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US sues AT&T, Time Warner over $85bn merger

The US government filed suit Monday to block AT&T’s merger with Time Warner, setting up the biggest antitrust court clash in decades over the $85bn tie-up.

Sexual allegations: Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in new film

Veteran actor Christopher Plummer will replace fallen star Kevin Spacey in the Ridley Scott police drama “All the Money in the World,” a source at Sony said on Wednesday.

Netflix will no longer work with Kevin Spacey, cancels new movie

Netflix has said it will no longer work with Kevin Spacey amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment made against him.

Eight ‘House of Cards’ staff accuse Spacey of sexual harassment

Eight past and present staffers on the set of ‘House of Cards’ have accused Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment, which brings the total number of accusations to 10.

Netflix suspends House Of Cards production over Kevin Spacey child sex assault claims

Netflix has suspended production of House Of Cards after crisis talks about child sex assault allegations against Kevin Spacey.

‘House of Cards’ to end amid Kevin Spacey allegations

Netflix’s hit series “House of Cards” is going to end with its sixth and final season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Hollywood star Kevin Spacey comes out as gay

Kevin Spacey came out as gay early Monday and apologized to actor Anthony Rapp, who accused the Hollywood star of making a sexual advance on him at a 1986 party when he was only 14 years old.

Bill Gates tops Forbes wealthiest American list as Donald Trump’s fortune slides by $600m

America’s richest may be getting richer but President Donald Trump’s fortune has slid by $600 million to $3.1 billion, according to a list of 400 billionaires released by Forbes magazine on Tuesday.

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sweeps Emmys

Television’s glittering Emmys placed politics front and center on Sunday, lavishing “The Handmaid’s Tale” with awards for its bleak portrait of an authoritarian America.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

Netflix taps Oscar-winner Damien Chazelle for musical series

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle is to bring an eight-episode musical drama set in Paris to Netflix, the internet streaming service announced on Friday.

Di Maria social media announcement a hack – Barcelona

Barcelona confirmed that their social media accounts were hacked after they had appeared to announce the signing of Angel Di Maria from Paris Saint-Germain.

Mark Wahlberg named world’s top paid actor

Rapper-turned-actor Mark Wahlberg was named the world’s highest paid actor on Tuesday, earning an estimated $68 million before taxes over the past 12 months.

Porn site offers to pick up Netflix’s cancelled LGBTQ show

Porn site xHamster has offered to pick up Sense8, the LGBTQ-inclusive show Netflix cancelled in June.

Hollywood, Apple said to mull rental plan, defying theaters

Movie studios are considering whether to ignore the objections of cinema chains and forge ahead with a plan to offer digital rentals of films mere weeks after they appear in theaters, according to people familiar with the matter.

David Letterman back from retirement at 70 with new talk show

David Letterman is coming out of retirement with a new talk show, two years after ending his 33-year-long stint at CBS.

Disney to ditch Netflix in favor of its own video-streaming service

Disney will stop providing new movies to Netflix starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television.

Netflix acquires comic book creator Millarworld

Netflix announced Monday it was acquiring comic book publisher Millarworld, creator of popular series including "Kick-Ass" and "Kingsman."

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Nigeria may face another $2.3bn fine in arbitration in France over an alleged breach of contract on Mambilla Hydroelectric project.

House of Reps: Mambilla hydropower project only on papers

The Chairman, House of Representatives, Committee on Power, Hon Magaji Da’u Aliyu, has said the over 40 years old Mambilla Hydro-Power project only existed on papers because there was nothing on ground to show that the project has commenced before the coming of this administration.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Electricity consumers oppose tariff increment by Ikeja Electric

Electricity consumers on Monday opposed the planned tariff increment by Ikeja Electric (IE), demanding that 90 per cent of customers should be metered before any upward review of tariff.
South Africa has cancelled a men’s under-23 friendly against Japan over concerns about the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Japan Football Association revealed Sunday.

South Africa pulls out of friendly with Japan over coronavirus concerns

South Africa has cancelled a men’s under-23 friendly against Japan over concerns about the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Japan Football Association revealed Sunday.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo governor terminates abandoned road contract

The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta/Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Bandits kill three, kidnap ten, take petrol as ransom

Three people, including a woman and her daughter, have been killed as bandits invaded some communities in the Rafi Local Government area of Niger State last weekend.