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Latest news: Top 5 headlines for Saturday, May 4, 2024



Start your day right with Topnaija's morning roundup

Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Saturday, May 4, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Sanwo-Olu appoints KWAM1’s daughter, Basirat Damilola Marshall as SSA on tourism

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Basirat Damilola Marshall, the daughter of famed Fuji vocalist King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, as Senior Special Assistant on Tourism.

Basirat Damilola Marshall, renowned for her legal representation of Naira Marley, joined the Lagos government in crucial roles. Read more here.

Minimum Wage: Organized Labour proposes N615,000, prioritizes basic needs

In a move aimed at addressing the economic challenges faced by Nigerian workers, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have jointly proposed a new minimum wage of N615,000.

This landmark proposal was detailed in a statement released by the NLC on Friday, shedding light on the breakdown of expenses prioritized within the proposed wage structure. Read more here.

“Time up for evil-doers in Nollywood” — Angela Okorie

Angela Okorie and Mercy Johnson may be the next celebrity clash on social media following the wave that was Wizkid on Davido debacle in the week.

In a recent Instagram post, Nollywood actress Angela Okorie has sparked controversy by calling out fellow actress Mercy Johnson, accusing her of hindering the progress of their colleagues in the industry. Read more here.

Premier League denies rumors surrounding Man City

In the ongoing saga surrounding Manchester City’s alleged financial breaches, speculation has swirled regarding the potential dropping of charges against the Premier League champions. However, Daily Mail journalist Mike Keegan has refuted these claims, stating that reports of dropped charges are unfounded.

Last year, the Premier League leveled 115 alleged breaches of its financial rules against Manchester City after a meticulous four-year investigation. The allegations spanned the period between 2009 and 2018, prompting the Premier League to refer the matter to an independent commission. Read more here.

How to Ace Your Virtual Job Interview: 12 Key Tips for Success

Losing out on a job opportunity because of a technical glitch can be frustrating. As more companies move towards remote recruitment, mastering the art of the virtual job interview is crucial. Here’s your guide to shining brightly in your next online interview and making sure technology glitches don’t stand in your way. Read more here.

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