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Grammys

Winners in key categories at 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of winners in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.
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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
Drake

2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.
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Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.
Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi introduces Rembrandt, Vermeer

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to carry the famed name outside of France, announced Sunday it will roll out works by Dutch masters Rembrandt and Vermeer this month.
Among the items that failed to sell was a painting of a mountain lake view and a wicker armchair with a swastika symbol presumed to have belonged to Hitler [Daniel Karmann- AFP]

‘Hitler paintings’ fail to sell at Nuremberg auction

Five paintings attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from his early days as a struggling artist have failed to sell at auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fake.
Chinonye Chukwu

Nigerian’s Chinonye Chukwu becomes first black woman to win Sundance biggest prize

A Nigerian-American filmmaker, Chinonye Chukwu, emerged the first Black woman to win the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for her U.S. Dramatic entry, “Clemency.’’
Several aspirants at the ongoing audition for the fourth season of the TV reality show, Big Brother Naija(BBNaija), holding at the Lagos centre on Friday expressed mixed feelings on whether they would scale the hurdle or not.

BBNaija: Aspirants express mixed feelings in Lagos centre

Some said that because of the mammoth crowd, they might not make it while others were very optimistic of getting the ticket into the BBNaija home at the end of the day.
Some Nigerians have expressed diverse reactions as crowds gather to audition for the Big Brother Naija auditions across the country on Friday.

BBNaija: Nigerians react as auditions obstruct traffic, other activities

Some Nigerians have expressed diverse reactions as crowds gather to audition for the Big Brother Naija auditions across the country on Friday.
Chadwick Bozeman and the Black Panther cast At the Actors Guikd Awards

Black Panther wins top prize at Actors Guild Awards

Groundbreaking superhero blockbuster “Black Panther” on Sunday won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — a major boost to its campaign for Oscars glory next month.
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson documentary on child sexual abuse shocks Sundance

It's not uncommon for audiences at the Sundance Film Festival to give standing ovations, but the ceremonial act took on a solemn air as two men who accuse Michael Jackson of molesting them as boys walked onstage following the festival's only screening of "Leaving Neverland," a documentary about their stories.

Lagos: We are engaging stakeholders to re-position entertainment, tourism industries

The Lagos State Commissioner of Tourism, Art and Culture, Mr Steve Ayorinde, has said that the Mr Akinwunmi Ambode-led government will remain committed to the plans to reposition the entertainment and tourism sector, in spite of the supposed nearness to the change in government.
Kate Henshaw

Actress Kate Henshaw named judge for CBS global talent show

CBS has selected veteran Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw as one of the international judges on its new reality show, ‘The World’s Best’, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Oscar

Oscars 2019: Full list of nominations

Much like the Golden Globes, films like Vice, The Favourite, Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book also picked up their fair share of nominations.

Nigeria’s first storey building records 13,609 visitors in 2018

The first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, Lagos State, recorded 13,609 visitors in 2018, Hodonu Daniel, the officer in charge of the building, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.
Bafta Film Awards

‘The Favourite’ lands 12 Bafta Film Awards nominations

‘The Favourite’ leads the nominations for the 2019 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.
Regina King

Golden Globe: Regina King determined to cast more women in films

Hollywood actress Regina King picked her first Golden Globes award at the 2019 ceremony and vowed to cast more women in future projects.
The cast and crew of Bohemian Rhapsody Valérie Macon-AFP-Getty Images

Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody win big at 2019 Golden Globes

Green Book was the biggest winner at the 2019 Golden Globes award, taking home plaques in the best comedy, best supporting actor and best screenplay categories.

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Two women in court over kidnapping of a three-year-old girl

The police on Tuesday arraigned Mercy Sampson and Stella Madueke, in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl from a church.
The Nigerian Army has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s allegations against the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General Jamil Sarham.

General Sarham: Governor Wike declared war against me for refusing to compromise 2019 elections

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, who is also the Land Component Commander of Operation Delta Safe, has revealed that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, decided to declare war against him for rejecting his (Wike’s) billions of naira to compromise the February 23 and March 9, 2019 general elections in Rivers.

Malian attacks: France reiterates support for fight against insurgency

The Embassy of France in Abuja has condemned the recent attacks by terrorists on the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Timbuktu.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo visits Borno

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for a day working visit.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan out of Europa League final

Arsenal have announced that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not travel to Baku for the Europa League final clash with Chelsea later this month.