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All that happened in Nigeria and around the world in May, 2023; Breaking News.

Updated: Jun 1, 2023

The most striking and relevant breaking news in Nigeria and the world, weekly. By Oyemaja Feeds, a division of The Oyemaja Group

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  1. Hollywood writers commence strike action (2nd May, 2023)(Entertainment): Breaking News; Hollywood television and movie writers have embarked on a strike over low pay and other conditions.

  2. Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Al-Nassr months after joining the Saudi League (2nd May, 2023)(Sports, Entertainment): Breaking News; Recently leaving Manchester United Football Club and signing a £175 million-a-year contract with Al-Nassr till 2025, the 38-year-old footballer is reportedly in talks with Real Madrid for a non-playing offer as an ambassador.

  3. Charles III is crowned king (6th May, 2023)(Politics): King Charles III has been crowned King of England on Saturday, 6th of May, 2023 at London's Westminster Abbey at the age of 73.

  4. Elon Musk hires new Twitter CEO (11th May, 2023)(Tech): Owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, has revealed via his Twitter handle that he has hired a new Chief Executive Officer to succeed him as Twitter lead in the six weeks.

  5. Hilda Baci breaks breaks Guinness World Record for longest cooking time (16th May, 2023)(Entertainment): Nigerian-born chef, Hilda Bassey Effiong has broken the Guinness World Record for longest cooking hours previously held by Indian chef - Lata Tondon. Lata Tondon had cooked for 87 hours and 45 minutes while Hilda Baci cooked for 100 hours.

  6. Meta fined 1.3 billion dollars (22nd May, 2023)(Tech): Meta, parent company to Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp has been fined $1.3 billion dollars for violating the EU (European Union) data privacy laws by transferring personal data of facebook users to servers in the US.

  7. Tina Turner dies at 83 (24th May, 2023)(Entertainment): Legendary singer, Tina Turner, known as the Queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll, has passed away at the age of 83 in her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland after a long illness. She is survived by three children.

  8. DeSantis declares he is running for President (25th May, 2023)(Politics): Governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, has announced that he is running for president in 2024 against Joe Biden and Donald Trump under the Republican party. This, he announced on a Twitter Space hosted by CEO of Twitter, Elon Musk.

  9. Germany’s economy enters recession as last year’s energy price shock takes its toll on consumer spending. (25th May, 2023)(Business)

  10. Netflix cancels password sharing (26th May, 2023)(Tech): Netflix has commenced crackdown on password sharing in the United States and the UK in an attempt to grow its subscriptions and profits.

  11. Elon Musk’s Neuralink receives FDA approval for human testing (26th May, 2023)(Tech): Neuralink has announced that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to commence its in-human clinical study.

  12. Tinubu becomes president of Nigeria (29th May, 2023)(Politics): Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Kashim Shettima have been sworn in as the President and Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria respectively on the 29th of May, 2023. The oath of office was administered by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola.

  13. Osimhem conferred with national award (29th May, 2023)(Sports): Napoli Strike, Victor Osimhem, has been conferred with the National Award of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by President Muhammady Buhari.

  14. “Fuel Subsidy is Gone” Tinubu announces (30th May, 2023)(Politics): Hours after being sworn in as President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu announced in his inaugural speech that fuel subsidy removed and the funds channeled into other infrastructure developments. This statement has caused a ripple effect across the nation as fuel scarcity and queues have resumed nationwide.

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