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It’s another sad moment for Nollywood. The industry has lost one of its veteran actors, Samuel obiago, to the cold arms of death. The talented actor died in the early hours of Thursday.

The president of the actors guild of Nigeria, emeka rollas, confirmed the news of his colleague’s death on Thursday. ” he suffered from a stroke for some time now, which has been managed, but sadly he died in the early hours of 2am today, ” rollas said.

The actor, who was popularly known as daddy Sam by his colleagues, had a career in the banking sector before he quit banking for acting.

Obiago started acting in nollywood movies in 2013 and has risen to be one of the star actors in the Nigerian movie industry.

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Some of the awards he has been nominated for include most promising actor in Nigeria at the Africa magic viewers choice award, best actor in drama at the Africa movie academy awards, and best new act to watch at the best of nollywood awards.

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Netflix Denied Motion to Dismiss Defamation Case

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Author: Eunice Johnson, Abuja

Netflix must answer a defamation case over its hit series The Queen’s Gambit, a US judge has ruled. The streaming giant is accused of misrepresenting “one of the most significant career achievements” of chess master Nona Gaprindashvili.

 

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Lawyers said the error had “tarnished (her) personal and professional reputation” around the world. The Queen’s Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Joy is the fictional story of the female chess prodigy, Beth Harmon. However, it features references to real life competitors including Gaprindashvili.

In the final episode, a commentator compares Harmon’s achievements to Gaprindashvili’s, but says the latter “never faced men” in competition.

Netflix said that “no reasonable viewer would have understood the line to convey a statement of fact”, according to legal documents seen by PA, as it was an “entirely fictional work”.

It added the show’s millions of viewers would require “knowledge of competitive Soviet chess in the 1960s” to understand the alleged defamation.

 

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Chris Brown Sued for Allegedly Raping a Woman

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Author: Eunice Johnson, Abuja

American singer Chris Brown has been sued for allegedly raping a woman in a yacht. The suit was filed by a choreographer, dancer, and musician identified only as Jane Doe. According to her lawyer, Ms. Doe is suing the singer for $20M.

 

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Doe claims that, Brown invited her to music star P Diddy’s home on Miami’s Star Island according to her, they were on a Yacht around the area and Chris offered her a drink after which, there was an unexplained shift in her consciousness.

She alleged that the singer sent her message the following morning and demanded she took Plan B. Doe’s lawyers said she didn’t report the crime at that time because she was still in medical school.

Brown has had several legal dramas in the past, bordering on rape and sexual assault. From the famous assault on his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, to being accused of rape during a visit to France.

 

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Disney Responds To Peter Dinklage’s Criticism Of Snow White Remake

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Disney has responded to criticism made by Game of Thrones actor, Peter Dinklage about its forthcoming live action adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Dinklage said the remake of the 1937 animated film, based on story from the Brothers Grimm, was “backward” while adding that Disney should have reassessed the project.

 

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Speaking about the new film, Dinklage acknowledged Disney’s casting of a Latina actress in the leading role, but said further progressive casting was needed when it came to the other characters.

Meanwhile, Disney has said it is going to avoid reinforcing stereotypes from the original animated film.

 

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