Sunday, June 26, 2016

PICTURES: Flood in Sabo GRA, Kaduna


A KIRWA viewer sent me these pictures of Sabo GRA, which he describes as a

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 219 (Workers Dying As Nigerian Governors Refuse To Pay Salaries)


This week on KIRWA, 27 States in Nigeria are owing several months of salaries, and workers as well as pensioners are dying.

Also, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) freezes the account of Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose. The governor hits back at the presidency by accusing the first lady of money laundering.

PICTURE: Malaysians refuse to rent out homes to Africans

A group representing the management corporation of Waja Apartments in Taman Tun Perak, Malaysia have protested renting houses to Africans in Malaysia. Carrying a banner with the words: “Say No To African People,” they urged all home owners, unit owners, and property agents to desist from renting or selling houses to people of African decent.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

VIDEO: President of Equatorial Guinea appoints son as Vice-President!

The President of Equatorial Guinea has appointed his son as his Vice-President! Meet Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the free spending son of the President. 

In this old video (around 1998), he was shopping in Paris. They literally close down stores when he shops, so they can attend to him alone.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 218 (Obama Owns $5M House, Nig. Ex-Oil Minister Owns $18M House)

This week on Keeping It Real, Nigerian former Petroleum Minister Diezani Madueke, justifies owning an $18 million house in Abuja, and jewelries worth £2 million.

Also, find out why hijab and choir robes are causing drama at public schools in Osun State of Nigeria.

In Ghana, heavy rainfalls left ten people dead. Meanwhile, some justify the flood by comparing it with the Paris flood.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 217 (Nigeria Cannot Treat Ear Infection?!?)

This week on KIRWA, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari traveled to UK to treat ear infection.

Adeola also remembered Stephen Keshi, the late Super Eagles Coach who passed away at the age of 54, as well as the late boxing champion Munammad Ali.

In Kenya, police used life ammunition as protesters demand for an electoral reform.

Ugandan first lady is now the minister of education and sports. Also, Angolan President fired the board of the country's oil sector, putting his daughter in charge.

Friday, June 3, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 216 (Dissecting Buhari's One Year In Office; Niger Delta Avengers)

This week on KIRWA, Adeola looks at President Buhari's performance over the last one year in office.

Also, the new militant group Niger Delta Avengers are blowing up pipelines in the name of protecting the interest of the people.

In Chad, a former dictator Hissène Habré now faces life in prison for crimes against humanity, including rape and the killing of 40,000 people.

Also, Adeola is upset that when the president's limousine breaks down, Cameroonians refused to pity Paul Biya.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 215 (Chibok Girl Found; Revolution Gradually Begins In Gambia)


This week on KIRWA, Adeola is excited that a Chibok girl, Amina Ali, was found!

In the Gambia, a revolution is brewing as more people are now protesting and demanding that President Yahya Jammeh should step down after 20 years in power.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

VIDEO: Cameroonian presidential car breaks down during national ceremony, gets pushed



It was May 20th, President Paul Biya was arriving to preside over the 44th anniversary of Cameroon’s National Day of Reunification, a celebration of when southern Cameroon joined La republic of Cameroon. 

However, during this year’s ceremony, the presidential car broke down few minutes into the ceremony.  The President had to change the vehicle on the spot while  soldiers were spotted in the VIDEO below pushing the car.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps. 214 (Fuel Price Hike: Buhari, Why Punish The Masses?)



This week on KIRWA, President Buhari reacts to UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who labelled Nigeria as one of the most corrupt countries. 

Also, Adeola wonders why the Buhari administration is punishing the masses by hiking fuel price. 

Sunday, May 15, 2016

VIDEO: Uncle Dino Melaye, Wetin Dey Smell?



Controversial Senator Dino Melaye was in London to represent the senate at the anti-corruption summit, but Nigerians were not impressed. 

As usual, Adeola came to his defense in this video, that is before Koledowo put up the troubling photo. Yeye dey smell!

Saturday, May 14, 2016

VIDEO: To keep Rwanda clean, govt detains vendors, prostitutes, beggars, call them 'Undesirables'

Rwanda’s capital Kigali, is known as the cleanest and tidiest city in Africa. Sex workers, street children, beggars, street vendors, are rarely seen on the streets.

They are always on the lookout for the police and ready to pack up their goods at a moment’s notice.

As we’re finding out, this is because of a deliberate practice by the Rwanda National Police of rounding up those termed as “undesirable.”

They are then taken to a place called Gikondo Transit Center, located at a suburb of Kigali, where they would be detained.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

VIDEO: Queen of Katwe - Official Trailer (Featuring Lupita Nyong'o & David Oyelowo)

 I'm just so excited to see a positive movie about Africa besides the usual war and hunger movies. 

Queen of Katwe will open in U.S. theaters on September 23, 2016. 

Produced by Disney, it is the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a world chess campion from Uganda. 

It's the story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess. 

VIDEO: 70-year-old woman gives birth to healthy baby boy with her 79-year-old husband


 A 70-year-old Indian woman and her 79-year-old husband have celebrated the birth of a baby boy following a successful In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatment.

The couple has been married for 46 years with no child.
Daljinder Kaur gave birth in April, using Kaur’s egg and her husband’s sperm after two previous unsuccessful attempts.

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps. 213 (Is Ali Modu Sheriff Trying To Be President?)

This week on KIRWA, Edo State House of Assembly becomes a battlefield as lawmakers engage in a free-for-all.

In Kenya, at least 49 people are dead after a six-storey building collapses during a heavy rainfall.

Also, Adeola addresses the poster featuring alleged Boko Haram sponsor Ali Modu Sheriff as aspiring president in 2019, with Ekiti State governor Ayo Fayose as his Vice-Presidential candidate.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

VIDEO: "My wife slept with her boss" Says alleged wife killer - Lekan Shonde

 

On Friday morning, Ronke Shonde's body was discovered by neighbors.

On Monday, her husband who's also the only suspect - Lekan Shonde, surrendered himself to the Lagos State Police Command.

In this video, he explains that he caught his late wife on phone talking to another man she slept with, insisting he did not beat her.

Dino Melaye in London for anti-corruption summit, blasts David Cameron for calling Nigeria corrupt





Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye has taken to Twitter to blast David Cameron for calling Nigeria and Afghanistan the two most corrupt countries in the world.

On Tuesday morning, a leaked video of British Prime Minister saying Nigeria is one of two most corrupt countries went viral.

I already shared my opinion of Cameron's statement in the VIDEO (Click here to watch the video), however, I don't think people like Melaye should have the guts to say anything about corruption.

VIDEO: 'I'm a big man; let me bleach my skin!' - Ghanaian boxer Bukom Banku



Ghanaian Boxer and entertainer, Braimah Kamoko popularly known as Bukom Banku says he's bleaching in order to become the Ghanaian Ambassador to Germany.

He insisted that Ghanaian President Dramani Mahama has promised to make him Ambassador. Therefore, he's tired of being black and wants to look German.


Banku also said Ghanaians should understand he's a big man, therefore, they should let him bleach his skin. He tried to convince the presenter that the black spots on him are intentional designs. 

VIDEO: British PM Cameron, caught on camera calling Nigeria 'Fantastically Corrupt!"


This morning, British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling the Queen that Nigeria and Afghanistan are possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world. He then laughed at the end of the conversation. 


To me, this is a case of the pot calling the kettle black! Wasn't Cameron implicated in the Panama Papers? He actually admitted to benefiting from the Panama assets.  

So proud! 43 of the 96 Howard University Doctor of Pharmacy candidates were Nigerians!

Nigerian students made us all proud last Saturday at Howard University in Washington D.C,. Of the 96 graduating Doctor of Pharmacy candidates, 43 of them were Nigerians! 
Not only that, 27 awards were presented, and 16 went to Nigerians. 
Also, more than 400 students received professional degrees in law, medicine, pharmacy and dentistry.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

PICTURES: Meet the first black woman to own an airline

Meet Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, also known as Siza. She is the owner of the first airline founded by a black woman. 

Mzimela who is South African, founded Fly Blue Crane last year September. The airline has provided domestic flights within South Africa since it began operating, but staring on May 13, 2016, Fly Blue Crane will launch international flights

PICTURES: Another Nigerian woman reportedly beaten to death by her husband




Another Nigerian woman was reportedly beaten to death by her husband yesterday. Ronke Shonde was married to Lekan Shonde, and the couple had two children - a boy and a girl. 

On Friday morning, Ronke's body was discovered in her home, but her husband was nowhere to be found. It is believed that Lekan beat her to death during a domestic dispute and took off.

According to neighbors, the couple had a fight very early that morning. A neighbor confirmed that he heard the couple arguing but didn’t think it was going to lead to death. 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps. 212 (Buhari's Attitude To Killings By Fulani Herdsmen)


This week on KIRWA, Adeola questions President Muhammadu Buhari's attitude towards the killings by Fulani herdsmen.

In Zambia, a xenophobic attack against other Africans, especially Rwandans, leaves two people dead and 62 shops looted.

Lastly, find out why a Nigerian lawyer was almost beaten to death by soldiers in Lagos.

VIDEOS: Gun shots and fist fight as Edo lawmakers impeach speaker

Once again, there was pandemonium at the Edo State House of Assembly on Tuesday as the Speaker - Victor Edoror and his Deputy Bright Osayande, were impeached by 16 other lawmakers in their absence.  

The speaker and his deputy were accused of gross misconduct.

Ted Cruz drops out of Presidential race, Trump likely to be Republican candidate

Looks like Donald Trump has no rivals in becoming the candidate for the Republican party in the coming U.S Presidential elections in November of this year. 
Last night, he scored a landslide victory in Indiana’s Republican presidential primary Tuesday, and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz abruptly ended his campaign.

Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola loses $400 million in 9 weeks - But why is this news?


According to Forbes, in the last 9 weeks, Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola has lost more than $400 million of his personal fortune as the stock price of Forte Oil - (his oil company), shed off 43.5% in value.
I'm not sure why this is news, because Otedola as a billionaire acquired his wealth at the expense of Nigerians. His bribery case at the EFCC with Farouk Lawan is still pending. He owes the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) $16 million, which he has refused to pay. 

PICTURES: Check out Miss Ghana, winner of Miss Africa Continent


Give it up for my Ghanaian sister! Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa Continent in a competition that included wearing traditional costumes and elaborately beaded headdresses
The 24-year-old dental hygienist beat 11 finalists drawn from an original list of 40 contestants from across Africa in the inaugural pageant at Johannesburg’s Gold Reef City casino on Saturday night. 
She is not only gorgeous, I really love the fact that she did not bleach her skin!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

VIDEO: 100-year-old woman completes 100 meter race, celebrates with pushups

Ida Keeling will be 101 this month, and she just set a new world record for being the oldest to complete the 100-meter dash at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia last Saturday. 

All the contestants are 80 and above. Keeling being the oldest though, won the heart of the audience as they all cheered her till she finished.

PICTURES: The ridiculous looks at 2016 Met Gala

Kim Kardashian and her husband Kanye West

As you know I don't gossip lol, but I just couldn't take my eyes off of these ridiculous outfits from yesterday's Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art here in New York. 

Formally known as the Costume Institute Gala, the Met Gala is definitely one of the most glittering fashion events of the year. 

PICTURES: Paul Biya arrives Nigeria with Chantal & her big hair!


President Paul Biya has been in power for  33 years despite Cameroonian activists asking for a change in government. But today he gets a royal welcome in Nigeria. 
Paul Biya arrived with his wife Chantal Biya with her signature big hair of course! Nigerian Vice-President and his wife were at the airport to receive them. I don't know about you, but I