2709 Updates

New Allegations: Diddy Faces Accusation of Sexual Assault by Another Woman

Sean “Diddy” Combs has been accused of sexual assault in a new lawsuit filed on Thursday by April Lampros, who said she met him in 1994 when she was a student at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. According to the complaint, filed in New York and obtained by CNN, Lampros accused Combs of four…

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Cuppy Otedola Meets King Charles III, Presents Awards at 2024 Prince’s Trust Ceremony

The Prince’s Trust Awards, held annually to celebrate young people who have overcome challenges and made positive contributions to their communities, recently took place at Buckingham Palace in London. Among supporters and celebrity ambassadors invited to the reception of the event, hosted by the King, is DJ, singer and philanthropist, Cuppy Otedola, who serves as…

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Nigerian Government Bans Money Rituals, Smoking, and Other Vices in Films and Skits

The Federal Government of Nigeria has officially banned the glamourization of smoking, money rituals and other vices in Nollywood films and skits. This development was made known on Wednesday by the Executive Director/CEO of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Shaibu Husseini. The NFVCB boss revealed this information during a National Stakeholders Engagement…

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James Brown Laments Spending N3 Million on Movie Project That Received Poor Views on YouTube

James Brown Obialor, a well-known Nigerian crossdresser and social media personality, recently expressed his disappointment and frustration on his social media account regarding the lack of support for his new movie. Despite investing around N3 million in the film’s production, James received minimal views and support from his audience. In a live video on Instagram,…

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Timini Achieves Status as Highest-Grossing Nollywood Actor

Award-winning actor Timini Egbuson has announced his latest achievement as the highest-grossing actor in Nollywood. According to Filmone, Timini reached this milestone through a series of successful films released in 2023. Notable among the films is Funke Akindele’s blockbuster “A Tribe Called Judah,” along with other popular titles such as “The Kujus Again,” “Big Love,”…

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Rishi Sunak becomes UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak’s Wealth Increases by £120m Despite Slowdown Among UK Billionaires

The fortune of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife, Akshata Murty, has experienced a remarkable surge, exceeding 120 million pounds in growth over the past year, thus elevating their combined wealth to a substantial 651 million pounds, UK-based broadcasting network iTV reported. The latest annual Sunday Times Rich List revealed their wealth grew substantially…

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UK Advised to Maintain Current Work Rights for International Students

The U.K.’s Migratory Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended to the government that the Graduate Route, an immigration pathway among international students seeking employment in the U.K. post-graduation, should be maintained. The recommendation was made on May 14 after the MAC completed an independent review and found no evidence of widespread abuse, the committee announced in…

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Seun Kuti Sparks Controversy Claiming Africans Taught Europeans How to Bathe

He mentioned on a podcast that Queen Elizabeth I used to bathe only once a month, which influenced her subjects to prioritise cleanliness. Kuti highlighted that bathhouses originated in Africa, and it’s unfortunate that many Africans are unaware of their ancestors’ contribution to hygiene. He urged listeners to explore European history, which reveals that Africans…

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