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TRAVELOGUE: Japan File: TICAD 7 and Our Harvest of Blessings, By Femi Adesina

Yesterday was the last dance of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), and our fifth day in Yokohama, Japan. A bouquet of goodies was unfolded for the African continent, aftermath of the conference, but as a participant-observer, what are the low hanging fruits Nigeria can pluck…

Nigerians in Japan

TRAVELOGUE: Japan File: The Good Nigerians of Japan, By Femi Adesina

Sure, there are some Nigerian rascals abroad. But every country has its share of deviants, both at home and abroad. Not all Nigerians in the Diaspora are crooks, though some drag the country’s image through the mud. Not all Nigerians in foreign land are irreverent, though some funny characters exist…

President Buhari participates at the Plenary Session 3 and delivers Statement at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama Japan on 29th Aug 2019

TRAVELOGUE: Japan File: As the serious business of TICAD 7 begins, Femi Adesina

When we arrived Yokohama for TICAD 7 on Monday, among questions I was asked by Nigerian media here was whether the Presidency was worried by threats from a fringe and shadowy group, long outlawed in Nigeria, to cause commotion, and embarrass President Muhammadu Buhari and his team. I waved the…

PRESIDENT BUHARI ARRIVED JAPAN FO1R TICAD. Members of International Youth Fellowship welcomes President Muhammadu Buhari on arrival for the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Japan. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUG 26 2019.

TRAVELOGUE: Japan File: Some Concerns & Clarifications about TICAD, By Femi Adesina

Day two in Japan, and it was mainly for exhaling, catching our breath, receiving briefings and preparing for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), which holds from August 28-31. The programme outline is rich, and holds much for Africa in different spheres like deepening sustainable and…

PRESIDENT BUHARI ARRIVED JAPAN FO1R TICAD. Members of International Youth Fellowship welcomes President Muhammadu Buhari on arrival for the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Japan. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUG 26 2019.

TRAVELOGUE: Japan File: With Love From Yokohama, By Femi Adesina

Love in Tokyo is the title of a 1966 film that became a hit at the box office. Since then, when men and women, boys and girls show affection to one another publicly, you often hear “love in Tokyo.” But we only landed in Tokyo and took a 30-minute drive…