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]

Chioma Akpotha, Kate Henshaw, Michelle Dede, and some other Nollywood stars have arrived in the United Kingdom to celebrate their colleague Rita Dominic’. Kemi FIlani reports that actress Rita Dominic’s white wedding holds today, November 26, 2022, in England. The actresses announced their arrival in an Instagram post on Friday where they shared videos of themselves and the bride at the wedding venue. Captioning the video she posted, Chioma wrote: “Here comes the most beautiful gorgeous, and sweet Bride @ritadominic. Was so good to see her and embrace her You can tell by just seeing how dumped my only designer…

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Many fans of Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, a lead pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly popularly known as COZA have been thrown into a state of worry following his new appearance after being off the social scene for months now. The trending photos of his new frail appearance were shared on COZA’s official Instagram handle this evening to publicize the upcoming Special Sunday Service held at Manchester United Old Trafford stadium, in Manchester, England on November 27. This is the first time his new photos will be shared after an apparent withdrawal from the public since April 2022. Although the family…

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Veteran actor Richard Mofe Damijo has recounted his last moments with Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo who passed away in the wee hours of today, November 24, 2022, after a slump. Sharing a video of their last moment together in the United States a month ago, actor Richard Mofe Damijo disclosed that they spent two weeks together fellowshipping as Men. According to Richard Mofe Damijo, they drank, dined, and made plans for the new year. “This was exactly a month ago in the US. We spent 2 weeks together and fellowshipped as men. Ate, drank, and teased. Toks would drive you…

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Jamal Lawal, the US-based son of popular Nigerian gospel singer, Monique who is known for her hit song ‘let your power flow’ with colleague Mike Abdul, has chosen to mark this year’s thanksgiving ceremony in style. After having gone through surgery the week before, Jamal Lawal held no barriers back in ensuring that he ate all he wanted and giving thanks to God for the gift of life, while marking Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24th, 2022. Monique’s son, Jamal wrote “HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE. I am grateful to GOD for my life and my family, Thank God for making me see…

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MC Oluomo’s son, Idowu Akinsanya, who recently bagged a first degree in International Relations, from ESGT University, Benin Republic, has issued a warning to his “monitoring spirits”. Taking to his Instagram page to lament, the young lad revealed that whenever he posts about being broke or downcast, everyone views and moves on but when he posts videos of himself chilling, his viewers start to show him love and beg for money. “Post about being broke, and everyone views and moves on….post about being depressed, no one cares…post about being down, and they will still view and pass…don’t post at all,…

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 UK-based Ayaba Folashade, one of the young Queens of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has penned a beautiful message in honor of her triplets as they mark their birthday today, November 25, 2022. Sharing new photos of them on Instagram, the young mother emphasized that the triplets are her biggest miracle yet she doesn’t find herself worthy of deserving their love. She further praised the triplets for being so inquisitive, kind, respectful, and brilliant. “You are the greatest miracle that will happen to me. when I look at you all I feel a mix of jealousy and despair.…

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Newlywed celebrity couple, Peggy Ovire and Leonard Fredrick are still basking in the euphoria of their successful wedding. Sharing another moment from the occasion on Instagram a while ago, Peggy Ovire disclosed how her marriage with her colleague, Fredrick Leonard, was sealed by her elder sisters who have been married for over 30 years now. According to Peggy, she grew up in a home that puts God first in everything and she is sure that her marriage is covered by God’s guidance and protection. “This right here was the Highlight of the Night for me, I was Raised in a…

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Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari has been rushed to an Abuja hospital after suffering a leg fracture last weekend. According to DAILY NIGERIAN, sources said Aisha “fell down and suffered a leg fracture” but details of the incident leading to the injury were sketchy at the time of filing of the report. The name of the hospital where she was taken to was also not disclosed. According to the report, the first lady was expected to host a wedding reception in honor of Bilkisu Rimi, the daughter of Nigerian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Mohammed Rimi, on Sunday…

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Music star, Kizz Daniel’s thrilling performance on Wednesday night at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, is not something his fans will forget in a hurry. 28-year-old Kizz Daniel, who finally performed at the World Cup on Wednesday after speculations, thrilled the audience with his hit songs ‘Buga’ and ‘Cough’, making the crowd hungry for more. Kizz Daniel kicked off his performance with a freestyle of some of his old records before moving on to the main songs lined up for the event. The singer then proceeded with his latest hit ‘Cough’ after which he went on to perform…

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Popular Lagos Doctor, Femi Olaleye, who is presently making headlines over accusations of defiling a minor, has now spoken. Kemi FIlani recalls that actress, fitness enthusiast, and single mum of one, Kate Henshaw had previously exposed a prominent medical practitioner, Dr. Femi Olaleye, founder of Optimal Healthcare Company for molesting his wife’s niece for over two years. Kate Henshaw wrote “I have always advocated ZERO TOLERANCE on gender-based violence and child abuse. My stance will never change as long as I live…@drfemi I have supported your work for many years…I have been to your home and celebrated your birthday with you…

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Single mum of two, actress and businesswoman, Iyabo Ojo has remembered her late mum and teared up over her absence especially now that her love life is gradually falling into place as desired. Sharing a video of her late mum moments ago on Instagram, Iyabo Ojo who recently announced being in love with an Igbo Man, tearfully wrote “It’s 2 years you left me…………. On God!!! I miss you, I will forever miss you, mama…….How I wish you were still here to see your daughter fall in love again after so many years, you would have said I told you.…

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Many fans of singer Kizz Daniel were confused on Sunday night, November 20, 2022, when he didn’t perform at the FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup as he earlier announced. Kemi Filani recalls that the 28-year-old Buga crooner, Kizz Daniel confirmed he will be performing at the world cup opening ceremony in an Instagram post on Friday, November 11 where he posted photos of himself and other artists that will be performing. Captioning his post, he wrote: “This one is for Africa. This one is for Vado nation. See you in Qatar World Cup on 23/11/2022.” However, when the opening ceremony…

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Davido’s first daughter, Imade whom he shares with babymama, Sophia Momodu has penned a short message to mark his 30th birthday today, November 21st, 2022, and also pay a tribute to her late brother, Ifeanyi Adeleke. Seven years old Imade Adeleke who took a break from social media after the tragic death of Ifeanyi, posted a happy birthday message to their dad, Davido moments ago with a photo of him holding on to his daughters while carrying Ifeanyi; an act of tribute to the departed young one. “Happy birthday daddy! I wish you peace, joy & love” Imade captioned the…

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A new Nigerian movie, The Griot, has just arrived on Netflix, and trust Kemi Filani to tell you if it’s worth your time or not. The Griot, which ran for about 110minutes, was directed by Adeoluwa Owu, written by Temilolu Fosudo and Dapo Lanre-Badmus, and produced by Adeoluwa Owu and Goodness Emmanuel. The movie’s cast includes Abimbola Adebajo, Lateef Adedimeji, Yewande Adekoya, Funso Adeolu, Kunle Afod, Opeyemi Dada, Imoh Eboh, Rita Edward, Goodness Emmanuel, Temilolu Fosudo, Oladapo Gbadimosi, Caroline Igben, Sharon Jatto, Abiodun Kassim, and Toyin Oshinaike. The Griot revolves around a storyteller with secrets, finding true love, friendship, and…

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Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has quit social media and now avoids the platform because it gives him high blood pressure. Kemi Filani reports that the 70-year-old politician, Tinubu made the statement in a video that has since gone viral online. The former Lagos State governor who has verified accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, all managed by his aides said thus: “I don’t read social media anymore; they abuse the hell out of me. If I read it, I get high blood pressure and angry. I don’t read it. “So, if I want to…

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Prophetess Seyi Naomi, a former Queen of the Ooni of Ife has thrown a big party in Akure, Ondo state to celebrate her son, Prince Tadenikawo Ogunwusi’s second birthday. Kemi Filani reports that Seyi Naomi’s mum and siblings stood by all to ensure the occasion was a complete success. As a matter of fact, Seyi Naomi’s mum accompanied her as she made her grand entrance into the lavishly decorated hall in white attire. The occasion was green and white themed with lovely cakes, food, games, and music for attendees. Kemi Filani recalls that the Queen was earlier advised and warned…

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The wave of the moment in Nigeria’s music industry, Asake has raised eyebrows on Twitter following the release of the ticket prices for his December concert in Lagos. The standing ticket to the concert, which is taking place on December 22 at Eko Convention Center, Lagos State, is priced at N70,000 to access the venue for a standing position throughout the event. Kemi Filani gathered that the ticket fee for Asake’s upcoming December concert tagged the ‘Mr. Money With Vibe Feat’, ranged from N70,000 for regular to N10 million for the VVIP category. Other ticket prices are N4 million, N8…

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Actors like Iyabo Ojo, Wumi Toriola, Bimbo Thomas, and Faithia Williams battled for the ‘best-dressed in Asoebi title’ at movie producer Abiodun Olanrewaju aka Lanre Abbey’s 60th birthday party at the Eagle Square Surulere, Lagos on Thursday, November 17, 2022. It is no doubt that the ladies went the extra mile to outshine one another as they stunned in their different unique styles for the blue asoebi and gold gele chosen for the occasion; they went glamourous and stylish. Other guests and veterans spotted at the star-studded occasion are Fausat Balogun, Yinka Quadri, Taiwo Hassan, Doyin Kukoyi, Mama Ereko, Jide…

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Nigerian singer, Habeeb Okikiola, better known as Portable, on Friday morning, November 18, shared a video of him assaulting his signee, Manny Monie. In the video he shared on Instagram, Portable accused Manny Monie of being ungrateful, as he disclosed that the signee tried to double-cross him by employing two music distributors without his knowledge. Portable, who claimed he promoted and sponsored the signee, also accused him of being a [email protected] Recall that the singer had on Thursday evening, November 17, claimed that he fired his entire studio staff after they generated only N7k in a month. In a part…

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Contrary to reports that Kiki Osinbajo, daughter of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, was arrested in London, an authoritative source in the Presidential Villa has stated otherwise. The presidential villa source confirmed to NAN that Kiki Osinbajo flew into Abuja with her father on Tuesday when the vice president was returning from the UN World Tourism Organisation’s Global Tourism Conference in Lagos. The source said Kiki Osinbajo was in Abuja when a viral report alleged that she was arrested in London. Kemi Filani recalls that a Liberian tiktok user had in a one-minute, 22-second-long video claimed that Kiki Osinbajo was on…

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