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Social Media Roundup: Winter is finally here!

April 19, 2019 · 10 min read
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On April 14, 2019, HBO — American premium cable and satellite television network — premiered the first episode of the final season of its most popular TV show Game of Thrones (GOT).  It is the most popular TV show in the world at the moment.

The final season, season 8 of the show is also one of the most anticipated seasons of any show as fans had to wait almost two years for its release.

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When the first episode was released last Sunday, fans around the world took to social media to celebrate and react to seeing some of their favourite TV characters again. Disclaimer: Spoilers ahead.

Reactions

Did you know?

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“Spoilers”

Some interesting predictions

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Memes

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These people…

Fun facts

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Other reactions

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Here’s a preview of the season’s second episode scheduled to air this Sunday;

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Atiku reveals his expert witness list

In his court case against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential canditate for the just concluded presidential election is set to call some interesting expert witnesses.

According to Atiku’s claims, he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari, APC’s candidate by 1.6 million votes.

He also identified the server where the results are kept as INEC_PRES_RSLT_SRV2019 and its unique Mac address as 94-57-A5-DC-64-B9 with Microsoft Product ID 00252-70000-0000-AA535.

To authenticate these claims, Atiku is reportedly set to invite Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts.

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Other reactions

Memes

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Omotola was trending on Nigerian Twitter

It all started when the ace Nollywood actress took to Twitter to express her discontent with the current state of Nigeria’s economy.

Many Nigerians agreed with her views seeing that the state of the nation’s economy is actually “hellish”. However, some people felt the country isn’t so bad and Omotola was tweeting from a place of political bias.

One of such people is Bashir Ahmad, President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media.

Reactions

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Other reactions

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Read more here.

Lizzy’s drug problem and Tony Rapu’s intervention

This week, a viral video of 26-year old Lizzy surfaced on social media. The video was shared by Tony Rapu, a Nigerian pastor popular known for helping victims of society’s vices; sexual exploitation, drug and alcohol abuse and empowering them.

According to the story, Lizzy came from a well-to-do family, judging by the schools she attended; Caleb International Primary School and Vivian Fowler Memorial College. Watch the video below.

Reactions

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Big ups to Pastor Tony

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Vivian Fowler issued a disclaimer

Reactions;

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Other reactions

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