On Wednesday, an anonymous Twitter user asked another Twitter user if she would date a man who earns ₦100,000 (about $280) per month. Her reply created quite a conversation on Twitter.
Can you date a man whose monthly income is 100k and if yes, can I enter your dm? — I can't so don't come close to my DM. Thanks https://t.co/bnz8Tf9Jtk
— Fine 🍹 (@_TokeA) January 17, 2018
Below are a few reactions.
You can't date a guy who earns 100k per month but you're in Tekno's and Don Jazzy's mentions begging for 50k.
I'm shuddering rn.
— Tega🔥 (@ehte_) January 17, 2018
You are approaching menopause with no stable source of income of your own and you are blabbing you can't marry a guy that earns 100k. Smh
— DAT AKWA IBOM G👊🇳🇬 (@ClintonViceB) January 17, 2018
Your WCW can't date a guy that earns 100K/month but meanwhile… pic.twitter.com/nzVo5IaeFu
— Wale Adetona (@iSlimfit) January 17, 2018
Someone tweeted that she can't date a guy with 100k salary y'all re crying, uncle look for a lady that will manage your 50k salary na.
— Toluwalope (@Tbillion40) January 17, 2018
Aren't you the same lady begging for people to contribute money for camera the other day? Oh! I hope you're earning more than 100k monthly to say this though. https://t.co/mktiJBbawG
— Former @Hisroyaldopenez (@Hisroyaldopenex) January 17, 2018
I can’t date a man that earn below 100k per month pic.twitter.com/yQqkCjgtjg
— BabaTunde #ToRussiaWithCoke (@KobokoGCFR) January 17, 2018
Broke people always think they have an opinion. Aunty toke talmbout she can't marry someone that earns 100k . Do you even earn 50k per month girl
— Ayo (@Pabloayodeji) January 17, 2018
You tell ur man his hard earned 100k is suffer head money , if i were the man i will use u for money rituals and use the money to Marry another woman . IDIOT.
— eDiffieD (@Ediffied) January 18, 2018
He should be no where near your DM because he earns 100K .
keke Napep demanding for Benz treatment. 😭😭😭😫😫😫
— Dangote's neighbor (@Topson007) January 17, 2018
Everyone has their own standards now. She said 100k isn't enough for her, you people should free her. All over my timeline 100k, olosho, yahoo, broke. Jeez.
— Rahila….. (@Ray_Chelle_) January 17, 2018
If she can’t date you with your 100k, find someone who will. Please move on.
— Sensei-tional (@GirlishLava) January 17, 2018
Then the debate began; is 100k too small or just fine?
100K is too small
100k is okay if…
Depending on where you live, you can totally make 100K work in this country. So many people are out of touch with reality.
— Övie (@OvieO) January 18, 2018
If you as a wife is bringing in something, and your husband is too (both amounting to 100k or above it) and y'all have a decent saving culture, and start a small side business for extra income, and can cut your coats… You'll be fine really.
A lot of 'ands', and patience.
— Babajide Sodimu (@jideunconformed) January 17, 2018
100k is a lot of money for some people, but again 100k is chicken change for others. Stay on your lane accordingly.
— Dr. Dipo Awojide (@OgbeniDipo) January 17, 2018
100k for IB na blood money sha.
Iku owo oko monica.
You will even have agberos wey go dey hail you once in a while.
— #ToRussiaWithCoke (@I_pissVodka) January 17, 2018
In Ibadan, that 100k is worth x3 of the same 100k in Lagos. And you’d still enjoy quality stress free life.
Please I’m not advertising Ibadan for you oh. A lot of you people have already seen the light and have started crowding my wonderful city.
— Iseunife The First (@Shawnife_) January 17, 2018
Some banter, as expected
People in Rich Twitter wont join this "100K is too Small" gist… they"ll refresh their TL, laugh @ broke people subbing themselves, look at their Fat account Balance, Smile & Drinkwater….. Repeat👌
— KinG NomSo👑 (@ani_nomso) January 17, 2018
When everyone's going on about the 100k debate but you can't even relate because well, pic.twitter.com/kdH457rfBB
— www.KRAKS.co (@KraksTV) January 18, 2018
Even the people who wait till their parents come back home at night to put on the generator are complaining 100k is too small. pic.twitter.com/kws9pW05Bf
— Uche Daniel (@UcheDandyMUFC) January 17, 2018
Tweep: I earn 500K a month
Twitter: what is 500K?
Fuel (car & gen): 50K
Light bill: 5K
How much is now remaining? 500K is not enough
— KinG NomSo👑 (@ani_nomso) January 18, 2018
Good morning to people that earn below or exactly 100k and are contented. The rest of you can wait. They are bringing Hennessy and pepper from farm city to sprinkle on your own.
— Josh I (@sire_liljosh) January 18, 2018
I will really want to see the men that will end up marrying all these "100k is not enough" grand ma's..
Y'all will chew your words.
— DAT AKWA IBOM G👊🇳🇬 (@ClintonViceB) January 17, 2018
Two days ago you people could afford 800k sex doll, today you’re dragging someone for 100k! 😊
— Renè the Customer service Lady 🙌🏾 (@Rene_noire) January 17, 2018
Then someone tweeted this:
And people reacted
20k for smile data inside 100k salary and you want to smile. Smh
— Counselor (@SheyhunWildlife) January 17, 2018
You are earning 100k, you are doing Dstv premium of 10k, unlimited internet of 20k, generator of 21k
Even you is your sense working at all?
— -Kehinde Fowoseré (@ak_hausen) January 17, 2018
You're earning 100k and you're there listing so many unnecessary things.
Example paying for the Complete Dstv package is very unnecessary, when you have so many other important expenses to make.
Whats there to pay for a 3k sub and watch some games in a viewing center.
— WOLE OJO 🇳 🇬 (@SirWoley) January 18, 2018
You dey collect 100k and you dey pay 9800 for Dstv subscription and 20k for data.
You're on Coca cola budget and you dey buy Rozay. You no well at all.
— Sidiq Bahubali Pundit (@abatike) January 18, 2018
How to manage 100k
Rent………..20k per month
Feeding/Provisions(Buy food stuffs)………..30k
Hold your 7k for hand incase you pour person tomatoes for road. 😊
— The Consigliere (@chocojaybeats) January 18, 2018
If you earn 100k don’t be discouraged
If you are a young Nigerian with a legitimate source of income and you earn a 100k a month (or even less),
I celebrate u and I respect u.
Do NOT let anyone ever make you feel inferior or worthless.
Remember: Many of these noisemakers don’t have a job or common sense.
— YourFavOnlineDoctor (@DrOlufunmilayo) January 17, 2018
50K, 100K, 500K or 1M / month, everyone will find someone that would love and appreciate them, and they'll grow together.
Don't listen to any unrealistic and stupid twitter advise.
— Wale Adetona (@iSlimfit) January 17, 2018
Good morning to the hard working brothers making 100k and below. It will only get better as long as you have something doing. Your beginning may be considered small but your end will be in abundance. Persevere.
— Odumosu (@MinkailAdesoji) January 18, 2018
Really, how much is 100k worth to you? Read on for more interesting topics on social media this week.
Proposal gone wrong
On Monday this week, we heard of a lady who decided to take her relationship with her man to the next level by proposing to him. She decided on a public proposal at the Ikeja City Mall (ICM). However, things didn’t go as planned. Watch the video below.
Lady left in tears after her boyfriend declined her marriage proposal, yesterday, at Ikeja City Mall. pic.twitter.com/AzsjIndcRG
— Digital Nomad – #Milez (@davidobisesan) January 15, 2018
The video has since been trending on all social media platforms. Here are a few reactions.
Some people felt sorry for her
I’m still embarrassed on behalf of the girl whose proposal got declined by her boyfriend at ICM yesterday 😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩
— Icey ❄️ (@Liu_XiangYE) January 15, 2018
Don't tell me the guy that turned down a girl's proposal at ICM was married pls, I'm still mourning for her.
— drizyBaby (@drizybens) January 16, 2018
I don't even have the mind to watch that ICM proposal video…I don't trust my emotions.
— Surdyyk (@_sodiq) January 15, 2018
While others couldn’t
Small Rejection of proposal at ICM she dey cry lmaooo
— Cinderella Man (@Osi_Suave) January 15, 2018
This is so funny, it had to be ICM . I guess the proposal was too cheap for him😂😂
— Sir Ironbar (@_Edem) January 15, 2018
The girl that got her proposal to her man turned down at ICM deserved it cos how do you propose to someone on the mainland?
— Sweet Kid (@BiggieMonzie) January 15, 2018
Man wasn't ready. and she felt entitled to a yes hence a public ICM proposal. She needs to FOH! And drink some water to digest the L. 🙄😂
— Ferdinand (@Burmese_Tyga) January 15, 2018
Just watched the proposal video at ICM and my sides hurt from laughing. I want to feel bad for her because she took one for the team, but the bad is just not coming😂😂😂😂
— Coco £&$ (@CocoNumeroUno) January 15, 2018
So this lady find where to disgrace herself and it's at ICM? What happens to private proposal? You want to trend abi? #villagepeopleatwork😂
— CheeAmaker (@__dsweetthang_) January 15, 2018
Stop public marriage proposals!
Saw the video of the lady that proposed in front of Shoprite in ICM. Apart from the embarrassment, why do I find it so odd that a lady actually knelt in a marketplace in the name of marriage proposal?
— Olaitan (@olaitanyisa) January 15, 2018
This is why I'm against public proposals, you're putting yourself and the other person in an awkward situation. Doing it at home like me, collect your L or Yes in private.
But no, you lot never learn… pic.twitter.com/jvBfhXt2bd
— Wale Gates 🇳🇬🇬🇧 (@walegates) January 15, 2018
Anty that proposed to her man at ICM obviously learnt nothing from the guy that got rejected at ICM.
Must y’all do public proposal? Guys, propose in private and carry your L in peace.
— Bill Bill (@thanupechic) January 16, 2018
I just saw the ICM proposal now and I don’t get why she decided to do it in public tho. It’s a major deal she’s the one proposing, why not do it in a better environment. Somewhere lowkey. Your house or something. If it must be loud it shouldn’t be ICM loud abeg!
— The Realtor (@sammyfergie) January 15, 2018
Whether it's a lady or guy proposing does it have to be in public?REALLLLLLY, what's wrong with having a private proposal…..chai I tire for this trend.
— Aesha Raji (@IamAeshaRaji) January 16, 2018
Plot twist, the guy is already married…allegedly
The dude that rejected his girlfriend proposal at ICM is actually married to someone else lol..
I know ladies will start up their trend of "Men Are Scum" soon!
— MR. O L A M I D E (@IAm_HOrLamZy) January 16, 2018
Guy turned down a girl's proposal, social media went crazy.
Same ICM that about 5 girls washed one poor guy, no one gave a f*ck
You ladies should know how it feels too, feel it, cry, feel it again, cry more.
— messi's gateman (@king_drai) January 16, 2018
I remember when that girl declined a Bruhh's proposal late last year, y'all found a way to blame the guy and called him Scum now a Bruhh decided to take one for the Team and said NO to a Sister for the Culture in ICM y'all saying Men Are Scum
Scum Card 1 – 1 pic.twitter.com/SXYGrfI5er
— El_Negro♎ (@Yurickane) January 16, 2018
— Follow Femifactor (@femifactor) January 16, 2018
I didn’t watch that ICM proposal video. So to get it right, she proposed to the guy she’s been dating and he refused…because he was already married? Men are scum 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
— Kelvin Eghagha (@Magnanimous__) January 16, 2018
From sex dolls to declining a ladys proposal at icm. 💪🏼
Men are scum Fc leading by 2 goals to nil 🍺✌🏼 https://t.co/5RRwxUutNj
— EL⚫️S_UBA (@holysaintbj) January 15, 2018
Ladies, would you propose to your man?
Is your country a sh!thole?
Last week, American President Donald Trump reportedly questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from “shithole countries” such as Haiti and African nations. Donald Trump has been openly racist in the past and so is widely unpopular among non-whites and even whites globally.
Haitians aren’t taking these comments lying down, neither are African leaders. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana has openly condemned Donald Trump’s racist comments while the Nigerian Presidency summoned the US Ambassador to Nigeria over the demeaning comments.
Is Nigeria a shithole country?
Quick answer; No and Yes
30,000 Americans work and live in Nigeria. 117,000 Brits visit Nigeria yearly. Over one million Indians live in Nigeria. The Lebanese are the biggest applicants for Nigerian citizenship. Would so much people visit a shithole? Nigeria has many challenges, but it's not a shithole.
— World Publicist (@IsimaOdeh) January 15, 2018
*Nigeria took care of Ebola with no help from other countries. US send delegates to Nigeria to know how we did it with our own resources
*Nigerians are setting the pace and standard by which others measure themselves? Do you know
Define shithole https://t.co/erlLnJ3f3R
— pls follow back (@Slyxra) January 13, 2018
As a PROUD Nigerian I am NOT here for Trump’s slander against my country. Let us be clear, Nigeria and Haiti are not #ShitHole — the policies coming out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue are the true shitholes!! ✊🏽✊🏽IgboKwenu to my Nigerians 🇳🇬
Sak Passé to my Haitians 🇭🇹 pic.twitter.com/UUmjzyUEND
— Dr. Wendy Osefo (@WendyOsefo) January 13, 2018
Definitely a shithole, so yes!
Poll for Nigerians.
Do you believe Nigeria is a #shithole?
— Onye Nkuzi (@cchukudebelu) January 18, 2018
How can President Buhari be expected to respond to Donald Trump’s insult about Nigerians living in huts and his “shithole” racism, when Buhari himself is a Fulani tribalist in Nigeria? The pot cannot complain that the kettle is black. Get this man out of Aso Rock in 2019.
— Femi Aribisala (@femiaribisala) January 16, 2018
But wait oh. I don’t understand why Nigerians are angry at Donald Trump.
Is Nigeria not a shithole? 🚶
— SubDeliveryZone (@SubDeliveryZone) January 12, 2018
Is Nigeria not a shithole country? Why are pretending to be angry
— Nimueh Mbaku🤴🏿 (@wickedstepmami) January 12, 2018
Let's be serious. Isn't Nigeria a shithole that needs to be saved?
— Ebuka Akara (@ebuka_akara) January 13, 2018
The bitter truth is that we are a "shithole" country, with a "shithole" govt. and a "shithole" President. It is left for us to clean up our shit, wash our arse, flush Buhari down the toilet, open the windows, get rid of the stench and make Nigeria a cleaner and better place.
— Femi Fani-Kayode (@realFFK) January 14, 2018
Nigeria is what it is.
And what it is, is not very pleasant.
If I continue saying "I am proud of Nigeria", will I (like the Nigerian Diaspora) enjoy 24 hours electricity, good roads or potable running water? No.
So let me tell you what Nigeria is.
It is a #shithole.
— Onye Nkuzi (@cchukudebelu) January 17, 2018
Nigeria IS a shithole country pic.twitter.com/X2EE6YRkrg
— Dan Soff (@Dan_Soff) January 13, 2018
If you genuinely murdered someone by mistake, you'll still serve some time in Jail for Manslaughter.
On this day in 2017, Nigeria's Military bombed over 230 IDPs at Rann, claiming it was in error. No one was prosecuted, no one resigned, no one was jailed.
Do I hear 'Shithole?'
— Mr Stanley Nwabia (@MrStanleyNwabia) January 17, 2018
Do you think Nigeria is a shithole?
Donald Duke for president
Another Donald was also in the news this week but for a different reason. The former governor of Cross Rive state, Donald Duke publicly hinted at his desire to run for president come 2019. He made this known at the 3rd Mike Omotosho Annual Lecture titled, “Mellinials as Protagonists in Nation Building,” on Sunday night in Abuja.
— NAIJ.com (@naijcom) January 15, 2018
Nigerians reacted to the news on social media.
We finally have a worthy candidate
If Donald Duke somehow wins the Presidency in 2019, I'm moving back to Nigeria.
— Kanayo Onyeka 🔴 (@kckane) January 16, 2018
Donald Duke running for presidency will be such a welcome idea. Dude 'changed' the face of Cross River State. But, can he make that kind of 'change' on a bigger level?
— ALI, 4D KULTURR 👑 (@Ali_McHenri) January 17, 2018
If Former Governor; Donald Duke @Donald_Duke have declared to run for the office of the President, then it's a clear message to every Right thinking Nigerian youth that there is a candidate to VOTE for in 2019!
— Vicky® (@Chinonu) January 16, 2018
Donald Duke for President of the federal Republic of Nigeria 💥💥💥
— MrEvik (@mr_evik) January 16, 2018
Donald Duke declares? Okay, I have a 2019 candidate for now
— Tessyama👑 (@tescool) January 16, 2018
Donald Duke had better not get me this excited only to pull out in 2019 and run as Atiku's VP.
Somebody will die!
— Tee (@village_Geh) January 16, 2018
Donald Duke is my choice of presidential candidate and I’m hearing he has showed interest for the number 1 position. I will use my personal money to campaign for him any day!!!
— D. S. Olushegun (@shezzybrown) January 17, 2018
— LA 925 NFB (@JideolaNFB) January 16, 2018
Donald Duke or Donald Crook?
Donald Duke wants to be president of what country? When last did he speak on public issues affecting the masses for more than a decade now? Anyway, he knows he can never be vice-president talk more of ruling Nigeria and he KNOWS WHY!
— May Ubeku (@Maybeks) January 16, 2018
Donald duke koh Donald crook ni mtcheeeew
— AM (@AM_couture01) January 16, 2018
We’ll only support Donald Duke if…
If Donald Duke is truly gonna contest for Presidency in 2019, it'll be a great idea, but supporting him comes after he tells us his plans and how to he intends to achieve them.
I thought we are now "woke" enough to be cautious of "jumping" at OPTIONS just for their face values.
— Ifeoluwa Oguntona (@Ifop2010) January 16, 2018
I like Donald Duke but no body will get a free pass to Aso Rock on the basis of like anymore. He has to tell us what He Will Do and How.
— STURMGEWEHR (@Iam_Aziken) January 17, 2018
Donald Duke has declared
The party he decides to run on will determine if he will get my vote
— Cinderella Man (@Osi_Suave) January 16, 2018
I'd love for Donald Duke to Run but not under PDP nor APC as i am sure the corrupt will hijack it during the primaries. Choose a neutral party and we will back you up. PDP and APC are both failed Parties. pic.twitter.com/YBbFCjXexY
— Amama Benn Benedict (@BennyCapricorn) January 16, 2018
I'd gladly give my vote to Donald Duke my vote if he decides to run for presidency on the condition he won't run on the platform of his current party…I think we need to start voting for personalities and not party..let's review the law to accommodate this..#2019 Be wise
— D.A.Y.O (@iam_deekay1) January 16, 2018
Do you think he is fit to run for president?
Did someone hack the IMBD website?
In last week’s roundup, we reported that Nigerian award-winning actress, Funke Akindele was to star in Marvel’s new Avengers movie as published on the IMBD website. A few hours later, we noticed that she had been replaced with another award winning actress, Genevieve Nnaji.
According to IMDB, Funke Akindele's name has been taken off from Hollywood movie, Avengers: Infinity War's cast and replaced with Genevieve Nnaji. pic.twitter.com/BnEWfhT4im
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) January 14, 2018
Nigerians expressed confusion, disappointment among other things on social media.
Funke Akindele's name being removed from the Avengers cast is the real reason why our mothers advise us to keep shut when something good is about to happen to us. pic.twitter.com/JpNgGaZC6v
— RT my pinned tweet please. (@KaineSays) January 13, 2018
Dem remove Funke Akindele from avengers??? This be why people no dey make squad know if dem dey come fly😂😂
— edkobby (@ed_edkobby) January 13, 2018
They have removed Funke Akindele from Avengers 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
— Mr MatchMaker (@Tha_Mentalist) January 13, 2018
Just hearing that Genevieve Nnaji has replaced Funke Akindele as Dora Milaje in Avengers Infinity Wars. I don't even know what to think.
— Deji Faremi (@deejayfaremi) January 15, 2018
I don't get the idea, after the celebration, they removed Funke Akindele and replace with Genevieve Nnaji. pic.twitter.com/la04vea41O
— Osas Cruz (@OsasCruz) January 15, 2018
Funke Akindele was removed, Genevieve Nnaji is now "Dora Milaje"
Genevieve Nnaji Vs Funke Akindele
A new type of Davido Vs Wizkid beef pic.twitter.com/ybqXmi4cvV
— Blaze (@Davidchibike) January 15, 2018
FUNKE AKINDELE'S NAME NO LONGER ON CAST OF AVENGERS: INFINITY WARS…. pic.twitter.com/MJ5Wz1WH8B
— Aluko Ifeoluwa (@TrendMasterNGR) January 13, 2018
Someone from Avengers –Infinity or IMDB or wherever needs to apologize to Nigerians for this Funke Akindele stunt. It is so disrespectful. The only person that can get away with lying to us is Buhari and his media team. We have an honour to protect.
— Kelvin Odanz (@KelvinOdanz) January 15, 2018
The Talented hacker Altering and tampering this Avengers Website is an OG. Lmaooooo
It's no more Funke Akindele it's now Genevieve? 😀😀😭 pic.twitter.com/9AgqFeRh8O
— SubDeliveryZone (@SubDeliveryZone) January 15, 2018
UPDATE: Funke Akindele’s name has been removed from the film’s IMDb page. Was this studio-engineered “fake news” designed to drum up interest in the film among Nigerian audiences?
— Noah Tsika (@NoahTsika) January 13, 2018
When Avengers Infinity war comes out without Funke Akindele.
Marvel: Avengers infinity war now available at all cinemas in Nigeria.
— Omope Abdulazeez (@Iam_Abdulaxis) January 14, 2018
When Marvel Releases The Avengers Infinity War without Funke Akindele
News : The Avengers Infinity War Is Now Available In Nigerians Cinema
Nigerians : pic.twitter.com/YPOJFpFc1U
— GorillaMedia (@AlexDunia4) January 15, 2018
Someone is playing with Nigerians’ emotions and we don’t like it.
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