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Court overturns ban on Bollywood movie Padmaavat

India’s Supreme Court Thursday overturned a ban on a Bollywood film imposed by four states ahead of its country-wide release later this month.

Lebanon reverses ban on Steven Spielberg film

Lebanon’s interior ministry will allow the release of Steven Spielberg’s latest film, “The Post”, overturning a ban by the General Security authority, a senior official said Wednesday.

‘Jumanji’ leads box office pack over US holiday weekend

Sony’s family film “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” had a lock on the top spot at the North American box office this holiday weekend, for the second straight week.

Funke Akindele taking Nollywood to global world – Adewale Sokoti

Foremost Yoruba actor Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has commended Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello for her selection as a member of the cast in Hollywood movie ‘Avengers’

Britain celebrates ‘Game of Thrones’ with new stamps

Stars of “Game of Thrones” will appear on a new collection of stamps to celebrate Britain’s contribution to the fantasy series, Royal Mail announced.

The Wedding Party sequel makes N312m in 18 days

Mo Abudu, producer of The Wedding Party, says the second installment of the movie has earned N312m in the cinemas.

Latest ‘Star Wars’ passes $1 billion mark in third week

The latest episode in Disney’s mammothly popular “Star Wars” series has passed the $1 billion mark in worldwide revenues in just three weeks, a Disney spokesperson said Sunday.

‘The Wedding Party 2’ rakes in N73m in 3 days

Nigeria’s blockbuster movie “The Wedding Party 2-Destination Dubai,” has made over 73 million Naira on its opening weekend, its producers said.

Princes William and Harry play Stormtroopers in new ‘Star Wars’ film

Princes William and Harry have a cameo appearance as Stormtroopers in the latest “Star Wars” film, it was revealed late Tuesday, as they attended the European premiere in London.

We borrowed N50 million from BoI to produce ‘The Bridge’ – Kunle Afolayan

A renowned actor and movie director, Kunle Afolayan, on Monday said funding was essential for the production of quality movies.

Big Media scrambles to meet challenge from Big Tech

America’s media giants have seen this movie before: Big Tech enters an industry with piles of cash and new ways of doing business, devastating the competition.

Film censors board confiscates pirated materials worth N150 million at Alaba market

The National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, has seized pirated materials worth N150 million at the Alaba International Market in Lagos and arrested five suspects.

Movie producers want state governors to step up fight against piracy

The Association of Movie Producers have appealed to state governors to step up the fight against piracy to minimise the damage to the industry.

Sexual allegations: Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in new film

Veteran actor Christopher Plummer will replace fallen star Kevin Spacey in the Ridley Scott police drama “All the Money in the World,” a source at Sony said on Wednesday.

Netflix will no longer work with Kevin Spacey, cancels new movie

Netflix has said it will no longer work with Kevin Spacey amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment made against him.

Beyonce to star in live-action remake of ‘Lion King’

Disney has announced that Beyonce Knowles will be joining the cast of its remake of ‘Lion King’.

Jeff Bridges: in the line of fire onscreen and off

There is a grim irony in the timing of Jeff Bridges' latest movie, the story of a firefighting crew that perished in one of the deadliest wildfires in US history.

Box office glory a piece of cake for ‘Happy Death Day’

Comedy horror slasher "Happy Death Day" had an excuse to celebrate last weekend as it stormed straight to the top of the North American box office, according to industry figures released Monday.

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In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.
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Emir Sanusi lauds President Buhari’s economic advisory council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Oseloka Obaze: Central bank cashless policy discriminatory

Former diplomat and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2017 election in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has faulted the new policy on cash withdrawal and deposit by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, describing it as discriminatory.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.