Social Media Roundup: A presidential candidate and an attempted coallition

January 25, 2019
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Yesterday, Oby Ezekwesili NIgerian presidential candidate under the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) announced that she was stepping down to build a coalition with other candidates.

The coalition will be formed for a fair chance against President Mohammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming general elections scheduled for February.

The following events took place



A scam

This is Nigeria

Other reactions

Read other reactions here. And below for other trending topics on social media this week.


This week a Twitter user took to the platform to announce his upcoming nuptials scheduled for this Saturday.

The drama

Wedding announcents typically accompany congratulatory messages and that was exactly what happpened in this case. Until a Twitter user accused him of stringing her along while planning to marry someone else.

Read more of her tweets here.

Another Twitter user joined in on behalf of her friend, some other lady Ayo allegedly lied to.

Read the full thread here.


Move on already!

This/ He deserves to be dragged

Other reactions

O jewa ke eng?

"O jewa ke eng?" has become the most the most popular question on the African Twitterverse. It is South African and means "what's bothering you?"

It all started when a South African users tweeted the question earlier this month;

Ever since, people have been sharing the saddest, darkest, most devastating stories.

Others, not so much, especially when it became popular on Nigerian Twitter

We saw other variations too

People are going through a whole lot

Other reactions

O jewa ke eng? Let me know in the comments section.

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