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Social Media Roundup: We should all be feminists

August 03, 2018 · 11 min read
Eunice Atuejide

As the 2019 elections draws near, many political aspirants are taking to social media to share their thoughts on various social and political issues. On Wednesday, this week, Eunice Atuejide, presidential aspirant under the National Interest Party (NIP) posted a rather “controversial” tweet about feminism. Read it below.

This too;

Here’s how Nigerians reacted to it

Wrong move

https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/1024652415432192001

https://twitter.com/chii_onoh/status/1024623049281359877

Schooling Aunty Eunice

https://twitter.com/King_Towmeey/status/1024622496451096577

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/CheRox/status/1024596133262368768

https://twitter.com/cremechic11/status/1024613856474279936

https://twitter.com/JusttLit/status/1024913221608714245

Read more here. Now, on to other trending topics on social media this week.

Did Wizkid revive Duncan Mighty’s relevance?

In April, Nigerian artistes Wizkid and Duncan Mighty and gave us Fake Love, a song that has gone on to become an international hit.

Many Nigerian music fans are of opinion that Duncan Mighty who has been away from the music scene for a while is riding on the “Wizkid wave” to become relevant again.

By the way, here’s what both singers had to say about their collaboration;

https://twitter.com/NaijaVirals/status/1024356593721372673

Reactions

Facts?

https://twitter.com/Tunnyking/status/1024201056098639872

Rubbish talk

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/OsasCruz/status/1024197206134452225

https://twitter.com/GirlishLava/status/1024603621055520769

Someone made a thread about how legendary Duncan Mighty truly is. Read it here.

Surprise Surprise

In last week’s roundup, we mentioned that the Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki, presided over the defection of 15 senators from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

We weren’t exactly surprised when the Senate President revealed this week in a Twitter thread that he’d also be leaving APC for PDP.

Read the thread here.

Reactions

The Homecoming

He was immediately appointed as the national leader of the party.

Then we saw this;

Reactions

Other reactions

Apparently, Bukola Saraki has achieved many firsts in the history of Nigerian politics. Read all about it in this thread.

#Asaba2018

This year’s edition of the African Senior Athletics Championships kicked off on August 1 in Asaba, the Delta state capital. The 5-day tournament however kicked off on a very bad note.

First, the athletes flying into Nigeria from other parts of Africa were stranded at the airport in Lagos because they couldn’t land at the Asaba airport at night. And then other glitches followed.

A few reactions

Big shame

https://twitter.com/TWEETORACLE/status/1024590469760790529

Check these:

Elias Makori is a renowned Kenyan journalist.

Other reactions

Asaba 2018 is still ongoing, keep up with all the activities here.

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