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The oil-rich United Arab Emirates on Saturday announced the startup of its Barakah nuclear power plant, a first for the Arab world.

UAE starts up first Arab nuclear plant

“UAE first nuclear reactor at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant has achieved first criticality and successfully started up,” tweeted Hamad Alkaabi, the country’s representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Mikel Arteta wishes Unai Emery well at Villarreal

Mikel Arteta congratulated Unai Emery on his appointment as Villarreal boss, while acknowledging his predecessor has left him with a considerable but "beautiful challenge at Arsenal".
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Pep Guardiola praises influential Marcelo Bielsa following Leeds ‘exceptional’ promotion

Pep Guardiola has praised Marcelo Bielsa and congratulated the Argentine after he guided Leeds to promotion to the Premier League.
Jose Mourinho has sent a message to Marcus Rashford after scoring a brace in the 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspurs in the Premier League encounter at Old Trafford.

Marcus Rashford to receive honour for charity work

Marcus Rashford to become the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester for his work campaigning against child poverty and his sporting achievements.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has congratulated England-born Nigerian striker Adebayo Akinfenwa following Wycombe’s promotion to the Championship.

Jurgen Klopp congratulates Nigerian striker over Wycombe Championship promotion

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has congratulated England-born Nigerian striker Adebayo Akinfenwa following Wycombe’s promotion to the Championship.
Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala is delighted with her exploits for Barcelona Feminine after bagging a hat-trick on Saturday.

Victor Oshoala blasts CAF over AWCON cancelation

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has slammed the decision of the Confederations of African Football (CAF) to cancel this year’s African Women’s championship.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Edo guber: Governor Wike will lead PDP to victory – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said expressed confidence in the ability of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to lead the Peoples Democratic Party to victory in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Sunday Oliseh advises Victor Osimhen to remain humble after winning Best African Player in...

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has tasked Victor Osimhen to keep working hard and remain humble after winning the Best African Player In Ligue 1 award.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he initially 'felt empty inside' after the club secured the Premier League title.

Bayern Munich boss praises Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick has heaped praise on Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp following his side's Premier League title success.
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WHO declares Congo free of world’s second-largest Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization, WHO, has declared Congo free of the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history.
Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to making his first appearance for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Denizlispor against champions Galatasaray on Sunday .

Ogenyi Onazi acquires multi-million naira mansion

Nigeria international, Ogenyi Onazi, has acquired a multi-million naira residence in Lekki, Lagos.
Asisat Oshoala took to her twitter handle @asisatoshoala to celebrate her Barcelona’s Women team as they were declared champions of the 2019-2020 Spain’s Liga Iberdrola.

Oshoala celebrates as Barcelona Women’s team are declared champions

Asisat Oshoala took to her twitter handle @asisatoshoala to celebrate her Barcelona’s Women team as they were declared champions of the 2019/2020 Spain’s Liga Iberdrola.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Friends of Osinbajo: 100 businesses to get N1m each to boost their enterprises

Twenty businesses have won N1 million each in the March 8th Initiative for Small Businesses organized by the Friends of Professor Yemi Osinbajo to celebrate his 63rd birthday.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Health must come first, then everything else – FIFA chief

Gianni Infantino, the president of world football’s governing body, FIFA, has spoken on a range of topics related to the current crisis football is facing as a result of the ongoing global Coronavirus pandemic.
Actress Toyin Abraham with husband, Kolawole Ajeyemi.

2020 AMVCA: Actors felicitate with Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham

Many Nollywood actors on Sunday took to their Instagram handles to felicitate with Funke Akindele and Toyin Abraham over their awards during the 2020 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has continued to stand firm on his belief that his side have not yet wrapped up the Premier League title, despite going 19 points clear at the top of the table.

Jurgen Klopp criticises Atletico Madrid for not playing ‘proper football’

Jurgen Klopp has criticised Atletico Madrid for not playing ‘proper football’ as Liverpool crashed out of the Champions League with a 3-2 defeat after extra-time at Anfield.
English Championship side Wigan Athletics has congratulated defender Leon Balogun for over his invitation back into the Super Eagles.

Wigan Athletic congratulate Leon Balogun on Super Eagles recall

Wigan Athletic have issued a congratulatory message to Leon Balogun in the wake of the central defender earning a recall to Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles.

Media mogul Mo Abudu becomes grandma

Media mogul and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Mo Abudu, has become a grandmother after her daughter, Temidayo got delivered of a baby boy.

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8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

President Buhari commissions 17-storey Nigerian content development building in Yenagoa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja pledged to spend more on infrastructure across the country, focusing on finishing projects delivered by local contractors and technology that create jobs for thousands of Nigerians.
6 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

Edo guber: INEC to deploy 20,000 ad-hoc staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would deploy no fewer than 20,000 ad-hoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming Edo governorship election scheduled for Sept. 19.

Pyrates urge Nigerian government to urgently arrest southern Kaduna crisis

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), Pyrates Confraternity has called on the Federal Government to urgently arrest the insecurity situation in southern Kaduna.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Military deploys special forces to curb Southern Kaduna killings

The High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), on Thursday, said that special operations forces have been deployed to curb the incessant attacks and killings in Southern part of Kaduna state.

Kogi community leader blames government for woes of Nigerian youths

The President of Takete Ide Progressive Union (TIPU) in Mopamuro Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Prince Richard Dare Fiki, has called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning individuals to create enabling environment for the youths to actualise their God-given potentials.