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January 18, 2018 2:01 AM Tokyo 2020 agrees partnership deal with Pasona Group

The Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics has announced that human resource company Pasona Group Inc. will become an official partner of the Games. Pasona, who have become Tokyo 2020’s 47th domestic partner, aim to provide “expert services” including temporary staffing, human resources consulting, education, training, overseas 15

January 11, 2018 2:57 PM South Korea Set To Ban Cryptocurrency

The South Korean government on Thursday though Justice Minister Perk Sang-KI said it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading. The clampdown in South Korea, a crucial source of global demand for cryptocurrency, came as policymaker around the world struggled to regulate an asset whose value skyrocketed in 2017. Sang-ki said the government is preparing a bill to ban trading 20

January 4, 2018 6:27 PM Big Brother Naija: Former housemates, Kemen, Miyonse tell contestants what to do

Ex-housemates of the 2017 edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Ekemini Ekerete, AKA Kemen and Miyonse, Oluwaseyi, popularly called Miyonse have advised would be contestants to exhibit positive attributes and exemplary qualities of themselves during the show. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Kemen advised the contestants 17

December 30, 2017 8:02 AM Vin Diesel Named Top-Grossing Actor Of 2017

Vin Diesel, 50, has been named Forbes top-grossing actor of 2017. This is coming after his movies amassed an eye-popping, combined $1.6 billion in global ticketing receipts. The movies he starred in, The Fate of the Furious (grossed $1.2B), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($863.7M), and xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($346.1M). Vin Diesel, whose real name is Mark Sinclair 22

December 25, 2017 9:55 AM Serena Williams To Return To Tennis In Abu Dhabi Exhibition

Former world number one Serena Williams will make her much-anticipated competitive return with an exhibition match on the final day of the Mubadala exhibition event on December 30, tournament organisers announced Sunday. The 36-year-old, who has won an Open-era record 23 Grand Slam singles titles, will take on reigning French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 23

December 20, 2017 8:42 AM South Koreans are most prolific drinkers in Asia, says WHO

People in South Korea are the most prolific drinkers in Asia, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). South Koreans over the age of 15 on average drink 10.9 litres of alcohol a year. South Koreans drink copious amounts of alcohol so much so that no other country comes close to their per capita consumption. The reason for this unparalleled liquor 23

December 17, 2017 7:42 AM North Korea Agent Charged With Crime

A “loyal agent of North Korea” has been charged with trying to sell missile parts and technology on the black market to raise money for Pyongyang in breach of international sanctions, Australian police said Sunday. The 59-year-old naturalised Australian citizen of Korean descent was attempting to broker illicit deals that could have generated “tens of millions 28

December 15, 2017 3:10 AM Day Accor Hotels celebrated golden jubilee

French hospitality tradition of excellent legacy evoked memories of the past and enchanting vision of luxury adventure in Lagos recently, as Accor Hotels celebrated its golden jubilee anniversary with delectable wine toast and sumptuous canapés. An exclusive cocktail soiree held at the pool terrace of The Moorhouse Ikoyi, Lagos, the golden jubilee celebration 28

December 13, 2017 11:42 AM Two Nigerians shortlisted for $1m global teacher prize

The prize, put together by Varkey Foundation, comes with a monetary award of $1 million. Ayodele Odeogbola teaches at Abeokuta Grammar School, Ogun state while Itodo Anthony works at Gateway Excel College Otukpa, Benue state. Conceived in 2013, the prize was set up “to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession 24

December 11, 2017 2:18 AM Dana Air named official airline of Akwa Ibom carols 2017

Carrier, Dana Air has been named the official airline of one of the biggest festivals in the world, the Akwa Ibom Christmas Carols Festival, scheduled to hold on December 22, 2017 at the Uyo Township Stadium, Akwa Ibom state. Speaking further, he said, “As you may be aware, the Akwa Ibom Christmas Carols Festival is the largest assembly of carol singers 28