Sunday, October 30, 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Coronation of new king: Traditional council insists no burial in Benin Kingdom untill January



According to Vanguard News, about five people have allegedly been arrested for holding a burial ceremony in Benin, disobeying an order by the Benin Traditional Council during the coronation of the new Oba of Benin.

State of emergency: Ethiopians face 5 years in jail for posting about political unrest on Facebook


The Ethiopian government has announced up to five years jail time for any social media user that posts updates on the growing political unrest of the country on Facebook.

Ethiopia: Tourism industry suffers due to state of emergency

October is usually the beginning of high season in Ethiopia’s tourism industry, but thousands of visitors have already canceled their scheduled trips due to the protests and state of emergency.

Music Video: Ghana jollof tastes yummy, Nigerians learn how to cook

       


Meet 'Sister Deborah,' a Ghanaian model and presenter for E.tv Ghana who has taken the eternal Ghana vs Nigerian jollof war to the next level. Lol!

VIDEO: Angry mob tries to lynch policeman after he allegedly pushed old man to death



An angry mob along Airport road in Lagos tried to lynch a Nigerian policeman after him and his colleague allegedly beat up and pushed an elderly man into a dirty drainage.

PICTURES: Expelled from Kannywood for hugging a man, Nigerian actress stars with Akon


Nigerian actress, Rahama Sadau, was recently expelled from the Hausa movie industry, Kannywood, for hugging a man in a music video. Now she gets to work with international superstar, Akon and other actors. 

ExxonMobil discovers new 1 billion barrels of oil in Nigeria



Texas-based ExxonMobil Corporation has announced the discovery of up to one billion barrels of oil in the Owowo field, Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

Scientists on the verge of curing HIV


Scientists at five British universities have collaborated with the National Health Service in a quest to cure HIV. They have launched a project, which involves 50 HIV positive patients completing a trial treatment.

Friday, October 28, 2016

PICTURES: Buhari's daughter remarries; senior wife takes to Instagram to compare beauty

Today Fatima Buhari, the second daughter of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari becomes the 4th wife of mallam Gimba Yau Kumo, the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

VIDEO: My LATSMA experience - By Toyosi Phillips

After towing my car, they gave me a N20,000 bill, I was shocked. Then they gave me another bill of N10,000. When I wanted to pay, they said I had to make the payments at the bank. After making the payments, they asked for my tax ID..

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

My children will not inherit my $82 billion wealth - Bill Gates


World's richest man, Bill Gates, has revealed that him and his wife will be giving their wealth to charity organizations and not their children.

How Ethiopian airline lost my luggage and refused to pay compensation - Nigerian Student



Dear Adeola, I want to use this medium to tell you my experience with Ethiopian airline. l will appreciate it very much if you can help me tell the world the injustice this airline did to me, and they are refusing to pay me compensation.

Electricity in Ghana: Bridge Power Project receives parliamentary approval


The Early Power consortium (comprised of leading African independent power producer Endeavor Energy, GE and Sage Petroleum) today announced that it has received parliamentary approval from the Government of Ghana and signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Electricity Corporation of Ghana (ECG) for the 400 megawatt (MW) Bridge Power project.

New music - "All Power" by Pat Uwaje-King

Check out this new single by Pat Uwaje-King. "All Power" is from her debut album "He's Done Me Well"
   
       


VIDEO: Gambia pulls out of International Criminal Court, citing hypocrisy



The government of Gambia has announced leaving the International Criminal Court, citing "persecution and humiliation" of Africans by Caucasians as the reason.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

No, Angola did not ban Islam!



Contrary to circulating reports, Angola did not ban Islam, and the famous picture of a demolished mosque attached to the story is possibly from Nigeria. The myth has been circulating for years now, but Angolan officials have denounced it severally.

PICTURES & VIDEOS: Meet Kenya's karate grannies who fight off rapists in the slums of Nairobi

Welcome to Korogocho slums in Nairobi, Kenya, where grandmothers are learning to defend themselves from rapists through Karate. The martial arts training is called “Cucus,” which means grandmother in local dialect. About 20 women gather weekly, and the oldest of them is 85.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Cameroon: Landslide & Train derailment on the same day

More than seventy people died after a packed train derailed in the town of Eseka, located between the capital, Yaoundé, and Douala.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 234 (Nigerian President Says His Wife Belongs In The Kitchen!)


This week on Keeping It Real, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says his wife of 27 years, Aisha Buhari, belongs in his kitchen and bedroom.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Eps 233 (Just Before They Sell Nigeria...)

This week on Keeping It Real, Adeola is very upset that some government officials suggested selling some of Nigeria's national assets to get out of recession.

Also, is it possible that the President and former Vice-President are benefiting from the ongoing civil war in South Sudan?

Monday, October 3, 2016

More than 50 killed in Ethiopia's stampede

  
    

Oct. 2nd was the Oromo new year celebration in Ethiopia, but the day ended as one of the darkest days in Modern Ethiopia, with more than 50 dead.