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Nigeria earned one silver and one bronze medals from the Games, with a slew of promising performances as a number of athletes reached the final of their events. For the first time since 1996, a Nigerian athlete was in the final of the glamour event of the Games – the men’s 100m sprint. Young hurdler Oluwatobiloba Amusan narrowly missed netting a medal as she finished fourth in the women’s high hurdles final.

There is hardly any place in the vast expanse of land christened ‘Nigger-area’ by Lugard’s Ms Shaw that is not under siege imposed on the country by obvious failure of governance, crass mismanagement of pluralism and diversity as well as wrong-headed expansionist and colonization ambitions. And there is no ethnic nationality that is happy and fulfilled in this joke of a ‘union’ wobbling in the dark.

Yuichiro Hata, who served as transport minister under the now-defunct Democratic Party of Japan, was pronounced dead at a Tokyo hospital on Sunday, and COVID-19 was the cause of his death, according to Tetsuro Fukuyama, secretary general of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, which he belonged to.

Rescuers found an 84-year-old man and his 59-year-old daughter late Tuesday who had been buried under snow that was believed to have fallen off the roof in the city of Iwamizawa, the local Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper reported.