Social Media Roundup: The Gold Wedding

January 11, 2019
3 min read

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;




Let's talk about the size of the wedding

Falz was trending

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

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

Other reactions

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?

Then this video surfaced on social media


Rumours that he died


Oh well

Other reactions

Read other reactions here.


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;

A few responses

Other reactions

Read other reactions here.

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