On Monday this week, President Muhammadu Buhari announced his intention to contest for a second term in office in the 2019 elections.
President @MBuhari has just announced his intention to seek the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and contest for a second term of Office in the 2019 elections.
— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) April 9, 2018
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?
This is the reason behind Buhari’s hasty and unplanned second term declaration:
The #PDPNorthWestRally on Saturday in Katsina, while he was in Daura sent shivers into his camp and they begged him to declare before he travelled out again.
No opposition force?
Think again. 💪🏽 pic.twitter.com/kiJlDWLl8C
— Demola Olarewaju (@DemolaRewaju) April 9, 2018
A few reactions from Nigerians on social media.
Why exactly does Buhari deserve a second term?
— The Agendist (@oddy4real) April 9, 2018
Nelson Mandela could have won second term easily, but he stepped down. He said “ At 75 I should be at home with my grandkids, not fighting for power”.
Buhari at 87 sees nothing wrong in struggling for power with the younger ones. Greed is one reason why Nigeria is a failed state
— PEREZ (@__perez94) April 9, 2018
Buhari wants to do a second term.
Go and get your PVC, no matter what it takes.
— Onye Nkuzi (@cchukudebelu) April 9, 2018
Now that Buhari has dared me and declared for a second term, my gloves are off. We must fight to take back our country from power hungry dead brains bent on killing a country so endowed but so unfortunate to be hijacked by heartless power seeking nincompoops!
— Jackson Ude (@jacksonpbn) April 10, 2018
EVERYTHING!!!.....in governance is rocket science for Buhari.
Passing a budget
Ensuring steady fuel supply
Initiating and completing a project
Securing lives and properties
Yet he wants a second term!#NeverAgain
— Charles the 1st (@9jaBloke) April 10, 2018
BUHARI MUST NOT ENTER FOR SECOND TERM !!!!!!!!
BUHARI MUST NOT ENTER FOR SECOND TERM !!!!!!!!!
BUHARI MUST NOT ENTER FOR SECOND TERM !!!!!!!!!!
BUHARI MUST NOT ENTER FOR SECOND TERM. !!!!!!!!
— Rex Luthor🖇️ (@remyrex) April 10, 2018
"Nigerians have been clamoring for me to seek re-election in 2019" ~Muhammadu Buhari
Surely, Buhari's Health problems include, 'hearing of strange voices.'#NeverAgain
— Prof Stanley Nwabia (@MrStanleyNwabia) April 9, 2018
Meanwhile Buhari declared for second term on his way to medical tourism in United Kingdom. This is how they foisted a sick man on Nigeria in 2015. #SackBuhari2019
— @SerializedName(“TK”) (@kcnaija) April 9, 2018
— Wanga (@Wanga_Pro) April 9, 2018
Looks like Market tanked just after Buhari announced he will run for a second term. 😳😳 pic.twitter.com/tuKcY8q7YC
— Ugodre (@ugodre) April 9, 2018
How do you see President Buhari's declaration of his second term ambition?
Please retweet after voting.
— Olaudah Equiano® (@RealOlaudah) April 10, 2018
President Buhari has declared his intention to run for a second term in 2019. Will you vote for him?
— Legit.ng | Leading the way (@legitngnews) April 9, 2018
If you are a Buharist, if you really believe in a second term for Buhari, then prove that you really believe in him by simply choosing amen in the polls to the following prayer:
May your life and finances be managed the way Buhari is Managing Nigeria'.
— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) April 10, 2018
Are these people trolling?
"I WILL CONTEST FOR SECOND TERM IN 2019...."
ME and MY FAMILY will vote for you AGAIN in 2019!
— Ayekooto (@DeeOneAyekooto) April 9, 2018
it will be necessary for President Buhari to run for a second term in office as fours year are not enough to fully implement the vision he has for the country. pic.twitter.com/f5VgEN5IYZ
— Tuesday Live (@TuesdayliveNTA) April 10, 2018
If you want Buhari for a second term. We cannot be friends. We have nothing in common. Stay away from me please.
— Jennifer (@jenniferwest__) April 10, 2018
Oh, and the world is watching
President Buhari declares he will stand for a second term and then immediately boards plane for an extended vacation to London... Interesting optics. https://t.co/TZjckVbdZC
— Joe Parkinson (@JoeWSJ) April 9, 2018
Nigeria's President Buhari announces he'll seek re-election in 2019 https://t.co/hz6apTduEC
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) April 9, 2018
Memes, because there are always memes
— GEJ (@Mr_Naycha) April 9, 2018
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.
Ghanaian actress Moesha Buduong tells CNN’s Christiane Amanpour that Ghana’s economic situation is what drives some women to date married men who can support them. pic.twitter.com/alGgo2gfCB
— X-Ghanaian (@GeorgeSalia_) April 11, 2018
Amanpour’s reply to all she said was just priceless pic.twitter.com/ZCR4njVRIR
— Mr. Essah (@Kobe_Essah) April 12, 2018
A few reactions from Ghanaians on social media
I dont think Moesha know Christaine Amanpour.
This is crazy!!!!!
— Amanda Jissih (@AmandaJissih) April 11, 2018
“Speaking to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Ms. Boduong argued that Ghana’s economy is such that as a woman, you need someone to take care of you; you can’t make enough money as a woman here”
— Kwadwo Sheldon Tv (@KwadwosheldonTv) April 11, 2018
I sure say Christiane Amanpour was just in the hood to do her nails and met this one in the salon and just decided to have a cordial chat with her but it turned out to be rather interesting so she whatsapp ein cameraman sharp.
Moesha is sorry, she no sheda😂
— MANUEL (@mannie___ross) April 12, 2018
I think what irritated me the most about that CNN interview was Amanpour's body language.
Ma'am, are you really going to enter plane and come to Ghana to pretend that transactional relationships are new?
The entire social structure of patriarchy is based on it.
— Ijeoma.eth 🏳️🌈🌈 (@IjeomaOgood) April 12, 2018
Nigerians await Christiane Amanpour
When is Amanpour coming to Nigeria for Sex and Love series?
— Olaoluwakiitan (@iamlighte) April 12, 2018
Amanpour needs to make her next stop Nigeria tbh https://t.co/5FZQifbBPx
— Idimma 🐉 (@IDIMMV) April 12, 2018
The next time Twitter Nigeria and Ghana Twitter fight, this video will be used against Ghana.
See what aunty is saying during interview with CNN's Amanpour. 😕😕😕 pic.twitter.com/Hc60xTaEz8
— Amalang (@amalang01) April 12, 2018
Are you guys just embarrassed she said it to Amanpour on an international platform? Or are you genuinely distressed that is the thinking and reality of young African women?
— Jola (@Jollz) April 12, 2018
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.
So that bastard Akindele don turn to Professor. Dude has always been like dat but unfortunately no gsm for our time. E go even dey quote bible. OGUN kill am
— Mr Jones (@ProlificMrJones) April 9, 2018
Professor Akindele can neva change. Heard so much about his randy attitude wt female students wen in oau. Too bad this kind of man will call himself a man of God. Note however that dis man is not a man of God cos no genuine man of God would ever ask for sex in place of mark.
— SW Wheels (@SmallWorldWheel) April 9, 2018
A few reactions
Shame on you Professor
Professor Akindele has brought shame to himself, his profession and his family. He abused his privileged position as a lecturer and Pastor.
He is not deserving of sympathy.
— W.A. (@Waliyadeniran) April 9, 2018
So this man is a coded hitmaker all these years. The case is not fresh I guess, there are lot of dem like that in that School. Reverend Professor Akindele is a disgrace to all Anglican families
— Sean Thierry (@Sean_W_Gunner) April 9, 2018
The name of the professor is Prof Richard Akindele, and he is in the management and accounting department. Sadly he is someone i knew personally back then in school. I am ashamed that he could go this low to solicit sex form a student who failed. https://t.co/sp5oSPFaPy
— tiredNigerian (@DuruchibuzorE) April 9, 2018
Good evening Ma, Actually Professor Akindele is a professor in the dept of management and accounting, and also runs a church in Ile-ife. I am shocked at this and hope the school authorities will not sweep this case under the carpet like they have done with others. What a shame!! https://t.co/GJ8bDDZtQa
— tiredNigerian (@DuruchibuzorE) April 9, 2018
Some people blamed the student
This issue is very sensitive... It's just painful the prof fell victim...some ladies dress almost half naked to lecturers office, let's just weight the matter before deciding...
— Ogunlana Michael (@OgunlanaMike) April 10, 2018
If a lady could score 33 and then set up this type of thing. She must be possesed. Yes the prof is wrong, no one is supporting him. But the lady does not have the right to go ahead and do all these. If she isn't ready to take the bait. She should do it next year.
— Ayodeji Amole (@AyodejiAmole) April 10, 2018
Professor Pastor Akindele wants to do five rounds, can that old man survive a five-round sexual intercourse?. 😂😂😂😂
— Sola (@Advsola) April 10, 2018
The wife of the OAU professor Richard Akindele had said" the enemy is after my husband " is God not faithful?
— rwang patrick (@PatrickRwang) April 13, 2018
I saw a post of a girl who posted a proof of her lecture (Professor Akindele) OAU demanding for sex for a mark upgrade and reading Nigerians comments insulting the girl for not passing in the first place, saying she will not graduate and all🤦🏾♂️, Nigeria my country.
— Upcoming Bill Gates (@FavoredSinner) April 10, 2018
Eedris abdulkareem needs to refix mr lecturer ft professor akindele....5 kondo
— IG »»» officialzeez (@iamzeezaga) April 10, 2018
Wen other OAU lecturers c professor akindele walking towards them pic.twitter.com/bNq5jj2swT
— Anthony Onyedim (@onyedim_anthony) April 9, 2018
"IS THIS YOUR MAN OF GOD?" pic.twitter.com/imIh68Kj3f
— Muniru Amberli (@TundeUnusual) April 9, 2018
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.
I hated Shaku Shaku until Genevieve did hers 😭😭😭😍😍😍😍
— BOBO OF LIFE (@MR_IDAHOSA) April 13, 2018
How can anyone watch this Genevieve Nnaji's Shaku Shaku video and not smile 😩🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️ QUEEN GENNY BROKE THE INTERNET ! Our PRIDE! She deserves some Accolades 😩👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 pic.twitter.com/hpCQ8PsSQk
— Steven Chuks (@SteveChuks_) April 13, 2018
Seeing Genevieve’s shaku shaku just made my day. 😩
— Bad Mama Jama (@Piimsss) April 13, 2018
Ivy League Shaku Shaku
And there kids, is the story of how Genevieve Nnaji broke the internet in April 2018 with a Shaku Shaku so rich in style it could be a Brunei prince.
— Eromo Egbejule (@EromoEgbejule) April 13, 2018
This Genevieve Nnaji's Shaku shaku attended Harvard,
did she kill it or nah to olamide's science student?? pic.twitter.com/WQXENmGJcC
— BonggisMovieReview (@BonggisR) April 13, 2018
Genevieve's shaku shaku deserve some accolades 🔥🔥
On point, rich people shaku shaku is sweet abeg
— Tech Guy ™️👑 (@realmissdike) April 13, 2018
Genevieve's shaku shaku, is shaku shaku that went abroad and came back with an accent😄
— S. (@_stevesummers) April 13, 2018
Look out Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage might have some competition for best female shaku shaku Genevieve own is mad 🔥🔥🔥
— ADEWALE ADELEKE (@ChairmanHKN) April 13, 2018
This guy doesn't think so
What's special about that Genevieve shaku shaku🤷♂️.. overhyped something 🤦♂️
— Raregem (@dentozo) April 13, 2018
The video appeared first on her Instagram page.