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Nigerian government approves 6th evacuation flight for stranded Nigerians in US

The federal government has approved the 6th evacuation flight for stranded Nigerians in the United States.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 5

House of Reps quizzes NDDC over N70.495 billion awarded contracts

The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.
Lion Heart Genevieve Nnaji

Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
55-year-old Legendary Wrestler, Mark William Calaway, popularly known as The Undertaker, on Monday announced his retirement from the WWE.

‘The Undertaker’ announces retirement from wrestling

55-year-old Legendary Wrestler, Mark William Calaway, popularly known as The Undertaker, on Monday announced his retirement from the WWE.
Guinness World Records has reversed its 2018 decision to strip Billy Mitchell of his Pac-Man and Donkey Kong world records, according to Ars Technica.

Guinness reverses decision to strip Billy Mitchell’s Pac-Man, Donkey Kong records

Guinness World Records has reversed its 2018 decision to strip Billy Mitchell of his Pac-Man and Donkey Kong world records, according to Ars Technica, in what is the latest twist in a long story about the notorious arcade game master at the center of documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters.
Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Raymond Dokpesi Jnr asks NCDC to provide his coronavirus test results

Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, has recovered from coronavirus.
Netflix will roll out new parental control features globally in the coming months. Ryan Anson-AFP-Getty Images

Netflix gains 15.8 million subscribers in three months

The world’s largest streaming service gained 15.8 million paying customers from January through March, bringing its global total to 182.9 million. Netflix had predicted it would add 7 million during the period.
Sadio Mane has set his sights on victory for Senegal against Algeria when they meet in their second Group C game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo on Thursday.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane building hospital to give Senegalese people hope

Liverpool star Sadio Mane said he is funding a hospital in Senegal in order to give people in the country hope of a better life.
On Monday, OJ: Made in America will launch on SuperSport, playing out in primetime until Friday. The documentary series will broadcast on SS1 at 18:00 WAT from Monday to Friday. The series, first produced for ESPN 30 for 30, revisits the so-called Trial of the Century, when renowned former American footballer OJ Simpson was tried on two counts of murder in the mid-1990s.

Award-winning OJ Simpson documentary series to air on DStv

It’s one of the most ambitious and sweeping sports documentaries ever made and it’s coming to DStv.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to stop using their HRH titles (His-Her Royal Highness) and repay millions of pounds spent renovating their Berkshire home, the couple have announced.

Meghan Markle to make Hollywood comeback with Disney documentary

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has her first post-royal job: narrating a Disney documentary about elephants.

Paris Club refund: Court orders Katsina to pay firm N13.3 billion

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Katsina State Government to pay a firm, Mauritz Walton Nigerian Ltd, N13.3 billion for the debt management services it rendered to the state.

Nigeria backs N1.1 billion film, documentary on 1914

The Federal Government has thrown its weight behind the educational film and documentary on Nigeria, it was learnt.
Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, whose production company Higher Ground backed the documentary American Factory, congratulated the film’s directors after their Oscar win Sunday in Documentary Feature.

Obamas’ first film wins best documentary Oscar

The Barack and Michelle Obama-produced film “American Factory” snagged an Oscar on Sunday for best documentary — a win for Netflix, which backed the story of a manufacturing plant in the US Midwest reopened by a Chinese billionaire.
Brad Pitt is the Oscars 2020 winner for Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Cliff Booth in Once upon a Time...in Hollywood!

Brad Pitt wins best supporting actor Oscar for ‘Once Upon a Time…’

Brad Pitt’s Oscar win on Sunday marks a fitting comeback for the veteran actor whose personal life, rather than his on-screen roles, have dominated headlines in recent years.
Chinese-American film “The Farewell” delivered a rebuke to its Oscars snub at the Spirit Awards on Saturday, as South Korea’s “Parasite” added a final burst of momentum to its much-hyped Academy Award challenge.

‘Farewell’ rebukes Oscars with Spirit Award win

Chinese-American film “The Farewell” delivered a rebuke to its Oscars snub at the Spirit Awards on Saturday, as South Korea’s “Parasite” added a final burst of momentum to its much-hyped Academy Award challenge.
Former Executive Director, Media Affairs to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Prince John Mayaki, has dismissed moves by a former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, to release a documentary exposing the dark side of Adams Oshiomhole.

Prince John Mayaki alleges Governor Obaseki’s men trying to swindle him over documentary on...

Former Executive Director, Media Affairs to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Prince John Mayaki has dismissed moves by a former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Hon. Kabiru Adjoto, to release a documentary exposing the “dark side” of Oshiomhole when he held sway as governor of the state.

Senator Shehu Sani: $24,000 extortion claim sponsored to tarnish my reputation

A former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani, says the claim by the EFCC that he was involved in a $24,000 extortion was sponsored to ”tarnish his reputation and mute him.”
Ghana’s Football Association has sacked the coaches of all their men’s and women’s national teams.

Ghana FA sacks all national teams coaches after corruption documentary

Ghana’s Football Association has sacked the coaches of all their men’s and women’s national teams.

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The proposed takeover of Newcastle United by a Saudi Arabian-backed consortium collapsed after the group declined to take up the Premier League’s offer of independent arbitration to decide who would own the club, the league’s chief executive said.

Newcastle takeover collapsed as Saudi consortium declined arbitration offer

The proposed takeover of Newcastle United by a Saudi Arabian-backed consortium collapsed after the group declined to take up the Premier League’s offer of independent arbitration to decide who would own the club, the league’s chief executive Richard Masters said.
Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick,. Manu Fernandez-Pool via REUTERS

Hansi Flick’s ‘brutal domination’ makes Bayern new favourites

In the space of 90 minutes of devastating attacking football, Bayern Munich totally changed the narrative around this Champions League ‘final eight’ tournament and the impact of their 8-2 humiliation of Barcelona will have an even bigger resonance.

SEMA: Flood looms in seven Plateau local councils

Plateau State Government on Saturday told residents in seven Local Government Areas of the state who are living in flood prone areas to vacate their homes immediately to avert an impending floor disaster.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Tribunal affirms Senator Diri’s election as Bayelsa governor

The three-man panel took the decision today a month after the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal filed by a former aspirant of the Bayelsa governorship election under the Peoples Democratic Party, Timi Alaibe, challenging the candidacy of Senator Diri in the November 2019 election

Berlin brothels reopen after lockdown, offer only erotic massages

Berlin’s brothels were allowed to reopen last week after months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions — but full-on sex is still off-limits.