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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

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   .