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Ali Baba Gets Television Licence Popular comedian, Atunyota Alleluyah Akpobome, who is popularly known as Ali Baba, has received the approval of the Federal Government to operate a television station — XQZMOI. A graduate of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State, the comedian took to his social media handles to break the news of…
Halle Berry Is Heartbroken She's Still The Only Black Best Actress Oscar Winner
Halle Berry, who became the first African American to win the best actress Oscar, has called her historic win "one of my biggest heartbreaks" as she remains the only black actress to have won the award. Berry, 54, was presented the Best Actress award in 2002 for her role as Leticia Musgrove in indie drama…
David Oyelowo Accuses Oscar Of Sidelining Selma After Protest
Selma star David Oyelowo has claimed Oscars members refused to vote for the film after the cast wore "I can't breathe" t-shirts in protest against police violence. This was a result of mass protests in 2014 after Eric Garner died when cops put him in a chokehold, and a shocking video emerged of him telling…
South Korea Wins Top Prize For 'Parasite' At Oscars
South Koreans reacted with joy and stunned disbelief Monday to the historic best picture Oscar for "Parasite", with one film fan suggesting the feat should be recognised with a public holiday. Director Bong Joon-ho's film about the widening gap between rich and poor, became the first non-English-language film to win Hollywood's biggest prize, prompting celebrations…
The Oscar Telecast Will Have No Traditional Host For Another Year
The 2020 Academy Awards will have no host. Karey Burke, entertainment president for ABC, the network that carries the Oscars, confirmed the decision during her executive session at TCA according to Deadline news. “Together with the Academy, we have decided there will be no traditional host, repeating for us what worked last year, it will…
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde She's Next To Win An Oscar
Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has said she’s next to win an Oscar award. The 91st Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday and, after taking part as a voting member of the Academy, she announced her aspiration after realising many of the nominees she voted for won in their categories. The actress…
Allison Janney wins Oscar for figure skating biopic 'I, Tonya'
Allison Janney on Sunday took home the best supporting actress Oscar for her turn as the cold, sardonic mother of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in "I, Tonya" capping a sparkling awards season which saw her win all of the major prizes.
Oscar leads big names behaving badly in China
Oscar is suspended for eight games after a brawl. Carlos Tevez riles fans with a trip to Disneyland while his club are playing. Ezequiel Lavezzi and Hulk deny being anti-Chinese.
Oscar gets eight-game ban over China brawl
Brazilian international Oscar was banned for eight games on Thursday for triggering a spectacular mass brawl in the Chinese Super League between his Shanghai SIPG side and Guangzhou R&F.
Oscar sparks mass brawl in Chinese league
After the former Chelsea midfielder appeared to fire the ball deliberately twice at Guangzhou players, he was rushed by several opponents, fell to the ground and a melee broke out.