Social Media Roundup: Men are scum

May 11, 2018
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Last weekend, Hip Hop World Magazine hosted the 12th edition of their annual awards show, The Headies Awards recognising outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry.

Amongst the numerous Headies conversations on social media was Instagram comedian, Ebiye's comment on Aramide's win (below).





Not all men are scum, be guided

Other reactions

Ebiye's apology


Still on the Headies

Popular singer and songwriter Simi also trended for being one of the most nominated artists alongside Wizkid. She won three awards including Album of the Year.

Read more reactions here and below for other trending topics on social media this week.

Bubu in London, again

On Monday this week, President Buhari gave Nigerians the itinerary for his proposed four-day medical trip to London.

Peep the date on the letter below;

If you recall, last week, he made a "technical stopover" in London after his meeting with American President Donald Trump in Washington DC.

Here's how Nigerians reacted


Another reminder of the poor state of the Nigerian health sector

Check these

The Internet never forgets

Still on the matter

Tekno VS Danfo Drivers

This week, veteran music duo, Danfo Drivers called out Tekno for sampling their hit song Kpolongo without their permission. Watch the video below.

Tekno's new song titled Jogodo does sound alot like Kpolongo. Here are a few reactions.


Danfo Drivers are attention seekers

Nothing new

Other reactions

Issue resolved


Read more here.

IGP neglects the Senate's summon for the third time.

This Wedenesday, the Senate summoned Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police (IGP) again to address the security situation in the North and Middle Belt regions of Nigeria as well as the Dino Melaye debacle. And for the third time in two weeks, the IGP ignored their invitation.


The IGP is above the law

"Enemy of democracy"

Following Ibrahim Idris's refusal to appear before the Senate, he has been declared "an enemy of democracy" and so "not fit to hold public office".

The Nigerian Police Force responds

Read more here.

Other reactions

In the IGP's defence, he said he delegated his surbodinates to appear before the Senate on his behalf since he was out of town but the Senate refused. Read all about it here.

VP Osibajo, the table shaker

Earlier in the week, Vice President Yemi Osibajo revealed some troubling details of corruption in the past administration.

Many Nigerians on social media were not impressed. Here's how the reacted.

Lies and blame game

Shake that table!

Other reactions

For a breakdown of the details revealed by the Vice President, read this thread.

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