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Twitter said Saturday that hackers “manipulated” some of its employees to access accounts in a high-profile attack, including those of Joe Biden and Elon Musk, and apologized profusely for the breach.

Twitter removes Donald Trump retweet video after Linkin Park complain

Twitter has taken down a campaign-style video retweeted by President Donald Trump after rock group Linkin Park issued a cease-and-desist order over the unauthorized use of their music, media reports said.
Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirement if former coach Glen Mills asked him.

Usain Bolt says open to comeback

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirement if former coach Glen Mills asked him.
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.
That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women in separate incidents which occurred between 2001 and 2003.

US actor charged with raping three women

“That 70s Show” actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women in separate incidents in 2001 and 2003, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said on Wednesday night.
Approximately 1.8 million American households cancelled cable TV subscriptions during the first quarter of 2020 according to a report by Variety.

1.8 million American households cancel cable TV subscriptions

Approximately 1.8 million American households cancelled cable TV subscriptions during the first quarter of 2020 according to a report by Variety.
Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on the invitation of Heracles Almelo striker Cyriel Dessers and FC Koln right-back Kingsley Ehizibue to the Nigeria national team.

Super Eagles new boy wants Dutch elite league to be concluded

Cyriel Dessers is not comfortable with the history that would go with his name as Dutch Eredivisie 2019/2020 top scorer if the season was not completed.
Music insiders say the real reason Taylor Swift didn’t go to the Grammys is they wouldn’t guarantee she’d win Song of the Year.

Taylor Swift skipped the Grammys because they couldn’t guarantee she’d win

Music insiders say the real reason Taylor Swift didn’t go to the Grammys is they wouldn’t guarantee she’d win Song of the Year.
The chief executive of the Recording Academy, Deborah Dugan, has been removed from her position just 10 days before the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Grammys chief Deborah Dugan removed days before awards ceremony

The chief executive of the Recording Academy, Deborah Dugan, has been removed from her position just 10 days before the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Facebook acquires cloud gaming service PlayGiga

Facebook has acquired the Spanish cloud gaming company PlayGiga, which previously offered its services across Italy, Argentina, Chile, and Spain. The purchase was confirmed by Facebook to CNBC, following reports last week from Cinco Diaswhich claimed that the deal was imminent and was valued at €70 million (around $78 million).
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.

‘Game of Thrones’ seeks record in final Emmys battle

“Game of Thrones” will seek to make Emmy history one final time Sunday when television’s best and brightest gather at a glamorous ceremony in Los Angeles to bid farewell to a number of long-running hit shows.
“Joker”, a daringly nihilstic take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival Saturday.

‘Joker’ wins top prize at Venice film festival

“Joker”, a daringly nihilstic take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival Saturday.
Lawyers for Abimbola Osundairo, left, and Olabinjo Osundairo framed the lawsuit as a way of restoring their reputations. Kamil Krzaczynski-Reuters

Nigerian brothers sue Jussie Smollett’s lawyers for defamation

The two Nigerian brothers who allegedly participated in a staged hate attack on Jussie Smollett have filed a defamation suit against Smollett’s lawyers.
China wedding ceremonies

China bans lavish wedding ceremonies

China has called for the end of lavish wedding ceremonies as the government ramps up its campaign against gaudy displays of wealth.
Idris Elba

Idris Elba to play a villain in ‘Fast & Furious’ spinoff

Idris Elba, Hollywood superstar, will star in a spinoff of Fast & Furious, says a report by US website Variety.

Federal govt hails Mo Abudu, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Chimamanda Adichie

The federal government has congratulated Mo Abudu, Chimamanda Adichie and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, over the honours recently bestowed on them on the global stage, calling them great ambassadors of Nigeria.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Mo Abudu among 50 global women in showbiz

Mo Abudu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EbonyLife TV, and Nollywood star Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde a.k.a Omosexy, have been named among 50 women making an impact in showbiz by Variety magazine.

Israel boycotts film festival over Foxtrot screening

Israel is boycotting a film festival in Paris which plans to screen "Foxtrot", an acclaimed drama which depicts the Israeli army covering up the deaths of Palestinian teenagers.

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NGO donates protective equipment to hospitals in Kogi

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Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has paid tribute to Pedro Rodriguez after his injury-hit FA Cup final on Saturday.

Pedro undergoes surgery for shoulder injury

Chelsea’s Spanish winger Pedro has had surgery, following a shoulder injury he sustained during Saturday’s FA Cup final defeat by Arsenal.
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Amnesty accuses United States police of human rights abuses

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused the United States police of violating the human rights of protesters during the anti-racism demonstrations in the United States.

Expert decries deficiency in management of students with disabilities

Dr Badewa Adejugbe-Williams, an expert in the management of students with diverse physical and neurodevelopment disabilities, has decried the dearth in the educational management of students with various disabilities in the country.