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

April 13, 2018
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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.


Are these people trolling?

Other reactions

Oh, and the world is watching

Memes, because there are always memes

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

Nigerians await Christiane Amanpour

Other reactions

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.

A face behind the voice.


A few reactions

Shame on you Professor

Some people blamed the student

Other reactions


Press statement released by the OAU Vice Chancellor

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.

Ivy League Shaku Shaku

Look out Tiwa Savage

This guy doesn't think so

The video appeared first on her Instagram page.

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