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Facebook unveils new models of Portal video chatting devices

Facebook Inc unveiled new models of its Portal video chat devices on Wednesday, making the company’s first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services.
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‘The Lion King’ makes one billion dollars under three weeks

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ has crossed the billion-dollar mark after less than 3 weeks in theaters.
A report by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has revealed that Cameron Boyce’s cause of death was “sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Coroner: Disney star Cameron Boyce died of epilepsy

A report by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has revealed that Cameron Boyce’s cause of death was “sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
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Box office: ‘Lion King’ reigns overseas with $142 million, nears $1bn globally

Disney’s “The Lion King” remains box office royalty, generating another $142 million at the international box office.
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Disney: ‘Avengers’ to break ‘Avatar’ all-time record

Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” will become the highest-grossing film of all time this weekend, parent company Disney said in a statement Saturday.
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Nigeria’s Chiwetel Ejiofor shines in Disney’s ‘Maleficent’

Nigerian actor Chiwetel Ejiofor stunned fans in the recently-released trailer for Disney’s ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ alongside Angelina Jolie.

Nigerians spent N3 billion in cinemas for first half of 2019

Nigerians spent nearly 3, 124, 026, 959 billion Naira to watch box office movies at Nigerian cinemas between January and June.
Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.

Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.
Victor Boyce, the father of the Disney late actor Cameron Boyce has broken his silence on the tragic death of his son, who died in his sleep last week following a seizure linked to “an ongoing medical condition”.

Cameron Boyce’s father shares last photo of late actor

Victor Boyce, the father of the Disney late actor Cameron Boyce has broken his silence on the tragic death of his son, who died in his sleep last week following a seizure linked to “an ongoing medical condition”.
Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover and other stars behind the voices of characters in ‘The Lion King’ remake stunned at the world premiere on Tuesday night.

Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, others stun at ‘The Lion King’ premiere

Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover and other stars behind the voices of characters in ‘The Lion King’ remake stunned at the world premiere on Tuesday night.
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‘Avengers: Endgame’ beats ‘Avatar’ domestically, struggles globally

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has broken ‘Avatar’s record as the number one movie of all time in the United States but struggles to complete the win globally.
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Avengers: Endgame beats box office records with $1.2bn debut

Disney’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has smashed the record for the highest opening weekend, raking in $1.2 billion worldwide.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

US firm returns $400 million fund to Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi murder

United States talent agency Endeavor has returned a $400m investment fund to Saudi Arabia and cancelled its contract with the kingdom over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the New York Times reported.

Black Panther movie nominated for Oscar

Marvel Studios film “Black Panther” made Oscars history on Tuesday, landing the first best picture nomination for a superhero movie, as crowd-pleasing blockbusters muscled into a contest recently dominated by art-house fare.
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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Beyonce feature in Disney’s Lion King

Nigerian born English actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor 41, plays Scar, while singer Beyonce gets the role of Nala in the adaptation of Disney’s animated feature “Lion King.”

21st Century Fox agrees to sell its 39% stake in Sky

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox said Wednesday it had agreed to sell its 39 per cent stake in Sky to Comcast, giving the US cable and media giant full control of the British television giant.

Father of boy saved from Paris balcony convicted for negligence

The father of the little boy who was rescued dangling from a fourth-storey Paris balcony by a Malian migrant dubbed Spiderman received a three-month suspended jail sentence Tuesday for leaving the child home alone.
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Nigerians react to Disney Nigerian fairy-tale movie ‘Princess Sade’

Some Nigerians on Wednesday in Abuja commended the new Disney Nigerian fairy-tale princess called `Sade’, presently being produced by Rick Famuyiwa and Co-written by Ola Shokunbi.

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NAHCON relocates to new headquarters

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Tuesday formally relocated to its permanent headquarters, Hajj House, formerly Metro Plaza in Abuja.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Delta governor seeks approval for N27.9 billion 2019 supplementary budget

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.
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Senator Ibrahim Ida calls or population regulation

A former chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Ibrahim Ida, has called for restriction of the population of Nigeria to the level that corresponds with the growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a mean of checking security problem in the country.
Cardi B has been quite busy lately, but not with music or ranting about social media misfits. She has been brushing up her acting skills and putting them to good use.

Cardi B to star in “Fast And Furious 9”

Cardi B has been quite busy lately, but not with music or ranting about social media misfits. She has been brushing up her acting skills and putting them to good use.

Nigerian TV station shuts down as flood ravages headquarters

The management of Core TV Station has announced the temporary shutdown of the station owing to the flood trigerred by the release of water from the Oyan dam which ravaged its headquarters.