Social Media Roundup: From Nigeria to the world

by | Dec 1, 2017

This week, for a change, Nigerian superstars Wizkid and Davido are not in the news as rivals but as two Nigerians making the nation proud. At this year’s edition of the MOBO awards, Wizkid won the Best International Act award while Davido won in the Best African Act category.

Nigerians expressed their pride



We spoke too soon

And some gloating too

Nigerian politicians joined in

Check out other big winners at the awards ceremony here and other interesting topics on social media this week below.

Oh so BAAD

Following the buzz around their famous celebrity wedding last weekend, Banky W and Adesua were a hot topic on social media this week for other reasons. The new groom shared the video below on Snapchat and it went viral…

Because someone did this:

Nigerians reacted.

We told you so!

Nigerians and double standards

Leave Banky W and Adesua alone!

Twitter polls, because someone needs to be held responsible

Some advice for the couple

And now, to my favourite part

Really, leave Banky and Susu alone.

Slavery in Libya

If you have been following the news, then you probably already heard of the inhumane act of human trafficking going on in Libya. The news had been on for weeks now but it caught major fire this week when CNN published an exclusive report.

The report birthed the #NoToSlavery hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and the “No to Slavery in Libya” campaign on Facebook.

Here are a few reactions from Nigerians

Fix Nigeria!

The Nigerian government to the rescue!

Samuel Eto’o rescues Cameroonian slaves from Libya

Over to you Nigerian pastors


Konga makes some changes

Yesterday, Nigerian eCommerce giant, Konga reportedly sacked 60% of its workforce and discontinued Pay on Delivery (PoD).

It’s really sad that the company had to lay off so many people especially at this time of the year.

Featured image credit: melita_dennett Flickr via Compfight cc

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