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Latest news: Top headlines for Tuesday, May 21, 2024



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Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Tuesday, May 21, 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

NAFDAC raises alarm over EU recall of Caro White skin lightening lotion

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued a warning following the European Union (EU) Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Non-Food Products (RAPEX) recall of Caro White Skin Lightening Beauty Lotion.

The product was recalled due to its high concentration of Kojic Acid, exceeding the allowable limit of one per cent as per the Cosmetic Products Regulation. Read more here.

NLC, TUC reaffirm ultimatum to FG over minimum wage, power tariff

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have reiterated their ultimatum to the federal government to meet all of their demands, including the adoption of a new national minimum wage and the reversal of the power tariff increase.

The ultimatum was issued following an emergency meeting of the National Executive Councils (NEC) of the NLC and TUC to address serious national issues impacting Nigerian workers. Read more here.

Oluwo of Iwo warns against creation of state police in Nigeria

Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo land, has warned Nigeria’s federal government against the development of state police.

Oba Akanbi voiced fear that autocratic governors will misuse the system and undermine existing cooperation among state institutions. Read more here.

Liverpool officially unveil new Manager, Arne Slot

The open secret has officially been confirmed as Liverpool Football Club have announced their new boss, Arne Slot ahead of the new season.

The announcement follows the exit of Jurgen Klopp after the culmination of the 2023/24 campaign that ended for Liverpool on Sunday with a 2-0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Announcing the former Feyenoord boss as the new head coach on their website, the club states that Arne Slot will take over the reins of the club starting from June 1. Read more here.

The Interesting thing about Iran’s new acting president

Mohammad Mokhber has been appointed as the Acting President of Iran, following the death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash on Sunday that occurred in the northwest region of the country.

Raisi’s death was officially confirmed a few hours later. Read more here.

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