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

Thursday, April 28, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - 211 (Police Shoots Three People Over A Cup Of Tea)

This week on KIRWA, an Egyptian policeman shoots three people over a cup of tea. Adeola also talks about police brutality in Egypt and Nigeria.

In Uganda, a popular traditional ruler was manhandled by policemen for allegedly attempting to overtake the vice president.

In Gambia, several opposition members have been arrested while some are killed as the country prepares for Presidential election.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola- 210 (Senators To Change Anti-Corruption Law; Chibok Girls- 2 Yrs After)

This week on KIRWA, it's been two years since more than 200 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram from a school in Chibok, Nigeria.

Also, Nigerian Senators are trying to change the anti-corruption law in the constitution to grant themselves the veto power over the tribunal.

In Zimbabwe, more than 2,000 people protest against the government of President Robert Mugabe.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - 209 (Details: How Saraki Stole The Future Of Kwara State Children)

In this Episode, Adeola gives details of how Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki stole the future of Kwara State children.

Adeola also mentions some Nigerians whose names are listed in the Panama papers.

In South Africa, there was a heated debate at the parliament on whether President Jacob Zuma should be impeached. During the debate, a sleeping minister was called out by her colleagues.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - 208 (No Light, No Fuel! Nigerians Question Buhari's Promised Change)

In this episode of KIRWA, Nigerians wonder what happened to the change that President Muhammadu Buhari promised during his election campaigns.

Also, Adeola talks about the implication of signing Nigeria as a member of Saudi Arabia's Islamic Military Alliance.

In Angola, 17 activists, including a popular rapper Luaty Beirao have been sent to prison for reading a book on revolution.