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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

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