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Kevin Hart to host the Oscars

Comedian Kevin Hart, who has long said that he would like to one day host the Academy Awards, will serve as M.C. for the 91st Oscars ceremony on Feb. 24.
Omoni Oboli

AY, Omoni Oboli to make Hollywood debut

Comedian AY Makun and actress, Omoni Oboli, will make their debut in a Hollywood animation film, “Elliott: The Littlest Reindeer”.
Dee One

BBNaija’s Dee One calls out Payporte over N450,000 debt

Dee One, a housemate in the 2018 Big Brother Naija, says Bassey Udo, Payporte owner, has refused to repay a debt of N450,000.
Baba Sala

Baba Sala: Family announces burial date

His son, a Performing Officer at the National Troupe of Nigeria, Emmanuel Adejumo, popularly called “Boisala’’ told NAN that the family was decided on the date for the burial.
Baba Sala

Baba Sala: World has lost brilliant, creative comedian – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the death of ace comedian and actor, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, otherwise known as Baba Sala, as “a loss of world’s most life-enhanc­ing, brilliant and creat­ive comedian”.
Baba Sala

Baba Sala’s son urges Nigerians to learn from my father’s experience

Emmanuel Adejumo, the son of late veteran comedian, Moses Adejumo, popularly known as “Baba Sala,” on Monday urged Nigerians to learn from his father’s achievements and mistakes.
Baba Sala

Jide Kosoko, others mourn ace comedian Baba Sala

Veteran Nollywood actor Jide Kosoko and some actors on Monday mourned the late Veteran Comedian and sit com, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, popularly known as “Baba Sala” who died on Sunday in Ilesa, Osun.
Baba Sala

Ace comedian Baba Sala passes on

Nigeria’s 82-year-old ace comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has passed on.

Sexual assault: Bill Cosby faces 30 years in prison

Bill Cosby, 81-year-old American comedian could face the rest of his life in jail after he was found guilty of sexual assault in April after a jury heard allegations from Andrea Constand.
Lead actor in a limited series or movie nominee John Legend dances onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards with the One of Each dancers -- a dig at the lack of diversity in Hollywood. ROBYN BECK-AFP-Getty Images

Best quotes from Emmys night

The 70th Emmy Awards featured pithy jokes, heartfelt speeches and a few life lessons. Here are a handful of key quotes from Monday’s night gala in Los Angeles.
This picture taken on September 14, 2018 shows the Spiez Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute for NBC-Protection (nuclear, biological, chemical), in Spiez, 40km from the capital Bern, as Swiss newspapers reported that two Russian agents suspected of trying to spy the laboratory were arrested in the Netherlands and expelled early this year. At the time, Spiez was analysing data related to poison gas attacks in Syria, as well as the March 4 attack using the nerve agent Novichok on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, Swiss newspapers reported. / AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI

Poisoning suspects ‘tourism’ claims raise eyebrows even in Russia

Two Russian men's claims that they were innocent tourists wrongly branded would-be assassins met with mockery in Britain Friday and even raised eyebrows in the usually patriotic Russian media.

Falz: I will continue to make controversial music

The “This is Nigeria crooner” who recently won an AMVCA in an interview said that he is currently working on a music album where all the tracks will be as contentious and norm-breaking.

General Gowon to speak at Second LEAD Leadership Summit in Lagos

Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon and Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will be the guest lead speakers at the forthcoming Africa Innovation Concepts (AIC) 2nd Annual Leadership Summit, “LEAD 2.0’’.
18 Hours

AMVCA 2018: ’18 Hours’ emerges overall best movie

’18 Hours’ has emerged the overall best movie for 2018 at the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
Julius Agwu

Julius Agwu: The only thing that will help Nigerians now is comedy

At a time when Nigeria is witnessing some economic and security challenges, comedian, Julius Agwu, has advised Nigerians to embrace comedy.
Alex Asogwa

#BBNaija finalist Alex Asogwa’s judging prowess excites fans at dance competition

Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual, BBNaija season three finalist, have continued to receive praise from fans following her gig as a judge at the TVS dance competition finale.
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah faces backlash in Australia over offensive indigenous joke

Comedian Trevor Noah is facing calls for a boycott of his “Tour Down Under” over an offensive joke he told in 2013, calling all indigenous Australian women ugly.

AMVCA: Falz, Rita Dominic, Adesua Etomi, others emerge nominees

Nominees for the 6th annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) have been announced. The announcement for the 2018 edition was made on June 30 by Nigerian comedian, Bovi, and Ghanaian actress, Joselyn Dumas, on...

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LASEMA: No lives lost in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) said no lives were lost at the fire outbreak which occurred at Abule Egba in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Center wants Muhammadu Buhari to sign Disability Bill Act into law

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Disability Bill Act into law to reduce the burden faced by People With Disabilities (PWDs) in the country.

Adams Oshiomhole: I hope National Assembly won’t distort 2019 budget as presented

National Chairman, All Progressive Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday expressed hopes that the National Assembly won’t ‘distort the 2019 budget’ as presented.

NiMet: Dust haze, mist weather to prevail Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted dust hazy weather conditions over most parts of the country with partly cloudy sky, misty and foggy conditions over some southern cities on Thursday.

Police wife, others arraigned for biting off woman’s ear

A 25-year-old wife of a police officer, Lydia Uwadiegwu, has been arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ogba, for allegedly chopping-off the ear of a female Sergeant, Blessing A. O. Umongu.