Monday, February 29, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 204 (How Museveni Killed Democracy In Uganda)

This week on KIRWA, President Yoweri Museveni once again rigged the election in Uganda, declaring himself the elected president for the 5th time.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - 203 (Nigerian doctors let student die because of $215)

On this week's episode, another Nigerian student Dazan Charity Oluwabukola dies due to hospital negligence.

Adeola also wonders why Nigerian presidents still go abroad for medical treatment despite spending billion on the Statehouse Medical Center.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Woman in dire need of kidney transplant after caesarean section went wrong

Meet Oniyelu Funmilola Cecilia (Mrs), a mother of one. She is in dire need of a kidney transplant. In June 2015, she had a caesarean section at a teaching hospital in Lagos. Complications from the CS affected her kidneys, and since then she has been on dialysis. She also lost that baby in the process. 

Sunday, February 21, 2016

PICTURES: Bauchi government using outdated equipment for a N2.3 billion road project

These are pictures of a N2.3 billion 5km road reconstruction by the Bauchi state government. These were sent to me by a Bauchi resident who is highly disappointed by the equipment being used. However, he said he's glad the road is at least being constructed since the previous governors failed to work on it.

VIDEO: Miracle Manna falls in Angola

In this video by the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Angola, a number of people testified to witnessing the fall of Manna and tasting it. Manna was the miracle food from heaven that the Israelites ate on their way to the promised land.
The video begins with the testimony of a woman attacked by armed robbers. However, the Manna story begins at 3:20 minutes into the video.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

VIDEO: Inside a camp in Nigeria where children are for sale

In this video by CNN, Nima Elbagir goes inside a camp in Northern Nigeria, where you can buy children for a few hundred dollars; no paperwork or signatures required.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

PICTURES: Nigerian Police Academy building projects abandoned since 2009

I received this pictures from someone who visited the Nigerian Police Academy in Wudil, Kano. The sender explained how several projects have been abandoned, some since 2009. Buildings like the library, faculty, hostels, cadet parade ground, dining hall, and much more have been abandoned.

PICTURES: Nigerian woman becomes first African made police Inspector in New York

It's an old news, but I still celebrate this woman for making us proud! Olufunmilola F. Obe was the Deputy Inspector of police in New York (NYPD), but now she has been promoted to the rank of Inspector.

Pay before treament: Tragic tale of how another Nigerian student dies due to hospital negligence

This is the account of friends who were with 27-year-old Oluwabukola Charity Dazan till her last moments. She was reportedly the only child her parents had left.

On Tuesday, she finished writing her French Shorthand practical exam around 2:00 p.m. when she suddenly fell ill. When she got to the school clinic, she wasn't allowed beyond the lobby, and she was given paracetamol (pain killer, equivalent of Ibuprofen).

Naira hits N400 to a dollar!

I can't believe this, but Naira has fallen so bad that it hit 400 against a dollar. Fresh pressure on the naira since last week Thursday has seen the currency fall further from N318.

VIDEO: N150,000 disappears in man's accounts, strips naked in protest

A GTB customer stripped down to his boxers in protest, after asserting that N150,000 disappeared in his account with no explanation. According to him, he has complained for more than a month without any explanation or refund from the bank. 

LIVE VIDEO: Uganda election vote count

Ugandan Presidential was held today Feb. 18, 2016. Polls are closed, but vote counts are coming in. The main opposition leader was earlier arrested and released. You can monitor the latest on this livestream by NTV Uganda.

Budget Controversy - Buhari orders mass sacking of Budget Officials

Following the controversies and several online protests about the ridiculous 2016 Nigerian budget, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the complete purge of the Budget Office, in hope of  
cleaning up the irregularities, repetitions, and discrepancies

Monday, February 15, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 202 (Dissecting Buhari's Shameful 2016 Budget)

This week on KIRWA, Adeola takes a critical look at Nigeria's National 2016 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Adeola also gives an update on Bukola Saraki's court case.

Also, Adeola tells the inspiring story of Olajumoke, a bread seller in Agege, Nigeria, who became a super model overnight.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola Ep: 201 (#Ekitigate Drama, Boko Haram Trying To Embarrass Me - Buhari)

In this episode of KIRWA, about 80 people were burnt to death by Boko Haram in Dalori. Meanwhile, Nigerian president says the terrorist group was trying to embarrass his government.

Also, is it true that former President Goodluck Jonathan released $35 million to rig Ekiti State election? Watch to find out.

Monday, February 8, 2016

VIDEO: How a street food seller became a supermodel

This is just as inspiring as the story of 27-year-old Jumoke Orisaguna, the bread seller turned model overnight. Last year, Studio24 discovered Felicia Ogah, now a super model. Felicia was selling noodles on the streets of Abuja

Saturday, February 6, 2016

VIDEO: "They call us Monkeys!" Africans describe racism in India

In this video by IndiaTimes, Africans in India talk about their experience of racism. Some explain how Indians avoid them in the trains, call them Monkeys, laugh at them and touch their hair. This is sad. If you've experienced this, let's hear your story.

Friday, February 5, 2016

PICTURES: From selling bread to becoming a supermodel overnight - Meet Jumoke Orisaguna

It started out like any normal day for Jumoke Orisaguna. The 27-year-old mother of two was hawking bread like she's done for years, hoping to make between N300-N500 to support her family. She however was walking by just as the famous photographer TY Bello

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

VIDEO: Keeping It Real With Adeola - 200 (Jonathan Reacts To #DasukiGate $2.1 Billion Arms Deal Scandal)

This week, Adeola celebrates 200th episode of KIRWA!

She also examines former President Jonathan's statements on the heated #DasukiGate.

To inspire you, Adeola features two young men making cars in Northern Nigeria, and a self-made female millionaire in Kenya.