Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Wednesday, August 10, 2022.
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reports that IPOB's spokesperson, Emma Powerful has reacted to reports that emerged on Monday that Nnamdi Kanu has been replaced by Chika Edoziem as IPOB's acting leader.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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