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Kenyan Actress, Lupita Nyongo’o Wins Oscar Award + Full Winners List

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Hollywood’s brightest stars converged at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this year’s Oscars winners.

Take a look at who walked away with the gold below: –

Best picture
“12 Years a Slave” — WINNER
“American Hustle”
“Captain Phillips”
“Dallas Buyers Club”
“Gravity”
“Her”
“Nebraska”
“Philomena”
“The Wolf of Wall Street”

Actor in a leading role
Christian Bale – “American Hustle”
Bruce Dern – “Nebraska”
Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor – “12 Years a Slave”
Matthew McConaughey – “Dallas Buyers Club” — WINNER

Actor in a supporting role
Barkhad Abdi – “Captain Phillips”
Bradley Cooper – “American Hustle”
Michael Fassbender – “12 Years a Slave”
Jonah Hill – “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Jared Leto – “Dallas Buyers Club” — WINNER

Actress in a leading role
Amy Adams – “American Hustle”
Cate Blanchett – “Blue Jasmine” — WINNER
Sandra Bullock – “Gravity”
Judi Dench – “Philomena”
Meryl Streep – “August: Osage County”

Actress in a supporting role
Sally Hawkins – “Blue Jasmine”
Jennifer Lawrence – “American Hustle”
Lupita Nyong’o – “12 Years a Slave” — WINNER
Julia Roberts – “August: Osage County”
June Squibb – “Nebraska”

Directing
Alfonso Cuaron – “Gravity” — WINNER
Steve McQueen – “12 Years a Slave”
Alexander Payne – “Nebraska”
David O. Russell – “American Hustle”
Martin Scorsese – “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Writing (adapted screenplay)”
“12 Years A Slave” – John Ridley — WINNER
“Before Midnight” – Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke
“Captain Phillips” – Billy Ray
“Philomena” – Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
“The Wolf of Wall Street” – Terence Winter

Writing (original screenplay)
“American Hustle” – Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell
“Blue Jasmine” – Woody Allen
“Dallas Buyers Club” – Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack
“Her” – Spike Jonze — WINNER
“Nebraska” – Bob Nelson

Animated feature film
“The Croods”
“Despicable Me 2″
“Ernest & Celestine”
“Frozen” — WINNER
“The Wind Rises”

Documentary (feature)
“The Act of Killing”
“Cutie and the Boxer”
“Dirty Wars”
“The Square”
“20 Feet From Stardom” — WINNER

Music (original song)
“Happy” – “Despicable Me 2″ – Pharrell Williams
“Let it Go” – “Frozen” – Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez — WINNER
“Ordinary Love” – “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” – U2, lyrics by Paul Hewson, aka Bono
“The Moon Song” – “Her” – music by Karen O, lyrics by Karen O and Spike Jonze

Music (original score)
“The Book Thief” – John Williams
“Gravity” Steven Price — WINNER
“Her” – William Butler and Owen Pallett
“Philomena” – Alexandre Desplat
“Saving Mr. Banks” – Thomas Newman

Visual effects
“Gravity” — WINNER
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”
“Iron Man 3″
“The Lone Ranger”
“Star Trek Into Darkness”

Cinematography
“The Grandmaster”
“Gravity” — WINNER
“Inside Llewyn Davis”
“Nebraska”
“Prisoners”

Costume design

“12 Years a Slave”
“American Hustle”
“The Grandmaster”
“The Great Gatsby” — WINNER
“The Invisible Woman”

Makeup and hairstyling
“Dallas Buyers Club” — WINNER
“Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”
“The Lone Ranger”

Film editing
“12 Years a Slave”
“American Hustle”
“Captain Phillips”
“Dallas Buyers Club”
“Gravity” — WINNER

Documentary (short subject)
“CaveDigger”
“Facing Fear”
“Karama Has No Walls”
“The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life” — WINNER
“Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall”

Foreign language film
“The Broken Circle Breakdown” – Belgium
“The Great Beauty” – Italy — WINNER
“The Hunt” – Denmark
“The Missing Picture” – Cambodia
“Omar” – Palestine

Short film (live action)
“Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)”
“Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just before Losing Everything)”
“Helium” — WINNER
“Pitaako Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)”
“The Voorman Problem”

Short film (animated)
“Feral”
“Get a Horse!”
“Mr. Hublot” — WINNER
“Possessions”
“Room on the Broom”

Production design
“12 Years a Slave”
“American Hustle”
“Gravity”
“The Great Gatsby” — WINNER
“Her”

Sound editing
“All Is Lost”
“Captain Phillips”
“Gravity” — WINNER
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”
“Lone Survivor”

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‘We Will Never Forget Lekki Massacre’ – Rapper M.I. Abaga

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M.I Abaga

Nigerian rapper, Jude Abaga, popularly known as MI, has reacted to the massacre that took place at the #EndSARS protest ground at Lekki Tollgate. The rapper and entertainment entrepreneur took to his Twitter page to condemn the killing and state that the night will not be erased from history.

In his words:

“WE WILL NEVER FORGET THE NIGHT OUR GOVERNMENT KILLED US FOR ASKING THEM NOT TO KILL US #LekkiMassacre #EndSARS #CrimesAgainstHumanity”

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The shooting of unarmed peaceful protesters by military officers on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 has received global attention with international political dignitaries and celebrities using their Twitter platforms to tweet regarding the incident.

See MI Abaga’s post below:

MI Abaga’s Twitter post

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Lekki Massacre Totally Unacceptable: Comedian Alibaba

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Lekki Massacre Totally Unacceptable: Comedian Alibaba
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Alibaba

Nigerian comedian, Alibaba, has reacted to the shooting of unarmed protesters at Lekki Tollgate by military officers on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

The veteran comedian cum actor and events compere took to his Instagram page to condemn the incident. Part of his post reads:

“The biggest mistake any democratically elected government can make, is to hand over its control to the military. Because in doing that, you have undermined the constitution, you have canceled the purpose of the National Assembly, made nonsense of the Supreme Court and confirmed that the Presidency cannot manage the country’s affairs.

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By sending soldiers to the street, government is clearly, Planting that idea, without knowing it, that the ultimate leadership is in the hands of the soldiers.”

See his full post below:

The comedian’s post

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‘Our Ultimate Goal Is Not To Destroy Our Country’ – Actress Damilola Adegbite

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'Our Ultimate Goal Is Not To Destroy Our Country' - Actress Damilola Adegbite
Damilola Adegbite

Damilola Adegbite

Nigerian actress, Damilola Adegbite, has stated that the goal of Nigerian protesters has never been to destroy the country. The movie star took to her Instagram page to post a black post with a caption that reads:

“Nobody saw this coming. Nobody. Maybe only people who had inside information. This extreme approach was not expected! The youths of Nigeria only asked for assurances! Moving forward, we need damage control. We need to calm the tension. Please.

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Lets use our platforms to calm this storm. Our ultimate goal is to make our country better, not to destroy it. Lives are being lost. This is not the goal. Please stay alive, for your friends and your family who love and need you! This is too much.”

See her post below:

The actress’ post

 

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