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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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Instagram: ‘Likes’ removal will sanitise platform – users

Some users of Instagram, a social media platform say plans to remove ‘likes counter’ will help sanitise the platform.

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Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.

Indian gang rape victim set on fire on way to court, dies

A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.