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Latest news: Top headlines for Saturday, May 18, 2024



Latest news: Top headlines

Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Saturday, May 18, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Protest Erupts at National Assembly over assault of staff by DSS operatives

A protest erupted at the National Assembly after staff members demonstrated against the assault of two senior directors by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).

The timely intervention of police officers prevented the situation from escalating into a full-blown crisis. Read more here.

Dangote refinery to buy millions of barrels of US crude

Nigeria’s newly constructed Dangote refinery is set to purchase millions of barrels of US crude oil over the next year, according to a report by Bloomberg on Thursday.

The refinery has issued a term tender to acquire two million barrels per month of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Midland crude for 12 months starting in July, with the tender closing on May 21. Read more here.

Microsoft to add Next Call of Duty to Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft is reportedly set to announce that the next instalment of Call of Duty will be included in Xbox Game Pass.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the announcement will be made during Microsoft’s Xbox showcase on June 9th. Read more here. officially replaces as primary domain

The social network formerly known as Twitter has now fully transitioned to for all its core systems.

Typing into your browser will redirect you to Elon Musk’s favoured domain, although the redirection results may vary depending on your browser and login status. Read more here.

Medical doctor convicted for failed plastic surgery

The Federal High Court in Lagos State has convicted and sentenced Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, a medical doctor and founder of MedContour Services, for her role in a failed plastic surgery that led to the death of Nneka Onwuzuligbo in 2020. Justice Mohammed Liman found Dr. Adepoju guilty and imposed a one-year jail term.

However, she was given the option to pay a ₦100,000 fine in lieu of serving the prison sentence for the failed plastic surgery. Read more here.

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