Social Media Roundup: You smell nice

March 15, 2019
4 min read

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

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

Some thought Taiwo overreacted


Others thought the guy was in the wrong

While this category of people thought both parties were unprofessional

Nigerians being Nigerians

Some were being mean

Nigerian HR slander


And comedy skits

You Smell Nice t-shirts for sale

All the reactions got Taiwo like...

Other reactions

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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.




Public figures weigh in

Other reactions

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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.



Other reactions

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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.


Her family and friends congratulating her

Get it girl!

Wait, did they darken her skin tone?

Other reactions

Read more here.

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