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'Mockingjay' Disarms 'Penguins' To Retain Top Spot At U.S. Box Office

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"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," the third film in the dystopian action series starring Jennifer Lawrence, collected 56.9 million dollars from movie theatres. The resurgent movie had to hold off advances by animated films "Penguins of Madagascar'' and "Big Hero 6", and claim victory at the U.S. holiday weekend...

D’Banj Joins Davido & Wizkid As He Hits 1Million Followers On Twitter

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Twitter, D’Banj has gone platinum in number of followership. Wizkid had first achieved the landmark in Nigeria, Davido followed swiftly. D’Banj has now joined the number of millionaires (in terms of followership) on the social network. Don Jazzy is also expected to hit 1m followers soon....

 

Samuel Eto Finally Marries Mother of his Kids, Tra Lou After 10 Years Together

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  Cameroonian soccer star Samuel Eto’o married mother of his kids, Ivorian Tra Lou Georgette in a low key ceremony this week – on Monday 24th November. The footballer reportedly proposed to her in July with a 500,000 Euro diamond ring, although the pair has been traditionally married since 2007. They have now been together for...

 

FG Develops Policy On Management Of E-Waste - Minister

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The Federal Ministry of Environment said on Wednesday it had developed a draft policy and strategic plan on the management of electronic waste (e-waste) in the country. The Minister of Environment, Mrs Laurentia Mallam, said this in Abuja at the Consultative Stakeholders’ Workshop on the Management of Electrical and Electronic Waste...

Angelina Jolie On Why She Would Get Into Politics Says "I Want to Help to Make Change"

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Angelina Jolie is known for her role as UN Ambassador and for her humanitarian work but she recently revealed that she has not ruled out entering politics in the future. The Hollywood actress explained that she is open to anything that makes a difference and helps those in need.  "Wherever I'm useful,...

Tiwa Savage Releases Video For Hit Single ‘My Darlin’

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Mavin Records and 323 Entertainment have finally released the visuals for Tiwa Savage’s hit love single “My Darlin”. The video is directed by Kemi Adetiba. In the video, Tiwa Savage is seen as a funny old woman whose grand-daughter’s wedding causes her to reminisce of her heydays as a belle in love with a soldier, played...

 

2014 Abuja National Carnival Records Poor Turnout Of States

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The 2014 Abuja National Carnival which began on Tuesday seems to have witnessed a poor turnout of participating states with 30 states absent at the opening event. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the states did not put in any appearance at the street procession which usually marks the...

Wizkid Reveals Crush On Chidinma

4 years ago /

Former EME act turned Starboy ambassador, Wizkid has revealed he has an intense infatuation for Capital Hill singer and MTN Project fame winner, Chidinma and of course, this came as a surprise to fans. Wizkid made the revelation when he appeared as a guest on MTV base and spoke on his...

Stephanie Okereke-Linus Addresses Rape Allegation Against Brother

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Days after her elder brother, Daniel Okereke, was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping a University of Lagos student at his Maryland home, popular Nollywood actress, Stephanie Linus, Monday addressed the issue squarely. The movie star, in a statement, condemned rape in its entirety and noted that...

Angelina Jolie Confirms Retirement Rumours

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Angelina Jolie has confirmed she is retiring from acting to concentrate on writing and directing. The Hollywood star, who won an Oscar for "Girl Interrupted", said she did not enjoy being the centre of attention and intended to move permanently behind the camera. "I've never been comfortable as an actor; I've never...

David Oyelowo Enters Oscars Race With Selma

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David Oyelowo has become the latest British actor to be tipped for an Oscar nomination, joining Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch as frontrunners. If all three make the cut, it will be the first time in more than 30 years that British actors have dominated the category. Oyelowo's performance as Martin Luther...

Bono: Hospital Reveals Extent Of U2 Singer's Injuries

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U2 frontman Bono broke his arm in six places and fractured his eye socket, hand and shoulder blade in his recent bicycle accident in New York. The hospital where he was treated - New York's Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center - has also revealed he underwent two surgical procedures. The arm fracture involved...

New Bill Cosby TV Show Scrapped By NBC

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US TV network NBC has scrapped a proposed Bill Cosby project after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced. In a statement, the company confirmed the project with the veteran comedian was "no longer in development". On Tuesday, streaming service Netflix postponed a special show with Cosby after a model alleged the...

World's Tallest Man Meets World's Shortest Man

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One stands as tall as a red British phone booth. The other is the height of six stacked cans of baked beans. On Thursday, for the first time, the man with the tallest recorded height in the world and the shortest man in the world met at an event in London,...

Cristiano Ronaldo Launches His Collection of Shirts

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Real Madrid and Portugal star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has launched his collection of shirts. The 29-year-old, who recently became the top scorer in European Championships, already has his own line of underwear and socks. "Part of my belief is always being the best that you can be. The perfect fitting shirt gives...

Orezi Not Allowed To Perform At Redeemers University

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Shoki is out of bounds at the Redeemer’s University, and Orezi found this out the embarrassing way. Orezi was about to perform his hit song, Shoki, at the school’s freshers event when the university’s chaplain, Pastor Gbenga Akosile entered the hall and ordered that the DJ, who was a student of...

APC Is The Party To Be In - Desmond Elliot

4 years ago /

Talented Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot announced his interest in a political position for the 2015 elections early this year and since then we have seen campaign photos, branded buses and more steps he has taken to help his new path. Some months back, the actor revealed that he is planning to run for a...

"I Wish I Had All My Kids from One Woman" – Tuface Idibia

4 years ago /

Foremost Nigerian musician, songwriter and record producer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known as 2face Idibia has made a recent declaration that he wishes he had all his kids from one woman. He revealed this at a press conference, which was put together by the Black House Media on Wednesday. He said, “I...

I Almost Killed Myself Last Year - Halima Abubakar

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Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar has taken to her Instagram page to share with her fans how she attempted committing suicide in 2013 over extreme pangs of depression but added that the fear of going to Hell was enough to pull her out of her despair. On her instagram page she wrote,...

 

Puerto Rican Beauty Queen, Valerie Hernandez Is Crowned Miss International 2014

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Valerie Hernandez of Puerto Rico has been crowned Miss International 2014. The 21-year-old student and model from Carolina, Puerto Rico, won her title at last night's finals, the beauty pageant's 54th annual event, held at the Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa in Tokyo, Japan. Dressed in a gold-embellished white gown, Ms Hernandez sobbed with...


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