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North Korean Govt ”sentences man to death” for smuggling copies of Netflix’s blockbuster series “Squid Game”
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North Korean Govt ”sentences man to death” for smuggling copies of Netflix’s blockbuster series “Squid Game”

A man has reportedly been sentenced to death in North Korea for smuggling copies of Netflix’s blockbuster series “Squid Game” into the country. According to Radio Free Asia (via Variety), authorities were led to the man after they caught high school students watching the series. The report states that “Squid Game” was smuggled into the country from China through the use of a USB flash drive. The smuggler faces death by firing squad, while the students involved in bringing “Squid Game” into school are facing prison sentences. Radio Free Asia reports: “A student who bought a drive received a life sentence, while six others who watched the show have been sentenced to five years hard labor, and teachers and school administrators have been fired and face banishment to work in remot...
UNICAL threatens to publish names of 42,000 graduands yet to collect their certificates since 1980s
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UNICAL threatens to publish names of 42,000 graduands yet to collect their certificates since 1980s

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) has issued a three-month ultimatum to graduands of the institution who are yet to collect original copies of their certificates.   In an official memo dated June 25, the Registrar of the University, Mr. Gabriel Egbe said that there were over 42,000 unclaimed certificates in the various faculties and institutes.   Egbe said that some of the certificates date back to the 1980s while urging the owners to approach the institution to get them.   "It has been discovered that there are over 42,000 unclaimed certificates of the University of Calabar in faculties and institutes. Some of these certificates date back to the 1980s,” the memo read.   "The University management is shocked by this abnormality, and therefore, d...
Mike Ezuruonye Seizes Pirated Copies Of ‘Chief Daddy’ From Roadside Hawker
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Mike Ezuruonye Seizes Pirated Copies Of ‘Chief Daddy’ From Roadside Hawker

Actor Mike Ezuruonye Frown at Roadside Hawker Selling Pirated Copy, Seized Product. Nollywood actor shares his ordeal with a street hawker hawking pirated copy of nollywood movies. He was on the road when he spotted this film hawker selling pirated copy of popular movie Chief daddy. Actor Mike siezed the movie without paying a naira to the movie hawker. Watch the Video below   View this post on Instagram   Mike Enzeruonye frowns at a side road hawker selling a pirated copy of a new movie “Chief Daddy” seizes the product A post shared by Naijaeverything (@naijaeverything) on Apr 2, 2019 at 5:01am PDT
Michelle Obama’s Book Sells 1.4 Million Copies In a Week
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Michelle Obama’s Book Sells 1.4 Million Copies In a Week

Former US first lady, Michelle Obama's memoir "Becoming" has recorded massive sales. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press that Michelle's memoir has sold more than 1.4 million copies in print and digital formats in the U.S. and Canada in the seven days since it was released Nov. 13. Based on demand from retailers across all channels, the publisher has printed 3 million hardcover copies in North America. On its first day, the book sold more than 725,000 copies, making it one of the year’s biggest debuts, according to FOX News. Crown also confirmed to the publication that “Becoming” is currently the No. 1 adult nonfiction title in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Holland, Spain, Denmark and Finland. In Germany, some 200,000 copies have been sold, prompting a second printin...
Plagiarism: Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo Copies Lines From Bush And Clinton Speeches
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Plagiarism: Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo Copies Lines From Bush And Clinton Speeches

Joining a list of celebrity plagiarism incidents in recent times is Ghana’s newly inaugurated President Nana Akufo-Addo. Videos emerging online show President Akufo-Addo lifted lines from speeches earlier made by former American Presidents, George Bush and Bill Clinton. In one video, President Akufo-Addo says, “I ask you to be citizens; citizens, not spectators; citizens, not subjects; responsible citizens building your communities and our nation.” Those words were later discovered to have been ostensibly plagiarised from George Bush’s inauguration speech in 2001. A second video also shows President Akufo-Addo reading exact lines once delivered by Bill Clinton at his inauguration as US president in 1993. The words, “Though our challenges are fearsome, so are our strengths. American...

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