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Ondo university set for social media festival

All hands are on deck at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State to organise a first of its kind Social Media Gathering, together creative minds and students in and outside the state.
Comedian, TV show anchor Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday.

Ellen DeGeneres to receive Golden Globe Lifetime Award

Comedian, TV show anchor Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday.

Kenneth Okonkwo, Tonto Dikeh honoured at Nollywood New Yam Festival

Veteran Nollywood actors Kenneth Okonkwo and Tonto Dikeh have been honoured with cultural titles at the 2019 Nollywood New Yam Festival, an annual thespians’ fiesta, which showcases Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it will need a petition in order to commence a probe against social media celebrities such as Ray Hushpuppi, Investor BJ, Baddy Osha, Opa6, Bayo Otunola and others who were mentioned in the song titled ‘Living Things’ by hip hop artiste, Abolore Akande aka 9ice.

EFCC calls for petitions against Hushpuppi, Investor BJ, Baddyosha, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it will need a petition in order to commence a probe against social media celebrities such as Ray Hushpuppi, Investor BJ, Baddy Osha, Opa6, Bayo Otunola and others who were mentioned in the song titled ‘Living Things’ by hip hop artiste, Abolore Akande aka 9ice.
Chioma, fiancee of popular singer, David Adeleke AKA Davido, has delivered a baby boy.

Wizkid, Quavo congratulate Davido, Chioma over birth of son

Celebrities and fans alike have continued to congratulate musician, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke and his fiancée, Chioma Avril on the birth of their son.
European football’s ruling body said Saturday that they will “examine” reports that Turkey footballers performed a military salute in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Albania to mark their country’s widely-condemned armed offensive against Kurds in Syria.

UEFA will ‘examine’ Turkey footballers’ military salute

European football’s ruling body said Saturday that they will “examine” reports that Turkey footballers performed a military salute in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Albania to mark their country’s widely-condemned armed offensive against Kurds in Syria.
Parliament of Uganda

Uganda announces ‘Kill the Gays’ bill, death penalty for homosexuals

Uganda has announced plans to reintroduce a bill which would bring in the death penalty for homosexuals in the East African nation.
Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.

Nollywood stars light up ‘The Enemy I know’ premiere in Abuja

Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.
Following a fierce backlash, the BBC has reversed its decision to censure presenter Naga Munchetty for comments that were critical of US President Donald Trump.

BBC reverses ruling over presenter’s remarks on Donald Trump

Following a fierce backlash, the BBC has reversed its decision to censure presenter Naga Munchetty for comments that were critical of US President Donald Trump.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s close-season transfer to AS Roma has made a lasting impact off the pitch, helping a missing Kenyan boy reunite with his family thanks to the Italian club’s social media campaign.

Two more missing children found in Roma initiative

Two more missing children have been found as a result of a campaign by Italian Serie A club Roma.
Reality stars Bamike Olawunmi aka BamBam and Tope Adenibuyan aka c are married.

Fans excited as Teddy A, BamBam wed

Reality stars Bamike Olawunmi aka BamBam and Tope Adenibuyan aka c are married.
Burna Boy

Xenophobia: Burna Boy slams South African rapper AKA

Afro-fusion sensation, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has threatened to ‘deal’ with South African rapper, AKA, if they ever meet.
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Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift win big at MTV VMAs 2019 — full list

Celebrities who bagged some awards include: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, the Jonas Brothers, Rosalía, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and more A-listers who are among the numerous artists that are set to perform at the Prudential Center in New Jersey for the 36th annual award show.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 25, 2012 Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, leaves following the Royal family Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, in the east of England, on December 25, 2012. – Britain’s Prince Andrew has said on August 18, 2019 he was “appalled” by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010. (Photo by LEON NEAL / AFP)

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies witnessing Epstein abuse

Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
Britain’s Prince Andrew has said he was not a party to the debauchery associated with disgraced US billionaire, Jeffery Epstein.

Buckingham Palace: Prince Andrew not party to Epstein’s sex abuse

Britain’s Prince Andrew has said he was not a party to the debauchery associated with disgraced US billionaire, Jeffery Epstein.
Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Igwemba popularly known as Klint Da Drunk, expressed gratitude to God for surviving a car crash along Bauchi-Jos express road.

Comedian Klint Da Drunk survives car crash

Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Igwemba, popularly known as Klint Da Drunk, expressed gratitude to God for surviving a car crash along Bauchi-Jos express road.
Disgraced US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, facing a charge of sex trafficking of minors in New York has committed suicide.

US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide

Disgraced US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, facing a charge of sex trafficking of minors in New York has committed suicide.
Tacha

BBNaija: If Tacha doesn’t win, I will give her the money – Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye, formerly of the P Square famous musical group, has joined celebrities to support housemates in the 2019 Big Brother Naija.

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Jamal Lewis is mobbed by his Norwich teammates – and substitutes – after scoring his first Premier League goal to cut down Leicester. JASONPIX-Shutterstock

Norwich secure crucial 1-0 win against Leicester

Norwich boosted their bid for Premier League survival as Jamal Lewis fired the bottom club to a crucial 1-0 win over third-placed Leicester on Friday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.