Author: Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

Facebook fans and users, a recent survey has shown that 80% of you (including me, *winks*) cannot go without facebook for more than 24 hours, that is, a day!(yeah i know, i am one of the 80%). Also, google is basically becoming a household name (lol#). Someone once said, “I wonder what would have become of students and online users if there were no google to give answers to everything” Here are some of the other interesting insights from this survey: 44 out of every 100 Facebook users check their Facebook account even before brushing their teeth. 30 percent of…

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Do you want to know what guys think of you, the very second they set their eyes on you! Most times, your first meetings with guys determine if you would be asked out or not! winks “There are a few things men instantlyobserve when they meet a woman,”says Jackie Black, PhD, author ofMeeting Your Match. Learn what theyare and you can maximize your, um,assets. If Your Smile Is Genuine Sometimes your eyes crinkle a bit whenyou grin. Most men are good at distinguishingthe vibe of this kind of smile,which says you’re relaxed and fun to be with. Your EyesPeople focus…

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UNILAG students! Hooray…you guys can now have your varsity’s name (University of Lagos) back, at least for the meantime…. Justice Stephen Adah of the federal high court, Lagos today granted aninterim order restraining the Federal Government from renaming theUniversity of Lagos. The court ruled in the suits brought against therenaming of the institution by the students and alumni of theUniversity of Lagos.The case has been adjourned till July 4th. Thank you sir

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I found an amazing discussion going on twitter about how to tell a yoruba woman from any other woman. Some of the answers people threw in got me giggling and I decided to share them with you guys. I would want to highlight that, of all the Nigerian cultures, yorubas are the most respectful…plus they greet alot. They have greetings for every season, time, action, and whatever! *winks* You know she is a yoruba lady when:#1.she gives u her mobile digits as “sero hate sero sis, hellefun, sisti tiry, haty fife, sefun”” (lol)#2. she says things like himagine, hegg roll…

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Yipeeeee…so I finally found out why Pastor Chris and his wife, Stephanie Henshaw separated, plus other mouth-watering revelations concerning their marriage!!! When Chris Okotie married Stephanie Henshaw four years ago, he became her third husband!!! (What???????) Interestingly, Stephanie was a widow who had three children from two marriages. However, not much was known about the state of affairs of the marriage as the couple was seen severally at public outings, holding hands and displaying public show of affection until their recent divorce. A very close source who claims to know Rev. Okotie well alleged that Okotie’s marital problems stems from…

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Well, not many people would come out to reveal their s*x experience but forthis sensational singing duo, it’s a different case. Musical artistes, Psquare (twin brothers Peter and Paul Okoye) told nigerianfilms.com that they came to first know what s*x was at 14 and 15-years respectively. (Really??)Peter says: “Ihad my first experience in 1993 at the age of 14. At first, I feltterrible…but I later realised that it didn’tmatter and I enjoyed it.Paul on the other hand says, “for me,it was 1994 and I was 15 at the time. The first time was kind ofstrange. I thought the poor girl…

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Yayyyy…they say that friends are the family we choose for ourselves, andchoosing the right friends can significantly improve our lives in manyways. We may not all have friends, but there are five certain friends that we all can not live without. The agony aunt or uncle: This is the perfect person to have onboard whenyou are facing a crisis – no matter how big or small. If you need someadvice, or just a listening ear, this is your guy or girl! Not only isthis friend happy to sit and listen to all your problems without passingjudgement, but they know exactly…

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Just as the world keeps witnessing the re-birth of fake pastors, so is the same world witnessing the birth of newly ordained ministers of God. 11years old Ezekiel Stoddard, of Temple Hills, who was recently ordained as a minister in his family’s independent Pentecostal church, says he was motivated to become a minister after God spoke to him in a dream and told him to read Psalm 23. “People come to you, they ask you questions about why you should actlike a child and not a minister,” the young minister said. “I do thingslike a child, but still I am…

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The Department of Mass Communications,University of Jos, has introduced a dress code for students. Ms Christiana Best, the Head of the Departmentsaid on Wednesday in Jos, Plateau, that the move is aimed at promoting decencyamong the students.“We want students of mass communication tolook corporate at all times because journalists, as information managers, areexpected to look corporate,” she said. (Yes oh#)Ms. Best said the department frowns at femalestudents wearing skimpy dresses, and that she has advised other departments tointroduce dress codes.“Some male students also appear half naked andintimidating,” she said, adding that while students are free to appear innative or English…

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Hooray!!! My dearest movie actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo -RMD is back in the movie world! After quitting the movies in 2007 for the duty of “commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta state’, it seems RMD had decided to re-appear in the movie world in a yet to be named new movie (I can’t wait to see it) RMD Local media say the movie ‘afilm adaptation of a novel by award winning writer, Sefi Atta’ will be produced by renowned actress and producer Ego Boyo. Ego Boyo As a producer, Eyo Boyo has severalcritically acclaimed films to her credit, including Violated,…

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So we should not only be weary of Boko Haram, but also fake pastors…Nawah oh# Pastors are supposed to propagate the gospel of God’s kingdom, depopulatehell and restore battered destiny but it appears that some ‘men of God’ fallshort of this purpose. Seven persons were recently arrested for allegedly posing as bishop, pastors and prophets during arevival programme in Lokoja, capital of Kogi State. (hehehe#, they are even bold enough to pose as Bishops, gosh!) The fake ‘Men of God’ Bamidele Abraham of Eagle Kingdom Church, Lokoja andPastors Chucks Ingalis Kelvin, Chinedu Okosisi, Samson Prince, Osita Chuckwu,Samuel Ike and Nnenanaya Anthony…

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Over and over again, guys have lodged complaints on how they usually end up dating the wrong girl or someone who doesn’t love them as much as they do. Well, here’s how to know if the lady you happen to be inlove with, is the right one for you. In a group forum on twitter today, so many people reacted to the issue ‘#YouKnowShesTheOne# by sharing their experiences and opinions. I was able to gather a few points and here they go: You know she is the one: When you hurt her over & over again but she still wants…

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Ex-miss world, Agbani Darego has debunked the claims that she is getting married to Politician Timi Alaibe. Agbani says Alaibe is a relative of hersand so can never get into any intimate relationship with him (Halleluyah, it better be). My Previous report:Remember Agbani Darego, the Nigerian beauty that was crowned Miss world in 2001 (when she was 18years old). Well, after 11 years of being single winks, the ex-beauty queen is finally ready to walk down the aisle. Sources close to the couple told Daily Times that Ibiagbanidokibubo Asenite Darego, has accepted a marriage proposal from influentialBayelsa politician, Timi Alaibe.…

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Lolz! Here goes a friend’s advise to the christians in the North… “Let the churches start having their meeting over the phone. Let them get a free telephone conference line with a access code forall the members, they can successfully hold their services over thephone. Be wise as serpent, be sober and vigilant for your adversaries theboko harams lurk around like a roaring lion looking for whom they maydevour. All the churches along lagos- Ibadan express way should be wary ofnew and strange people who will pretend to have come to worship withthem. They should reduce the night vigil programs along…

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Kim Karshadian has finally declared why she loves Kanye West! Trust me, the reason is not as glamorous as we might have expected.The star told Oprah Winfrey that what she likes most about Kanye West is that at the age of 35, he’s four years older than her. (Nawa, so of all things to fall inlove with, his age is the key#)KimKardashian said: “I’ve always dated five years younger. My whole thingwas completely different, and now I just love that I’m with someonethat’s a couple years older than me.”

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Pastor Tunde Bakare has done it again by blasting Goodluck Jonathan while preaching in his church on Sunday.Despite the fact that Men of the State Intelligence Bureau of the Nigeria Police have summoned him, for his supposed ‘controversial sermon’ against President Goodluck Jonathan some days before, the pastor still went ahead to sing against the president.Mr. Bakare, who heads the Latter Rain Assembly, began on a musicalnote, imploring the congregation to join him in singing a popularPentecostal retreat song that inserted “Jonathan” into the lyrics.“Letus carry Jesus up and throw Jonathan away. Up, up Jesus; down, downJonathan,” the pastor proclaimed,…

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Remember that saying of ‘what a man can do better, a woman can’…well women have spoken and they are saying that there are 7things they ‘unarguably’ do better than men! They say “we have some amazing abilities that men lack” Umgbo, men/gugs is it true# lol! .Anyway, here goes the ‘things we do better than men” 1. We’re cleaner.Men’s desks and offices are often messier than women’s (winks) so it makes us cleaner. Researchers have discovered that men are less hygenic than women, they rarely care about being clean or making things clean. Really? 2. We graduate college more often.We…

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This is the lead cast of the Twilight Saga, Breaking the dawn. It first started with Twilight where the love began, then Twilight 2 (New Moon), Twilight 3 (Eclipse), and now, it’s Twilight saga (Breaking the dawn 2). You will recall that in Twilight 3, Bella (Kristen Stewart) died after giving birth to baby ‘Renesmee’ but Edward (Robert Pattinson) in a bid to save her life turned her over into a vampire!! (those eyes of hers were scary). Well, in the new movie, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are (now both) vampires who became immortal intheir late teens, and again…

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Alas, the world has witnessed the birth of another sleeping beauty except that this time, there’s no need for a prince’s kiss. Hehehe# This world and the weird happenings in it! …A 15-year-old British school girl, Stacey Comerford has just woken up from a two-month sleep only find she had missed nine GCSE exams. Stacey says that at two months this latest sleeping state is her longest. According to the sunnews, Stacey suffersfrom a rare neurological disorder called Kleine-Levin Syndrome, alsoknown as Sleeping Beauty Syndrome.According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders andStroke, the condition mainly affects adolescent males and…

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