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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.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen re-evaluates Napoli offer, to decide over the next 48 hours

Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
Ajax youth team coach Ronald de Boer has suggested that Manchester United could beat Real Madrid to the signing of midfielder Donny van de Beek this summer.

Ajax coach suggests Manchester United could sign Donny van de Beek

Ajax youth team coach Ronald de Boer has suggested that Manchester United could beat Real Madrid to the signing of midfielder Donny van de Beek this summer.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Wilfred Ndidi: I sold peppers, tomatoes for my mum

Wilfred Ndidi has opened up on the challenges he faced before actualising his dream of becoming a professional footballer.
This undated photograph released by the United Arab Emirates' state-run WAM news agency, shows the under-construction Barakah nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi's Western desert (Arun Girija-WAM via AP, File)

UAE issues reactor licence for first Arab nuclear power plant

The United Arab Emirates said Monday it has issued a licence for a reactor at its Barakah nuclear power plant, the first in the Arab world, hailing it as a “historic moment”.
Jose Mourinho was faced with three difficult contractual situations when arriving at Tottenham- Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen.

Inter Milan set to complete signing of Tottenham midfielder on Monday

The Denmark midfielder’s future has been uncertain since the end of last season, when he said he was ready to seek a fresh challenge away from the Premier League.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari campagn train storms Enugu Thursday

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the South-East has a better deal in the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in Feb. 16 presidential election.
Women hold banners demanding equal pay in Munich, Germany, on 20 January 2018 [File- Alexander Pohl-Getty Images]

Tens of thousands rally for wage equality in Switzerland

Around 20,000 people marched through the streets of the Swiss capital, Bern, to demand wage equality, organisers said, warning that women are prepared to go on strike if Swiss parliamentarians do not fix the pay gap.

Niger: Funds slow to come to anti-jihadist Sahel force

A joint military force to fight jihadists and organised crime in the Sahel has chalked up successes but promised funding is slow to materialise, the foreign minister of Niger said on Monday.

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Frank Lampard has set his sights on capping an impressive first season as Chelsea manager by leading the Blues to FA Cup glory against Arsenal on Saturday.

Frank Lampard reveals extent of Christian Pulisic injury

Christian Pulisic is set to miss the start of the 2020/21 Premier League season with a hamstring injury, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has confirmed.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps task TCN on completion of Kano power projects

The House of Representatives Committee on Power has tasked the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to ensure completion of two power substation projects in Kano State, within four months.

Health workers in Lagos call for improved welfare packages

Health Workers in Lagos State, under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has called on the state government to improve their welfare packages and provide conducive environment to operate.

Two men docked over alleged threat to life

Two men, Afimo Lawrence and Kayode Apata, on Friday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to life.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains bullish trend, rises 0.45 per cent

Activities on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained a bullish posture on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.45 per cent.