Thursday, 20 October 2016

Colin Firth Circling Mary Poppins Returns

Colin Firth has entered talks to join Mary Poppins Returns, the long-rumored sequel headed up by director Rob Marshall. The British actor is in line to land the role of William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank. On board to craft what Disney hopes to be a super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious screenplay is David Magee, with Marc Platt and John DeLuca attached to produce.

Mark Hamill Returns To The Flash

Despite returning to the public spotlight in a big way when he reprised the role of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mark Hamill didn’t hesitate to return to The Flash as The Trickster. Now, some new photos from the Vancouver set of The Flash have surfaced, and they show Hamill once again back in the role. However, he looks a lot more like The Joker here.

Alec Baldwin Leaves Film Project

Alec Baldwin has surprised many by departing the Rob Reiner movie Shock And Awe, for which principal photography has already begun. The politically controversial project is expected to move forward with Rob Reiner taking the supporting role that Baldwin was originally cast to play.

5 best spots for a pool party in Lagos

Poolside scene in Lagos is far from boring. A splash of pool parties are thrown on the regular at shindig-friendly hotels around town. From grand oceanfront resorts to smaller boutique properties, there is a variety of hotel options from budget-friendly to truly opulent; and some of the city’s best hotels host pool parties that kick-off during the day and lead into nights of fun long after the sun goes down.

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 4, Episode 5

Last night’s installment of Marvel’s flagship TV series, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., began to tie some of the plot strands that were established in the first few episodes of the season together. A seriously injured Quake was reunited with Simmons, and the pair set about trying to discover what The Watchdogs were up to, while we finally saw Ghost Rider interact with some of the other main characters – and nab himself that signature flaming chain while he was as it.

#BREAKING: Nigeria Customs sacks 29 senior officers

Read the customs statement below:

Twenty-nine (29) Senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service have been dismissed for various acts of gross misconduct. The dismissed officers are among forty-four (44) Senior officers who were punished for actions capable of compromising national economy and security.

Arrow Season 5, Episode 4 Released

The CW has released the first promo for next week’s episode of Arrow, and in it we get a first look at what’s to come when Oliver Queen decides to try and break Diggle out of a military prison. As we saw in tonight’s installment, the hero has been wrongly placed behind bars after being set up for an illegal arms deal orchestrated by his superiors, and the net is now closing in.

Trailer A Cure For Wellness


Coming off box office bomb The Lone Ranger, a movie that reportedly cost Disney upwards of $150 million, it’s little wonder why director Gore Verbinski is circling back to his horror roots. Before having a crack in the blockbuster space through Pirates of the Caribbean and later Ranger, Verbinski first broke onto the scene via an electrifying remake of The Ring, and fans of the filmmaker will be pleased to hear that his latest creative venture is very much steeped in dark, psychological drama.

FULL LIST of President Buhari's ambassadorial nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of 46 nominees to the Senate as ambassadors.
Among the nominees are Pauline Tallen, Olorunibe Mamora and Musa Ibeto who was formerly nominated minister before his nomination was withdrawn in 2015.

The Flash Season 2 Episode 3 Preview

The CW has released the first preview for The Flash Season 2 Episode 3 titled “The New Rogues,” and the episode is officially described as follows:

Watford Coach Says Success Still Has Much To Learn

Watford manager, Walter Mazzari, has stated that Nigeria forward, Isaac Success, still has a lot to learn to become a complete player. Success made his first start for Watford in their 1-0 away win against Middlesbrough over the weekend.

‘Why my 6th studio album is titled ‘Corporate Miscreant’ – Oritsefemi

On November 1, 2016, self styled musical taliban, Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele will drop his sixth studio album titled Corporate Miscreant.

Kano Pillars Board Dissolved

The management of Kano Pillars Football club led by Kabiru Baita has been dissolved by the State Government.  Governor Ganduje gave the directive when he received players of Kano Pillars Basketball team who visited him in his office earlier on Wednesday.

Akwa United Technical Adviser, Maurice Cooreman, Has Been Fired

Akwa United have relieved Maurice Cooreman of his duties as Technical Adviser of the Promise Keepers, reports. According to the media officer of the club, Uwem Ekoh, Cooreman was sacked following a poor disciplinary record throughout last season.

Jose Mourinho Warns England Over Marcus Rashford

Jose Mourinho says Marcus Rashford playing for England at next summer's European Under-21 Championship makes no sense if he is a regular for the senior side. Reports have suggested the Football Association will demand Rashford is made available for the finals in Poland, irrespective of his development with the seniors.

What Nigeria polytechnic graduates must do to equal Bachelor degree holders

To end the disparity between polytechnic and university graduates, the Federal Government will soon introduce a National Vocational Qualification Framework, NVQF.

You don't have sense, you're not using your brains - Amosun tells Ogun State workers

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Wednesday chided state workers for their threat to embark on an indefinite strike on Thursday, saying they were unreasonable in their demands.

5 ways to help Nigerian parents utilize modern technology

Technology evolves every day, thus it is important to stay updated. While young Nigerians who were born during the outbreak of modern technology have no problems keeping abreast and coping with the complexities and intricacies of modern technology as well as the internet, their parents, on the other hand, who grew up pre-technology era seem to find it all confusing and intimidating.

6 awesome things Nigerians do not know they can do with their smartphones

A majority of Nigerians have and use smartphones on the daily, but how many of them actually maximize its functions? Aside from voice calls, social networking, telling the time, listening to music and maybe using the device as a flashlight, there are so many other creative ways the smartphone can be used beyond their standard features to make life easier. Jumia Travel, Africa’s No.1 hotel booking portal shares 5 awesome things Nigerians do not know they can do with their smartphones.

Mesut Ozil Nets First Professional Hat-Trick

Mesut Ozil scored his first professional hat-trick as Arsenal thrashed Ludogorets 6-0 in the Champions League at the Emirates on Wednesday evening. The German international scored all three of his goals in the second half as Arsene Wenger's men took a significant step towards the knockout stages.

Messi Gives Guardiola A Taste Of His Own Medicine

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as 10-man Manchester City lost 4-0 on Pep Guardiola's return to Barcelona in the Champions League. Messi punished Fernandinho's slip in the 17th minute to give Barca the lead on Wednesday night, but City spurned several chances to draw level by half-time.

Africa Cup Of Nations Draw

Reigning Africa Cup of Nations champions Ivory Coast will begin their defence against Togo in January following Wednesday's draw. The Ivorians, who beat Ghana on penalties in the 2015 final, are in Group C against Togo, Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Robert Kirkman Debunks Multiple Death Theory In The Walking Dead

Ever since the identity of Negan’s unfortunate victim in the season 6 finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead was kept hidden from fans, there’s been rampant speculation as to which member of Rick’s group is going to wind up getting “Lucille-d” in next week’s season 7 premiere. In the comics it’s Glenn, but because that character’s demise was already flirted with earlier on in the last season, many viewers theorize that it’ll be someone else – or, that poor ol’ Glenn won’t be the only casualty.

Legion’s Premiere Date In New Promo

Legion would premiere on FX in early 2017, but the promo below reveals that what to expect the Marvel series to hit the channel in February. There’s lots of new footage from the show in the video as well, and it’s clear that this is probably going to be unlike any other Marvel Comics drama currently available on TV or online streaming services.

The Irishman To Start Shooting In February

Martin Scorsese remains one of the most prolific directors in the entire industry, and will soon be prepping for the release of 17th century epic Silence later this year but if there’s one project that consistently feels like ‘the one that got away’ for Scorsese, it’s The Irishman, a big-screen rendition of Charles Brandt’s true-crime novel I Heard You Paint Houses.
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