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Latest News In Nigeria, August 10, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Wednesday

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Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

UPDATE: Emma Powerful Insists Nnamdi Kanu Still IPOB Leader, Speaks On Chika Edoziem's Role

AllNews Nigeria reports that IPOB's spokesperson, Emma Powerful has reacted to reports that emerged on Monday that Nnamdi Kanu has been replaced by Chika Edoziem as IPOB's acting leader.

Emma Powerful in a statement made on Tuesday said detained Nnamdi Kanu remains IPOB leader and described previous reports as “fabricated media propaganda”. Read more here.

Insecurity: NSCDC Boss Summons Emergency Meeting With Top Officials

The Controller General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi has summoned top officials to an emergency meeting in Abuja.

It was gathered that Audi called for the meeting as part of measures to curb the rising insecurity in the country. Read more here.

FCT Original Inhabitants Seek Political Relevance, Demand Governorship Position

The Original Inhabitants (OIs) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have tasked the Federal Government with inclusion in the political structure of Nigeria, demanding the seat of a governor in the nation's capital.

This charge was made on Tuesday at the African Regional Conference on Indigenous Struggle for Social Justice, organised by   Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) in collaboration with MacArthur Foundation in Abuja. Read more here.

Peter Obi Support Group Sues INEC For Ending Voter Registration

The Peter Obi Support Network has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the just concluded voter registration.

The group said it was suing the electoral.body for failure to comply with the constitutional provisions that require the Commission to continue voter registration until at least 90 days before elections. Read more here.

Police Confirm Four Dead As Cult Groups Clash In Ilorin

The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons, including members of different cult groups during the celebration of August 8 (8/8) Cult activities in Ilorin.

According to a press statement signed by the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), SP Ajayi Okasanmi, on Tuesday, the official figure indicated only two deaths during the celebration, but people in the area however said that four people were killed by different cult groups in a reprisal attack. Read more here.

Juventus Sign Frankfurt's Kostic In £16M Move

Juventus are set to sign Eintracht Frankfurt's winger Filip Kostic in a £16M plus add-ons deal, according to Transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano.

Serbian forward Kostic 29, is approaching the twilight of his career and a move to Juventus might be the last lucrative deal he would get before 30. Read more here.

Kizz Daniel: Show Promoter Reveals Why Singer Snubbed Tanzanian Show

Stephen Uwa, a concert promoter in Tanzania has disclosed why Nigerian singer Kizz Daniel failed to perform at a recent show in the country.

The Buga crooner's arrest was a trending topic on Monday and in a chat with media personality Daddy Freeze on Monday night, Uwa shared what happened between himself and the singer. Read more here.

Snapchat Releases Its First Parental Controls

The popular messaging app for teenagers, Snapchat, released its first parental control on Tuesday under the name Family Center.

The new feature would enable parents to see who their children are communicating with but prevents them from viewing the messages' real contents. Read more here.

Buhari Permits Seplat Energy To Purchase Exxon Mobil Shares In US

Seplat Energy Offshore Limited has been given permission by President Muhammadu Buhari to purchase ExxonMobil shares located in the United States.

In accordance with the nation's push for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the energy sector, the president has approved Seplat Energy Offshore Limited's purchase of Exxon Mobil shares in the United States of America, according to a release issued by his media adviser, Femi Adesina, acting in his capacity as Minister of Petroleum Resources. Read more here.

Russia Launches Iranian Satellite Into Space Amid Ukraine's War

A Russian rocket carrying an Iranian satellite was successfully launched into space on Tuesday.

This is as Russia and Iran seek to build closer ties in the face of Western sanctions. Read more here.

These are the Latest News in Nigeria headlines this morning. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for more latest news in Nigeria and worldwide.


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Lawrence Agbo
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