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Latest news: Top headlines for Thursday, May 9, 2024



Latest news: Top headlines

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

Peter Obi voices concerns over Microsoft Nigeria’s innovation centre closure

Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi has expressed concerns over the recent announcement by Microsoft Nigeria regarding the closure of its innovation centre in Lagos and the subsequent loss of 200 jobs.

Obi expressed profound concern over the closure of its Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Lagos, Nigeria, calling it a troubling trend that highlights Nigeria’s urgent need for substantial economic changes. Read more here.

Manchester United tops Real Madrid in global ranking

It appears it is not all gloomy at Manchester United as the Premier League club despite on pitch struggles this season, does well on the financial front even better than the usual suspects.

In a recent ranking of the top 50 most valuable football clubs worldwide, Manchester United has emerged as the leader, surpassing renowned clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona. Read more here.

Microsoft’s game studio head criticizes layoffs amid growing uncertainty

Dinga Bakaba, head of Microsoft-owned Arkane Lyon, publicly criticized Microsoft’s recent game studio layoffs, expressing concerns about the company’s strategy.

Despite Arkane Lyon being unaffected, Bakaba’s message reflects growing discontent among Xbox employees. Read more here.

Google DeepMind launches AlphaFold 3, revolutionizing protein modeling

Google Deepmind has revealed AlphaFold 3, its latest iteration of the groundbreaking protein prediction model.

AlphaFold 3 not only improves accuracy but also predicts interactions with other biomolecules, enhancing its versatility as a research tool. The company is offering a limited version of the model for free online. Read more here.

Catholic Archdiocese orders closure of school after attack in Makurdi

The Catholic Archdiocese of Makurdi, Benue State, has taken decisive action following an attack on Father Angus Frazer Memorial High School in Adeke, Makurdi.

Unknown gunmen targeted the school on Tuesday night, but security personnel managed to repel the assailants. While there were no casualties, one security officer sustained a non-life-threatening injury. Read more here.

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