Social Media Roundup: Father of the Year

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September 21, 2018
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3 min read

This week, Shola Ogudu, Wizkid's baby mama broke the Internet when when she shared a rather heartbreaking story on her Instagram page. Read the lengthy story and chat screenshots here.

According to her story, Wizkid has been an absentee father to their 7-year old son Boluwatife, and a not so pleasant baby daddy to her.

If you cannnot read the full gist, someone made a Twitter thread highlighting the main points. Read it here.

Here's an apt summary of the gist by the way;

Reactions

Wizkid needs to do better

https://twitter.com/HakeemJags/status/1042692415780540416

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https://twitter.com/blac_cappuccino/status/1042680414853361664

Shola has some learning to do too

https://twitter.com/newscantell/status/1042710371545620480

Poor Tife

https://twitter.com/_apinkeade/status/1042690207185870848

https://twitter.com/nnay_eeeee/status/1042672114912964608

https://twitter.com/Sandymonajj/status/1042686250967355392

We always expect these

https://twitter.com/Yxclusive/status/1042690652885147648

https://twitter.com/EnekemGreg/status/1042681932390096897

These too

https://twitter.com/Alex_Houseof308/status/1042775841531469824

https://twitter.com/SemiloooreAkoni/status/1042717025519452160

https://twitter.com/dheMechanic/status/1042736197318176768

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/EtniesJags/status/1042722050522193922

https://twitter.com/blac_cappuccino/status/1042761442255167488

https://twitter.com/FunmiKolz/status/1042741355481628677

Read more trending topics on social media below.

Nigeria Air has been suspended

About two months after unveiling Nigeria Air, the Nigerian Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika took to Twitter on Wednesday this week to announce the suspension of the national carrier.

How Nigerians reacted on social media;

Surprise Surprise

https://twitter.com/fortxyz/status/1042679944793522176

How disappointing

https://twitter.com/Dr_Aphiz/status/1042674596883963904

https://twitter.com/henryshield/status/1042704374940741632

Apologies are in order

Some people are optimistic

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/ChykeBaba/status/1042671447905325056

Before the minister's announcement, we published a story on the imminent demise of Nigeria Air based on budgetary allocations dating back to 2016, read it here.

South Africa legalises marijuana

Meanwhile in South Africa, pro-marijauna activists were celebrating following the legalisation of growing weed for private consumption. Just so you know, "Dagga" is a South African word for weed.

However;

Reactions

Victory at last

https://twitter.com/MohapiVocal/status/1042731175603851264

These

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Thabisokale3/status/1042069717152923648

Read more reactions here.

Davido campaigning for his uncle

Asides trending for supposedly being a better father than Wizkid, Davido was a topic on social media this week for campaigning for his uncle Senator Ademola Adeleke (AKA The Dancing Senator) who is a candidate for the upcoming Osun state gubernatorial election.

Reactions

Other reactions

There's some scandal surrounding Senator Adeleke's candidacy, read all about it here.

Jimi Agbaje joins Lagos gubernatorial race

This week, recurrent Lagos state gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje announced that he'll be running for the governorship position in the state come 2019.

Reactions

Why are we just hearing from him though?

https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1042419010871205888

Remember the "Everybody loves Jimi Agbaje" jingle?

https://twitter.com/datGuyKOFO/status/1042437780930998274

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Yobolevel/status/1042479893534175234

https://twitter.com/thaddyours/status/1042426565097938944

Things are about to get really interesting in Lagos politics.

 


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