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Insurgency: Japan donates $2.3m infrastructure fund to Borno, North East commission

The project which is implemented by the UNOPS is primarily aimed at scaling up oxygen supply and expand vaccine storage capacity in 139 healthcare centers and nine hospitals across Borno State.

PM Suga says Japan will attain zero-emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050

"Responding to climate change is no longer a constraint on economic growth," Suga said in a prepared speech, his first policy address to parliament since taking office last month.

Covid-19 vaccine: Fujifilm applies for approval of Avigan as COVID-19 treatment in Japan

The company said last month a late-stage study of Avigan had shown reduced recovery times for COVID-19 patients with non-severe symptoms and it would seek to file for approval as early as this month.

Japan to remove travel ban for ten countries starting in October: Nikkei

The 10 countries will include Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam or those with a low number of new coronavirus infections, the Nikkei said.

Japanese government exposed to 40% of $6.7 billion Nissan loans: sources

The Japanese government has guaranteed most of a loan to Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) from the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ),...

Japan defence chief Kono backs Suga for prime minister, but keeps eye on top job

Japan's Defence Minister Taro Kono on Thursday said he supports Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga as the country's next leader to...

Party election to pick PM Abe’s successor around Sept. 15, media say

Japan's ruling party will choose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's successor around Sept. 15, Kyodo news agency said on Saturday, after Abe...

Japan PM, Abe, announces he will resign over health problems

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign over health problems, in a development that kicks off a leadership...

Japan’s Abe returns from hospital, says to do his best at his job

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday said he wanted to do everything to maintain his health and do his utmost...

Pandemic to hit Japan’s economy more than expected, U.S.-China tension adds to concerns

Japan's economy will contract more than previously expected and suffer mild deflation during the current fiscal year, analysts predict, underscoring the...

Robots replace Japanese students at graduation amid coronavirus

Spring graduation ceremonies in Japan have been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but students at one school were able to attend...

Japan set to announce coronavirus emergency, finalise near $1 trillion stimulus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to announce a state of emergency on Tuesday for the capital Tokyo and six other...

Japan PM Abe to declare state of emergency as early as Tuesday

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus as early as Tuesday and will likely announce...

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Fighting resumes in southern Afghanistan as ceasefire ends

An Afghan army spokesman in the south confirmed fighting had resumed.

Insecurity: 218 deceased, injured Prison officers get N154.57m

The Corrections boss while commiserating with the families of the fallen heroes, charged serving personnel to brace up for the emerging security challenges confronting the Service.

17 arrested in Enugu over armed robbery, cultism, other vices

Preliminary investigation shows that the car was stolen from where it was parked at Abakaliki Road, Enugu by the criminal gang, who abandoned the vehicle and fled due to intense pressure mounted by the Operatives. However, discreet investigation to fish out the fleeing suspects has commenced.

Bitcoin rises 5.6% to $49,337.72

Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency is up 77.9% from the year's low of $27,734 on Jan. 4, and down 24% from the year's high of $64,895.22 hit on April 14.