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Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.

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.

US sues AT&T, Time Warner over $85bn merger

The US government filed suit Monday to block AT&T’s merger with Time Warner, setting up the biggest antitrust court clash in decades over the $85bn tie-up.

2019: Governor Ajimobi backs Senator Solomon Adeola for Ogun governor

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Saturday, in Ibadan, openly endorsed the gubernatorial aspiration of Sen. Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, otherwise known as Yayi.

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.

‘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.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

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.

Nigerian-born star Yvonne celebrates 33 as virgin

Yvonne Orji, the sex-drunk character Molly in HBO series Insecure, is proud to be a 33-year-old virgin, even though she is currently playing the sexy role.

Di Maria social media announcement a hack – Barcelona

Barcelona confirmed that their social media accounts were hacked after they had appeared to announce the signing of Angel Di Maria from Paris Saint-Germain.

Four arrested for leaking ‘Game of Thrones’ episode

Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode from HBO’s “Game of Thrones” television series before it was aired in the country, police said Monday.

Disney to ditch Netflix in favor of its own video-streaming service

Disney will stop providing new movies to Netflix starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television.

Game of Thrones episode 4 leaks online before TV broadcast

A security breach at HBO earlier this week appears to have led to a new episode of the Game of Thrones TV series leaking online today.

‘Game of Thrones’ script leaked after HBO hack

HBO said Monday its network was victimized by a cyberattack, and media reports said the hack resulted in the leak of a script of the popular series “Games of Thrones” and content from other productions.

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Lazio confirm departure of Manchester United target Stefan de Vrij

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Ex-President Obasanjo is a pathological liar, betrayer – MASSOB

Movement for Actualization of Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB) Monday berated former President Olusegun Obasanjo for his alleged hatred of Igbos and for claiming to be what he is not.

South-South PDP leaders vow to ‘liberate’ Nigeria from APC

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Nigeria, UN sign agreement on hosting of African tourism ministers’ meeting

Nigeria and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Friday in Madrid, Spain, signed an agreement on the hosting of the 61st UNWTO Commission for Africa (UNWTO CAF) Meeting 4-6 June 2018 in Abuja.

I sympathise with APC – Asiwaju Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has expressed sympathy with the ruling party.

NHRC urges federal govt to punish suspected killers in Zamfara, Benue

The National Human Rights Commission on Sunday urged the Federal Government “to carry out a massive scrutiny of the nation’s security architecture.”

Five feared dead as suspected rival cult groups clash in Anambra

Five persons have been feared dead in Ihiala, Anambra State, following clash by rival cult groups in the area, necessitating an emergency meeting by stakeholders and security operatives to find ways of stemming the tide.

18 new sexual abuse claims against UN peacekeepers in DR Congo

The United Nations said Wednesday it had registered 18 alleged cases of sexual abuse and exploitation by its peacekeepers and civilian personnel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last year.