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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors in 2019

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Forbes’s ranking of the world’s highest-paid actors for 2019 is out, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson secured the top spot

According to the publication, Johnson, whose 2019 film credits include Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw as well as the WWE-themed comedy-drama Fighting with My Family, made $89.4m (£73.7m) between 1 June 2018 and 1 June 2019.

Chris Hemsworth came in second place with estimated earnings of $76.4 million, and Robert Downey Jr.. came in third with reported earnings of $66 million.

According to Forbes, the earnings estimates are based on a number of factors, including data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB. Interviews with “industry insiders” are also taken into account. The estimated figures are pretax, and fees for agents, managers and lawyers are not deducted.

Check out the full list of World’s Highest-Paid Actors Of 2019.

?1. Dwayne Johnson

Earnings: $89.4 million

2. Chris Hemsworth

Earnings: $76.4 million

3. Robert Downey Jr.

Earnings: $66 million

4. Akshay Kumar

Earnings: $65 million

5. Jackie Chan

Earnings: $58 million

6. Bradley Cooper (tie)

Earnings: $57 million

6. Adam Sandler (tie)

Earnings: $57 million

8. Chris Evans

Earnings: $43.5 million

9. Paul Rudd

Earnings: $41 million

10. Will Smith

Earnings: $35 million

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Curvy actress Moesha Boduong shares more swimsuit photos

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Curvy actress Moesha Boduong shares more swimsuit photosCurvy  Ghanaian actress and socialite, Moesha Boduong took to Instagram to share more sexy photos of herself posing in a colorful swimsuit. See full photos below.      The post Curvy actress Moesha Boduong shares more swimsuit photos appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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Crime was low and people were content when churches were not so rampant – Reno Omokri

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Crime was low and people were content when churches were not so rampant - Reno Omokri

According to Reno Omokri, ‘as a youth growing up in Nigeria, churches were not so rampant. Crime was low and people were content. As I grew up, churches became rampant.

As they increased, crime rose and discontentment grew. Perhaps Nigeria needs more contentment, and less religiosity? As a nation, we need to understand that it is righteousness that exalts a nation and not religion’.
 

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Tony Elumelu’s elegant daughter steals the heart of Instagram users

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Tony Elumelu shared a photo of his daughter visiting him at work.

Oge, who is on her summer break, took a break from her vacation to stop by her father’s office on a Sunday.

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The chairman of Heirs Holding shared the photo and Instagram users couldn’t stop themselves from commenting about how beautiful she is.

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Late Aaliyah immortalized with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds

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Late Aaliyah immortalized with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds

18 years after Aaliyah died in a plane crash, the RnB star has lived on in many forms. The latest is a new wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas. 

Late Aaliyah immortalized with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds

Aaliyah’s wax figure at Madam Tussauds was unveiled on Wednesday August 21, immortalizing one of her iconic looks.  Adam Morey, Studios Manager at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas revealed that the discussions on making an Aaliyah figure began over a year ago. 

 This set, rather than being a recreation of any one particular Aaliyah moment, was instead designed with a message to her fans in mind,” he said.

“It’s a message that hopefully reflects her everlasting legacy.”

Late Aaliyah immortalized with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds

The designer worked closely with Aaliyah’s family on the wax figure which was inspired by the music video for her smash hit “Try Again”. 

Aaliyah was an American singer and actress who died in a plane crash on August 25, 2001, at the Marsh Harbour Airport on the Abaco Islands, Bahamas. She had just completed filming for the music video for her single “Rock the Boat”. 

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Military panel begins investigation into Wadume?s confession, invites police

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Military panel begins investigation into Wadume?s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.

In the video released by police on their Twitter handle, Wadume said in Hausa, “My name is Hamisu Bala Wadume. Police came to arrest me. When they arrested me, the army (soldiers) chased them and opened fire. From there, they (soldiers) took me to their headquarters and cut off my handcuffs and released me.  “I went back to my house, but the  police came to re-arrest me.”  

The DHQ also invited the police, air force, Department of State Services and other security agencies for a joint meeting to look into the “security challenges facing the country”.    

A source in the DHQ panel said on Wednesday they were disturbed by Wadume’s confession in the video and were looking into it.

He said, “The arrest of Wadume by the police is commendable. It was a joint effort between the police and the military. The video confession is very disturbing and we cannot ignore it.

We are investigating the confession and we want to ensure a smooth relationship with the police. The panel was given one week initially but we now have an extension to tidy up the investigation. We are rounding off as soon as possible.”

The panel headed by Rear Admiral Ibikunle Olaiya has top officers drawn from the police, army, navy, air force, DSS and the Defence Intelligence Agency. On the invitation sent to the police and other security agencies,  the acting Director, Defence Information, Col Onyema Nwachukwu, said;

“The special meeting is sequel to a decision reached at the meeting of the Chief of Defence Staff with service chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies.  

“It is based on the need for their spokespersons and directors of information to hold regular meetings and address joint conferences to inform the public about the  efforts  the security agencies  are making towards addressing  the security challenges  facing  the country and other relevant issues.”

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