Social Media Roundup: Diamonds are not forever

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December 21, 2018
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2 min read

This past Sunday, we got news that Diamond Bank had been acquired by Access Bank.

In the days following the news, the two banks were trending on social media.

Did you know?

Reactions

https://twitter.com/ITiseer/status/1074619261828718592?s=19

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Access Bank shareholders unite

Memes

https://twitter.com/Daybor_official/status/1074967132843245569?s=19

https://twitter.com/Raremaester/status/1074601060092821506?s=19

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/ObajemuJnr/status/1075774285233381377?s=19

Read more reactions here.

Logo Benz

This week Nigerian artiste Lil Kesh released a new single titled Logo Benz featuring Olamide. The song immediately started trending but mostly for the wrong reason, or for the right one depending on who you ask. Anyway, the lyrics of Logo Benz contain words that encourage fraud and money rituals and many Nigerians condemned it immediately.

Here's what Olamide had to say about it;

Reactions

Encouraging fraud/ritual, shame

https://twitter.com/ani_nomso/status/1075828772971139072

Olamide is a disappointment

Boycott Logo Benz/Olamide

https://twitter.com/Hotcake_xx/status/1076010020217802752

https://twitter.com/Bhadoosky/status/1075892244606042120

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/ObongRoviel/status/1075804052670349312

https://twitter.com/uthman_waxcav/status/1075835812128931840

https://twitter.com/Orire_/status/1075819384411705344

#2019budget

On Wednesday this week, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari presented the proposed 2019 bill to a joint session of the National Assembly.

Check out this status update of the 2018 budget as of June 2018;

During the presentation, while the president stated the achievements of his administration, somelegislators, clearly from opposition parties were heard screaming "lies", "noooo".

Scenes at the National Assembly

Reactions to the president's presentation/speech

https://twitter.com/CCredible_Info/status/1075374332711485440?s=19

Reactions to the drama

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/henryshield/status/1075381450525028354?s=

https://twitter.com/Blackismagical1/status/1075372945873223683?s=19

https://twitter.com/Abu_Safwan11/status/1075735377837645826?s=19

Read more reactions here.


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