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Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Monday, June 3 2024, exclusively on www.topnaija.ng Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Labour unions embarks on indefinite strike despite last-minute National Assembly’s intervention

Despite the National Assembly’s efforts to reopen negotiations, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have resolved to proceed with their planned labour unions’ strike.

The leadership of the National Assembly, including Senate President Godswill Akpabio and House Speaker Tajudeen Abbas, held an emergency meeting with key figures from the NLC and TUC, such as Joe Ajaero and Festus Osifo, respectively. Read more here.

WAEC urges Labour unions to prioritize students amid planned strike

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has called on organized labour unions to consider the welfare of students amidst their planned indefinite strike.

Dr. Amos Dangut, WAEC’s national office head, emphasized this plea during a press interview, highlighting the potential disruption to students’ academic pursuits. Read more here.

BREAKING: JAMB reschedules UTME Exam for over 24,000 candidates, releases more results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated that the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be held at a different time for a total of 24,535 participants.

Officials from JAMB had to reset the UTME because a lot of candidates’ centers did not follow its rules. Read more here.

19-year-old boy kidnaps 4-year-old minor, collects N300k ransom in Edo

A 19-year-old man has been apprehended by the Edo State Police Command after allegedly kidnapping a minor and collecting a ransom of N300,000.

The 19-year-old, identified as Godstime Abhulime kidnapped a four-year-old pupil and collecting a ransom of N300,000. Read more here.

GenCos warn of severe power outages without debt payment

The Power Generation Companies (GenCos) have issued a stark warning to the Federal Government, highlighting the urgent need to settle outstanding electricity debts that jeopardize their operations.

Retired Col. Sani Bello, the Board Chairman of GenCos, emphasized the gravity of the situation in a recent statement. Read more here.

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