Social Media Roundup: How to respectfully ask someone to get off your seat

by | Jun 28, 2019

This week, everyone on Nigerian social media was talking about morals, Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, bravery, money, power, the future of Nigeria among other things fuelled by a story that was shared by Tonye Cole, a Nigerian businessman and politician.

Tonye Cole took to instagram to share the story of how a young man asked Professor Wole Soyinka to get off his window seat on a plane. Read the full gist below.

Reactions

https://twitter.com/yxclusive/status/1143138304155684864?s=21

Tonye Cole slander

https://twitter.com/ph_prinx/status/1143199059861221376?s=21

Mo Abudu too

Did you notice her comment on Tonye Cole’s post?

Then we saw this…

https://twitter.com/AbeBey__/status/1143255578447372288

Reactions;

https://twitter.com/joeloseiga/status/1143279049843904515

It really was a joke

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/sasen_eo/status/1143150675364405249?s=21

Here’s how Prof. Wole Soyinka’s son reacted to the matter

Read more reactions here.

“Who are you?”

During an interview with France24‘s Catherine Nicholson, and while speaking about his country’s human rights records, Rwandan President Paul Kagame said in many words that the West doesn’t have the right to dictate what qualifies for unversal human rights.

Watch an excerpt of the interview below.

Reactions

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/AhmadYasinAbdu1/status/1143238239375044608

https://twitter.com/Mgalatia94/status/1143817913868140545

Read more reactions here.

Busola Dakolo reveals fresh allegations against COZA pastor

This week, Busola Dakolo, Nigerian photographer and wife of popular Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo revealed some shocking rape allegations against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly popular known as COZA.

In an interview with YNaijaTV, Busola tells the story of how she was raped by the pastor in her home when she was still a teenager. Watch an excerpt of the interview below.

https://twitter.com/sploofeek/status/1144523678576709638

Watch the full video of the first part of the interview here.

This isn’t the first time someone is accusing the pastor of rape;

Reactions

These…

https://twitter.com/Oddy4real/status/1144520630173409280

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/GoziOleks__/status/1144525183191080961

COZA members weren’t spared

Read other reactions here.

Burna Boy wins a BET Award

This past Sunday, at the 2019 edition of the BET Awards, Nigerian superstar Burna Boy bagged the Best International Act award.

Here a few reactions;

Congratulations Burna!

Everybody loves Mama Burna, well almost everybody

Find her more about her here;

https://twitter.com/kayodea/status/1143290415694716928

Burna and Stephlondon

Incase you didn’t know, Burna boy is in a relationship with British rapper and singer Stephlondon. Anyway, this happened;

And this;

https://twitter.com/SheLovesArtemis/status/1143816614254714880

Reactions;

Read more reactions here.

Titilola Oludimu
Titilola Oludimu

I’m always open to new experiences.

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