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Popular Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi has blamed an unnamed doctor for the death of his son, accusing him of making an avoidable medical mistake. The actress who spoke to Saturday Beats explained why she decided to celebrate her son’s posthumous birthday with the motherless babies and why she decided to give some of his personal effects to young inmates at the Special Correctional Centre for the Boys.

Cynthia Obi-Uchendu, wife of the host of Big Brother Naija has finally reacted to widespread reports that one of the housemates at the ongoing popular Reality Television Show, Cee-C is her younger sister. Cynthia who took to Snapchat to clear the air on her relationship with the Housemate debunked the report and stressed that prior to the commencement of the show, she had neither met nor interacted with Cee-C before.

Social media users took to Twitter in droves to question whether or not Sylvester Stallone was really dead after an online hoax resurfaced 18 months after it first did the rounds. Rumours flooded the internet Monday after a message appeared on Facebook suggesting Stallone, 71, had been found dead at his Los Angeles home.

The Presidency has finally reacted to growing call for the ban on an ongoing popular Reality Television show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija). The show which started over three weeks ago has elicited divergent reactions with some calling for its proscription by the National Broadcasting Commission. This category of commentators argues that the show was pornographic in nature and content stressing that it promotes immorality.

Popular Nigerian child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, aka Emmanuella, has received an unprecedented invitation by the Senate president Bukola Saraki, following her revelation on social media that she is set to feature in a Hollywood Disney movie.

She took to her Instagram account on Sunday, February 18 to make the big announcement that she has landed a deal with Disney Studios.

“Thanks @disneystudios God bless everyone whose support has added to bringing us here. I never dreamed of being here so soon. I miss Success. I love you all.” her post read.

The screening of Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther” which premiered on Friday night at IMAX Cinemas in Lekki Lagos, has witnessed an unprecedented presence of the high and mighty in the Nigerian entertainment industry including Nollywood actors/actresses, producers, fans as well as musicians.

The Walt Disney Co motion picture, which is set in the fictional African nation of Wakanda, centers on the emergence of the new king, T‘Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman). The movie features a predominantly black cast.

Renowned Ghanaian curvy actress, Moesha Buduong has reacted to series of questions regarding the reluctance by Ghollywood directors and producers to feature her in movies despite her beauty and self-acclaimed talent. Speaking during a recent interview with Live FM, the richly endowed actress said she’s popular in Ghana because her talent is too big and that local producers cannot use her. She described her talent as big as her backside and stressed that only few people can handle what she carries.

Big Brother has temporarily banned housemates from drinking alcohol, smoking and using swear words in the house till Friday. The new directive on abusive language and intoxication was announced by Miracle, the new head of house who has been lately engaged in sexual activities with another Housemate. Miracle who read the new rule to other housemates on Tuesday said: “No swear words, no alcohol and smoking till Friday.”

Popular Nigerian comedienne, Little Emmanuella has been spotted on the set of a yet-to-be released project with Disney Channel, after landing a movie role. The young entertainer who took to her Instagram page to share the news with her fans and followers wrote  “Thanks @disneystudios God bless everyone whose support has added to bringing us here. I never dreamed of being here so soon. I miss Success. I love you all.”

The On Air Personality who took to his social media handles advised those calling him gay to read stories in detail as it would not kill them. His post read "The leader of the #FreeNation is not gay o, eyin olodo! If you can't understand linda ikeji's blog how can you ever understand bible? Or are these morons trying to understand lindaikejis blog 'spiritually' like they foolishly think they understand Tithing.

Tiffany Haddish during an interview revealed how Beyonce stepped in when an actress touched her husband, Jay Z at an event.

According to the American actress and comedian who had a chat with TV One’s “UNCENSORED”, she was invited to an after party following a JAY-Z concert where she was really excited to meet Beyonce.

She revealed that she got talking to Jay Z when a mild drama ensued.

Finally, the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has confirmed reports that his daughter Oludamilola would be getting married to her heartthrob, Oluseun Bakare. The Vice President ceased the spirit of the season of Valentine to announce the planned wedding on his Facebook page.

Following comments by fans on the old fashion style of popular Nigerian singer, Simi, the 'Joromi' crooner has come out to clear the air on her fashion sense. The singer in an interview granted on Monday said instead of dissipating energy on fashion, she was focused on making good music for her teeming fans and music lovers.

Popular Nollywood actor, Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has taken to the social media to commend star actress, Funke Akindele for her efforts toward taking Nollwood to the global community with her selection as a member of the cast billed to prosecute a yet-to-be released Hollywood movie titled 'Avenger: Infinity Wars'.

Over 20 shops filled with artworks were destroyed in the fire at the Abuja Arts and Craft Village Friday night, Mr Kanayo Chukwumezie, president of the African Arts and Cultural Heritage Association (AACHA) said. Chukwumezie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja that the disaster caused a loss of over N400 million. “We have not ascertained the cause of the fire.

Nnedi Okorafor

Arts

Award-winning Nigerian sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor has announced that she’ll be writing an eight-page comic for Marvel’s forthcoming Venomverse anthology, slated to come out in September 2017.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Arts

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l’héroïne Madame Figaro 2017.

A 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold Thursday for $110.5 million, the highest price paid at auction for a work by an American artist. It is also a world record price ever paid for contemporary work of art.