Social Media Roundup: We all deserve some Assurance

May 4, 2018
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For many weeks now, popular Nigerian musician Davido has been showing off his girlfriend Chioma. He took it up a notch this week when Chioma celebrated her 23rd birthday on May 1. As a birthday gift to her, Davido released a song titled Assurance in her honour and bought her a Porsche that reportedly costs $45 million.

Davido, Chioma, Assurance and Porsche became insant hot topics on social media. The following day, Davido released the visuals to the song. Watch it below.

Here are a few reactions

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Lessons to learn

What people think about Assurance

Davido VS Cristiano Ronaldo

Other reactions

Within 24 hours of its release, the video got over 1 million views on YouTube.

If Davido isn't a smart businessman, then I don't know who is. Read on for other interesting topics on social media this week.

President Buhari in the White House

On Monday this week, President Buhari arrived the American White House for a meeting with President Donal Trump.

Here are some of Nigerians' reactions to the events that took place.

This picture of President Buhari and Donald Trump had everyone talking

"Herdsmen do not carry AK 47s"

While at the White House, President Buhari reportedly said Fulani herdsmen do not carry guns. This triggered many Nigerians.

Other reactions

Where's our President?

After his trip to Washington DC, President Buhari was expected to return back to Nigeria. Instead, he had an unscheduled "technical" stopover in London leaving Nigerians speculating the reason for his detour.

According to the Presidency, the stopover was to refuel and repair the presidential jet. Read more about it here.

The Codeine Epidemic

This week, BBC Africa released a documentaty on the abuse of codeine by young Nigerians especially in the north. Watch the video below.

It's this bad

The Federal government bans codeine in Nigeria

Other reactions

Shame on Nigerian media houses

Someone wrote a piece on the major takeaway from the documentary. Read it here.

Adekunle Gold and Nollywood

Popular singer Adekunle Gold in an Instagram Story rant calls out a Nollywood director for using his song in a movie without asking for permission. Watch the video below.

Here are a few reactions

Nigerians taking shots at Nollywood movies

Read more here.

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