Sunday, December 11, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - 242 (The Truth About MMM; Cameroon Soldiers Kill Protesters)

This week on Keeping It Real, Cameroonian soldiers kill four protesters in Bamenda and brutalize students of Buea University for protesting.

Is MMM a scam? find out in this episode.

PICTURES: 200 dead as church collapses in Nigeria

As many as 200 people reportedly died Saturday as the building of Reigners’ Bible Church Int’l Inc, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, collapsed during service.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

‘I bought a stolen 4-year-old because I needed a male child’

Photo credit: Nigerian Tribune
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Abia State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old man, Rowland Egbe, who allegedly stole a four-year-old boy, Uzoaba (other name withheld) whom he was taking to an intending buyer, a 50-year-old woman, Mrs Chioma Ohajinmadu.

Gambia University lecturers boycott all exams, lectures until Jammeh agrees to return power

Lecturers at University of The Gambia have decided to show their support and solidarity with the people by boycotting "all examinations and teaching activities at the University until the voice of the Gambian people are respected".

Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow reacts to Yahya Jammeh's poll rejection (VIDEO)

Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow on Saturday reacted to outgoing President Yahya Jammeh's rejection of election result.

Gambia refuses entry to ECOWAS chair amid election dispute

Gambian authorities have refused entry to the chair of regional body ECOWAS, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, Senegal’s foreign minister said on Saturday.

Gambia President's rejection of poll results "null and void" - African Union

The African Union (AU) has described as "null and void" the rejection of the results of Gambia's presidential election by long serving leader Yahya Jammeh, calling on him to peacefully transfer power to the new president.

Yahya Jammeh's rejection of election result "reprehensible and unacceptable" - US

The United States on Friday condemned a statement from Gambia's dictator Yahya Jammeh rejecting the result of a Dec. 1 election that spelled the end of his 22-year rule.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Jammeh's election rejection: Senegal calls for emergency UN Security Council meeting over Gambia

Senegal on Saturday called for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council after Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh announced he was rejecting the results of a Dec. 1 election which he lost to President-elect Adama Barrow.

VIDEO: Gambia's President Jammeh rejects election results, wants fresh votes

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Friday rejected the results of the election which he lost earlier this month, saying "I want to make it very clear that in the same way I accepted fatefully the results believing that the IEC was independent and honest and reliable, I hereby reject the results totally."

Gambia's President Jammeh rejects election result, wants fresh poll

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Friday rejected the result of the election which he lost earlier this month.

Excessive force that led to deaths of protesters in Cameroon must be urgently probed – Amnesty International

Authorities in Cameroon must investigate the use of excessive and unnecessary force that led to the deaths of between two and four people during a protest in the north western city of Bamenda on Thursday, Amnesty International said on Friday.

Nana Akufo-Addo wins Ghana's Presidential Election - Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission of Ghana on Friday evening declared opposition candidate Nana Akufo Addo winner of the 2016 presidential election.

Ghana's President Mahama concedes defeat, calls to congratulate Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghana's President John Mahama has conceded defeat to the opposition candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in the just concluded 2016 general elections.

Another South African Pastor makes members drink disinfectant, Dettol (PHOTO)

Another South African cleric, Prophet Rufus Phala, is in the news for making his church members drink disinfectant, Dettol, in order to receive their miracles.

Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo in clear lead in Ghana's presidential vote

Opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo has a clear lead in Ghana’s hotly contested presidential election, local media reported Friday, although official results have yet to be published.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Cameroon police open fire on youths blocking ruling party's meeting, 4 dead (VIDEO)

One of the victims. Photo credit: Comfort Mussa (Twitter)

Bamenda - Four people were reportedly killed in clashes between police and protesters from Cameroon's English-speaking minority in the country's northwest on Thursday, opposition reported.

Huge earthquake strikes off of Solomon islands, tsunami waves possible soon

An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 has struck off the Solomon Islands.

We've not paid Falcons because we didn't expect them to win - Sports Minister

Nigeria's Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday said that funds are not available to pay allowances of Super Falcons who won the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) trophy last Saturday because the team was not expected to win.

Gambia’s army chief pledges allegiance to President-elect Adama Barrow

Gambia’s army chief has pledged allegiance to President-elect Adama Barrow, Mr. Barrow’s spokeswoman has said, reinforcing hopes that the nation will see its first peaceful change of power in more than half a century.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

PHOTO: The letter robbers wrote to Lagos residents - "We’re coming for our Christmas dues"

Some suspected armed robbers have written some Lagos residents urging them to prepare to pay season’s dues to them on a date not mentioned.

21-year-old Nigerian sentenced to life in prison for Toronto shooting

21-year-old Owusu Folorunso, convicted of two counts of second-degree murder after starting a deadly shootout that sparked pandemonium at a 2012 community barbecue in Toronto, has been sentenced as an adult.

If you like go call police, we’re coming to collect our Christmas dues – Robbers write Lagos residents

Some suspected armed robbers have written some Lagos residents urging them to prepare to pay season’s dues to them on a date not mentioned.

Residents of Joseph Harrison Estate, Yaba area of Lagos State got the letter from the bandits on Wednesday notifying them of their impending attack to collect their “dues” for the festive season.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Pastor fetches water from sewage, gives followers to drink (PHOTOS)

A controversial Zimbabwean pastor, Paul Sanyangore, has reportedly made his followers drink water from sewage.

Pastor claims to raise a dead boy in South Africa (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A controversial preacher claims to have brought a young boy back to life after he was declared dead by doctors.

75-yr-old Tanzanian man advertises for wife, lists qualities, interviews women (PHOTOS)

A 75-year-old Tanzanian man has launched an elaborate search for a partner after his wife died.

Unpaid bonuses: Nigeria's Super Falcons 'refuse' to leave hotel

The Nigerian Super Falcons who emerged champions of women's Africa Cup of Nations for the eighth time on Saturday are still left frustrated in Abuja after the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) failed to redeem its pledge to pay the team on Monday.

VIDEO: I’m embarrassed to share nation with some “imbeciles and morons” – Soyinka threatens to exit Nigeria

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has threatened to exit Nigeria, saying he is embarrassed to "consider that he is occupying the same nation space as some imbeciles and morons."

No longer business as usual in Nigeria - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Nigerian elite to stop insisting that things should be done the ‘old way’, which impoverished the nation.

PHOTOS: Nigeria Customs seize container of Nigerian jollof rice, ogbono, egusi from India

The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 20ft container of “READY TO EAT FOODS’’ like Egusi Soup, Jollof Rice, Ogbono, Yam Porridge imported from India.