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Latest news: Top headlines for Monday, June 10, 2024



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Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Monday, June 10, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

EU to announce tariffs on Chinese EVs amid subsidy dispute

The European Commission is set to announce tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) this week, aiming to counter what it calls excessive subsidies.

The EU tariffs on Chinese EVs are likely to escalate tensions with Beijing and follow the U.S. decision to increase duties on Chinese EVs to 100%. Read more here.

Hamas accuses Israel of ‘Complex War Crime’

Hamas has accused Israel of committing a “complex war crime” following a devastating attack on the Nuseirat refugee camp, which resulted in the release of four captives but allegedly caused the deaths of three others, including a US citizen. Israel has firmly denied these accusations.

The death toll from the raid on Saturday has risen to 274, with at least 64 children among the victims, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry. More than 700 Palestinians were reported injured in the attack. Read more here.

Social media sensation in coma after botched plastic surgery

Popular Yoruba actress and social media sensation, Ramota Adetu, widely known as Aunty Ramota, is reportedly in a coma following a failed Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) surgery.

According to a family source who contacted LIB, the surgery took place on Saturday, June 8. Aunty Ramota underwent the procedure to enhance her buttocks after a benefactor offered to sponsor the surgery. Unfortunately, complications arose during the operation, leading to her current comatose state. Read more here.

Bandits force Niger State farmers to flee after deadly attack

In a brutal assault, the Niger State bandit attack forced the residents of Bassa, a farming community in Niger State, to abandon their homes leaving 20 people dead.

Sani Musa, the senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, revealed the Niger State bandit attack news over the weekend while commenting on the incident in Shiroro Local Government Area. Read more here.

States to implement new tariff structures, phase out electricity subsidies

State governments across Nigeria are set to implement new electricity tariff structures as part of a broader effort to phase out subsidies and create a more efficient and sustainable power market. This initiative follows the recent approval of the Electricity Act 2023.

In a document titled “Development of the National Integrated Electricity Policy and Strategic Implementation Plan Policy Recommendations by State Governments to the Federal Ministry of Power,” the Nigeria Governors’ Forum outlined their plans for introducing varied electricity tariffs within their regions. Read more here.

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