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Latest news: Top headlines for Monday, May 13, 2024



Latest news: Top headlines

Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Monday, May 13, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Electricity tariff hike: NLC orders nationwide protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has instructed its members to stage protests at the offices of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) nationwide on Monday.

The NLC nationwide protest over the electricity tariff hike follows a decision made during a meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) on April 30, 2024. Read more here.

Oil production begins in Akwa Ibom

Oil production has commenced at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 13 in Akwa Ibom, with the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Exploration and Production Limited (NNPC E&P) and Natural Oilfield Services Limited (NOSL) spearheading the effort.

According to a statement by Olufemi Soneye, the Chief Corporate Communications Officer at NNPC, production commenced on May 6, 2024, initially yielding 6,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd). The national oil company aims to increase production to 40,000 bpd by May 27, 2024. Read more here.

Manchester United vs. Arsenal: It was all for Nothing

Manchester United versus Arsenal was perhaps a game once hyped about, but that was for the nostalgia of an era long gone. An era marked by two legendary managers going at it that a lot stood at stake aside the important 3-points.

But like the current Manchester United boss, Erik ten Hag said, eras come and go, and rightly so, United’s era of dominance is gone and fading from modern memory. Read more here.

Alleged Boko Haram member surrenders to Nigerian troops

A notorious member of Boko Haram, known as Alhaji Wosai, has surrendered to Nigerian troops of Operation Hadin Kai.

According to Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency publication focused on the Lake Chad region, Wosai surrendered on Saturday after escaping from an insurgent enclave in Garno village, Borno state. Read more here.

Prince Harry, Meghan share lunch experience at ‘The Delborough Lagos’

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were treated to a delightful lunch at ‘The Delborough Lagos’ on Sunday afternoon, hosted by prominent Nigerians. The royalties expressed their satisfaction with the exceptional hospitality and attention to detail at the venue.

“Hospitality at ‘The Delborough Lagos’ is second to none,” remarked Prince Harry, while Meghan added, “Attention to detail at ‘The Delborough Lagos’ is empirical.” Read more here.

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