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Social Media Roundup: The one about women

May 03, 2019 · 10 min read
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This week on social media was a roller coaster for African (especially Nigerian) women on social media. The ride began on Monday with the news of the arrest of 70 women in Abuja by officers the Nigerian Police Force.

The women were arrested on Saturday night in the Nigerian capital city and accused of prostitution.


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Here’s what Yomi Shogunle, Assistant Commissioner of Police had to say


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From Mavin to UMG

In other less depressing news, Nigerian superstar and Mavin First Lady Tiwa Savage is leaving her record label of 7 years for an international deal with the Universal Music Group.

The American music corporation announced Tiwa’s new record deal through its official Twitter handle.

Don Jazzy penned down an emotional tribute to Tiwa on Instagram, read it here. Find screenshots of the post below.


Looks like not everyone is excited about the deal

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As expected, memes


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Tonto Dike has more news about her ex-husband

In an interview released earlier in the week, Nollywood actress released new details about her ex-husband Churchill Olakunle. This is the latest in the controversial actress’ revelations about her experience being married to him. Watch the video below.

There’s more;


Drag him sis!

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Caster Semenya’s ruling

Last year, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) issued new rules that would require female runners with naturally high testosterone levels to race against men unless they take medication that would the reduce the production of the hormone.

South African runner and Olympic medallist Caster Semenya falls under this category, and so appealed the new regulations.

On Wednesday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled against her. For more context, read the stories below.


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