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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines, Naija News For Saturday 1st June 2024



Newspaper Headlines Today Sunday 29th January 2023

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines, Naija News For Saturday 1st June 2024 Can Be Accessed Below.

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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines And Naija News For Saturday 1st May 2024.

1. The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, on Friday declared an indefinite strike effective Monday, June 3 after the latest negotiation with the federal government on the new minimum wage and the recent hike of electricity tariff ended in a deadlock.

2. The Defence Headquarters yesterday vowed a fierce and overwhelming response to the killing of five soldiers in Abia State during the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB–sponsored Biafra Day on Thursday. The military blamed IPOB for the attack on Obikabia Junction checkpoint in Obingwa Local Government Area, which resulted in the death of the soldiers.

3. The crisis rocking Rivers State took a new dimension yesterday with the governor, Siminalayi Fubara, cancelling 10, 000 civil service jobs approved by his predecessor, Nyesom Wike. Fubara said a new recruitment process would be carried out subsequently.

4. The quest of Ogun State to be an oil-producing State would soon materialize as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), is set to begin oil and gas exploration in the Gateway State.

5. A teenager identified simply as Terna has committed suicide in Makurdi, Benue State capital, by walking into an electricity transformer. He was said to have walked into the transformer laid on naked armour cables at Welfare Quarters on Makurdi – Otukpo Road.

6. Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has vowed to disconnect all customers with outstanding bills by Monday, June 3, 2024. This was contained in a press statement its Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Adefisayo Akinsanya, issued on Friday.

7. The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Friday said no one can ask God for an explanation on any issue, saying his reinstatement was a perfect will of God. The monarch said this in his sermon at the Kofar Kudu Central Mosque in Kano, where he led the Juma’at prayer.

8. The Federal Government has announced a temporary suspension of the controversial $300 helicopter landing fee levied on helicopter operators. Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Mr Festus Keyamo, announced the suspension in a statement signed by Odutayo Oluseyi, the Ministry’s spokesman.

9. Rivers State Police Command said it has arrested one suspect, Emeka, who was suspected to have raped a pregnant woman, Mrs Chigbewejim Steward, to death. The suspect was said to have come with a gang of men who raped the victim to death in Abarikpo community of Ahoada East Local Government Area of the state.

10. An ex-convict, Tajudeen Ridwan, has been arrested by operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps in Isale Osun Area of Osogbo, Osun State, for allegedly stealing electronic appliances in a mosque. The spokesperson for the Corps, Idowu Yusuf, in a statement, said 30-year-old Ridwan was released from a Custodial Centre in March after serving a four-year jail term following his conviction for offences bordering on stealing.

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