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Disney to buy parts of 21st Century Fox for $52.4bn


Walt Disney Co. said Thursday it had reached a deal to buy 21st Century Fox for $52.4bn (44.3 billion euros) in stock after the spinoff of the firm’s television stations and Fox News channel. “Building on Disney’s commitment to deliver the highest quality branded entertainment, the acquisition of these complementary assets would allow Disney to create more appealing content, build ...

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Wasiu Ayinde mourns the death of his daughter

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Popular fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, has paid tribute to her daughter, Wasilat Olaronke Ashabi Ayinde, who passed on in Canada on Tuesday. Wasilat was said to have died after an undisclosed illness. Many people have since been expressing condolences to the musician otherwise called K1 de Ultimate over the incident. Ayinde, however, broke his silence on Thursday in a ...

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Twitter makes ‘tweetstorms’ easier with ‘threads’

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Twitter said Tuesday said it would make it easier for users to build “tweetstorms” by linking together posts in “threads” to expound at length at the famously short-form messaging service. The move comes just a month after Twitter rattled the twitterverse by doubling the limit for tweets in most languages to 280 characters, in a bid to draw in more ...

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Peter Okoye signs new artiste


Barely one month after the celebration of his birthday, Peter Okoye of the defunct popular music group, P-Square, has signed an artiste to his record company PClassic Records. He made the announcement of Singah’s signing on his Instagram page @peterpsquare. “Morning guys! Pls welcome @official_singah to PClassic Records Singer+Songwriter+Producer+Showmanship @official_singah 2018 is so ready for you! PClassicRecords #KingOfEmpire #KingOfAllP.’’ The 36-year ...

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Comedy child superstar, Emmanuella, becomes FreshYo ambassador


Child comedy superstar, Emmanuella Samuel, has been officially signed as the Brand Ambassador of FreshYo. Her videos for FreshYo done in collaboration with Mark Angel Comedy International and variously entitled ‘Missing Emmanuella’, ‘Lunatic’ and ‘Professor,’ have become popular among Nigerians, having generated over 30 million views on the social media. Category Head (Beverages, Noodles & Culinary) at Olam International’s Joint ...

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Pasuma is 50


Fuji musician, Alabi Pasuma, is celebrating his 50th birthday today. Pasuma, who also doubles as a Nollywood actor, was born on 27 November 1967 at Mushin in Lagos State and was brought up in Kwara State. The 50-year-old has been an inspiration to many and is blessed with lovely children.

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Skype joins list of apps on China blacklist


Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China’s blacklist, with Apple saying Wednesday it was ordered to clear its download store of apps that violate national laws. Skype is no longer available for download on the China Apple Store or Android sites, with Chinese web-users saying it had been gone for weeks. “We have been notified by ...

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Olamide drops new album, ‘Lagos Na Wa’


Nigeria rapper Olamide Adedeji has released a new album titled ‘Lagos Na Wa’, bringing his album repetoire to seven since his debut in 2011. The album was released on Friday barely a year after he released ‘The Glory’ album. Lagos Na Wa is a 17-track album with songs like hit single Wo, Wo Spiritual and Oro Paw Paw. Other songs on the album include ...

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Baba Sala down with a stroke, cries for help

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Veteran comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has solicited the financial support of well-meaning Nigerians for him to be able to take care of his health. The comedian, who sank into the background after enjoying patronage and limelight for decades, is said to be suffering from a stroke. At a briefing held on his biography due for presentation ...

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BREAKING: Nollywood Actress, Funke Abisogun AlHassan is dead

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Nollywood Actress, Funke Abisogun AlHassan, is dead. The actress, who gave birth to a baby some days ago, died on Sunday evening. Her death was announced by her brother-in-law, Tunde Ola Yusuf, on Instagram. He wrote, ADIEU FUNKE… Just days ago, people celebrated with you for the delivery of Ur baby, now the Sun set at noon and U are ...

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On FG’s plan to ban production of music video abroad

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The recent announcement made by the Minister of Information on its proposed plan to ban the production of music video abroad is insensitive and unwarranted. Currently, the entertainment industry generates 2.5% of the country’s GDP and employs 150,000. The sector has the capacity to inject more into the economy with adequate government intervention and favourable government policy. Rather than for ...

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Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China

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The Beijing’s Bureau Culture said in a very statement released that the young singer is a talented singer, however he’s also a controversial Singer. it was said that it’s inappropriate to allow entertainers with bad behaviours. China has added the name of the youngster to the list of Hostile Foreign Forces ranking somewhere below the Dalai Lama and Taiwanese separatists. ...

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Linkin Park singer, Bennington dies by suicide

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Chester Bennington, the front man singer of the chart-topping hard rock band Linkin Park, found dead in his residence on Thursday, July 20. it was reported that he died in a clear suicide at the age of forty one. The Los Angeles authorities were alerted at about after 9:00 am in the morning  at his residence and it’s being handled as ...

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Despite the crisis rocking Nigeria’s sensational actress Tonto Dikeh and her affluent husband, she is said to have forged ahead in showing her love for children as she is about providing children’s educational needs like books, uniforms and school fees. According to information gathered, the reason behind this unbelievable gesture has to do with the fact that she discovered thousands ...

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South Sudanese model Ajak Deng has declared that she is retiring from international runways and relocating back to Australia where she started her career for the life that she fully deserved. The model made the declaration on her Instagram page to her fan base of 67.000+ followers. Her farewell comes after claims from her manager that she does not have as much glamorous ...

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5 tips for negotiating a better deal on your TV services


(NC) Score the best deals and channels to watch your favourite shows, sports and movies by doing a little bit of homework. Here are five tips to help you through the process: Figure out your household needs and budget. Determine how much you want to pay every month and decide which shows and channels are must-haves, which you can find ...

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