My husband films me during sex, leaks video — woman tells Court

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A divorce-seeking woman, Folasade Olaniyan, has told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan, Oyo that her husband, Ojo Olaniyan, filmed her while they were having sex. She also told the court that her husband also went ahead and leaked the video to his friends and family members. Mrs Olaniyan, 37, approached the court for dissolution of her 15-year-old union with Mr Olaniyan over brutality and lack of trust. She also told the court that her husband did not care for the four kids of the union, threatened her life…

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KFF: Promoting culture through film

The mood was engaging. The atmosphere was serene, the guests were expectant. A young lady of average height dressed in flowing gown welcome guests to the Korean Film Festival. With a feminine voice, “You are welcome. Over there is a buffet containing Korean meals, and after the meal, we will go in for the movie,” she points to a table decorated in green colour. There was no disparity, everyone, both Nigerians and non-Nigerians were treated equally to a mouthwatering, nutritious, tasty Korean delicacy as Korean Cultural Centre, Nigeria rolled out…

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Fate of the Furious breaks global box office record

The Fate of the Furious has raced to the top of the box office chart – breaking an international record in the process. The eighth film in the action thriller franchise took an estimated $532.5m (£424.7m) globally over Easter weekend. The figure makes it the strongest worldwide debut ever – marginally overtaking the $529m (£421.8m) taken by Star Wars: The Force Awakens. However, the film’s US takings were down sharply on the previous movie. Furious 7 took $147.2m (£117.3m) in the US when it was released in 2015 – but…

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Sheriff JW Pepper: James Bond star, Clifton James, dies aged 96

The actor Clifton James, best known for his portrayal of Sheriff JW Pepper in two James Bond films, has died at the age of 96. James first played the hapless tobacco-spitting Louisiana law-enforcer alongside Sir Roger Moore in the 007 film Live and Let Die in 1973. He was involved in a car chase scene with Bond and was so popular with the audience that producers asked him to return in 1974’s The Man With the Golden Gun. The second time around his character appeared as a disagreeable American tourist…

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Anthony Joshua: ‘Being a boxer you have to be a man of the people’

Anthony Joshua has never lost a professional fight and he’s won every bout with a knock-out. But in two weeks he faces the fearsome Wladimir Klitschko, aka Dr Steelhammer. Should he be nervous? Alex Clark meets the bricklayer turned boxer Anthony Joshua, the Hertfordshire bricklayer who has become British boxing’s greatest star, is a busy boy. After months of trying to find a gap in his schedule, we finally isolate a weekend in Watford. Within 24 hours, that’s shifted to a Friday in Sheffield, and a modern, unremarkable cul-de-sac on…

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What we do with dogs, monkeys, dolls – Commercial drivers

An ancient traditional practice of sacrificing live dogs on the altar of Ogun, the god of Iron, by commercial drivers in search of protection is still being practiced today, mainly by truck and commercial bus drivers. CHIJIOKE IREMEKA reports A very experienced driver, who has been a commercial transport driver for over 30 years, Mr. Akinrede Ephraim, who is in his early 60s, said that the practice of deliberately killing dogs with a vehicle for protection against accidents does not work for him. Rather, he believes strongly in drivers praying…

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Engaging the power of faith for fulfilment of destiny (3)

Welcome to your regular column. Previously, we looked at four channels of encountering destiny, which are: Direct Divine Encounter, Vision, Rhema and by Revelation. In today’s teaching, we shall be delving deeper in understanding how to advance and fulfil our destinies after encountering them through any of these channels. First, we must recognise that it is our insight in God’s Word that defines the limits of our destiny. That means our destiny is limited to our revelation of the truth. Thus, it is all about being able to see what…

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Happy Easter: What is your resolution?

At one point or the other in life, we find ourselves making resolutions. However, it isn’t enough to make resolutions, one must develop the discipline required to live by them. Discipline is simply the ability to keep doing what is right whether it is convenient or not. Many make resolutions cheaply but fail the test of discipline, hence, miss the reward attached. They fail to see that the cause of their setback is their lack of discipline. For every promise of God there is a reward attached, likewise, for every…

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Easter Message: Buhari urges Nigerians to live together in peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to live together in peace and harmony, in the spirit of Easter. “I urge all Nigerians to live peacefully with one another and do their utmost to make Nigeria a beautiful place to reside”, President Buhari said in a special message signed by him to mark Easter. Notably, peace was the theme of the special message as the president underscored its importance: “It is in our collective interest to live in peace because without peace, no meaningful and sustainable development can take place.…

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DONALD DUKE’S DAUGHTER: I PICKED SAX BECAUSE OF MY DAD

Xerona Duke, the heiress of former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, is both an entertainment lawyer and an Afro-beat exponent. It runs in the blood, plays saxophone and mum sings and plays the piano. The young lady will be performing live with her dad at the Runway Jazz concert in commemoration of Lagos at 50 set to be held on April 30 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. She speaks with LANRE ODUKOYA.     Have you ever been to any music school? Yes, I…

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