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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

Hugo Leads 84th Academy Award Nominations-Full Oscars Nominees List

    The 84th annual academy awards (Oscars) nominees were revealed today.Boxoffice top movie Hugo," a Martin Scorsese's 3D film  leads this year's oscar with 11 nominations. Nine foreign films that were shortlisted last week have been pruned down to five .See full list below. Best Picture "The Artist" "The Descendants" "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" "Hugo" "Midnight in Paris" "The Help" "Moneyball" "War Horse" "The Tree of Life" Best Actor Demian Bichir, "A Better Life" George Clooney, "The Descendants" Jean Dujardin, "The Artist" Gary Oldman, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" Brad Pitt, "Moneyball" Best Actress Glenn Close, "Albert Nobbs" Viola Davis, "The Help" Rooney Mara, "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady" Michelle Williams, "My Week With Marilyn"

Nine foreign films make cut for Oscar shortlist,Nollywood nowhere to be found again

      Nine films have made the cut for consideration in the foreign-language category at  the Academy Awards . Among them is Iran's "A Separation" from writer-director  Asghar Farhadi , which won the Golden Globe for best  foreign language  film last weekend and has been racking up kudos from critics groups nationwide.      Also on the list is German director  Wim Wenders ' "Pina," a 3-D tribute to the career of groundbreaking choreographer  Pina Bausch which is also on the shortlist for best documentary feature. The other contenders are: Belgium's "Bullhead," Canada's "Monsieur Lazhar," Denmark's "Superclásico," Israel's "Footnote," Morocco 's, "Omar Killed Me," Poland's "In Darkness" and Taiwan's "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale."      This year its a morrocan film that got nominated  , last year a  south african film , Life above all was nominated   .