Social Media Roundup: Diamonds are not forever

by | Dec 21, 2018

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?



Access Bank shareholders unite


Other reactions

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;


Encouraging fraud/ritual, shame

Olamide is a disappointment

Boycott Logo Benz/Olamide

Other reactions


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

Reactions to the drama

Other reactions

Read more reactions 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.

Notify of
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