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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

Forest Whitaker To Play A Kingmaker On ‘Empire’

      Forest Whitaker is going to be a hitmaker when he joins the cast of  Empire  this season. Empire  is going to get a little extra sparkle as Forest amps up the star power for season 4, and he’s taking on a crucial role on the show. According to E! News, he’ll be playing a hitmaker named Uncle Eddie. Uncle Eddie is incredibly charismatic, and the music icon gives Lucious his first big break with a some air time on the radio. In short, without Uncle Eddie, there would be no Lucious. Eddie will pop back up as Lucious makes his recovery and works to regain his memory–just in time to put his spin on Empire’s 20th Anniversary at Cookie’s invitation. Empire returns on September 27 as the show does a crossover with  Star , which is something viewers have been waiting on for months.

Forest Whitaker to Play Archbishop Desmond Tutu In "The Archbishop And The Antichrist"

    Hollywood actor Forest Whitaker has signed on to play   Archbishop Desmond Tutu  in a project by English-French film director  Roland Joffe , titled  The Archbishop And The Antichrist  .     The Academy Award-winning actor will play the Archbishop  during his time with the Truth and Reconciliation hearings, which were established after the end of apartheid.    The film will be based on the play by   Michael Ashton , and center on the  Truth and Reconciliation Hearings  - a post-apartheid commissioning in which victims took an active role in the judicial process (called on to give accounts of the gross human rights violations they were subjected to), while offenders were encouraged to take responsibility for their actions, "to repair the harm they caused.   The film will be produced through Joffe’s company Lightmotive, with Joffe adapting the play for film himself.