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Latest news: Top headlines for Wednesday, June 5, 2024



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Start Your Day Right with Topnaija’s Morning Roundup. Get the latest news headlines from Nigerian newspapers for Wednesday, June 5 2024, exclusively on Stay informed with the latest in local and global news.

World Cup: “Nothing special about Nigeria” — Hugo Broos

South Africa coach, Hugo Broos gets on the banter ahead of their World Cup qualifier clash versus Nigeria that could place either side at an advantage of seeing a spot in the 2026 World Cup.

From Broos’ comments, it stands to reason that the South African head coach is not at all happy with the Bafana Bafana’s elimination from the AFCON at the hands of none other than the Super Eagles. Read more here.

Fire Guts 5 Shops at Enugu Timber Market

A devastating fire outbreak on Tuesday night ravaged at least five shops at the timber market in Kenyatta Street, Uwani, Enugu State.

The Enugu timber market fire, which was reported at 9:45 pm, was quickly contained by the state Fire Service, preventing further damage to other parts of the market. Read more here.

Linda Ikeji divides social media over what she did to her son

Social media is another world of critics and Linda Ikeji just got herself a truckload of critics out for her.

Billionaire Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji is once again at the center of a social media storm, this time for changing her son Jayce’s surname from ‘Jayce Jeremi’ to ‘Jayce Ikeji’. The change was noticed after Linda shared photos on Instagram of Jayce and his cousin, Ryan Kanu, enjoying a fun-filled trip to Paris. Read more here.

“Stop lying to yourself about Love” — Tems

Love is blind, you can scratch that from Tems view on what Love is.

In a recent episode of Flow With Korty podcast, Nigerian music sensation, Temilade Openiyi who is most famously known by her stage name, Tems, was most critical on people’s perceived notion about Love. Read more here.

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu proposes new minimum wage

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has proposed a new minimum wage of 90,000 naira to address the ongoing dispute between the Federal Government and organized labour regarding wage increases.

This proposal was made during Tuesday’s Senate plenary session, which centred on the nationwide strike by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC). Read more here.

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