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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.
Ten international films, including widely acclaimed offerings from South Korea, Spain and Senegal, are on the shortlist of movies vying for Oscar’s Academy Award nominations.
Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, has dissociated itself from the solidarity protest by the acting Chairman of the University of Lagos, Unilag chapter, Comrade Olusola Sowunmi on the removal of the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe by the University’s Council.
Administrators in Uganda’s capital city Kampala have started a public campaign, urging people to report any suspected cases of COVID-19.
Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women’s football team next year, the Football Association (FA) announced on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday ordered the reopening of the economy in England as data showed a recent rise in COVID-19 infections had now levelled off.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has pledged to do everything legitimately possible to win the governorship election in Anambra state, slated for 2021.
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it received notification of 15 cases of methanol poisoning associated with ingesting alcohol-based hand sanitisers in recent months.
The North-East Governors’ Forum (NEGF) has called on the Federal Government to deploy more state of the art military hard ware to the armed forces fighting the Boko Haram in the region.
National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) say they are jointly investigating an oil leak from Ship’s Clough Creek-Tebidaba trunkline at Azuzuama community in Bayelsa.
Member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has expressed worries over the state of affairs of the People’s Democratic Party in Cross River state, adding that the Party was heading for disintegration if nothing was done.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has accused the Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Ottos, of insubordination.