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Sade Adu sings in ‘A wrinkle in time’ after 8 years hiatus

Helen Folasade Adu, a.k.a Sade Adu, Nigerian–British soul singer, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years.

Sterling K Brown continues good run with win at SAG Awards

Sterling K Brown’s award season winning streak continued on Sunday at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

Golden Globes nominations: Shape of Water, Big Little Lies score big

The Globes take place five days before Oscar nomination voting closes and over the years has massively influenced the outcome of the Academy Awards.

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.

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.

Camera operator dies in Ghana on set of Netflix drama

A British camera operator has died on the set of the BBC/Netflix miniseries "The Forgiving Earth."

Olaudah Equiano’s memory dominates Google search

The engaging story of Olaudah Equiano, the Igbo slave man, who played a leading role in the abolition of slave trade after becoming free 270 years ago, dominated searches on Google this week.

Game of Thrones boosts Sky earnings

European pay-TV giant Sky, facing a possible takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, announced Thursday a surge in subscribers on keen demand for cult US series Game of Thrones.

Thousands rally in Philippines to warn of Duterte ‘dictatorship’

Left-wing activists and political opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte held rallies on Thursday to warn against what they see as the emergence of a dictatorship under the no-nonsense but hugely popular leader.

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sweeps Emmys

Television’s glittering Emmys placed politics front and center on Sunday, lavishing “The Handmaid’s Tale” with awards for its bleak portrait of an authoritarian America.

Game of Thrones season 7 pirated ‘more than a billion times’

After breaking records for HBO in its season finale, it is claimed that the latest Game of Thrones series has so far been pirated more than one billion times.

Million-dollar bets on Mayweather win

An eye-popping $1.2 million bet is among a flurry of big-money wagers on Floyd Mayweather as the welterweight champion prepares to take on mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, bookmakers reported on Friday.

ASUU strike, Charlie Boy episodes dominate Google searches

The latest nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Charlie Boy episodes in Abuja dominated searches on the internet search engine Google, this week.

Game of Thrones actor warns about husky craze

Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage on Tuesday urged fans of the series to stop buying huskies because of their similarity to fearsome “direwolves”, as many were being quickly abandoned.

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House of Reps queries NEMA chief over alleged N1.6 billion Libya returnees’ fund

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Governor Ahmed’s wife establishes anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions

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