Social Media Roundup: Men are scum

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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).

https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/993122911899631616

Reactions

Unacceptable

https://twitter.com/iSlimfit/status/993123759619010562

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#Menascum

https://twitter.com/CheRox/status/993116032511377408

Not all men are scum, be guided

https://twitter.com/jackdre02/status/993136456762839043

https://twitter.com/WoleOdeleye/status/993136901153611778

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/smartfulnex/status/993149453631721472

https://twitter.com/RovielOfficial/status/993157935118323712

https://twitter.com/BrianJDennis/status/993123141311434753

https://twitter.com/yew1e/status/993155672584933376

Ebiye's apology

Reactions;

https://twitter.com/mac_nels/status/993136030592233472

https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/993123235045797888

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.

https://twitter.com/LazyWrita/status/993021433214324736

https://twitter.com/Yink1234/status/992887502737412102

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

Again?

https://twitter.com/UrbanCulture06/status/994171209414832128

Another reminder of the poor state of the Nigerian health sector

Check these

https://twitter.com/NonyeBiko/status/993822092536754176

https://twitter.com/uthman_waxcav/status/994196529886957568

https://twitter.com/OlabisiOa/status/993907926422179843

The Internet never forgets

https://twitter.com/CACCOT1/status/994476308129374208

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.

Shame

https://twitter.com/Asincole/status/994271385810821121?s=19

Danfo Drivers are attention seekers

https://twitter.com/Iam_Abdulaxis/status/994159908013641728?s=19

https://twitter.com/chiwilucious/status/994191915359850497?s=19

https://twitter.com/iSlimfit/status/994165725307826178?s=19

https://twitter.com/Dr_Aphiz/status/994185072470261760?s=19

Nothing new

https://twitter.com/Latchenko/status/994157190683484161?s=19

https://twitter.com/K0yinsola/status/994152789327609861?s=19

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Iam_Abdulaxis/status/994161317811490816?s=19

https://twitter.com/FifunmiRexx/status/994227372462428161?s=19

https://twitter.com/Latchenko/status/994157190683484161?s=19

Issue resolved

Reactions

https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/994398516322689029?s=19

https://twitter.com/EnekemGreg/status/994498554361237504?s=19

https://twitter.com/ife_luv12/status/994560964149293056?s=19

https://twitter.com/PRINCE_VIIII/status/994505542373707778?s=19

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.

Reactions

The IGP is above the law

https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/994219999719018497?s=19

https://twitter.com/KelvinOdanz/status/994676488376143872?s=19

"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

https://twitter.com/UrbanCulture06/status/994467635864719360?s=19

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

https://twitter.com/YemieFASH/status/994186939539558400?s=19

https://twitter.com/olufemisp/status/994481163434692608

Shake that table!

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/olufemisp/status/994478826569830401

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


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