Tag: japan

YNaijaApril 29, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: Japan joins the list of countries approving the ‘abortion pill’

Japan has approved the use of the abortion pill, marking the first time that the drug will be available in ...

SponsorDecember 21, 2020

Japan supports Nigeria’s COVID-19 response, co-funds N2.95 billion Unconditional Cash Transfer Project to benefit 39,700 Individuals

As part of its support to the coordinated COVID-19 response in Nigeria, the Government of Japan has launched a series of initiatives ...

Bernard DayoAugust 28, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Inspired by the Ebola outbreak in Lagos, ”93 Days” is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video

The 2016 Steve Gukas movie 93 Days, which tells the story of the first Ebola outbreak in Lagos in 2014 ...

Ade ThompsonJuly 2, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Belgium pulls remarkable comeback in thrilling 3-2 encounter with Japan

Super Belgium battled from 2-0 goals down to defeat a resilient Japan team 3-2 with a late goal from Nacer ...

Ade ThompsonJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Senegal crash out of Group H on fair play

Senegal lost to Colombia 1-0 in their group H decider to crash out of the World Cup and break African ...

Ade ThompsonJune 24, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Relief for Falcao as he rallies Colombia to victory | Senegal can only draw with Japan

Colombian captain Radamel Falcao powered his country to a convincing 3-0 victory over an extremely overwhelmed Polish side. Falcao grabbed ...

Ade ThompsonJune 24, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: Can Mané’s Senegal secure Africa’s first spot in the Round of 16?

After Senegal’s impressive 2-1 victory over Poland in their opening game, they will be looking to replicate that performance to ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 5, 2017

Trump allows Japan and South Korea to buy highly advanced weapons over North Korea’s defiance

In further response to North Korea’s latest missile test, President Trump has given permission to Japan and South Korea to ...

Adegbite AdedotunAugust 30, 2017

“Talking is not the answer” | Trump says North Korea has extorted the US for 25 years

Taking a little break from the saturated coverage of Harvey Hurricane expression, President Trump has returned to commenting on North ...

AzeezAugust 29, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea on Tuesday fired a ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, amidst sanctions. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ...

EditorAugust 15, 2017

Theresa May to make first visit to Japan on August 30

by Adedotun Michael According to a Downing Street statement published this morning, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is planning to ...

EditorAugust 10, 2017

We will shoot down any missile from North Korea – Japan

The Japanese government has said it would shoot down any missiles from North Korea before they reach the U.S. territory ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 28, 2017

BREAKING: North Korea has launched another ballistic missile – Pentagon

The Pentagon said Friday that it has detected a North Korean ballistic missile launch and is carrying out assessments to ...

EditorJuly 20, 2017

English Supremacist: Did Trump offend Japanese people with his remark?

by Alexander O. Onukwue President Trump’s biggest blunder yet may be his shading the wife of the Prime Minister of ...

RoqeebahDecember 20, 2016

YNaija’s 12 days of Christmas – the U-23 champions

In a lot of ways, 2016 has been a very stressful year. Hopefully, it hasn’t been as stressful for you ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 21, 2016

BREAKING: 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck early on Tuesday, local time, off the Japanese coast, some 67 km northeast of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2016

Victor Famubode : Is Africa ready for artificial intelligence? (Pt. 1)

by Victor Famubode From driverless cars to online financial infrastructure payments, Artificial Intelligence obviously will be the heart of the ...

RoqeebahAugust 28, 2016

Buhari in Kenya: What’s really weighing on his mind?

President Muhammadu Buhari has been in Kenya for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), slated to ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 21, 2016

Is NFF the most ridiculous organisation on earth? These 10 tweets think so

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) reared its ugly head on Nigerian Twitter and has caught a lot of flak from ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 5, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. U.S. blacklist 20 Nigerian states The United States Department of ...

Isime EseneAugust 5, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Why is Solomon Dalung still a minister?

20 years ago this week, Nigeria recorded one of its most remarkable sporting triumphs to win the gold medal in ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 25, 2016

Opinion: Of cows, zebra crossings, taskforces and Japan

  By Simon Utsu Some days ago, I was somewhere and someone joked about Cows in Nigeria being issued passports soon, ...

Mazi EmekaMay 26, 2016

‘Trump is rattling world leaders’ – Obama

President of the United States of America, Barrack Obama, today said that the Republican Presidential party nominee, Donald Trump, is rattling ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 12, 2015

The day 14 foreign ambassadors visited Buhari (PHOTOS)

by James Sambo On Monday, May 11, 14 foreign ambassadors visited President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, at the Defence House in Abuja. ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 29, 2015

‘Well, I just wanted to kill someone’ || Teenager says after murdering woman

by Nneamaka Opara Talk about motive. A 19-year-old Tokyo college student allegedly attacked an elderly woman with an ax before choking her ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2014

Japan offers to provide Ebola drug to victims of the virus

by Kolapo Olapoju   Japan has offered to provide anti-influenza drug as treatment for victims of the Ebola virus disease. ...

July 12, 2014

Opinion: Taking a close look at Japan’s troubled economy

by Mustapha Abiola When he was elected, using the three arrow symbolism to attract voter appeal, I reckoned the Japanese ...

June 18, 2014

Shocking: Why I beat my 79-year-old husband to death – Woman reveals

by ‘Jola Sotubo A 79-year-old woman in Japan has been arrested by the police after she allegedly beat her husband ...

May 20, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Sadly, Nigeria’s democracy will only churn out more GEJs

by Cheta Nwanze Let’s accept one real, hard fact about this “democracy” that we have: democracy, American style, is nothing ...

January 30, 2014

Opinion: Why Jonathan must go in 2015

by Mike Redford Those who are not with us are against us. President Jonathan and PDP are against us. President ...

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