Islamic Movement In Nigeria Criticises Pete Edochie’s Portrayal Of Shiites In New Movie

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has expressed disapproval at the portrayal of Shiites in a yet-to-be-released Nollywood movie titled, ‘Fatal Arrogance’. Pete Edochie plays the lead role in the film, which was shot in Enugu and produced by Anosike Kingsley Orji. The movie’s official trailer is yet to be released, however, its behind-the-scenes and a 12-minute-clip from the set are already generating controversy on social media. The group linked the movie to a book of the same title as the movie, ‘Fatal Arrogance’ written by Kuanum Terrence, launched in…

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Veteran Actor & Cultural Enthusiasts, Pa Jimoh Aliu Is Dead

Prominent nollywood actor and Yoruba cultural enthusiast who produced the epical movie “Arelu” died at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti. Pa Jimoh Aliu, MFR, also known as Aworo, was a Nigerian dramatist, sculptor, film writer, playwright and director, born on November 11, 1939, Ekiti, Nigeria and took his last breadth on 17 September 2020 in Ado Ekiti. TellAfrica gathered that Jimoh Aliu, a former President of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners(ANTP) was aged 85 years. More details shortly…..

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Trump Signs Executive Order Banning TikTok

The clock is now ticking on TikTok since President Trump signed an executive order banning the popular app from operating in the US if it isn’t sold by its Chinese-owned parent company in 45 days. Microsoft has shown interest to buy the app, which boasts about 100 million American users. President Trump added that any TikTok deal would also need to include a “substantial amount of money” coming to the US Treasury. TikTok is not the only platform on the chopping block. Trump issued a similar declaration for WeChat, a…

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Ooni Condemns Rape & Child Abuse At Yeyemolu Festival

Ooni condemns incessant rape, child abuse as Ife celebrates Yeyemolu festival. The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has condemned incessant rape, child abuse and other forms of molestation particularly against women in the society. Ooni Ogunwusi made the disclosure on Friday, during the annual Yeyemolu festival; which is the remembrance of the first queen of the Ooni of Ife, at his Ile Oduduwa Palace, Ile-Ife. The frontline traditional ruler while explaining the indispensable roles of women in the society, admonished that they should…

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FA Cup Final: Arsenal Beats Chelsea For Record 14th Trophy

-Doyinsola Johnson After an intense final, Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 for their 14th FA cup trophy, which is the most a team has ever won the cup. Chealsea took the lead inside five minutes through Christian Pulisic’s smart finish but then fell victim to the brilliance of Aubameyang, who was also Arsenal’s hero when he scored twice in the semi-final win over Manchester City. Chelsea’s side were weakened by a first-half injury to Azpilicueta and were struggling even further when they lost the outstanding Pulisic to a hamstring problem after…

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Who Is Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi?

How should a king to be judged? Should the credibility of king be judged by what random people say about him or by what his wards, his people, the ones he governs feel about him and their relationship with the monarch? The Oluwo of Iwo is one hard nut to crack when you have to decide his personality by the opinion of others. A first hand relationship with the monarch and perhaps a closer look at his relationship with the people of Iwo kingdom will give you a second thought…

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China Successfully Launches Its First Mars Probe

-sayo Johnson At 12:41 (GMT+8), Wenchang spacecraft launch site in china’s Hainan province launched its first Mars probe called Tianwen-1. Tianwen-1 (known as Huoxing-1, HX-1 during development)  The probe is excepted to reach Mars at around February 2021. It’s stated objectives are to search for evidence of both current and past life, and to assess the planet’s environment. This spacecraft consists of a orbiter, rover and, a rover. Stay Safe <3

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TikTok App Prohibited

Doyinsola Johnson The popular TikTok app owned by the Chinese company Bytedance is said to be shutting down in numerous countries as of now already shut down in India. The concerns are threefold. Because TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is based in China there are fears the company may share user data with the Chinese government, whether intentionally through data requests or unintentionally through surveillance software. There are general privacy concerns about how much data TikTok collects from user devices. “The fear is that the information in TikTok could provide more…

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Fans of Nicole Thea Left Grieving After the Announcement of Her Death

Sayo Johnson Today July 13 the untimely death of 24 year old, Ghana born YouTube star Nicole Thea and her unborn son Reign was announced by an Instagram post by her mother on her account. [nicoletheatv] This very poignant post read, To all Nicole’s friends and supporters it is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Nicole and her son she and Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning.Also Nicole pre-schedule a few YouTube videos and Boga has made the decision to allow them to…

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Audio UN Ambassadorial Appointment Debunked As D’banj Gets Backlashes Amidst Rape Allegation

The United Nations has distanced itself from Oladapo Oyebanjo, also known as D’Banj. Having been accused of rape, D’Banj by Seyitan Babatayo, a matter is currently under investigation as directed by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. Following the allegations against him, over 22,000 Nigerians had signed a petition on Change.org as of June 24, 2020 to strip him of his supposed United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace. In 2012, D’Banj’s publicists had claimed that the musician was the first Nigerian to be appointed a UN Youth Ambassador for Peace.…

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