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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

CoronaVirus : Idris Elba Calls Comedian AY to give situation report (Video)

    Idris Elba has given an update on his health status . The actor made a live video with comedian AY on instagram  and said he's okay and still showing mild symptoms. Check out the video below. The actor and his wife tested positive to coronavirus two weeks ago

Idris Elba Denies being paid to say he has Coronavirus

  During a recent Instagram Live video, "Cats" star Idris Elba slammed a conspiracy theory accusing people of being paid to say they tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to the actor, who recently tested positive for COVID-19, the conspiracy theory claims celebrities are getting paid by the government to announce that they've tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  "This idea that someone like myself is gonna be paid to say I've got coronavirus? That's absolute bulls---," Elba said during the video. "Such stupidness. People wanna spread that as if it's news." "That's stupid. It's the quickest way to get people sick," he added.  "I'm not an actor right now. I'm just a human being and I just happen to be in the public eye," Elba said, adding, "So I want people to understand that this is very real. I feel like I saved people from getting it by doing that test early.&q

Idris Elba's Wife Sabrina Tests Positive To Coronavirus

   Idris Elba’s wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The couple gave fans an update on their health while sitting down remotely with Oprah Winfrey for the first episode of her new series “Oprah Talks COVID-19,” Elba, 47, previously revealed that his wife — who is in quarantine in New Mexico with him — had been tested for the virus on Tuesday, one day after he revealed his own results. Asked by Winfrey in the episode whether she had gotten her results yet, Dhowre, 30, revealed that she “found out this morning.” “I tested positive,” she said, noting that she wasn’t “surprised” by the news.

Idris Elba celebrates Daughter's 16th Birthday

Actor Idris Elba's daughter is 16 and the movie star took to twitter to celebrate her. 'Isan is 16 today!! What?? I’m so proud of my lil mami. I’m very lucky to have her in my life. Her entire life represents a change for the better. The long awaited gift bearer. I love you'. He Tweeted

Idris Elba Covers August edition of Essence Magazine

Actor Idris Elba is on the cover of August edition of Essence Magazine.

Idris Elba Wins First MOBO Inspirational Award

    In celebration of the 19th MOBO Awards,  the first  MOBO Inspiration Award  has been launched . This year's recipient is none other than  the award winning british actor  Idris Elba.       The Inspiration Award  is being given to an individual who has achieved formidable success in his/her respective field against all odds and as such shines as an inspirational figurehead.     Over the past several years,   elba  has become one of the most talked about actors starring on several series like   The Wire   and   Luther . He can also be seen in hit films like   Thor   and   Prometheus, and playing Nelson Mandela in the inspirational biopic   Long Walk to Freedom .

Idris Elba Confirmed to Play Nelson Mandela In Official Biopic

 British actor  Idris Elba  has been confirmed to play  Nelson Mandela  in long-awaited biopic  The Long Walk To Freedom .          Charting the whole of Mandela's life,  The Long Walk To Freedom  will include scenes shot on Robben Island, where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison   "My big project this year, I'm going to go play Nelson Mandela. That's where my head is geared to this summer " ,Idris elba told Anant Singh,a south african/indian filmmaker who  acquired the life rights to produce the project from Mandela  said in a statement 'It has taken many years to find the right actor, however Idris is perfectly cast to play Nelson Mandela - he has the passion, the star power, the African upbringing and, of course, the height'.      39 year old Elba who recently won the Golden globe award  is the latest star to play the , african icon following Morgan Freeman in Clint Eastwood's  Invictus , David Harewood in  Mrs Mandela  an

Tinie Tempah Crowned Best-Dressed Man by GQ Magazine,Chris Brown Worst Dressed

Tinie Tempah     Nigerian-British rapper  Tinie Tempah   has been crowned 2012 best-dressed Man by GQ Magazine . The Plumstead rapper who is credited with possessing a ''true passion for elegance and proportions"is ranked number one,followed by mohawk-sporting Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli and Matt Smith.British actor Idris elba is the seventh best dressed man.     The Duke of Cambridge prince william who  made his debut at number 27 in GQ magazine's ranking of 50 Best-Dressed Men in 2011  dropped out of the annual list while hi s brother Prince Harry is 25th ,down from fifth place last year and his father, the Prince of Wales, is 50th.    The worst-dressed list is topped by R&B star  Chris Brown. THE GQ BEST-DRESSED MEN LIST 2012 - TOP 10 1. Tinie Tempah 2. Mario Balotelli 3. Matt Smith 4. Robert Pattinson 5. Andrew Garfield 6. Henry Cavill 7. Idris Elba 8. Christian Bale 9. Sergio Pizzorno 10. Ian Brown Worst-Dressed 1. Chris Brown 2. St

Idris Elba ,Meryl Streep ,George Clooney Win 69th Golden Globe Awards- Full Winners List

African-british actor Idris elba poses with award      The  69th Annual Golden Globe Awards took place last night in Los Angeles today. Winners of the night include idris elba for best actor in a tv series, Meryl streep for best actress in a drama,Geoge Clooney for best actor in a drama.74 year old Morgan freeman received   Cecil B DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. Full list of the 2012 Golden Globe winners: Best Drama The Descendants Best Comedy/Musical The Artist Best Animated Film The Adventures of TinTin Best Actor in a Drama George Clooney, The Descendants Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical Jean Dujardin, The Artist Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Christopher Plummer, Beginners Best Actress in a Drama Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Octavia Spencer, The Help Best Director
 Martin Scorsese, Hugo Best Screenplay Midnight in Paris, Woody Alle

British actor,Idris Elba to play Nelson Mandela in official biopic

    British actor , Idris elba is about to sign on to play the role of African leader ,Nelson Mandela in an official biopic .        Elba currently stars as BBC crime thriller  Luther , and his movie credits include  28 Weeks Later ,  American Gangster  and  Obsessed . He recently expressed an interest in taking over the role of James Bond from  Daniel Craig .       Previous actors to play Mandela on the big screen include  Terrence Howard  in  Winnie  and  Morgan Freeman  in  Invictus .  Before Elba's name came up, actors including  Will Smith  and  Denzel Washington  had been linked to the iconic role.     The biopic will start filming next year

African-american actor Idris elba ventures into music, releases new video

       African American actor , Idris elba( real name Idrissa Akunna elba) has ventured into music.

"Takers" takes second spot at the Box office

The star power of chris brown,T.I, and idris elba put the action movie "takers" at number  2 spot at the box office over the weekend,see the full list 

Takers in theaters August 27