Author: Apegg Adeneyo

Apegg Adeneyo, writes entertainment and national news on Kemi Filani News . A passionate writer who loves to disseminate informative reports on topics bordering on celebrities, lifestyle, sports and politics. With aspirations to reach the top. Loves football and epic movies set in the medieval times. A graduate of Economics (LAUTECH). Tel: +2348061000090 Address: 13 Akonwonjo, Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria

World football governing body, FIFA, has turned down Denmark’s request to train while wearing a pro-human rights shirt at the World Cup in Qatar. This was disclosed by the Danish football federation (DBU) in a statement issued late Thursday. World football’s governing body dismissed the Danish request to be allowed wear jerseys bearing the message “Human Rights for All”, a spokesman for the DBU told AFP. FIFA’s decision will, however, be complied with by the Danish federation in order to avoid sanctions by the football governing body. Why we want to wear the shirts – Danish Football Federation Criticism had…

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Barcelona’s Robert Lewandowski will lead Poland’s World Cup campaign after making the 26-man squad of coach Czeslaw Michniewicz. The coach who named Lewandowski on the list said the move for the goalscoring machine was “the most important decision of my life”. “None of the 26 are going there for the atmosphere,” he added. “Each one is at such a level and such an ability that I can count on them at any time.” Lewandowski is yet to make his mark at a World Cup. However, the former Bayern Munich striker remains undoubtedly the key to Poland’s destiny. The 34-year-old scored…

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Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State has said the investment of his predecessor, the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, is next to nothing in the state. Soludo said this while sharing his perspective on the investment of government outside the public sector with reference to Obi as a former governor. This was on Thursday when he appeared on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme. He said, “I don’t know about the investment. Our interview is about the 2023 budget. I’m not talking about the investments of any of my predecessors. By the way, the one that you talked about I…

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The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the arrival of the delegation of Super Eagles of Nigeria at San Jose, capital of Costa Rica. The NFF said the Eagles arrived on Sunday evening ahead of Thursday’s international friendly match with Costa Rica.. The contingent led by NFF Executive Committee Member, Otunba Sunday Dele-Ajayi, touched down at Juan Santamaria International Airport aboard Copa Airlines via Panama City at 10:30pm Local time (5:30am on Monday in Nigeria), the NFF said in a statement on Monday. “A playing squad of 18 players, two coaches and other team officials travelled with the team for the…

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The Champions League round of 16 will see a cracker between Real Madrid and Liverpool FC after the draws were concluded on Monday. The tie gives Liverpool the chance to avenge last season’s Champions League final defeat at the hands of Real Madrid. The draw also saw a tie between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich which will be a repeat of the 202 final which was won by Munich. Liverpool won five of their six group games but missed out on top spot to Napoli after losing 4-1 when the sides met in Italy. The Anfield club also lost the…

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The Europa League knockout round play-offs has pit Barcelona and Manchester United against each other. Barcelona joined the Europa League after the Spanish giants were sent packing from the Champions League following a poor performance in the group stage. Both clubs last clashed in the quarter finals of the Champions League in the 2018/2019 season. Barcelona won the tie 4-0 on aggregate. They have met in two Champions League finals and in the 1991 Cup Winners’ Cup final, but this will be the first ever encounter of the sides in the Europa League. Other ties in the Europa League knockout…

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As the 2023 general elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate distribution of additional batches of uniforms and kits to police officers. Other items to be distributed incldued accoutrements and anti-riot equipment comprising bullet-proof vests with armored plates, ballistic helmets, long and short-range tear gas for civil disorder management, and stun guns to ensure officers appear in clean uniforms and are well-suited to discharge policing services professionally. This distribution is coming on the heels of the recently procured batch of the items to cater for the welfare of officers and men of the…

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The supporters of Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, popularly known as Obidients, on Sunday, embarrassed their principal at the presidential town hall meeting organised by Arise TV in Abuja. The event was attended by Obi, the presidential candidate of New Nigeria Peoples Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso; Kola Abiola of Africa Democratic Party; and Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State who stood in for the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The event was anchored by Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, and aired live on TV. First instance of embarrassment for Obi Shortly after it was discovered that Atiku and the…

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The Kano State Government has said Governor Abdullahi Ganduje is one of the three governors fingered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as having stashed away funds in their houses. This is as the state condemned in strongest terms insinuation by an online publication(Not Kemifilani) that Ganduje was among those on EFCC’s watchlist concerning stashed money. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, on Sunday. The statement “indicated that while the anti-graft agency did not mention the identity of the governors, Sahara Reporters went ahead to make such false…

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The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has said the cash donation made by the spokesperson for the presidential campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dino Melaye, to a foundation could be a result of the plan by the Federal Government to redesign naira notes. Melaye made the donation during the memorial service/evening of tributes for late human rights activist, Ariyo Dare-Atoye, on Saturday. The former Senator representing Kogi West pledged N500,000 annual donation to an education fund for the deceased’s children. He said, “They told me that there is a plan for a foundation, education foundation…

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Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has said his side’s victory against London rivals Chelsea was a big win for them. Arsenal won the game 1-0 thanks to a strike by Gabriel Magalhaes in the English Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. The win returned Arsenal to the top of the EPL and was another major one after wins against Tottenham and Liverpool at home earlier this season. “Big win for us, another step as a team. To come here against a top team and perform and actually win will give the boys even more belief,” Arteta said. “We are a really…

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress is more corrupt than his party. Atiku made the claim while speaking during an interview with Voice of America, sharing an excerpt on Twitter on Sunday. This was in response to claims that people also accused the PDP of corruption at the time it was ruling. Atiku responded, “But we have come to realise that the the APC is even more corrupt than PDP.” Asked how he will convince voters to support PDP again, he said, “Well, I will remind them of…

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The umbrella/apex body of Yoruba Nation Self-Determination Struggle, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, has dissociated itself from the attack on the Nigeria Military by some people said to be protesting for the creation of Yoruba Nation at Ado/Odo Ota, Ogun-State on Friday. According to the body, led by a Historian, Professor Banji Akintoye, the attackers were unknown to the leadership of the organisation. The organisation also denied knowledge of any rally, saying it was never consulted before such was staged. The group said there’s likelihood that the violent attack on the Military vehicles and personnel was sponsored by some reactionary elements…

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The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has knocked the Federal Government’s decision to redesign naira notes. According to him, the government’s decision was misplaced as people are hungry and in need of money to eat.Adeboye said this during a sermon at his church’s programme on Friday, themed: ‘Let it rain.’ He said, “Do you know what is going on in our country? It doesn’t make sense anymore. Our Naira now, it is not even worth the paper it is printed on. “And while people are hungry, trying to find enough money to buy…

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Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag has said his squad is not bothered about heir packed match schedule but admitted that they needed to focus.In an interview with the club’s media, Ten Hag gave updated about Anthony Martialand Jadon Sancho.He said, “We are preparing for the next game and we have to get ready for the next game. We need to get focused and get the energy so we will be [doing that]. We have training here [in Spain], have a recovery session, they do it well, and then fly back and be ready for Sunday.“Yeah, we will see tomorrow.…

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I just finished consuming Elesin Oba: The King Horseman, and I can say the movie is one of the new Yoruba movies which show that the technology to make a quality picture is now fully in Nigeria. If Yoruba movies can continue like this, they might end up as the go-to movies when it comes to non-English African movies. With time, the makers of mediocre Yoruba movies will fade off. The best part is that the new crop of Yoruba movie directors now prefer to dig into history to come up with epic stories. To give a brief preview, this…

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The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said the Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, has the capacity to make things work. Ortom said this when he received the former governor of Anambra State in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Wednesday. “If Nigeria needs to make a choice, you are one of the finest candidates that we have in this country. In terms of education, in terms of character, in terms of performance, in terms of reaching out, in terms of being a pan-Nigerian, in terms of industrialisation, passion to ensure that our country is liberated from…

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Eduardo Coudet has been sacked by Celta Vigo following poor performance which has left the club in 16th position in the Spanish La Liga. Coudet joined the club when he replaced Oscar Garcia in November 2020 and had a contract that was to end in 2024. The club has lost four of their last five games and only managed a draw in the last one against Getafe. “Coudet and his technical team have left Celta after a fruitful era,” the club wrote in a statement. “The Argentine coach leaves after two years during which the club performed well. (When he…

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Authorities in Qatar have said that 144 counterfeit World Cup trophies have been seized ahead of the biggest football tournament which the Middle East country is hosting this month. According to a statement by the Minister of Interior, the raid followed intelligent operations “acting on a piece of information about a website that promotes the sale of cups that mimic the true shape of the World Cup.” It released a photo showing the 144 life-sized trophies laid out across a floor and stated that “further legal procedures will be followed”. The minister, however, failed to state where the trophies where…

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Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has slammed suggestions that his side were on the decline and won’t be able to compete this season because they have past their prime. Liverpool are 15 points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal after winning just four of their 12 games this season. The Reds recently suffered consecutive defeats at the hands of Nottingham Forest and Leeds, resulting in criticisms of the squad that came close to winning an unprecedented quadruple of trophies last season. However, the German believes judgment can only be made about his position and the team at the end of the season.…

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