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Latest news: Top headlines for Saturday, June 8, 2024



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Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Saturday, June 8, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Intending Kwara pilgrims protest after aircraft malfunction delays Hajj journey

Over 200 intending pilgrims from Kwara State protested on Friday at Ilorin International Airport due to a delayed flight caused by an aircraft malfunction.

These pilgrims, along with officials from the State Pilgrims Welfare Board and the 2024 state Amirul Hajj, had boarded the aircraft on Thursday, only to face an indefinite delay. Read more here.

APC Ogun mourns former publicity secretary Alhaji Sola Lawal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State is mourning the loss of its former Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Sola Lawal. The party described his demise as unfortunate.

In a statement released on Friday in Abeokuta, APC Publicity Secretary Tunde Oladunjoye expressed deep sorrow as Ogun APC mourns Sola Lawal. Read more here.

Davido gifts Portable $1.8M Dior shoes at Atlanta dinner (VIDEOs)

In an exciting and heartwarming moment, Nigerian music star Davido gifted fellow artist Portable a pair of Dior shoes worth 1.8 million Naira during a dinner in Atlanta last night.

The meeting marked a significant occasion as he expressed his gratitude and excitement on social media after Davido gifts Portable Dior shoes. Read more here.

Meta rolls out “Communities” feature on Messenger

Meta has begun the global rollout of its new “Communities” feature on Messenger, the company confirmed to TechCrunch.

This feature aims to help organizations, schools, and other private groups communicate in a more organized and structured manner, following a similar introduction on WhatsApp in 2022. Read more here.

Lagos Rapid Response Squad arrests suspected vandal on Third mainland bridge

On Friday, the Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives apprehended an 18-year-old suspect, Mubarak Abdullahi, for allegedly vandalizing the newly renovated Third Mainland Bridge by removing LED road stud lights. The arrest occurred around 10 a.m.

In a statement shared on, it was revealed that Abdullahi, a resident of Makoko, had already removed 10 LED lights when he was caught in the act by RRS operatives on patrol. Read more here.

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