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Social Media Roundup: By “popular demand”, President Buhari will run for second term

April 13, 2018 · 9 min read
President Buhari announcing intentions to run for second term

On Monday this week, President Muhammadu Buhari announced his intention to contest for a second term in office in the 2019 elections.

Apparently, the reason behind the president’s intention to be re-elected into office is based on the feedback he got from certain Nigeians. Read all about it here.

Could this be the real reason?

A few reactions from Nigerians on social media.

But why?

Never again.

https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/983564881118056448

Polls

Are these people trolling?

https://twitter.com/NigeriaNewsdesk/status/983421547963564032

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/wavethecreator/status/983815439590592513

Oh, and the world is watching

Memes, because there are always memes

https://twitter.com/UrbanCulture06/status/983405863888216064

https://twitter.com/SweetShantel/status/983826022561959936

https://twitter.com/NaijaVirals/status/983322876240687105

Shortly after announcing his intentions, the president departed Nigeria for an official visit to Britain. If you did clamour for the president’s re-election, drop your reasons in the comments section. Read on for other trending topics on social media this week.

You can’t make enough money as a woman in Ghana

This week, Christiane Amanpour, popular journalist and CNN’s Chief International Correspondent was in Ghana to explore the love lives of Ghanaians for her Sex and Love Around the World series. As short clip of her discussion with Moesha Buduong, a Ghanaian actress, has been making rounds on social media.

In the clip, Moesha claims that Ghana’s economic situation is what drives some women to date married men who can support them. Watch it below.

A few reactions from Ghanaians on social media

https://twitter.com/OkayGhana/status/984716278786154496

https://twitter.com/virgilkyei/status/984209547500892160

https://twitter.com/stayne_/status/984218115730018305

https://twitter.com/JoewackleGh/status/984383568553095174

Nigerians await Christiane Amanpour

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/solaadio/status/984385756692144128

https://twitter.com/solaadio/status/984395815396495360

The trying times of Professor Akindele

Professor Richard Akindele, also an Anglican reverend is a lecturer at the Department of Management and Accounting, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). The professor has been trending on social media this week because a female student anonymously released an audio of the professor demanding for sex in exchange for a higher grade. Listen below.

https://twitter.com/EnekemGreg/status/983305785907269632

https://twitter.com/EnekemGreg/status/983307565479202816

A face behind the voice.

https://twitter.com/NaijaVirals/status/983359320606887936

Apparently…

https://twitter.com/No1Vibes/status/984073336698306561

A few reactions

Shame on you Professor

https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/983400095109480449

Some people blamed the student

https://twitter.com/fynefaze/status/983307948414984192

https://twitter.com/fynefaze/status/983313010554036225

https://twitter.com/busa_yo/status/983321410067226624

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/julietkego/status/984339733756039168

https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/983407495451308032

Memes

Press statement released by the OAU Vice Chancellor

https://twitter.com/NaijaVirals/status/984097346408632320

Now, we wait.

Shaku shaku moves that warm the heart

Today, popular Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji broke the internet with a video of her endearing Shaku Shaku dance moves to Olamide’s Science Student. Watch it below.

https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/984687056629612544

https://twitter.com/LailaIjeoma/status/984737628355473408

Ivy League Shaku Shaku

https://twitter.com/DrOlufunmilayo/status/984717208336195584

https://twitter.com/alrhemist/status/984728791821021189

Look out Tiwa Savage

This guy doesn’t think so

The video appeared first on her Instagram page.

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