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Social Media Roundup: The Gold Wedding

January 11, 2019 · 9 min read
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On Wednesday this week, we got news that two of Nigeria’s most popular artistes Simi and Adekunle Gold tied the knot in a secret ceremony with “only” 300 people in attendance. We didn’t even know they were engaged.

We also heard that phones were seized to prevent pictures and videos from leaking, but after waiting for so long, we saw these;

https://twitter.com/Marapolsa/status/1083085822205804544

Reactions

https://twitter.com/KaptionThis/status/1082963009440485376

Lessons

https://twitter.com/ife_luv12/status/1082924243132837889

https://twitter.com/uthman_waxcav/status/1082940071924457472

Let’s talk about the size of the wedding

https://twitter.com/Clinton_Vice_B/status/1082956634748604421

https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1082895723304243200

Falz was trending

Mostly because many people believed he and Simi were an item.

 

https://twitter.com/MekaWrights/status/1083060686715002886

https://twitter.com/ObajemuJnr/status/1082950879886696448

Then he tweeted this;

Other reactions

The couple is yet to publish any post relating to their wedding. Nice. Read on for other trending topics on social media this week.

The trials of Tolu Ogunlesi

It all began when Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan released audio recordings of Rotimi Amaechi — Nigeria’s transportation minister — making some unflattering comments on President Buhari’s administration.

This week, Tolu Ogunlesi, President Buhari’s Special Assistant on Digital/New Media reacted to the audio tapes, claiming they were doctored.

Read the full thread here.

Shortly after, he began trending on Twitter

https://twitter.com/_Ogisa/status/1081937346050830336

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/MrNosegbe/status/1081896297911730177

Read more reactions here.

MC Oluomo

During the APC gubernatorial campaign flag-off in Lagos on Tuesday this week, a fight broke out, leading to injury and reported death of a couple of people in attendance.

The part of this story that went viral was Mc Oluomo, popular Lagos tout being stabbed in the neck.

Who’s MC Oluomo, you ask?

https://twitter.com/wisekidtolu/status/1082712051393445890

Then this video surfaced on social media

Reactions

https://twitter.com/wiilkilz/status/1082698027251494913

https://twitter.com/Wunderkid__/status/1082708356769464320

Rumours that he died

https://twitter.com/Janpepe4/status/1083446503732113408

https://twitter.com/iam_nason/status/1083427175154499585

FYI;

Oh well

https://twitter.com/Clinton_Vice_B/status/1082713984497790976

Other reactions

Read other reactions here.

#AskDavido

This week, ace Nigerian superstar Davido took to Twitter to conduct an Ask Me Anything session with his fans.

He got some very interesting questions, here are a few of them;

https://twitter.com/GabrielIyke7/status/1083571528443330560

https://twitter.com/fisayo_KOG/status/1082906326534115328

A few responses

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/iam_zamahni/status/1082950179383316480

Read other reactions here.

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