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Netflix cracks down on password sharing

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Netflix Inc is testing a feature that asks viewers to verify they share a household with the account holder, the company said on Thursday, a move that could lead to a clampdown on sharing of passwords.

A small number of Netflix users are receiving a message asking them to confirm they live with the account owner by entering details from a text message or email sent to the owner, Reuters reported.

The prompt reads, “Is this your account? If you don’t live with the owner of this account, you need your own account to keep watching.”

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Viewers can delay the verification and keep watching Netflix. The message may however reappear when they open Netflix again, and eventually they could be required to open a new account to continue streaming.

“This test is designed to help ensure that people using Netflix accounts are authorized to do so,” a Netflix spokesperson said.

The Netflix terms of service say that users of an account must live in the same household, though the company and other streaming services have declined to broadly crack down on sharing.

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Maltina appoints Rahama Sadau as Ambassador

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Maltina appoints Rahama Sadau as Ambassador

The Maltina Company has appointed a well-known Kanywood actress, Rahama Sadau as her ambassador.

This is coming, months after the Actress was suspended from Kanywood. She said she took the appointment with pride and will work extensively, to make Nigerians  stick to Maltina as their source of refreshment .

The Senior Brand Manager of Maltina, Mrs Elohor Olumide Awe, on her part , said, her organization will continue with it’s innovation to keep Nigerians refreshed at all the times.

Olumide who spoke in Kano on Sunday when she led the management team of Maltina to launch two brand new Maltina- the Vanilla, and Pineapple flavours held at the famous Ado Bayero Malt in the heart of the city .

According to her, the idea behind the introduction of the two brand flavours was to  make their customers have alternative and varieties the old Classic brand .

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She said, “Having take into cognizance the importance of Kano as the commercial nerve center of the North We  decided to launched the the Vanilla, and Pineapples in the state for our teeming Customers to take advantage in the Month of Ramadan”

In an interview with a customer who is a student of Bayero University(BUK), Chat Barnabas described Maltina as her best drink.

On the newly introduced brands, Barnabas said it is unique because of its nice flavour .

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“I speak with millionaires” – Mercy Eke replies bad belle people

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Mercy Eke replies bad belle people

The winner of the Big Brother Naija show (season 4), Mercy Eke has responded to some bad belle people on social media, who mocked her for her Igbo accent.

Recall that Mercy Lambo has repeatedly been a subject of online troll largely because of her local accent which clearly depicts her origin (Igbo).

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However, the media battle started, after a fan admired Mercy due to her beautiful looks.

A lady reacted saying that the reality star is beautiful till she opens her mouth to speak.

Responding to the statement, Mercy told the lady that she opens her mouth to speak with millionaires on how to make billions.

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Nollywood Veteran actor, Bruno Iwuoha dies at 68

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Bruno Iwuoha is dead

One of the best Nollywood actor, Bruno Iwuoha, has died on Saturday at the age of 68, after a long battle with diabetes.

The information was released by the Director of Communications, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Monalisa Chinda Coker. it reads, “It is on a sad note that we announce the passing away of our elder colleague and active member of AGN Abuja, Bruno Obinna Iwuoha.

“He died in the early hours of this morning (10/04/2021) after a prolonged battle with diabetes.

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“Bruno Iwuoha hails from Ehime Mbano Local Government Area in Umunumo Umuanunu kindred, Imo state. He was aged 68 years, survived by his wife and six children.”

The National President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, said on behalf of the entire members of the Guild, he commiserates with the immediate family members, friends and fans.

He prayed that God would comfort them at this moment of grief and that all the souls of all faithful departed would rest in peace.

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