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Social Media Roundup: A Covenant University scandal

September 14, 2018 · 9 min read
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This week, a story by a Covenant University (CU) graduate on Twitter spread through Nigerian social media like wildfire.

In the long thread which was later deleted, the young man named Emmanuel Addoh recounted how he was wrongfully accused of breaking the university’s by-laws and later expelled. He eventually sued the school to court and won the case. Read the full gist below.

Apparently there’s more to the story

https://twitter.com/SubDeliveryZone/status/1040189742669803520

In addition to deleting the tweets, Emmanuel also deleted his Twitter account. This person seemed to have figured out why;

https://twitter.com/blac_cappuccino/status/1039522207020589056

Other CU Alumni share their experiences

https://twitter.com/bumbumgovernor/status/1039501005631750146

https://twitter.com/Rx_Deyholar/status/1039507299663077376

The school’s Registrar is apparently their biggest problem

https://twitter.com/Ojay_B/status/1039475166928023552

https://twitter.com/JuniorCurby/status/1039523534731730944

https://twitter.com/DamiAjibola/status/1039464815364919296

https://twitter.com/Rx_Deyholar/status/1039579741865619456

Team Glorified Secondary School VS Team Stop Hating, You Can’t Even Get In

https://twitter.com/triumphantOG/status/1039535149820665857

https://twitter.com/checheuduma/status/1039568213355520000

Covenant University is a great school regardless

https://twitter.com/OURFATHERCLAN/status/1039562819832868865

https://twitter.com/iLvmzy/status/1039485558467297280

Gist for the timeline

https://twitter.com/NigerianMuseum/status/1039792358051794944

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Shawnife_/status/1039560374624968704

Read more reactions here and below for other trending topics on social media this week.

The battle for Lagos state

Drama in the Lagos state political scene as All Progressives Congress (APC) powerhouse Bola Tinubu endorsed Jide Sanyaolu for the upcoming 2019 gubernatorial elections.

We were all expecting that he’d support Governor Ambode for a second term.

https://twitter.com/seriousmatta/status/1039535379899146242

This man called it by the way;

Reactions

https://twitter.com/julietkego/status/1039749950266073088

Femi Otedola’s nomination

While the Ambode vs Tinubu discussions were still ongoing, we saw this;

Someone called this one too;

Reactions

https://twitter.com/iSlimfit/status/1039544702339559424

https://twitter.com/itschigbo/status/1039570328048029697

All is forgiven?

https://twitter.com/lolaloveandart/status/1040255087342432256

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/UNCLE_AJALA/status/1039568492767453185

https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1039553947193753600

https://twitter.com/Kelvin_Odanz/status/1039532880173654017

The 2019 elections will be very interesting.

Beverly Osu’s controversial photos

Nigerian model, actress and former Big Brother Africa housemate Beverly Osu was a topic of discussion on social media this week as a result of her photos on the cover of Taylor Magazine.

https://twitter.com/LailaIjeoma/status/1039556632173273090?s=19

Reactions

How disrespectful

https://twitter.com/theDamorela/status/1039474374225666048?s=19

https://twitter.com/UNCLE_AJALA/status/1039570225958674434?s=19

https://twitter.com/TWEETORACLE/status/1039515648412463112?s=19

It’s just art

https://twitter.com/Smartnoys/status/1039779774141542400?s=19

https://twitter.com/Dr_Aphiz/status/1039533272840253441?s=19

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Igbo_Wolf/status/1039555597530791936?s=19

https://twitter.com/jackdre02/status/1039634990575902720?s=19

Read more reactions here.

Kofi Annan laid to rest

Three weeks ago, the death of Ghanaian diplomat, and 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan shook the world. This week, he was laid to rest in Ghana.

Attendees from all over the world

Ghanaians’ reactions

Other reactions

Read more reactions here.

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