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The Louvre, the world’s most visited museum, reopens after its coronavirus closure Monday, but with nearly a third of its galleries still shut.

Louvre museum reopens after 16-week coronavirus shutdown

The vast former palace of France’s kings has lost more than 40 million euros ($45 million) in ticket sales during the near-four-month lockdown, and director Jean-Luc Martinez admitted it could have a few more lean years ahead as the world adapts to the virus.
Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, says sexual harassment is not limited to only Nollywood. He says it is prevalent in all sectors.

Chiwetalu Agu: Sexual harassment is widespread

“Sexual abuse happens in every profession, whether it is medicine or law. We have also heard of lecturers who demand for sex from their students in order to award them high scores. Even in government circles, it happens. It affects all strata of society. It is not peculiar to Nollywood at all,” he told a national daily.
Almost 300,000 people have signed a petition on Change.Org against the release of an upcoming movie titled, ‘Habit’, starring Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late pop icon, Michael Jackson.

300,000 sign petition against anti-Jesus movie starring Michael Jackson’s daughter

Almost 300,000 people have signed a petition on Change.Org against the release of an upcoming movie titled, ‘Habit’, starring Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late pop icon, Michael Jackson.
Famed Egyptian actor Ragaa al-Geddawy died on Sunday after contracting the COVID-19 disease, the actors union said. She was 81.

Top Egyptian actress dies of coronavirus

Famed Egyptian actor Ragaa al-Geddawy died on Sunday after contracting the COVID-19 disease, the actors union said. She was 81.

Kanye West announces US presidential bid on Twitter

American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24-7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

BBNaija new housemates in isolation ahead of show’s premier

Organisers of the reality show, Big Brother Naija, say all new members of the show are currently in isolation ahead of the July 19, 2020 premier of Season 5.
Lion Heart Genevieve Nnaji

Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
This captivating 238-page book written by Enuma Chigbo, a Nigerian woman of Igbo descent, says it all started in an Uber ride in Cumming, Georgia, sometime in February 2017.

Nigerian author releases new publication in America

Letters from the Wilderness, a profound book of 40 letters has recently been released in the state of Georgia, United States of America. This captivating 238-page book written by Enuma Chigbo, a Nigerian woman of Igbo descent, says it all started in an Uber ride in Cumming, Georgia, sometime in February 2017.
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24-7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

MultiChoice announces BBNaija season 5 premiere date

MultiChoice Nigeria, organisers of Big Brother Nigeria, have announced that the fifth season of the show will premiere on July 19, 2020.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy, Wizkid win at 2020 BET Awards

Nigerian Afrobeat music superstars, Burna Boy and Wizkid have both emerged winners at the 20th BET Awards held on Sunday.
American rapper, Kanye West, announces partnership with Nigerian designer Mowalola Ogunlesi as the director of ‘Yeezy Gap’.

Kanye West partners Nigerian designer

American rapper, Kanye West, announces partnership with Nigerian designer Mowalola Ogunlesi as the director of ‘Yeezy Gap’.
A Simpsons-themed mural in Milan painted as a tribute following the death of George Floyd. The TV show will end white actors voicing characters of colour. Miguel Medina-AFP-Getty Images

‘The Simpsons’ ends white actors voicing characters of colour

The Simpsons will no longer use white actors to dub ethnic minority characters, the producers of the long-running animated series announced Friday.
Rapper Huey has been killed in a double shooting in his hometown of St Louis, according to reports. He was 32.

US rapper Huey killed in double shooting

Rapper Huey has been killed in a double shooting in his hometown of St Louis, according to reports. He was 32.

Justin Bieber files $20 million lawsuit against 2 women who accused him of sexual...

Justin Bieber has filed a $20 million defamation lawsuit against two women who claimed in social media posts that he sexually assaulted them.
Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O Kanayo, says he is not a ritualist as he only plays the role in movies as scripted.

Kanayo O. Kanayo: I am not a ritualist

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O Kanayo, says he is not a ritualist as he only plays the role in movies as scripted.
The Nigeria Police Force has quizzed Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, according to a report.

Police quiz D’banj over rape allegation

The Nigeria Police Force has quizzed Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, according to a report.
Music artiste Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj has demanded N100m from Miss Seyitan Babatayo who accused him of raping her in a hotel room on December 30, 2018.

Lawyers demand D’banj’s arrest over rape allegation

The Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates, COPA, has called for the arrest of popular Nigerian artiste Mr. Oladapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, following an allegation of rape against him by Miss Seyitan Tayo.
Gone with the Wind. Everett Collection-REX

‘Gone with the Wind’ returns to HBO Max with commentary on slavery

Movie classic “Gone with the Wind” returned to the HBO Max streaming platform on Wednesday, along with two extra features discussing its depiction of race in the Civil War era.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

I did not give Shehu Sani bribe – witness tells court

Dauda made this known in a Federal High Court, Abuja, while being cross-examined in the ongoing trial of Sani over alleged bribery and advanced fee fraud.

Court adjourns Pastor Ize-Iyamu alleged N700 million fraud case to July 14

The presiding judge of a Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, Justice Umar Garba, on Tuesday adjourned to July 14 the alleged N700m fraud case levelled against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu probe: Nobody is above scrutiny – Presidency

The presidency on Tuesday declared that the ongoing probe of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is an affirmation that nobody under the present administration is above scrutiny.
Ryan Sessegnon could be sent out on loan next season after failing to force his way into Tottenham’s starting XI under José Mourinho.

Ryan Sessegnon to leave Tottenham on loan after a lack of minutes

Ryan Sessegnon could be sent out on loan next season after failing to force his way into Tottenham’s starting XI under José Mourinho.
Bruno Fernandes has revealed the advice Paul Pogba gave him moments before scoring his free-kick against Bournemouth at Old Trafford.

What Paul Pogba told Bruno Fernandes moments before unstoppable Man United free-kick

Bruno Fernandes has revealed the advice Paul Pogba gave him moments before scoring his free-kick against Bournemouth at Old Trafford.