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Latest news: Top headlines for Wednesday, June 12, 2024



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Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Wednesday, June 12, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Amazon Prime’s series The Boys to end in season 5

Get your tissues Boys, everyone’s favorite Super Hero political satire ‘The Boys’ is about coming to an end.

The infamous political black comedy took fans by storm as far back in 2019 when it first aired. Read more here

Democracy Day: Former President Jonathan urges action against do-or-die politics in Nigeria

In a notable address at a public lecture commemorating Nigeria’s 25 years of uninterrupted democratic governance, Former President Goodluck Jonathan emphasized the urgent need for Nigeria, under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s leadership, to confront the underlying factors perpetuating do-or-die politics in the nation.

Held at the State House conference centre in Abuja on Tuesday, Jonathan stressed the imperative for both the political elite and the populace to phase out divisive factors such as region and religion from Nigerian politics. Read more here.

Hamster Kombat: The rapidly growing “play-to-earn” mobile game on Telegram

Hamster Kombat has quickly emerged as a significant player in the “play-to-earn” mobile gaming sector. Officially launched on March 25th, the game has already amassed over a million users.

It offers players a unique opportunity to manage a virtual cryptocurrency exchange and earn in-game coins, which can later be converted into real tokens for withdrawal. Read more here.

“Ex-Governor Emefiele printed is own Naira design” — Ahmed Umar

A former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Director of Currency Operations, Ahmed Umar, has disclosed that the immediate past governor, Godwin Emefiele, printed his own design of the naira.

Umar made this revelation while testifying at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Maitama. Read more here.

Malawi President confirms death of Vice President Saulos Chilima in plane crash

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera confirmed on Tuesday the tragic death of Vice President Saulos Chilima and nine other passengers in a plane crash.

President Chakwera addressed a press conference, revealing that the aircraft carrying his deputy went missing after failing to land at Mzuzu International Airport, located about 380 km (240 miles) north of the capital, Lilongwe. The wreckage of the plane has since been located. Read more here.

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