Social Media Roundup: You smell nice

by | Mar 15, 2019

This week, a Nigerian human resource personnel took to Twitter to recount her experience with a job applicant she had interviewed the previous day.

https://twitter.com/taiwo__y/status/1105174682838491139

Almost everyone on Nigerian social media had a take on the matter;

Some thought Taiwo overreacted

https://twitter.com/Gaeist/status/1105233616081162240

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https://twitter.com/thepamilerin/status/1105349609881198593

Others thought the guy was in the wrong

https://twitter.com/lizzybaby1232/status/1105246992882692098

https://twitter.com/volqx/status/1105230355555123200

https://twitter.com/FreebornAjibode/status/1106307637317111808

While this category of people thought both parties were unprofessional

Nigerians being Nigerians

https://twitter.com/MyCatfishAccout/status/1105573341895766018

https://twitter.com/iam_itarex/status/1106118584823103488

https://twitter.com/iamkitan_/status/1105537408773300230

https://twitter.com/todas90/status/1105508019545219072

Some were being mean

https://twitter.com/weathered_rose/status/1105556058347630592

https://twitter.com/AjayiOlawande/status/1105346475465170944

Nigerian HR slander

https://twitter.com/Ms_Kellay/status/1106195062747217920

https://twitter.com/straightblad/status/1105348064800325632

These

https://twitter.com/missed_collz/status/1105562888704614403

And comedy skits

https://twitter.com/justdoit9ja/status/1105504883237625857

https://twitter.com/DanielRiwo/status/1105799556242042886

You Smell Nice t-shirts for sale

https://twitter.com/Dynamic_Topzy/status/1105612792948764673

https://twitter.com/soji_joro/status/1105489016969924610

All the reactions got Taiwo like…

https://twitter.com/taiwo__y/status/1105193653335674881

https://twitter.com/taiwo__y/status/1105323418717749250

https://twitter.com/taiwo__y/status/1105334419890626561

https://twitter.com/taiwo__y/status/1105328200878563329

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/queennelo1/status/1105202452318564353

https://twitter.com/Iam_Abdolaxis/status/1105418252233203713

Read more reactions here.

Fun facts; Taiwo posted that tweet on Monday, March 11. It got many people wondering why she conducted a job interview on a Sunday. Also, she’s in Ontario, Canada and not in Nigeria. Now, on to other trending topics on social media this week.

Lagos Island building collapse

On Wednesday, a four storey building containing residential appartments, a nursery and primary school and shops collapsed at the Ita Faji area of Lagos Island. About 100 people were reportedly trapped inside.

https://twitter.com/volqx/status/1105881674234167297

Reactions

https://twitter.com/iSlimfit/status/1105837123498897408

Tragic

FYI

Public figures weigh in

Other reactions

Read more reactions here.

An official casualty report is yet to be released by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), however, reports making rounds suggest that about 41 people have been rescued and 19 reported dead. Meaning that there are probably still more survivors and bodies to be recovered from the wreck.

Riot hits the University of Nairobi

Unrest at the University of Nairobi (UON) as former student leader was killed yesterday.

Samuel Ragira popular known as OCS Ragira was reportedly killed when he confronted armed thugs who had been terrorising and demanding money in exchange of stalls from traders at Klabu market, located in Nairobi, Kenya.

Following the death of OCS Ragira, students of the University of Nairobi took to the streets of Nairobi to protest and demand justice.

Updates

Reactions

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/devanclerks/status/1106442270314766337

https://twitter.com/OdhiamboAloice/status/1106282584282144768

Read more here.

Adesua Etomi is on the cover of Vogue Magazine

This week, world famous fashion and lifestyle magazine, Vogue Magazine unvieled its April issue, celebrating “14 global superstars who transcend borders”.

Featured in the issue and on the cover of the magazine is Nigeria’s own ace actress Adesua Etomi-Wellington.

Reactions

Her family and friends congratulating her

Get it girl!

https://twitter.com/shawarmahuntres/status/1106175924561735680

Wait, did they darken her skin tone?

Other reactions

Read more here.

Titilola Oludimu
Titilola Oludimu

I’m always open to new experiences.

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