents

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A new bill which was passed has confirmed that all residents in Japan will get free coronavirus vaccines. The country is battling record numbers of...

Nigerians invest in Bitcoin to hedge #EndSars protest uncertainty as prices...

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Nigerians are buying Bitcoins to help hedge against an uncertain future, following the outbreak of protests against police brutality that began some 2 weeks...

Bach sounds optimistic note on Tokyo Games in 2021

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Tokyo  -International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Thursday sounded an optimistic note about holding the Tokyo Olympics next year. Bach is taking heart...

Osaka withdraws from French Open with ‘hamstring’ injury

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Los Angeles  - Japan’s Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury. The 22-year-old had her left hamstring taped when...

Bank of Japan maintains ultra easing policy to prop up economy

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Tokyo  -Japan’s central bank decided on Thursday to keep its ultra-loose monetary policy to prop up the recession-hit economy, rocked by the coronavirus pandemic...

Trial begins of ex-Nissan boss Ghosn’s former right-hand man

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Tokyo  - The trial of Greg Kelly, the former right-hand man of ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, on charges of financial misconduct began in a...

Japan’s ruling party to decide leadership race after Abe resignation

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Tokyo - Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is set to decide on Tuesday the schedule of a leadership race to succeed Prime...

UK PM praises Japan’s Abe for strengthening relations between London, Tokyo

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London - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has greatly contributed to strengthening the relations between London and Tokyo, UK Prime Minister Boris...