Social Media Roundup: We should all be feminists

by | Aug 3, 2018

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.

Advertisement

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

Other reactions

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

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

https://twitter.com/perfectskones/status/1024186633824952320

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

https://twitter.com/SanRomeo/status/1024566674740142081

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.

Titilola Oludimu
Titilola Oludimu

I’m always open to new experiences.

On January 22, 2022, be part of the largest gathering of innovators, startup founders, thinkers, programmers, policymakers, and investors in West Africa. Register free.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Recent News

Subscribe to Techpoint Digest!

A daily 5-minute roundup of happenings in African and global tech, sent directly to your email inbox, between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m (WAT) every week day!

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Subscribe to Crypto Explorer

A monthly series featuring in-depth analysis on the cryptocurrency sector in Africa

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Subscribe to The Experts

A bi-weekly where tech career specialists take us on their journey from newbie to expert, and how they became successful in the industry.

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Subscribe to Founder's Table

A monthly series, where we catch up with founders in the startup ecosystem, learn about their failures, successes and a few tricks of the trade

Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap