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Social Media Roundup: Justice for Kolade Johnson

April 05, 2019 · 6 min read
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On Sunday, March 31, a young man was accidentally shot dead by two officers of the Nigerian Police Force’s Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS). Apparently, the young man, identified as Kolade Johnson was trying to help another man being harrassed by the officers when the incident happened.

A few eyewitness accounts

President Buhari and Lagos state’s Governor-Elect weighed in

Reactions

https://twitter.com/KingLegacyfied/status/1112692641454538752

#EndSARS

Update!

Tribute to Kolade Johnson

https://twitter.com/demilade2600/status/1113844315028185088

Read more reactions here.

Fvck You Challenge

Last month, popular Nigerian susperstar Kizz Daniel released a new single title Fvck You. To promote the song, he started a Fvck You Challenge on social media encouraging people to record and release a cover of the song.

Since the challenge begun, popular musicians as well as up and coming artistes have jumped on the trend. Some great, others, not so much. This week, we had a couple of entries.

https://twitter.com/thepamilerin/status/1113725422334771200

https://twitter.com/yungnel/status/1113386732064518145

Reactions

https://twitter.com/real_bobbybrown/status/1113800821710499843

Victoria Kimani’s cover had everyone talking

Reactions;

https://twitter.com/realesttobi/status/1113473154628894722

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/larry_thaCarter/status/1113504610231234560

Visit Kizz Daniel’s Instagram page to see more entries. Do you have a favourite yet? Let me know in the comments section.

Trevor Noah is trending in Nigeria

Host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah recently mocked Nigerians based on claims by Audu Ogbeh, Nigeria’s minister of agriculture that Nigerians order pizza from the UK.

https://twitter.com/Duro_D/status/1113853540756279303

Some Nigerians didn’t find it funny

https://twitter.com/dejiburner/status/1114103264679747584

Really? It’s Trevor Noah you’re mad at?

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/xvnthe/status/1114066839297036288

https://twitter.com/sploofeek/status/1114072759003430912

Read more reactions here.

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