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Mercy Johnson Calls Out Teacher Bullying Her Daughter, Seeks Justice

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Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson-Okojie, has cried out and condemned the actions of a teacher who repeatedly bullies her daughter Purity in her new school. Mercy, mother of four kids in a long post shared on her Instagram page cautioned those who hate her and try to transfer the aggression on her children, stressing she will not take lightly any form of bullying on her kids. Pouring out her mind the actress said, since when is it a crime to be Mercy Johnson-Okojie’s daughter? She said before she consider herself a public figure, she is first a wife and a mother to her 4 kids, that is her priority in this life, and nobody can make her child fee less than who she is because her mother is a public figure. “What do you do when the teacher is actually the bully and your child the constant victim? Enough is enough, I have reported to the school authorities and I will see this to the end.”

Kanye West Changes Name To Just Ye

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American billionaire and rap artist, Kanye West has changed his name. West who was formerly known as Kanye is now officially “Ye.” A Los Angeles judge Michelle Williams granted the rapper’s name change request on Monday. The 44-year-old star filed the request in August, citing “personal reasons” The rapper hinted at the change as far back as 2018, when he released his studio album “ye,” and then several months later tweeted: “the being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.”

‘Squid Game’ Is Netflix’s Biggest Ever Series Launch, Overtakes Bridgerton

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South Korean drama ‘Squid Game’ has officially broken the record as Netflix’s most-watched television series of all time. The show topped ultra-popular Netflix show, “Bridgerton,” which was projected to have streamed in 63 million households within its first four weeks on the streaming platform. According to the movie streaming giant in a tweet on Tuesday, the series had hit 111 million worldwide views knocking off 2020 series ‘Bridgerton’ with its record of N82 million views. Earlier this month, it was announced that “Squid Game” which premiered in September, was the top show in 90 countries and was on track to be the No. 1 show in Netfilx history, Entertainment Tonight reports. Not only has it reached that No. 1 spot, it also is expected to be among the most popular Halloween costumes this year, and recipes for the show’s infamous honeycomb candy are all over social media.

BBNaija: White Money Wins N90M Grand Prize

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Hazel Oyeye Onou, popularly known as "White Money" has on Sunday emerged as the winner of the Big Brother Naija season 6 'Shine Ya Eyes' reality show, walking away with N90 million grand prize. Roseline Afije "Liquorose" and Pere emerged as first and second runner ups respectively.

BBNaija: Why Michael Needed To Forgive Me – Whitemoney

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Big Brother Naija, season six finalist, Whitemoney, has today revealed the reason he begged for forgiveness from Michael during the Saturday night party. The Saturday Night party codenamed “Champions party” brought together including the evicted housemates alongside the six finalists waiting in the big brother house. Whitemoney said he asked Michael to forgive him following the controversy with Jackie B, while talking to Pere. According to the star boy, though he doesn’t remember offending Michael in any way, but needed to apologize to him for fear of the unknown outside the Big brother house after the show.

Actress Joke Silva Celebrates 40 Years In Nollywood

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Veteran actress, Joke Silva, penned an emotional note to herself as she is celebrating four decades in the Nigerian film industry as well as her 60th birthday on Wednesday. She took to her verified Instagram page to recount her past experiences and people she had lost in the last ten years. “Numbers are very important to me, so this year as I turn 60, I also mark 40 years in the industry I love.” “Ten years ago today on my 50th birthday, we had our renewal of vows in Freedom Park on Lagos Island,” the actress wrote. “Pastor Tony Rapu remarried us. Sir J and I. Six pastors were also part of the team that officiated. In the congregation was my Mum Dr (Mrs) Abimbola Silva. She had taken wine and white Ankara as aso ebi for the family. “My aunties Mrs. Gbemi Rosiji, Aunty Olga Miller, Aunty Fracesca Emmanuel were all there. All of them are in their 80s. All of them are now on the other side of eternity. My almost twin sister Bisi was also there.

Alec Baldwin Fires Prop Gun On Movie Set, Killing Cinematographer

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A Cinematographer has on Thursday died after Hollywood actor and producer, Alec Baldwin shot a prop gun on a movie set in New Mexico, killing the director of photography and injuring the movie director, the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office said. The Director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, 42, was rushed to the University of New Mexico Hospital where she was pronounced dead, while the movie Director, Joel Souza, 48, was transported to Christus St. Vincent's Regional Medical Center.

Oluchi Madubuike Crowned Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria 2021

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Miss Abuja, Oluchi Madubuike, on Saturday, emerged as the winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2021. The event took place at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Oluchi emerged winner among 37 women who contested with her for the crown.

Just In: Nollywood Actor, Victor Olaotan Is Dead

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Victor Olaotan popularly known for his role on the hit show Tinsel has died at 69 years after a prolonged illness, his wife, Julia announced. The ailing actor’s death follows a ghastly car accident in 2016 around Apple junction in Festac, Lagos which left him bedridden.

Burna Boy Releases Second Solo Single For 2021 Titled Question

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Nigerian singer and one of the most popular Africa artists Damimini Ebunuoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has teamed up with renowned record producer Don Jazzy to deliver a new song named 'QUESTION' The track was produced by the Mavin Records boss ( Don Jazzy) and the visuals were directed by TG Omori.

Kemi Olulonyo Debuts In Nollywood Movie

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Controversial journalist and media personality Kemi Olulonyo has made her first appearance in the movie industry in a film titled "Ago Alago produce by actress Toyin Abraham. This was revealed via her Instagram page where she shared herself and other actors and actresses on stage.

Oscars: Ramsey Nouah, Mo Abudu & Andrew Dosunmu Joins Academy`s Class of 2021

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Ramsey Nouah, 'Mosunmola Abudu' (Mo Abudu), & Andrew Dosunmu have joined 392 others invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences of 2021. The list featured prominent individuals from actors, cinematographers, costume designers, producers, makeup artists, and hairstylists, to music professionals across 50 countries in the world.

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.