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Social Media Roundup: Are you a true Outsider?

December 07, 2018 · 6 min read
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Incase you didn’t know, Burna Boy’s fans are called Outsiders. This week, the Nigerian Afrofusion singer announced the date for his Lagos concert coming up this December.

The regular tickets cost ₦15,000 each. Here’s how Nigerians reacted on social media.

https://twitter.com/EtniesJags/status/1069623353030426628

https://twitter.com/Dee01Sammie/status/1069690269342289920

A few memes

https://twitter.com/ani_nomso/status/1069650060823142400

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/BrosFemo/status/1069674860031422470

Then we saw these

Read more Burna Boy-related reactions here.

Father Mbaka was trending on Twitter

Father Ejike Mbaka is an Enugu-based Catholic priest and Spiritual Director at Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria.

On Monday, a video of the Reverend Father demanding “support” from Peter Obi — Atiku Abubakar’s running mate for the 2019 presidential elections — was making rounds on social media. Watch the video below.

https://twitter.com/LailaIjeoma/status/1069565993788293121

There’s another video with Kano state’s Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

https://twitter.com/LailaIjeoma/status/1069712890364600321

Someone did a thread translating the entire conversation with from Igbo to English, read it here.

Reactions

Shame

https://twitter.com/Bhadoosky/status/1069691799520903169

Man like peter obi

https://twitter.com/Deji_OoniAbj/status/1069660087910875136

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Clarenceonyeks/status/1069638580908244993

Read more reactions here.

Small Doctor arrested for illegal gun possession

On Monday, we got news of Small Doctor’s road-side humiliation and arrest by some officers of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) at the Oshodi area of Lagos.

Small Doctor is a Nigerian street musician and ambassador of the NPF, this is why is arrest was quite interesting.

Watch below.

https://twitter.com/NaijaVirals/status/1069679308996833281

He was arrested for illegal gun possession

Reactions

Nigerians being Nigerians

https://twitter.com/iamswitchme/status/1069708658660032512

Other reactions

Update

Read more reactions here.

Otedola with the money

For the past week, fans and colleagues of veteran Nollywood actor Victor Olaotan have been calling on well meaning Nigerians to crowdfund for the actor’s medical bills. The actor was involved in a motor accident two years ago, losing the use of his legs. He has been bed ridden ever since.

This week, we heard that Femi Otedola, Nigerian businessman and oil magnate has decided to take care of the actor’s hospital bills.

Reactions

Wehdone sir

https://twitter.com/NaijaSalvage/status/1070328771385933824

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Uchekush_/status/1070289166989185025

Read more here.

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