Month: September 2018

Stella Damasus returns to the big screen with “Between”

Award-winning superstar, Stella Damasus has returned to the silver screen with the movie BETWEEN. Set in Atlanta, Georgia, Damasus plays the character of Chelsea Hollis, a very successful 36-year-old woman that has been married and divorced four times! She lives a double life as a white-collar worker by day and a party girl at night. She helps people fix their relationships but she has totally given up on love. A strong feminist who believes women should take control over their destinies and be 100% in control of their emotions and the choice of who to sleep with and when...

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UEFA to introduce a third European club competition.

UEFA is set to introduce a third European club competition alongside the Champions League and Europa League from 2021. This was confirmed by President Andrea Agnelli in an opening address at the ECA’s biannual general meeting in Split on Tuesday. “Pending approval of the Uefa executive committee, the green light has been given to introduce a third competition, bringing the overall number of clubs to 96, as of the 2021/22 season.” This means the Europa League’s group stage would be reduced from 48 teams to 32, with the new competition and Champions League  all having the same number. In...

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Netflix acquires rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut “Lionheart.”

She’s low-key making Big things happen! Netflix acquires rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut “Lionheart.” Netflix has announced that they’ve acquired worldwide rights to Lionheart, the directorial debut of legendary actress  – Genevieve Nnaji. The film  which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday is the first Netflix Original Film from Nigeria. It stars Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, Onyeka Onwenu, Jemima Osunde and a host of others Genny plays a level-headed executive at her father’s bus company, but along with her rival (Kalu Egbui Ikeagwu) is passed over when her father hands the company over to her...

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NFF bans and fines Salisu Yusuf for taking bribe

The Nigeria Football Federation have handed Salisu Yusuf a year ban from all football activities and fined him $5000 after he was found guilty of receiving a bribe to select players. The Super Eagles assistant coach was filmed collecting $1000 by undercover journalists posing as agents. Following thorough investigation into the incident, the country’s football governing body directed the 56 year-old to pay a fine of $5,000 to the Federation within three months, and asked him to stay away from football-related activities. “The NFF Committee on Ethics and Fair Play have placed a one–year ban from all football-related activities on Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Mr. Salisu Yusuf.” “Following its consideration of a complaint by the NFF as well as the Coach’s defence of a video documentary in which he was seen to accept the sum of $1,000 from an undercover reporter posing as a player’s agent. The coach must also pay a fine in the sum of $5,000 to the Federation within three months.” A statement from the NFF Ethics Committee read....

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Lionel Messi omitted from 2018 Fifa’s men’s player of the year award

For the first time in 11 years, Argentina/Barcelona talisman, Lionel Messi was omitted from The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award. The 2018 shortlist which was revealed by FIFA today features Juventus new signing, Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid’s Luka Modrić and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian was last season’s Premier League top scorer, netting 44 goals in 52 games for the Reds last season,  Ronaldo who moved to Italian side, Juventus in the summer was last campaign’s Champions League top scorer and also clinched the CL trophy with his former team, ball, Modric helped Luka Modric helped Real Madrid to clinch their third consecutive European Cup and also inspired his national side, Croatia to the final of the 2018 World Cup in...

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