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Latest News In Nigeria, June 5, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Monday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Monday June 5, 2023.

President Tinubu Threatened With Legal Action Over Missing Subsidy Payments

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on President Bola Tinubu to probe the allegations that $2.1 billion and N3.1 trillion in public funds from oil revenues and budgeted as fuel subsidy payments went missing and unaccounted for between 2016 and 2019.

Speaking in a letter dated June 3, 2023, SERAP Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare urged the president to expose and shame those responsible for the widespread and systemic corruption in the use of oil revenues and the management of public funds budgeted as fuel subsidies. Read more here.

Police Reveals Official Casualty Figures In Sokoto Attack

Police in Sokoto State has confirmed the death of 30 persons during an attack by group of armed men in Tangaza Local Government Area of the state.

A statement issued by the acting police Spokesman in the state, ASP Ahmad Rufai, on Sunday said the gunmen attacked Raka, Bilingawa, Raka Dutse, Jaba, Dabagi and Tsalewa villages of the local government on Saturday. Read more here.

Gombe: Emir of Dukku Urges Title Holders To Contribute To Emirate's Development

The Emir of Dukku in Dukku Local Government Area of Gombe State, Alhaji Haruna Rashid II, has called on traditional title holders within the Emirate to contribute to the overall development of the Emirate and the state as a whole. 

The Emir made the call during a visit by friends and well-wishers of Dr Bello Maigari (Wakilin Ilimi), the Executive Secretary of the National Lottery Fund, who had come to express their gratitude for the Emir's decision to elevate Wakilin Ilmi to Tafidan Dukku. Read more here.

Kogi Guber: SDP Tasks Tinubu On Maintaining Peace

The Kogi State Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Moses Peter, has appealed to President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the overheated polity of the state and help maintain peace and order.

The call was on Sunday in a statement in Lokoja by the chairman of the party SDP. Read more here.

Unity Bank Records N1 Billion Profit

For the 2022 financial year, Unity Bank Plc has posted a Profit Before Tax of N1.1 billion.

The bank made this known in its audited full-year financial statement submitted to the Nigeria Exchange Group Limited,  Read more here.

French Open: Tsitsipas Sweeps Aside Ofner, Books Quarter-Final Clash With Alcaraz

World number five Stefanos Tsitsipas has moved into the last 8 of Roland-Garros by beating Austrian qualifier Sebastian Ofner  on Sunday evening.

The Greek won 7-5 6-3 6-0 to step up his bid for an elusive first Grand Slam title. Read more here.

Zinoleesky Out With ‘A1 (Feeling Disorder)’ Music Video

Nigerian artiste Zinoleesky has finally released his highly anticipated single ‘A1 (Feeling Disorder)’ along with its accompanying music video.

The visually captivating video was skillfully directed by TG Omori, known for his remarkable work in the industry. Read more here.

Price Wars Era Now Over In EV Sector

The long-standing price wars among names like Tesla, BYD, and Li Auto have finally come to an end, and electric vehicle users will be the ones most affected by this change.

The cards are being reshuffled in the electric car sector, no more price wars. Read more here.

AKA: Police Record Breakthroughs In Slain Rapper's Case

Police have reportedly made important breakthroughs in the investigation on the murder of Kiernan Forbes, also known as AKA.

According to a News24 report on Sunday, police are looking into suspects who are members of a 'powerful and feared family' in KZN, with ties to the taxi industry and the construction mafia. Read more here

Police Arrest Two Motorcycle Thieves In Delta

Police operatives in Delta State have arrested two motorcycle thieves in Ozoro Police Station in Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects, identified as Chibuike Ochula, 30, and Izuchi Uzochi, 20, were arrested when their victim sighted his stolen motorcycle at a filling station in Ozoro. Read more here.

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