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David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.

Governor Amosun needs God’s intercession for successor – aspirant

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Mr. Temitope Kuyebi, has charged the people of Yewa-Awori of the state to continue to pray for Governor Ibikunle Amosun, not to renege on his promise to zone the 2019 gubernatorial election to Ogun West senatorial district.

Going ‘Overboard’: Hollywood’s glut of gender-swap remakes

From the polarizing “Ghostbusters” remake to the controversy over female versions of James Bond and Doctor Who, Hollywood’s proclivity for gender-swapped retreads is among its most enduring and contentious.

‘Chicago Fire’, ‘Prison Break’ actress DuShon Monique Brown dies suddenly at age 49

DuShon Monique Brown, known to many as the actress who portrayed Connie in the NBC drama “Chicago Fire,” passed away Friday. She was 49.

Banji Akintoye: Beware of growing Fulani settlements in Southwest, Southeast

According to Akintoye, recent research carried out by some intellectuals in the South-West shows that not less than 175 Fulani settlements are scattered across Yoruba land, saying that each of the settlements “portends serious danger to their host communities.”

Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.

Peter Okoye signs distribution deal with US record label Empire

Peter Okoye, formerly of Psquare, has signed a distribution deal with Empire, an American record label, music publisher and distribution company.

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Gianni Infantino: Majority back 48-team Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

Ekiti Assembly holds public hearing on local council finances

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday held a public hearing on the financial transactions of the 16 local governments across the state within the last one year.
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Leon Balogun ready for tough Chelsea test

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun feels the side can head into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea with a sense of freedom.

SON cautions Nigerians against buying fairly used gas cylinders

The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday warned Nigerians/ importers on the grave consequences of importation and use of fairly used cooking gas cylinders.
Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello (2nd right) presenting certificates, plaque and gifts to Onisarotu Oluwatoyin Adesina at the 2018 Pens Down Ceremony for 21 Permanent Secretaries. With them are the Head of Service of Lagos State, Folasade Adesoye (Left) and Alhaji Waliu Onibon (Right).

Lagos sends forth 21 retired permanent secretaries

The Lagos State Government on Thursday sent forth 21 Permanent Secretaries (PS) who retired from the civil service between January and November, 2018.