This week started with the buzz of the traditional marriage of Banky W and Adesua Etomi; #BAAD2017. Although the day was all about Banky and Adesua, someone else stole the show. Popular TV host, Ebuka showed up in an agbada that had everyone talking, especially on social media.
— Orie Aregbe (@OrissAreg_) November 19, 2017
Ebuka whoever your tailor is , you must never cheat on him !
— Champions of Europe Noni 💙 (@TheLazyCheff) November 19, 2017
— BellaNaija (@bellanaija) November 19, 2017
— 🤴🏾Ibadan Lord 🇳🇬 (@degosTee) November 19, 2017
CEO- Agbada Technologies
MD/CEO- Agbada Enterprises
CAPTAIN -Agbada Platoon
Daddy GO -Agbada Ministries
Commander in Chief -Agbada Republic
CHAIRMAN – Agbada Local Government
Principal Partner -Agbada consultants Limited
Youth Leader – Agbada Foundation#BAAD2017 pic.twitter.com/1oCjDHPYww
— Kanye Tomiwa (@tomiwakanye) November 19, 2017
Ebuka vs Masterkraft
Nigerians were quick to pit Ebuka’s agbada against Masterkraft’s outfit.
— Princess Ifeluv (@ife_luv12) November 20, 2017
What is this?
— WannaBeShugaDaddy (@Nnamsobombb) November 20, 2017
— Ife (@idgrix) November 21, 2017
Incase you were wondering; Yes, there’s a tech angle
We are super excited to announce the launch of “Agbada X”.
This is the most advanced Agbada yet! It combines the flourish of the traditional flowing Agbada with the practicality of the possibility that “Man’s too hot”.
The top loading design was changed to “suit style”. pic.twitter.com/ZEZIQmZaq3
— Osaretin Victor Asemota (@asemota) November 21, 2017
— Kene (@udezekene) November 21, 2017
This is a UNICORN!!!! $1.2bn valuation for sure! https://t.co/tK5H6cpfvY
— Tayo Oviosu (@oviosu) November 21, 2017
While we are still trying to get over Ebuka’s famous agbada, check out some other interesting topics on social media this week.
Burnaboy’s police problems
Burna Boy paid guys to Rob and beat up Mr. 2Kay????
This is not good! pic.twitter.com/mjaPl5lwrB
— CHISOM (@_PLICE) November 20, 2017
This ain't good news at All.. Burna Boy? No Na! pic.twitter.com/40nBiONei4
— CHISOM (@_PLICE) November 20, 2017
Dear Nigerian police,
I know this is serious case but while we find Burna Boy, can you pay this man his allowance? pic.twitter.com/c5hgB6HnqM
— Paul Mogbolu (@paulmogbolu) November 21, 2017
His fans reacted
I will never believe Nigeria police until Burna boy is proven guilty in the court of law.
This same Lagos state Commissioner of police try to spoil the image of @iam_Davido over Tagbo's death.
— Asiwaju (@Asiwaju_limited) November 21, 2017
What’s a serious matter without a light side?
How can you say Burna Boy and Masterkraft's tailor are the most wanted villains in Lagos right now. pic.twitter.com/JJoKn697yQ
— King Ope Of ABJ 🔥 (@KingOpeOfAbj) November 21, 2017
When Burna Boy mistakenly turns on his location. pic.twitter.com/DJVAL50pQH
— A̶l̶h̶a̶j̶i̶ 𝔻𝕣𝕦𝕟𝕜𝕒𝕣𝕕 (@The_Nifemi) November 21, 2017
EFCC vs DSS
On Tuesday, at the home of Epkenyong Ita, former Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), men of the DSS were seen preventing operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting him.
BREAKING: DSS bars EFCC from arresting Ex-DG https://t.co/4FytLLQcva
— Punch Newspapers (@MobilePunch) November 21, 2017
2.1b arms cash: EFCC arrests ex-DSS DG, Ita Ekpenyong
Immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Service, Mr. it’s Ekpenyong,has been arrested by d @officialEFCC
This Anti Corruption War na TURN BY TURN ✔@Ayourb @scarfizal @Laurestar @APCUKingdom
— CBN Gov Akinsola Ak🇳🇬 (@cbngov_akin1) November 21, 2017
@MBuhari @NGRPresident @ProfOsinbajo good evening sir. I really don't know how you will continue letting your aides/delegates etc continue embarrassing you and your office. The fracas BTW EFCC and DSS is so embarrassing and annoying.PLS PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER!!!
— segilola (@segilolaa) November 22, 2017
Senate To Probe DSS, NIA, EFCC Standoff. https://t.co/EbUIgkuByw
— Channels Television (@channelstv) November 22, 2017
So buhari approved this show of shame btwn EFCC and DSS? Nothing like education. Illiterate president.
— Chris jnr. Man City (@chrisogakwu) November 23, 2017
It is only in Nigeria that the Police has no power over the military. A US Navy man tells me a traffic police can arrest any military man for a traffic offense. So why can't EFCC arrest the former DSS boss? Nobody is above the law. Did they not arrest Dansuki?
— Felix Olusola Abayomi (@FelixWildlife) November 24, 2017
I laugh in corruption… How can DSS officers stop EFCC and NPF from arresting a former DG(oke & co)…despite showing arrest warrant, some people have power than the government… Stole money and can't be arrest cus they got full protection from a government institution
— Edo-Wizard 👺 (@davidoghe) November 22, 2017
Dear President Buhari @MBuhari
You have SURPRISINGLY allowed some official misdemeanors to thrive under your watch in the last 2 years
This is not "institutions building" sir
The shameful squabbles between the DSS & EFCC over simple matters MUST stop
Act now, Mr. President!!
— MaskUpNigeria (@iameneji) November 23, 2017
Jisox! 😭what kind of impunity & embarrassment is this?
Is Nigeria under Buhari still a country or a Zoo?
I watched with shock on ChannelsTV,how DSS & NIA officials blocked EFCC guys from arresting Ekpeyong & Oke. Even threatening to shoot EFCC officials in Magu's presence!
— Miz Cazorla (@MizCazorla1) November 22, 2017
The Nigerian senate is reportedly investigating the clash.
Better late than never
This week, Odunlade Adekola, famous Nollywood actor and the face of Nigerian Twitter memes graduated from the University of Lagos.
This video makes me so happy. In spite of his success as an actor and his age, Odunlade went back to school to get a Bsc 💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾 pic.twitter.com/C6gdVPTNVJ
— Anikky Shaya MMM (@TAAdeiye) November 21, 2017
Africa's number 1 meme provider just graduated from the university!!!
& launched a new meme instantly! It's in him 😂😂
RT if his memes ever made you laugh. pic.twitter.com/AsLC8NLTHe
— The Whistle Talks. (@WhistleTalks) November 20, 2017
His fans celebrated with his famous memes
Mumu question people ask
"so, are you also signing out from the school today?"
Odunlade will be like
"no, I'm just signing in, I want to go and submit my jamb result" pic.twitter.com/lyI04xtqhL
— Genius Joker NG 🇳🇬 (@GeniusJokerNG) November 22, 2017
Odunlade graduated from the University’s department of business administration.
Atiku jumps ship, again
Today, Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria issued a statement announcing his defection from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Read the statement below.
Here are few reactions to the news on social media
A welcome party
Hello @atiku, Welcome sir.
— Demola Olarewaju (@DemolaRewaju) November 24, 2017
Congrats to @atiku for dumping the plague called APC and coming back home to the PDP family.
It took courage to take that bold step and I commend him for it.
— Femi Fani-Kayode (@realFFK) November 24, 2017
I congratulate @Atiku for leaving the APC. It took courage especially as he has wide business investments that are already targets and could be further targeted. I, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, now appeal to Waziri Adamawa, to return to the house he helped build, the PDP.
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) November 24, 2017
I congratulate H.E Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his decision to quit APC and I look forward to welcome him to the @OfficialPDPNig, a party he co-formed and a party whose platform he served as Vice President of our great country. pic.twitter.com/M4NzHoSUYz
— H-TV (@HECTVofficial) November 24, 2017
Some Nigerians were not impressed
— Sunday Osanyintuyi (@SundayOs) November 24, 2017
It's only God that will judge the marabout that told Atiku this Presidency thing na him birthright oh because that is the only explanation
— Jola (@Jollz) November 24, 2017
Because the internet forgets
— ENESI (@MrAbuSidiq) November 24, 2017
— The Godfather JP (@AyoOyalowo) November 24, 2017
APC FC vs PDP FC
Atiku Abubakar’s three-year loan deal to APC with an option of permanent transfer has officially come to an end, after PDP activated the buy-back clause in his contract.
— Doctor YazzY (@Dr_Yazzy) November 24, 2017
It's going to be a very busy transfer window.
Obanikoro has moved for a record breaking fee
Atiku is returning to his boyhood club. https://t.co/g6M4ig2cPZ
— Ebube The Statesman (@akaebube) November 24, 2017
Nigerian political party transfer Window is opened.
APC signed Obanikoro
PDP signed Atiku
More transfers coming.
— CM Nkobo 🇳🇬 (@IAmChrismike) November 24, 2017
And as expected…
Atiku should do a pogba haircut for the culture.. #Atiback
— TWEETMOPOL (@TweetMOPOL) November 24, 2017
When EFCC hears Atiku has resigned from APC pic.twitter.com/GlDrFBWk1B
— Murtala (@Murtalaibin) November 24, 2017
On a more serious note
Atiku to PDP, Obanikoro to APC. But your favourite analysts are still swearing by political parties.
Abeg, don't let anyone deceive you with 'choose a side' rhetoric in 2019. The only real demarcation is between ordinary Nigerians and the political class.
— Ayo Sogunro (@ayosogunro) November 24, 2017
2019 is going to be lit!
I’m always open to new experiences.