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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

Iranian Director 'Asghar Farhadi' Wins First EU Media Prize at Cannes Film Festival

Asghar farhadi wins an oscar     Iranian director Asghar Farhadi was  awarded  the first European Union  Media prize to the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi on Sunday, 20 May 2012 at the Cannes Film Festival.    Asghar Farhadi, known in Europe and throughout the world for his films “About Elly” (which won a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 2009) and “A Separation” (which won a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 2011 and the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012) was awarded the EU Media prize  with a $77,000 cash award for his new project which will be filmed in France next autumn.    “I am proud to give this award to Mr Farhadi today for this film project which has a strong cultural identity and illustrates the openness of European culture, which I defend daily.   After the worldwide success of his masterpiece “A Separation”, he gives us a project which is committed and moving in equal measure and above all draws on universality" said Ms Vassilio