Social Media Roundup: Introducing Nigeria Air

July 20, 2018
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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.

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;



Did you notice the logo is an eagle?

Nigerians are hopeful

Some, not so much

Some Nigerians are curious about the real owners of Nigeria Air

Nigerians being Nigerians

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.

Nigerians' reeactions

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

Very unneccesary

Other reactions

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!

He's right

Other reactions

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.


Oh wow!

Other reactions

More on eggs and slaps here.

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