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Latest news: Top headlines for Saturday, May 11, 2024



Latest news: Top headlines

Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Saturday, May 11, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

NIMC warns against scammers around its offices

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has issued a cautionary notice regarding individuals and groups operating near its offices across Nigeria, deceiving unsuspecting citizens.

Engr. Abisoye Cokeer Odusote, the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of NIMC, emphasized during a media briefing in Abuja on Friday that these fraudulent activities are being tackled through legal channels, clarifying that the perpetrators have no affiliation with NIMC. Read more here.

Fubara relocates Rivers State House of assembly amid political crisis

In a significant development, Governor Sim Fubara of topnaija has issued Executive Order 001, mandating the relocation of the House of Assembly to the Auditorium, admin Block of the Government House, Port Harcourt.

This decision, outlined in a gazette dated December 14th, 2023, comes in the wake of the burning of the Hallowed Chamber of the House on October 29th, 2023. Read more here.

“We won’t submit to terror’ – Kogi Govt speaks, promises safe recovery of abducted University students

Kogi State Government is resolute in its efforts to rescue the abducted students from Confluence University of Science and Technology, CUSTEC, Osara, Okene, safe and sound.

TopNaija understands that unidentified gunmen suspected to be bandits invaded the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTEC), Osara, Okene in Kogi State on Thursday night. Read more here.

BREAKING: Court places ‘fresh’ decree on Yahaya Bello’s criminal case

The Federal High Court in Abuja has strongly criticized the immediate former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, for his claimed efforts to obstruct the ongoing criminal case brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

In a recent decision, Justice Emeka Nwite, repeated the court’s previous order from April 17, ordering security agents to arrest and bring Bello before the court to address the 19-count charge standing against him. Read more here.

Tunde Ednut reacts after Davido announces retirement from music

Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, best known as Davido has stated his desire to quit the music business.

The Unavailable crooner made the announcement on Thursday, May 9, after he was called out over recently doctored photos and videos of him by some blogs. Read more here.

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