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'The Avengers' Star Scarlett Johansson Marries Fiancé In New York

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Scarlett Ingrid Johansson American actress and singer tied the knot with her fiancé Colin Jost over the weekend in an intimate ceremony in Palisades, New York after dating for two years. The happy couple who got engaged in May 2019 wedded in a low-key ceremony with their immediate family and loved ones following Covid-19 safety precautions. The good news was shared on the Instagram page of meals on wheels, a US-based charity for elderly people, when it posted a picture of the Staten Island Ferry with aluminum cans tied to the black.

The second runner-up in the just concluded Big Brother Naija show (lockdown Edition), Rebecca Hampson, popularly referred to as Nengi, has disclosed why she did not sleep with any man during the reality show. The former Diva queen who is a native of Bayelsa state while speaking with media personality, Hero Daniel, said she deliberately decided not to share her bed with any man right from the beginning of the competition.

Burna Boy, Rema Bag MTV EMA Nominations

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Nigeria's Burna Boy and Rising star, Rema have been nominated for the 2020 MTV EMA awards for the 'Best African Act' category, celebrating the 27th edition of the EMAs on November 8th, 2020. Burna Boy who won the same category in 2019 thanked his fans and appreciated the network for the recognition, saying " A big thank you to my MTV family for nominating me again for this award and to my fans all over the world for listening to and supporting my music." Other African musicians nominated in the same category include Uganda's Sheebah, Gaz Mawete from DR Congo, and South Africa's Kabza de Small, Master KG, and DJ Maphorisa. Speaking on the nominations, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa, Monde Twala said, "The 2020 MTV EMAs is one of the biggest entertainment stages in the world and this year's African nominees are undoubtedly making their presence felt globallly. This affirms our commitment to ensuring that we continue to celebrate our diverse talent on international platforms. Congratulations to all our African nominees on this achievement."

The Federal Government has appointed Nollywood actress and producer, Stephanie Okereke- Linus as the National Organized Private Sector in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (OPS-WASH) Ambassador. The actress made this known via her Instagram page, saying “Good Morning Amazonians and Warlords, I have been appointed as National OPS-WASH Ambassador by the Honourable Minister of Water Resources. She promised to challenge Nigerians to make good hygiene changes as well as inspire citizen participation.

BBNaija Lockdown: Dorathy opened Up that she Had Crush On Kiddwaya And Brighto

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Big Brother Naija housemate Dorathy has disclosed that at one point she had a crush on her fellow housemate Kiddwaya and Brighto. Dorathy made this confession during a discussion with her fellow housemate this morning when she was asked who she liked amongst the housemates.

Yemi Alade Made 'Goodwill Ambassador' To UNDP

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Nigerian singer Yemi Alade has on Wednesday been announced as a 'Goodwill Ambassador' for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), speaking up for women

Schwarzenegger Says He Is Feeling Ok After Undergoing Heart Surgery

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Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday said he was feeling fantastic after undergoing a heart surgery over the weekend.

Coronavirus Didn’t Stopped Me From Creating Good Songs – Cricifix

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Crucifix revealed that his inspiration to write and produce music comes from a variety of sources like personal experience and social happenings around him. The star singer, Oscar Chibuike is also known as Crucifix said African women are the biggest influence of his music content.

Bbnaija Lockdown: You Are Number 200 On Men List After Me – Nengi Chide Ozo

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Big Brother Naija Housemate, Nengi, has trashed any possibility of falling into the hand of her fellow housemate, Ozo romantically. Nengi taunted Ozo that the list of men who are struggling for her attention is beyond Ozo imagination and he would find it difficult to make it. The young damsel made this statement last night, saying, “number 200 and something on the list” of men asking her out.

Robert Pattinson Finally Replaces Ben Affleck As Batman In First Teaser

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Gotham has a new vigilante as Robert Pattinson’s upcoming Batman movie has become one of the most anticipated DC movies since Aquaman in 2018. The film which was originally supposed to be released on June 21st, 2021 - Production halted due to the pandemic, but surprising to some the teaser footage was beyond doubt the best.

30 Year-Old Nia DaCosta Set To Direct Captain Marvel Sequel

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30 Year-Old Black-American director and screenwriter who made her debut in 2009 will take on what is termed to be one of the bigger directing jobs in Hollywood. Nia DaCosta, who directed the anticipated reboot of Candyman, has been tapped as a director on Marvel’s sequel to Captain Marvel. DaCosta takes over from Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who directed the first pic to massive box office success.

Theatre In Japan Resumes Operation After COVID-19 Pause

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Theatres in some areas of Japan have resumed operation after a five-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With over 36000 cases and 1,000 deaths, Japan is one of the countries with the best recovery rate; 24,929 people have fully recovered according to local news sources in the Asain country.

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.

Golden Globes 2020: Joaquin Phoenix Wins Best Actor For Joker

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Joaquin Phoenix won a Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture drama on Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif for his role as Joker in the titled Movie.

Google Celebrates Buchi Emecheta On Her Posthumous Birthday

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Giant search engine, Google on Sunday celebrated Nigerian novelist BuchiEmecheta with its Doodle on what would have been her 75th birthday.Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the company'slogo on its homepages and is intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements and notable historical figures world over.

Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” Ranked 5th on BBC’s 100 Stories that Shaped the World

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Nigerian literary giant, Chinua Achebe’s novel “Things Fall Apart” has been ranked top 5 of BBC’s The 100 Stories that Shaped the World. According to BBC culture, a poll was conducted with about 108 authors, critics, academics, journalists and translators across 35 countries to nominate five fictional stories that have influenced history.