Social Media Roundup: Introducing Nigeria Air

by | Jul 20, 2018

On Wednesday, at the Farnborough International Airshow in London, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika unveiled Nigeria’s National Carrier, Nigeria Air as well as its logo.

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According to the minister, the Nigerian government owns only 5% of Nigeria Air and so would not be involved in running it. Learn more from this factsheet;

Reactions

Did you notice the logo is an eagle?

https://twitter.com/Ussytofa/status/1019678151985770499

https://twitter.com/OsaGz/status/1019604116358692866

Nigerians are hopeful

https://twitter.com/zebbook/status/1019570342463987713

Some, not so much

https://twitter.com/N6OFLIFE/status/1019673741696098304

Some Nigerians are curious about the real owners of Nigeria Air

https://twitter.com/Chydee/status/1019832967714230273

Nigerians being Nigerians

https://twitter.com/ziniex/status/1019634246355431424

Nigeria Air will kick off operations by the end of this year. Read this thread on the 10 times Nigeria’s atttempt at a National Carrier failed.  And read on for other trending topics on social media this week.

Stalking Banky W

At the beginning of the week, a video showing two ladies “stalking” Banky W was making rounds on social media. In summary, the ladies were shocked to see that the popular musician still drives an old model car. Watch it below.

https://twitter.com/SubDeliveryZone/status/1018239409949421569

Nigerians’ reeactions

https://twitter.com/MakiSpoke/status/1018488442567655424

His reply

Banky wrote an open letter to his stalkers on his website. Read it here. Below is an excerpt of the letter;

A few reactions to the letter

Well done Banky

https://twitter.com/badt_BOI_/status/1019501511590776832

https://twitter.com/Chydee/status/1019384550105976833

https://twitter.com/OsasCruz/status/1019312530731216898

Very unneccesary

https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1019348969254735872

https://twitter.com/PRINCE_VIIII/status/1019355249277046786

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Korutz_4U2C/status/1019349704084213760

Read more here.

The latest on Obasanjo Vs Buhari

Speaking at the Extraordinary Summit of Leaders and Elders of Nigeria this week, former president Olusegun Obasanjo in his usual fashion, reportedly said that the Buhari government is confused in addressing the challenges Nigeria faces, among other things. Read all about it here.

A few reactions

Oh please!

https://twitter.com/LFC_4NIGERIA/status/1019890917321461760

https://twitter.com/CantBe_Asked/status/1019873491687002117?s=19

He’s right

https://twitter.com/UrbanCulture06/status/1019854977026658304

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Itootok/status/1019837184604598272

Read more here.

4 eggs, 1 slap

This week, a Twitter shared a short story involving a man, his girlfriend, four eggs and a slap. Read it below.

https://twitter.com/SubDeliveryZone/status/1019203368202448896?s=19

Reactions

Oh wow!

https://twitter.com/WoleOdeleye/status/1019279019093655552?s=19

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/psalmcarter/status/1019308116314345472?s=19

https://twitter.com/OlabisiOa/status/1019292331072278529?s=19

More on eggs and slaps here.

Titilola Oludimu
Titilola Oludimu

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