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New Date, Location Announced For 2022 Grammy Awards

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The Recording Academy has announced a new date and location for the 2022 Grammy Awards, following the surge of the Omicron variant. The Awards is now slated for April 3, 2022, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Recording Academy had earlier postponed the awards ceremony which was scheduled to hold on January 5th, 2022 at the Crypto.com Arena. This is the second year in a row that the Grammy Awards have been postponed.

Netflix Increases Subscription Prices In U.S., Canada

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American streaming service and production company, Netflix has on Friday announced that it has increased the monthly subscription price by $1 to $2 in the United States and Canada, depending on the plan. The Company said the increase in to enable pay for new programming to compete in the streaming TV market. "We're updating our prices so that we can continue to offer a wide variety of quality entertainment options," a Netflix spokesperson said in a statement.

Will Smith, Lady Gaga, Others Bag SAG Nominations

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Nominations for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were announced on Wednesday for best performances in film and television in 2021 by Hollywood actresses, Vanessa Hudgens and Rosario Dawson. This year's SAG awards, set to take place February 27, 2022, and will be broadcast live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. HBO's Succession and Apple TV+ Ted Lasso bagged five nominations each, dominating the awards for both ensemble and individual nominations. Also, Netflix's Korean show, Squid Game scored few nominations for ensemble and actors.

I Struggled With Promiscuity And Pornography Years Back – Banky W

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Famous Singer, Olubankole Wellington, better known as Banky W, has opened up on his struggles with pornography and promiscuity many years ago. Banky W who is now a pastor and politician, made the revelation during an interview with The Visibility Lunch Hour recently. While stressing on the importance of a relationship with God in a person's life, Banky said “There is an emptiness you feel when you are disconnected from that source.”

Amazon Prime Video Signs Multi-Year Deal With Anthill Studios

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Amazon Prime, in its quest to continue to push into the African market, has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Anthill Studios, making it the second deal with a Nigerian production company. Anthill Studios was founded in 2010 by Niyi Akinmolayan is behind several Nollywood hits including Prophetess, Day of Destiny and ElevatorBaby.

American Veteran Actress, Betty White Dies At 99

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Emmy-winning American Comedic actress, Betty White, popularly known for her roles on television sitcoms "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" died on Friday weeks from her 100th birthday.
White's death was confirmed by her longtime agent, Jeff Witjas, saying "Even though Betty was about to be 100, I thought she would live forever."

Will Smith, Squid Game's actor O Yeong-su, Kate Winslet, Others Win Big At 2022 Golden Globe Awards

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Actors, Will Smith, Kate Winslet, and Squid Game's actor O Yeong-su were among Sunday's winners of the 2022 Golden Globe Awards. The Awards took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, awarding 2021 film and TV productions from 2021 in a restricted and untelevised presentation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Africa Magic Set To Premiere 3rd season Of 'Unmarried', Others

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Africa Magic, a leading provider of premium African entertainment, will in January premiere the third season of hit drama series, “Unmarried”, “My Siblings and I”, as well as reality TV series, “Date My Family Nigeria”. Dr Busola Tejumola, Executive Head, Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria, made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos. Unmarried, which follows the lives of three single women will premiere Wednesday, 12 January on Africa Magic Showcase from 9 pm. Fans will see favourite ladies, Funbi (Enado Odigie), Kamsi (Folu Storms), and Nengi (Venita Akpofure), return to their screens following the season 2 finale cliffhanger.

Nollywood Actor, Karibi Fubara Is Dead

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Nollywood actor, karibi Fubara has passed on, according to a tweet by a family member Ayayi Fubara Eneli on Wednesday.

Chimamanda, Malala Others Listed On BBC's 100 Most Inspiring Women Of 2021

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Renowned Nigerian author and feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named among the BBC list of 100 inspiring and impactful women in the world for 2021.

Absence Of Witness Stale Naira Marley Case, Trial Adjourned Till February

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The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos state has adjourned the trial of Azeez Fashola, AKA Naira Marley until February next year. Naira Marley was arraigned in court by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC)  on 11 count charges bordering on conspiracy and fraud. The music icon pleaded “not guilty” to the charges before Justice Nicholas Oweibo when he was first arraigned during the month of May.

AM Set To Dominate Entertainment Industry – QTM

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Budding Singer, paragon QTM (Okonkwo Patience Chikodili) has vowed to take over the entertainment industry this year and beyond. The Lagos-based artiste said she is determined to explode all her music talent come the year 2022.

Liverpool Delisted From World Heritage List

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added Liverpool’s Maritime Mercantile City to the list of removed heritage sites and third to be delisted since the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary, Oman, in 2007 and Elbe Valley in Dresden, Germany in 2009. The move follows concerns raised in 2012 about the proposed development of disused dockland near the city centre, which a UNESCO committee decided were “detrimental to the site’s authenticity and integrity”.

Google Honours Oliver De Coque On His 74th Posthumous Birthday

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Highlife King of Africa and Nigerian guitarist Oliver Sunday Akanite popularly known as King (Dr.) Chief Oliver De Coque who died at the age of 61 in 2008 has been honoured posthumously by Google when the company dedicated a doodle on him for his 74th birthday. The illustration for the doodle was made by Ohab Tochukwu Bernard Johnbosco (Ohab TBJ) who expressed his delight as a dream come true.

Founder Of Leadership Newspapers, Sam Nda-Isaiah Dies At 58

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Former presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Samuel Nda-Isaiah have died on Friday after a brief illness at the age of 58. The pharmacist who made his mark as a "newspaper mogul" with the establishment of the Flagship newspaper and LEADERSHIP was announced dead by his family.

President Buhari Arrives Kebbi For 2020 Argungu Festival

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President MuhammaduBuhari arrives Kebbi state to witness the 2020 Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival (AIFCF). Top officials of the state led by governor AbubakarAtikuBaguduwere prompt at the airport to receive President Buharion his arrival. Mr President is, however, expected to only partake in the agriculture fair of the programme, an integral part of the annual four-day festival and thereafter depart the state.

Argungu International Fishing Festival Holds After 10 Years

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The Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival (AIFCF) 2020 gets underway today March, 11, hosted by Kebbi state, after 10 years of being suspended owing to the insurgency.

Smuggled Nigerian Sculpture Returned By Mexican Authorities

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The government of Mexico in a display of good faith has brought back an ancient Ile-Ife bronze sculpture to Nigeria following its seizure by customs officials at the Mexico City International airport. The sculpture is believed to date back to the 6th Century from the south-western region of Nigeria. The above information was revealed in a press statement obtained on Mexico’s website on Wednesday, Feb. 26.