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Latest news: Top 5 headlines for Sunday, May 5, 2024



Latest news: Top headlines

Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Sunday, May 5, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Senate foresees jobs for graduates with NYSC trust fund bill

Yemi Adaramodu, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Youth and Community Engagement, has expressed confidence that the recently passed National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Trust Fund Bill will pave the way for job opportunities for graduates.

Adaramodu made this revelation during an official visit to the Oyo State NYSC Orientation Camp in Iseyin on Saturday, leading a delegation of the committee. Read more here.

Real reason why Arne Slot will not be the manager of Liverpool

The Jurgen Klopp era at Liverpool is only 3-games away from being over to usher in the era of Feyenoord coach, Arne Slot. However, despite the Dutchman switching allegiances, the premier league club is moving away from the traditional eye English clubs give to their head coaches.

In a strategic move signaling a departure from traditional football club management, Liverpool Football Club has unveiled plans for a revamped structure, transitioning towards a model akin to American sports franchises. Read more here.

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffers humiliation

It doesn’t matter who he once was, Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets put in his place during the local elections in the UK as he turned up to the polling station without a photo ID.

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson encountered a setback while attempting to vote in the United Kingdom’s local elections when he forgot to bring his required photo ID. The incident occurred at a polling station in South Oxfordshire on Thursday, May 2, according to reports from PA media. Read more here.

BREAKING: Real Madrid defeats Barcelona, emerges LaLiga champions

Real Madrid has triumphantly secured the LaLiga championship for the 2023-2024 season, marking a historic 36th title for the storied club. The confirmation of their victory came not through their own match, but as a result of Girona’s surprising 4-2 win over Barcelona in a dramatic late-game showdown. This twist in the league’s narrative underscores the unpredictability and competitive spirit that defines Spanish football.

The stage for Real Madrid’s crowning as champions was set earlier when Carlo Ancelotti’s squad showcased their formidable prowess in a decisive 3-0 victory against Cadiz at their home ground. The match was a display of tactical finesse and team synergy, with standout performances from Brahim Diaz, Jude Bellingham, and Joselu, each finding the back of the net to seal the win. This victory not only highlighted their attacking strength but also demonstrated a well-organized defense that kept Cadiz at bay, securing a clean sheet. Read more here.

Eight confirmed dead in tragic oil tanker explosion in Delta State community

Tragedy struck the serene community of Ometan in Delta State as a devastating explosion incident involving an oil tanker claimed the lives of at least eight individuals.

According to reports gathered, the catastrophic event unfolded on Friday, precipitated by the loss of control of the tanker while attempting to overtake another vehicle near the boundary bridge between Uvwie and Okpe Local Government Area. Read more here.

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