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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.

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Gene, whose full name is Eugene Merril Deitch, was born in Chicago on August 8, 1924, and died April 16, 2020.

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AMC Theaters, the largest theater chain in the United States, will shut its doors nationwide for between six to 12 weeks.

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Actress Toyin Abraham with husband, Kolawole Ajeyemi.

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