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Nigeria News: Top 10 Headlines For Thurs. August 5th, 2021

Nigeria News: Top 10 Headlines For Thurs. August 5th, 2021

Welcome to AllNews roundup of the top 10 Nigeria news headlines for today Thursday, August 5th, 2021.


1. BBNaija 2021: Emmanuel Speaks Up On Why He Can Never Date Liquorose (Watch Video)

BBNaija housemate, Emmanuel, has finally opened up on his feelings for Liquorose and why he believes he cannot date her.

This conversation came after Liquorose confronted Emmanuel to ask him where she stands in his life. Read more here.

2. ‘Abba Kyari Should Be Doubly Punished' - Aisha

Nigerian activist, Aisha Yesufu says embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari should be extremely punished.

Kyari is accused of taking bribes from Nigerian Instagram celebrity Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi, who has pleaded guilty to money laundering in the US. Kyari has denied the allegations though. Read more here.

3. What Ohanaeze Ndigbo's Obiozor Told Army GOC In Meeting

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has commended the Nigerian Army for its sacrifice in restoring security and peace in the South-East and Nigeria at large.

The President-General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Prof. George Obiozor, made the commendation on Wednesday, when the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division, Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, visited him in his office in Enugu. Read more here.

4. Eriksen Back At Inter Camp After Euro Collapse

Danish midfielder, Christian Eriksen on Wednesday met his Inter Milan teammates for the first time since suffering cardiac arrest at Euro 2020, in a visit to the Italian champions' training ground.

In a statement, Inter said that Eriksen, 29, paid a visit to the training centre at Appiano Gentile outside Milan on Wednesday morning. Read more here.

5. Abba Kyari: Group Consults 3 U.S Based Law Firms To Defend Embattled Cop

Concerned Advocates For Good Governance, a political pressure group, says it has consulted U.S based law firms to defend former Head of Police Intelligence Response Team, Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari.

This is contained in a statement signed by the group’s President-General, Olusegun Bamgbose in Owerri on Wednesday. Read more here.

6. Benue: Police Nab 3 Kidnap Suspects

The Police Command in Benue has arrested three suspected kidnappers in Logo Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

This is contained in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Sewuese Anene, on Wednesday in Makurdi. Read more here.

7. Transfer Latest: Update On Pogba-PSG Reports

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are still some way apart on Paul Pogba negotiations.

According to the Mirror, Pogba might end up staying at Manchester United this summer, but PSG are hoping to use their relationship with the player’s agent (Mino Raiola) to acquire the player. Read more here.

8. #StreetsOfLagos: Olusanya Osunyingbo, A Furniture Maker With Speech, Hearing Impairment

Midday of July 27, 2021, AllNews media crew visited Osunyingbo Olusanya at his workshop located in the heart of Alapere, Ketu Lagos.

Even though communicating with 42-year-old Olusanya was a bit challenging, it was a delightful experience spending time with this master 'craftsman' at his furniture workshop situated at No 45 Church Street, Alapere-Ketu, Lagos. Read more here.

9. Seven Months On, No One Knows What's Happened Concerning Channels TV Wife Assaulter

Over seven months after the matter became a talking point on social networks, the management of Channels Television has not made publicly known the result of its investigation into the allegation of wife battery against one of its staff, Pius Angbo.

Channels TV has not carried out necessary disciplinary action, AllNews has independently confirmed. Read more here.

10. 'Problem Is DSS Is Lawless' -- Reactions Trail Court's Injunction On Sunday Igboho

Following Wednesday morning news about Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho getting a favourable verdict from the court, majority of Nigerians have been reacting with cheers and satisfaction.

Justice Ladiean Akintola of Oyo High Court granted an ex-parte motion restraining the Department of State Security (DSS) and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami from arresting, intimidating, harassing, and blocking bank accounts of Sunday Igboho. Critics of the government are worried about compliance though. Read more here.


That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigeria news headlines this morning. More Nigeria news headlines are available on AllNews website.

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