Thursday, August 5

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Revealed: How Italian bookies survived tough year
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Revealed: How Italian bookies survived tough year

Just like any other business, betting firms underwent unprecedented challenges that were brought about by the outbreak of Covid-19 A triple whammy has hammered the Italian sector if that saying applies to a national market. First, there was a prohibition on all gambling-related marketing, followed by the pandemic's impact and attendant lockdowns, and lastly, to add insult to injury, a tax hike while the virus was still raging. However, the internet sector has shown remarkable resiliency, and recent M&A activity in the industry suggests that future prospects are bright, at least at the top of the tree. It may seem strange that when talking about the status of the Italian internet market in the previous year, the lines of a long-dead popular British legend spring to mind. Nonethel...
Should we give you a movie or tv series – Actors Aki and Paw Paw
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Should we give you a movie or tv series – Actors Aki and Paw Paw

Looks like veteran comic actors, Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedezie popularly known as Aki and Paw Paw, are planning to doing movies together. The veteran actors graced the screens of many Nigerians with their comic relief movies.   They stopped filming together for a while but are gearing up to come back to our screens as a duo.   Osita first gave the hint when he threw the challenge at Chinedu on his Instagram page. He wrote ''@chineduikedieze How far Edu? Just over here soliloquising. I just the see Dm and old clips everywhere. Guess is time to answer the call of nature and drop something. How you see am?'' Responding, Chinedu wrote ''ositalheme, this will be interesting ooo Should we give them a movie or series? Guys what do you think? Should we give you...
“I Was Duped By His Friend” – Comic Yoruba Actor, Mr Portable Cries Out For Help (Video)
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“I Was Duped By His Friend” – Comic Yoruba Actor, Mr Portable Cries Out For Help (Video)

Popular comic Yoruba actor, Olu Olowogemo Arijan popularly known as Mr Portable, has cried out to Nigerians to help him after he was duped by his friend. Sharing a video via Instagram, the actor wrote; Yes!! I was duped by a friend, ki Olorun gba wa lowo ota bi ore. He is hiding under the umbrella of not staying in Nigeria and I will hide under the voice of my lovers cause I know you people will come to my rescue and let justice be done. I have nothing, but I have my voice and you all,even if I am a millionaire, I won't just sit back and be duped by a friend. I am using this opportunity to call on you all to come to my rescue and make him see that he can be disciplined no matter where he is hiding. I will soon be posting his details, I am giving him just 10days more.
Neymar Jr. Comics releases issues for free during coronavirus pandemic
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Neymar Jr. Comics releases issues for free during coronavirus pandemic

The graphic novel company, owned by PSG's star, hopes to keep isolated fans occupied during the crisis - while Tim Krul is also lending a hand The comic book company owned by Neymar has announced it will release hundreds of titles for free in order to combat boredom during coronavirus self-isolation. Measures to quarantine the population have been taken across the world, with many nations closing all but essential businesses and banning people from the streets in a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19. Boredom is one of the main dangers of quarantine, but Neymar Jr. Comics has its own plan to help out its fans. "In the wake of global shutdowns and local quarantines related to the COVID-19 virus global pandemic, Fan The Flame Concepts LLC, an independent comic and graphic novel ...
Photos of Buhari  Spying Who His Wife Aisha Voted For
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Photos of Buhari Spying Who His Wife Aisha Voted For

President Buhari has once again displayed his comic side to Nigerians as he was captured on video checking who his wife Aisha voted for. The President was reported to have cast his vote as early as 08:15hrs, moments after the arrival of the INEC agents at his polling unit in Daura, Katsina State. But immediately after casting his vote, as he made way from the polling unit, the President made a brief stop beside his wife to peep on if she had voted for him or for another of his opponents. Aisha Buhari, who was caught unawares smiled as she caught her husband peeping through her shoulder. The President also smiled about the situation and moved away from the point. The hilarious moment was captured on video and the video has since gone viral. Buhari peeping whether Aisha vo...
Millions Have Been Raised For The Treatment of Baba Suwe – Yomi Fabiyi
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Millions Have Been Raised For The Treatment of Baba Suwe – Yomi Fabiyi

Actor Yomi Fabiyi has revealed that millions have been raised for the treatment of Baba Suwe, a veteran comic actor who is down with chronic diabetes Since the news of his sickness broke out few days ago, many of his colleagues and fans have been reaching out to lend support to him. Some of the colleagues as revealed by Yomi Fabiyi include Iyabo Ojo and Liz Anjorin. Taking to social media, Yomi Fabiyi wrote: UPDATE on BABA SUWE: In less than 48hrs, my fans have sent me screen shots of deposits they made and have raised million+ to SAVE BABA SUWE. I am close to tears. My cults, my backbones, am honoured. However, colleagues such as Liz Anjorin, Iyabo Ojo, Adekaz Films & Marketing, Wale Olaleye(Journalist) are few others who confirmed deposits and invariably sent evidences t...
I’m A Mature Comedian; I Can’t Do Social Media Skits – Mr Latin
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I’m A Mature Comedian; I Can’t Do Social Media Skits – Mr Latin

Mr Latin believes he is too old for online skirts which has dominated the entire social media space in recent times.   Mr Latin Comic actor and filmmaker, Bolaji Amusan aka Mr Latin, has said he has never thought of going into making social media skits because he is a mature comedian. The veteran emphasised that the reason for his decision is due to the fact that there are some things he has left for the younger generation and online skits is one of them. “I have never thought of delving into Instagram skits because I am a mature comedian and I have been in the industry for many years. This is the time to give room to the younger comedians to explore their talent.   “I will advise upcoming comic actors to stay true to themselves and be original; they should not try to im...
I Want All Ghanaian Fine Girls To Have A Baby For Me – Mr Ibu
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I Want All Ghanaian Fine Girls To Have A Baby For Me – Mr Ibu

Nigerian comic actor, John Okafor aka Mr Ibu has expressed his desire to have a baby with all Ghanaian beautiful ladies. According to him, he won’t mind entering an agreement with Ghanaians to ensure it happens. The actor went on to state that he would specifically love to have a child with Ghanaian actress Jackie Appiah. Speaking in an interview with Kumasi based Fox FM, Mr Ibu said, “Jackie Appiah be my very good friend. Jackie Appiah is a good girl, I want to enter into agreement with Ghanaians. I want all of fine girls borne one, one pikin give me. All the girls wey they de do film. All the girls I know”.
Rainbow’s Geoffrey Hayes Dies Aged 76
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Rainbow’s Geoffrey Hayes Dies Aged 76

Geoffrey Hayes has died at the age of 76 surrounded by his family. The actor and TV presenter’s manager Phil Dale said in a statement: ‘It is with great sadness that the family announce that Geoffrey passed away in hospital with his wife, Sarah, and son, Tom, by his side. ‘Geoffrey Hayes (born 13 March 1942) was an English television presenter and actor, best known as the host of Thames Television’s top-rated children’s show Rainbow, and for his portrayal of Detective Constable Scatliff in the successful TV Series Z Cars for the BBC. ‘The family would like to express their thanks to the many fans over the years as it always gave Geoffrey so much pleasure to know that he and his Rainbow team had given so much fun to TV and theatre audiences over the years. ‘There will ...
My beard is my trademark – Woli Arole
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My beard is my trademark – Woli Arole

Nigerian comedian, Toyin Baiyegun popularly known as Woli Arole has revealed why he keeps his beards, saying it is his trademark. Woli Arole made this known during an interview with our Punch Nigeria, he owed his rise to the limelight to his luxuriant beard. He said; “My beard is my trademark. It is the first thing that my fans notice when they meet me for the first time.” The artiste, also claimed that his mother had a strong influence on his style of comedy, as he is on the verge of releasing a new comic movie titled, The Call. The movie, which has already been screened in Dublin, Ireland, has some of the most talented actors in the country on its cast. Speaking about the movie, the comedian said; “The movie tells the story of a young man who discovers by accident that he is gif...
Genevieve Nnaji Speaks On CNN About ‘Lionheart’ Acquisition By Netflix
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Genevieve Nnaji Speaks On CNN About ‘Lionheart’ Acquisition By Netflix

Genevieve Nnaji appeared on CNN as a guest of Richard Quest on Tuesday, September 11, where she spoke on her Netflix acquired film, ”Lionheart”. On the eve of the premiere of Genevieve’s Nnaji’s directiorial debut film, ”Lion Heart” at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, movie sharing platform Netflix announced a deal to acquire the movie on its channel. This made ”Lion Heart” the first original film from Nigeria to be owned by the American movie streaming platform. Speaking with Richard Quest on Tuesday night, Genevieve discussed how she was able to gather funds for the production of the movie and the chances of Nollywood gaining global acceptance. On how she was able to put the movie together, ”For money, we had to self-fund unfortunately, she says, we don’t hav...
Pictures Of The Day: 10 Funny And Weird Pictures You Can Only See On Lagos Roads
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Pictures Of The Day: 10 Funny And Weird Pictures You Can Only See On Lagos Roads

Hello guys .Lets take the steam off and chill out, shall we .Lagos is a very funny place for thousands of reasons .Lagos traffic and roads would be our subject matter today.Lets have fun. 1-Have you played Mortal Kombat,You should try Motor Kombat(Lagos Edition)   2-There is nothing really as good as fresh air 3- Are those sausage rolls ?.That is one huge sausage roll .Nope they are mattresses 4- Well the police tried to tow their bus , so the conductor and the driver did a unique kind of protest. 5- This is a keke+convertible = kenvertible,feel me ? 6- Well, this white dude is creating air pollution someone call 911,oh sorry we are in Naija 7- Please tell me what we can’t get to buy in Lagos traffic.I once saw “Contact me if you are looking...

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