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Latest news: Top headlines for Sunday, June 9, 2024



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Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Sunday, June 9, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Major oil companies decry impact of theft, vandalism on crude supply

In a recent development, major oil companies have raised concerns over the detrimental effects of oil theft and pipeline vandalism on the availability of crude oil for local refineries.

Dr. Chinyere Almona, representing the oil companies, highlighted the challenges faced by both international and modular refineries in meeting their daily quotas due to these factors. Read more here.

Rep. Aminu Jaji distributes 3000 rams, N250 million for Eid-el-Kabir

Rep. Aminu Jaji (APC-Zamfara) has purchased 3000 rams and earmarked N250 million for distribution to his constituents, APC executives, members, and vulnerable households in Zamfara State as part of Eid-el-Kabir welfare packages.

In a statement issued in Gusau by the State Chairman of Jaji’s Coordinating Committee, Aliyu Abubakar, it was confirmed that Jaji, who represents Kaura-Namoda/Birnin-Magaji Federal Constituency and chairs the House Committee on Ecological Funds, aims to assist Muslim faithful, especially APC members and less-privileged families, in performing sacrifices and celebrating the festival. Read more here.

Kaduna Police arrest six, recover five vehicles in crime bust

The Kaduna State Police Command announced on Saturday the arrest of six suspects involved in various crimes and the recovery of five vehicles.

The command’s spokesperson, ASP Mansir Hassan, confirmed the arrests in a statement issued in Kaduna. Read more here.

Air Peace extends Lagos-London flight schedule to March 2025

Air Peace has announced that its flights on the Lagos-London-Lagos route are now bookable until March 2025.

This extension was detailed in a statement by Mr. Efeoghene Osifo-Whiskey, a Senior Communications Officer for the airline, on Saturday in Lagos. Read more here.

PDP Chieftain Onuesoke calls for economic deflation, not wage increase

Sunny Onuesoke, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State, asserts that Nigeria’s economic issues require deflation rather than an increase in the minimum wage.

Speaking in a phone interview, Onuesoke criticized the federal government’s and labour unions’ focus on wage hikes, arguing it will exacerbate economic problems. Read more here.

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