Social Media Roundup: This is Nigeria

by | Jun 1, 2018

Last week, popular Nigerian rapper Falz released the video of This is Nigeria, an adaptation of Childish Gambino’s This is America, released earlier in May.

In the video, Falz addressed the ills of the Nigerian society; corruption, drug addiction and security, among others. Watch below.

The video attracted tons of reactions from Nigerians throughout the week, here are a few of them.


Great job!


Dear Nigerian artistes, be like Falz

Not impressed

Focus on the message!

Just because we cannot help it


Threads explaining the messages in the video

A message from the rapper

Diddy reposted the video on Instagram

Other reactions

Watch this

Read on for other trending topics on social media this week.

New Narratives 2019

Yesterday, President Buhari finally signed the “Not Too Young To Run” bill into law. The bill was passed by the National House of Assembly last year to reduce the age qualifications for political office.

A summary of the bill;


Victory at last!

It doesn’t end here

Other reactions

Read more reactions here.

The Super Eagles Jersey

With the World Cup around the corner, Nigerians have been seen across the country donning the Super Eagle’s new jersey, which has been voted as number 1 in the world.

However, there’s a twist. Nike, the official sponsor of the Nigerian jersey, was yet to release the jersey, up until today, June 1. Also, the jersey reportedly costs about ₦41,000.

You already know Nigerians cannot get past the ridiculous cost. Here’s how they reacted on social media.

Wait, what?

Buy the one you can afford

Somebody lied

Other reactions

Read more here.

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