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Latest news: Top headlines for Sunday, May 19, 2024



Latest news: Top headlines

Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Sunday, May 19, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

Arsenal caught doing rehearsal for EPL trophy presentation

It isn’t going to look good on Arsenal if they don’t end up lifting the premier league title today after video footage leaked of the North London side doing rehearsals for the premier league trophy presentation.

As the Premier League season approaches its dramatic conclusion on Sunday, leaked footage has surfaced on social media showing Arsenal rehearsing a potential trophy presentation. The footage captures Arsenal and Premier League staff preparing on the Emirates Stadium pitch, highlighting the meticulous planning required for such high-stakes scenarios. Read more here.

Governor Sim Fubara boasts infrastructure success in Rivers State, challenges Wike

Governor Sim Fubara of Rivers State has declared that his administration has achieved significant strides in infrastructure development since assuming office a year ago.

Speaking in Ngo Town during the inauguration of the Andoni section of the Ogoni-Andoni-Opobo Unity Road project, Fubara asserted that his government has surpassed the project execution records of his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, who served for eight years. Read more here.

MBF president condemns corruption, calls for revolution in Nigeria

Dr. Pogu Bitrus, President of the Middle Belt Forum (MBF), has condemned the pervasive corruption in Nigeria and criticized the ineffective action by security agencies. He insists that only an anti-corruption revolution in Nigeria can eradicate the scourge from the country.

In a recent interview with the DAILY POST, Dr. Bitrus highlighted that the current government’s approach to corruption has shown some improvements compared to the previous administration, but much more needs to be done. Read more here.

Mohbad: “People saying that are lying” — Father

Joseph Aloba, the father of the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, has alleged that his son rejected his child, Liam, before his untimely death.

In a recent video circulating on social media platform X, Aloba claimed that Mohbad had told him he only slept with Liam’s mother, Wunmi, once before she informed him of her pregnancy. Read more here.

Junior Pope: Peter Obi turns up for late Nollywood actor

Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the recent election, has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Nollywood actor, Junior Pope. The former Anambra State governor also signed the condolence register during his visit.

Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo, who previously served as the spokesperson for the Labour Party presidential campaign council, shared pictures and videos of the visit on his Instagram page on Saturday afternoon. Read more here.

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