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Saturday, November 05, 2022

21:05

“I could be married and you wouldn’t know” Mr Eazi opens up on his private love-life with Temi Otedola


Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi has recently opened up on his private relationship with billionaire daughter, Temi Otedola.




The couple got engaged months back after Eazi popped the question to the love of his life.

In a recent interview, Mr Eazi stated that due to his low-key lifestyle, he could be married to Temi and no one would know.


The singer recounted how he popped the question to Temi and no one knew, until he announced the news of their engagement two weeks after.


For him, he believes one shouldn’t publicize everything that goes on in their lives.


“I was engaged for 2 weeks, before the world knew that I was engaged. So is like, I could he married right now and you wouldn’t know and maybe I amn’t just wearing my ring.


It’s just how you feel, like it isn’t everything that should be outside”.


Eazi and Otedola’s upcoming nuptial


Mr Eazi and his fiancee, Temi Otedola opened up about their upcoming nuptial.

Kemi Filani news reported that Mr Eazi, engaged his longtime lover, Temi Otedola, on Sunday, April 10, 2022.


The couple opened up on their upcoming nuptial in a podcast where they hinted at tying the knot in an intimate ceremony with few guests.


Mr Eazi stated that he would love to have only family members attend their wedding. His future wife to be agreed, as she noted that she would prefer an intimate wedding because she is very private.


According to Temi, if she could make all the decision, she would have only ten people at their wedding. “Like knowing me if I’m working around my wedding venue and I’m like I don’t know this person that will annoy me because I’m a very private person. Even for a birthday party, I have to really rock with everyone there”, the bride to be said.


The couple also pointed out how their parents are also very private individuals. They added that Temi’s dad, Femi Otedola suggested that they have a small wedding in the house”.


Temi Otedola opens up on her love life


Kemi Filani news recalls Temi Otedola had opened up on the reasons she agreed to marry singer, Eazi after he proposed to her.

During an interview on Beat FM, the beautiful daughter of Otedola who is also an actress and a model, revealed the real reasons she accepted his marriage proposal.

She said she felt a sense of peace with him, like she has found her soulmate and she had never felt it with anyone else


Kemifilani

Friday, November 04, 2022

19:22

Chioma Nwaoha and Luchy Donalds spark dating rumours (Exclusive photos)




Nollywood starlet Chioma Nwaoha and her colleague, Luchy Donalds has sparked dating rumours after their kissing photos surfaced.

Chioma Nwaoha who marked her birthday a few days ago posted the now deleted photos on her Instagram page and urged her fan to ensure they get themselves a good ‘girlfriend’ like hers which is Luchy Donalds.

“Get yourself a girlfriend like mine Luchy Donalds,” she captioned her post. 



Chioma Nwaoha, a rising star, an indigene of Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State who studied entrepreneurship at the National Open University of Nigeria, in Asaba, Delta State had reacted to the notion that actresses can not make good wives.

She also  stated that she can quit her acting career for her man.

Hear her: “I keep hearing that actresses are wayward, but I don’t believe that because we all are not same. Everyone has their individual characters and personal ways of living. We all differ in our doings. As for my for Mr. Right, when the perfect Mr right comes. I will marry him. My acting has nothing to do with my future marital status. From my future partner, my expections are not much; he has to be understanding and and love me genuinely. However, I will reject a suitor if I realize that he isn’t suitable. I hate lies.  For a God sent husband, I can give up my career and face our home.”

Before joining the movie industry, Chioma Nwaoha had looked forward to working with some of the big names in Nigerian movies. “My role model has always been Genevieve Nnaji. I do admire Regina Daniels as well. And I look forward to working with Genevieve and Nancy Isime in the Future,” she disclosed recently. 

Despite her ravishing beauty, Chioma Nwaoha avowed that her star power is not in her physical outlook. “I am fair and beautiful, but what makes me outstanding among other stars is my personality; I act differently, I do my things differently.”

Kemifilani
19:19

Google celebrates West African dish, Jollof Rice




American multinational technology company, Google is dedicating today to celebrating Jollof rice. 

Jollof rice is one of the most popular foods in West Africa, although the ingredients and methods of preparation vary from location to region, the dish is often made in a single pot with long-grain rice, tomatoes, onions, spices, vegetables, and meat.

Each West African country has at least one variant form of the dish, with Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Cameroon particularly competitive as to which country makes the best Jollof rice.
This is especially prominent between Nigeria and Ghana in a rivalry dubbed the “Jollof Wars”.
The 3 most popular Jollof rice in Nigeria

1. Chrismas Jollof Rice

In Nigeria to celebrate Christmas as a young child means you must get new clothes, shoes, or sunglasses for Christmas, and to add the all, Jollof rice is the key dish on that day. it will always be different because you get to have a high-class chick with the biggest Chicken.
Even during Muslim festivals, the ram is key but Jollof rice is added to support it.

2. Owanbe Jollof Rice

No matter how much spice you add to your homemade rice, it can never smell like that of wedding rice, the misery behind wedding rice is still not clear to people, others will say it is because of the large quantity,while some people will say it is because it good humor the wedding rice brings to people.


3. Concoction Jollof Rice

For this type of Jollof rice, you won’t spend much, and you don’t get to buy all the ingredients to make it nice, as long as the mixture goes and smell well, you are good to go. Most student cook this type of Joffof rice, 90 percent of Nigerians home make this type.
Google in celebration of this day, featured a beautiful live-action doodle of jollof rice made by Haneefah Adam, a guest artist from Nigeria who made a stop-motion animation showing the simple preparation of how to prepare Joffof rice.

Vanguardngr
19:13

Lai Muhammed shuts down Kwara for granddaughter’s wedding (Photos)






The minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed has shut down Oro town, in Kwara state for his granddaughter’s wedding.
Kemi Filani reports that Lai Mohammed’s granddaughter Toyosi wedded Gbolahan Sambo in a traditional ceremony held at the minister’s residence on Thursday in Oro, Kwara State.

Lai Mohammed’s political allies stormed the occasion to show their support.
Addressing pressmen at the ceremony, Mohammed stressed that his political structure in Kwara remains intact and cannot be sunk.


“I am glad you noticed that I have here today the same people I have been working with within the last 20 years politically in Kwara.
“Though they tried to pluck me away from them, we interact regularly and we have almost become a family.

“I am not surprised even though I am delighted that they turned out in their numbers today to share with me the joy of this occasion.
“What this means fundamentally is that there is no difference politically between me and them and they still regard me as one of their leaders and I still regard them as my associates,’’ he said.

The minister reiterated that notwithstanding the disagreement in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, his supporters and allies were still loyal to him.

“My political structure cannot be torpedoed because of disagreement. That is the essence of political structure: when you are strong enough to weather the storm that will necessarily come up, especially when it is time to vie for political offices,’’ he said.

Speaking on the marriage, the minister said the Yoruba culture revers the traditional rites as the most important marriage.
“As you can see, the bride was handed over to the parents of the groom which signifies that marriage is not just between two individuals but between families, communities, and at times two kingdoms.

“This is important because every member of the families the communities or kingdoms must ensure the marriage does not hit the rocks,” he said.

Kemifilani

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

07:57

Davido’s son: Autopsy likely as police free 6 workers, detain 2 of his workers




The Lagos State Police Command might conduct an autopsy to determine whether the death of three-year-old Ifeanyi Adeleke, son of popular musician, Davido and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland, was as a result of drowning in a swimming pool.

The police have also released six domestic workers and detained two others detained over the unfortunate incident at Davido‘s residence in the Banana Island area of Lagos State.

According to PUNCH, a source, who confirmed the development, said it was standard practice for the police to conduct an autopsy in such a case, adding, however, that the police would desist from the move if the deceased family members were against it.

“Though the family members are not saying anything yet because they are still in shock but until anybody says stop, the standard procedure is to conduct an autopsy and we are going to follow that procedure just like in any case of death,” the source said.

Withinnigeria

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

09:54

Singer Davido arrest workers at his house over son’s death




It is a sad time for music star, Davido and his girlfriend, Chioma as they mourn the death of their son.


Kemi Filani news reported earlier that the singer’s first son passed away on Monday, October 31st.


A distraught has been removed from Evercare Hospital, where his son was pronounced. The singer is currently at his father’s house.

Kemi Filani learnt that Davido had arrested some of the people at his Banana Island house, when the incident happened.


Davido ‘s son’s death


KFN broke the sad news that Davido and his fiancée Chioma had lost their child, Ifeanyi Adeleke.


Ifeanyi Adeleke died on Monday, October 31.

According to information, Ifeanyi Adeleke got drowned a few days after his third birthday which was on October 20.


A source close to the family stated; “The boy was inside water for too long and they pulled him out and rushed him to the hospital,” the family source said under anonymity to await an official statement.


He was rushed to Evercare Hospital in Lekki where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

It was further gathered his parents, Davido and Chioma had traveled for a family gathering to Ibadan yesterday. They had left Ifeanyi with his minders who can’t explain how he entered the pool without being noticed and drowned.


Davido bond with Ifeanyi


Prior to Ifeanyi’s death, Davido earlier in the day was spotted teaching him how to swim.

In videos which made the rounds on social media, the Electricity crooner was seen inside the big pool in his mansion with Ifeanyi.


Davido carried the three-year-old boy and made him flap his legs in the water as he gave him instructions on what to do.


The music star carried Ifeanyi around in the pool as the energetic boy continued to flap his legs.


Davido who was obviously impressed by his son’s performance was heard commenting on how he was a fast learner.


He said: “This one go learn quick”.

Before his rather sad and shocking death, Ifeanyi’s parents; Chioma and Davido had celebrated his third birthday in grand style.


Kemifilani

Friday, October 28, 2022

08:17

2023: 2face, Tiwa Savage, Nkem Owoh, Wizkid others mum as Obi, Tinubu divide celebrities




Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, several music, movie and comedy stars are working to ensure that their preferred presidential candidates clinched the top position in the country. However, some of the top stars seem to be sitting on the fence.



DAILY POST reports that most celebrities who decided to show interest in the forthcoming presidential election are either supporting the All Progressives Congress, APC, flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu or the candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi.



Some of the celebrities were conspicuously seen during recent rallies for Obi and Tinubu in Lagos State.



Despite a warning issued on September 24 by the leadership of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) declaring that its members endorsing political candidates are not representing the interest of the organisation, many actors have continued to sell their candidates.



Recall that Nollywood actors, John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, Harry B Anyanwu and others had prior to primary elections, endorsed the former Lagos State governor.



A video on social media showed the duo openly drumming support for Tinubu, saying he has really impacted on people and deserves to be president of the country.

The comic actor, Ibu was, however, slighted with Peter Obi during a rally in Jos, Plateau State a few months ago, also drumming support for the former Anambra Governor.

Several performing artists, including Zark Orji, Jide Kosoko, Gentle Jack, and about 21 other actors were listed in the 422-member Presidential Campaign Council of the ruling party.



Similarly, veteran Nollywood actors Kanayo O. Kanayo, Keneth Okonkwo amongst other top celebrities had declared their support for the Labour Party’s candidate Peter Obi.

Peter and Paul Okoye of the P-Square and other music stars have openly declared support for Obi as they continue to mobilize support for him.



Aside the singer and DMW boss, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido who played a great role in the emergence of Ademola Adeleke as the Osun State Governor recently, some top celebrities, including Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2face, Tiwa Savage, Ayodeji Balogu, known as Wizkid and others have remained silent.



Also, notable movie stars, including, Nkem Owoh, Yul and Peter Edochie, Ramsey Nouah, Mercy Johnson, Patience Ozokwor, popularly known as Mama G and several others seem to be working underground for their preferred candidates.



However, an Abuja-based music producer, John K., who spoke to DAILY POST on Thursday, said Davido may be working for Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

“Davido is a PDP supporter and we don’t expect him to be working for a candidate of another party. He is very close to Atiku and he can’t leave him for another candidate,” he said.



Mr John called on Nigerians to ensure that they vote intelligently in 2023, stressing that any mistake by the electorate may cost the nation another four years of stagnation.

“For me, I am Obidient but I pray we don’t vote for the wrong people this time because Nigeria can’t afford to make that mistake again. It is time to take back our country”, he said.


Dailypost 

Thursday, October 27, 2022

11:13

Gospel singer, Tope Alabi marks 51st birthday with gratitude to God




Gospel singer Tope Alabi has expressed her gratitude to God as she celebrates her birthday today, October 26th.

Taking to Instagram, Tope Alabi appreciated her creator for his faithfulness over her life and for his grace.


She noted how her life is an evident that she has mercy, grace and favour in your sight.
“With a heart of gratitude, I say thank you, Jesus, for your faithfulness over my life and for your grace that enabled me to celebrate another beautiful birthday.


If not for you, Jesus what would have been my story? It’s evident that I’ve found mercy, grace and favour in your sight. So, as a grateful daughter I’ve returned, with a heart of thanksgiving to say, ose, Olodumare”.

Kemifilani

Friday, October 21, 2022

10:39

Fela Kuti, who used 'music as weapon', honoured in Paris




The son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti spoke of his father's bravery in using "music as a weapon" ahead of an immersive exhibition opening at the Paris Philharmonic on Thursday.



"Instead of picking up a gun, music was the only tool he had. It was a weapon to use against authority, against colonisation and corrupt African governments," said Femi Kuti, 60, himself a hugely successful musician.



The Paris Philharmonic is paying homage to Fela Kuti by recreating the atmosphere of his sweaty, politically-charged nightclub in Nigeria, The Shrine, that became a beacon for global stars in the 1970s including Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney.



Kuti died from AIDS complications in 1997, but his pioneering work remains as potent as ever, frequently cited by today's stars such as or Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers, or Beyonce and Jay-Z who sampled his hit "Zombie" on "Homecoming Live".



"I'm not surprised. Great people like Miles Davis already talked about Fela," said Femi Kuti of his father's continued popularity. "Afrobeat was the basic element of hip-hop, it's where hip-hop got its sauce from."



Fela's politics have also remained potent.

"When we started working on this exhibition project, the Black Lives Matter movement emerged and Fela's fight in the 70s and 80s found resonance there," said Alexandre Girard-Muscagorry, one of the curators of the immersive exhibition.



Kuti was harassed throughout much of his life by the military authorities in Nigeria for his relentless criticism of their corruption and violent misrule.



There was a particularly vicious reaction after he refused to take part in an official music festival in 1977, instead organising a parallel event that became much more popular and attracted international stars including Stevie Wonder.



- 'Out of Africa' -


Soldiers responded to his counter-festival by burning down his home and pushing his mother out of a first-floor window, causing injuries which led to her death a year later, Femi Kuti said.



"He was a voice for the voiceless, the only opponent who was brave enough to tackle the hardcore military dictators at that time and he paid a very high price," said Femi Kuti.

But it was ultimately the genius of his music that made him so popular, creating something entirely new with its mix of free-jazz, soul, funk and Yoruba.



McCartney was one of many inspired to come to The Shrine in Lagos, where he recorded his album "Band on the Run".

"Fela came out of Africa with this incredible sound that caught the ears of everybody," said his son.



"To use this music as a political weapon and message -- that caught the attention of the world and especially France, maybe because of the connection to its own rebellions."



AFP

Thursday, October 20, 2022

08:01

In a race for financial inclusion, SKY Girls penetrates Nigeria’s market




SKY Girls, a Pan African empowerment movement has launched in Nigeria in a bid to increase financial inclusion for teen girls between the ages of 12-19.



The event which took place on Saturday in Lagos state was attended and endorsed by Folashade Adefisayo, Commissioner for Education, Lagos.



The girl focused movement, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was first launched in 2014 in Botswana and now active in Ghana, Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia and Nigeria.



It focuses on creating edutainment content for teenage girls in order to empower them and increase their resilience and confidence.

We are expanding financial inclusion in Nigeria so that young girls can understand the role it plays in finance and their lives, says Alice Railton, SKY Girls Market Lead, Ghana and Nigeria.



“We are building the movement now by getting them involved through financial awareness so that they can start to have the understanding and the importance of savings later in life,” Railton said.



She also added that a lot of the girls we have spoken to can start saving, budgeting and understanding the importance of it. “There is so much inequality for girls and women in that area. So, we are trying to correct that.”


The initiative would include messaging around financial decision-making, education and knowledge, to improve the girls and their families overall future life skills.

Apart from providing them with financial education, the movement would also reduce tobacco uptake.



“The movement is fuelled by its desire to reduce the worrying uptake of tobacco amongst adolescent girls by reaching girls through multiple online and offline channels, from magazines, social media, radio, TV shows, feature-length films, school clubs and community events,” said Adenike Odutola, General Manager Operations, 7even Interactive for SKY Girls Nigeria

“Within this platform and through role models, SKY integrates tobacco messaging in such a way as to make NOT SMOKING the aspirational choice,” Odutola further added.

Adefisayo applauded the programme for the laudable feat and encouraged young girls and their parents to take advantage of the various opportunities tied to the initiative.



“It is impossible to quantify the magnitude of importance of such a programme in today’s world. The odds are often stacked against young girls in developing countries, but here, SKY is showing the girls while still in their formative years how to be more confident and make positive decisions that would potentially set their lives towards the right trajectory.

I invite parents and guardians to avail their teenage girls the chance to be a part of this programme. We might not be able to change the world in an instant, but we can do so, one girl child at a time.”


Buisnessday 


Fred, Fernandes lead Man United to dominant win over Tottenham



Manchester United moved within a point of the Premier League's top four after a dominant 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Wednesday.


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Grizzlies 115, Knicks 112 (OT): Scenes from the return of Knicks-related heartbreak


The Knicks are back, friends! And so is the requisite heartbreak that comes with watching the Knicks. Our guys fought their hearts out in the second half, erasing a 19-point deficit on the road against a superior foe. They managed to send the game into overtime with a clutch three from a resurgent Cam Reddish.


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Nets lose opener to Pelicans, 130-108, as Ben Simmons fouls out with 4 points


Things did not go as planned. The Brooklyn Nets got walloped in the season opener, 130-108, by the New Orleans Pelicans despite Kevin Durant’s 32 points on just 21 shots.


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Zion scores 25 points in return, Pelicans rout Nets


Zion Williamson resumed his assault on backboards and basketball players, leaving both at the mercy of his skills and strength.

“It’s like he didn’t miss a beat,” New Orleans coach Willie Green said. “You just throw the ball to him and watch what he does.”



Read more

07:38

Video From Wizkid's Latest Single 'Bad to Me'




Wizkid has shared the visuals for his latest single “Bad to Me.” The song was produced by his longtime collaborator P2J.

Watch the video below:




Gistmania

Fred, Fernandes lead Man United to dominant win over Tottenham



Manchester United moved within a point of the Premier League's top four after a dominant 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Wednesday.


Read more



Grizzlies 115, Knicks 112 (OT): Scenes from the return of Knicks-related heartbreak


The Knicks are back, friends! And so is the requisite heartbreak that comes with watching the Knicks. Our guys fought their hearts out in the second half, erasing a 19-point deficit on the road against a superior foe. They managed to send the game into overtime with a clutch three from a resurgent Cam Reddish.


Read more


Nets lose opener to Pelicans, 130-108, as Ben Simmons fouls out with 4 points


Things did not go as planned. The Brooklyn Nets got walloped in the season opener, 130-108, by the New Orleans Pelicans despite Kevin Durant’s 32 points on just 21 shots.


Read more



Zion scores 25 points in return, Pelicans rout Nets


Zion Williamson resumed his assault on backboards and basketball players, leaving both at the mercy of his skills and strength.

“It’s like he didn’t miss a beat,” New Orleans coach Willie Green said. “You just throw the ball to him and watch what he does.”



Read more


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