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Under-fire Arsenal boss Unai Emery has insisted that he has the full backing of the club's board despite a poor run of form leading to calls for the three-time Europa League-winning manager to be sacked.

Unai Emery looking for Europa League salvation with Arsenal

Unai Emery has the chance to relieve some of the pressure surrounding his position at Arsenal on Thursday by securing qualification for the knockout rounds of the Europa League with a match to spare.
Premier league giants Liverpool and Arsenal are reportedly at loggerheads over German born Nigerian youngster Karim Adeyemi.

Liverpool to rival Arsenal over Nigerian youngster

Premier league giants Liverpool and Arsenal are reportedly at loggerheads over German born Nigerian youngster Karim Adeyemi.
Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem into ATP finals semis as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer face shootout

Dominic Thiem produced a scintillating display of attacking tennis to beat Novak Djokovic and qualify for the last four at the ATP Finals on Tuesday, leaving the Serbian facing a shootout against Roger Federer.
Nigeria born Red Bull Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi is in the middle of a triple tug of war involving Arsenal, Liverpool and La liga giants Barcelona.

Arsenal, Liverpool eye Karim Adeyemi as Redbull rejects Barcelona bid

Nigeria born Red Bull Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi is in the middle of a triple tug of war involving Arsenal, Liverpool and La liga giants Barcelona.
Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland - who has been heavily linked with Manchester United - has ambitions to play in the Premier League, according to his father.

Erling Haaland interested in future Premier League move – father

Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland - who has been heavily linked with Manchester United - has ambitions to play in the Premier League, according to his father.
Kalidou Koulibaly admitted it is a difficult moment for Napoli after settling for a 1-1 draw against RB Salzburg at Stadio San Paolo.

Kalidou Koulibaly: Napoli draw against Salzburg is a difficult moment I will learn to...

Kalidou Koulibaly admitted it is a difficult moment for Napoli after settling for a 1-1 draw against RB Salzburg at Stadio San Paolo.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Arnold Schwarzenegger suggests a new nickname for Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo has won five Ballons d’Or and five Champions Leagues along with a number of other major titles for club and country but (aside from CR7) the Portuguese hit-man has never really been given his own special moniker.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 3

FIFA U-17: Golden Eaglets should maintain ‘never give up spirit’ – Benedict Akwuegbu

Benedict Akwuegbu has described Nigeria’s U17s, the Golden Eaglets, as ‘fighters’ who can win laurel for the country, following their 4-2 comeback win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
The Austrian writer Peter Handke has for the first time addressed the controversy over his award of the Nobel prize for literature, saying he will “never again” talk to journalists after being confronted over his stance on the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.

Nobel Committee member defends Peter Handke pick

A member of the committee which selects the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature defended Friday the controversial decision to give the award to Austrian author Peter Handke.
A statue of Alfred Nobel at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The Nobel Memorial economics prizewinner will be announced on Monday. Jonathan Nackstrand-AFP-Getty Images

Nobel season wraps up, Economics prize to be announced today

This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
Sara Danius

Nobel figure Sara Danius who quit after #Metoo crisis dies

Swedish scholar Sara Danius, who quit as head of the academy that awards the Nobel literature prize after a sex scandal unveiled by the #Metoo movement, has died.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walk together at Asmara International Airport, Eritrea, July 9, 2018 - Reuters

Ethiopian premier wins Nobel Peace Prize for mending ties with Eritrea

Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
Eliud Kipchoge’s bid on Saturday to become the first person to run a marathon in under two hours will excite scientists and sports followers alike.

Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to run marathon in two hours excites scientists, others

Eliud Kipchoge’s bid on Saturday to become the first person to run a marathon in under two hours will excite scientists and sports followers alike.
Austrian writer Peter Handke during the Estoril Film Festival in 2009. (Austrian writer Peter Handke during the Estoril Film Festival in 2009. Francisco Leong-AFP-Getty Images)

Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel Prize in Literature

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, while Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke took the 2019 award, the Swedish Academy said.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the men’s singles final against John Millman of Australia at the Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo on October 6, 2019. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI - AFP)

Andy Murray climbs over 200 places as Novak Djokovic stays top in ATP rankings

Former world number one Andy Murray climbed over 200 places in the new ATP rankings released on Monday while Novak Djokovic extended his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top.
Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem wins 15th title with China Open crown

Top seed Dominic Thiem recovered from a set down to win the China Open final on Sunday and claim the 15th singles title of his career.
Red Bull Salzburg wonderkid Erling Braut Haaland has described continued speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United as ‘f***ing boring’.

Erling Haaland: Manchester United transfer speculation ‘f***ing boring’

Red Bull Salzburg wonderkid Erling Braut Haaland has described continued speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United as ‘f***ing boring’.
Sadio Mane says deserved to beat Leicester in Saturday’s Premier League victory, during which the forward won a late penalty after scoring the opener.

Sadio Mane: Liverpool deserved to beat Leicester

Sadio Mane says deserved to beat Leicester in Saturday’s Premier League victory, during which the forward won a late penalty after scoring the opener.

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Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.

Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
Nigeria Police

Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.