Social Media Roundup: Fire in Onitsha

by | Oct 18, 2019

On Wednesday this week, we got devastating news that the popular Ochanja market along Upper Iweka road in Onitsha, Anambra state was engulfed in a fire. According to reports, the fire was a result of a petrol tanker falling and exploding.

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Apparently, the fire spread to neighbouring markets and areas. Reports also reveal that a mother and her child were unfortunately killed in the fire and properties worth millions of Naira were lost.

A few videos of the incident making rounds on Twitter

https://twitter.com/SubDeliveryZone/status/1185090277419225088?s=20https://twitter.com/ChigozieKenndy2/status/1184589329362030598?s=20

https://twitter.com/ChigozieKenndy2/status/1184589329362030598?s=20

Victims of the fire outbreak

Pray for Onitsha

This is Nigeria!

https://twitter.com/TheShawnife/status/1184503641060847616?s=20

https://twitter.com/PaschalPax/status/1184600808303800320?s=20

Other reactions

Keep reeding for other trending stories on social media this week.

Re: YCee vs Tinny Entertainment

This week, Nigeria rapper YCee’s scuffle with Tinny Entertainment, his former record label, continues. It all started when he announced the release date for his upcoming album titled YCeeVsZaheer.

Reactions

https://twitter.com/awamilton/status/1185143120637431809?s=20

https://twitter.com/ThisIsAkin/status/1185111602674184192?s=20

https://twitter.com/Iam_abdoolaxis/status/1184537933266784256?s=20

Then we saw these

https://twitter.com/HelloMilez/status/1184846536699711488?s=20

Tinny Entertainment responds

In the label’s defence

https://twitter.com/MrSEPTIN911/status/1184887624772784136?s=20

https://twitter.com/DinoMelaye_/status/1184841761040097281?s=20

However;

Read the full thread here.

Boycott Tinny Entertainment!

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Chikammaa/status/1184943403408203776?s=20

Read more reactions here.

Still on record label drama, G-Worldwide is reportedly suing Kizz Daniel

Kizz Daniel, like YCee is also in what has proven to be an unending battle with his former label, G-Worldwide. According to reports, the record label is suing the superstar for ₦500 million. Read the full gist below.

https://twitter.com/SubDeliveryZone/status/1184854238847012865?s=20

Reactions

https://twitter.com/_TokeA/status/1184956768679579648?s=20

https://twitter.com/BilliBaron/status/1184938675668488193?s=20

Memes

https://twitter.com/thejokunle/status/1185157179394985985?s=20

https://twitter.com/_omoissy/status/1184952474970546176?s=20

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/AlhajiJafar/status/1184906332660490240?s=20

Read more reactions here.

Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing might be getting a new brand logo

On Tuesday, a Nigerian brand identity designer named Farooq Osuolale took to Twitter to share a new logo he designed for Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM), a Nigerian indigenous vehicle manufacturing company.


Suggested ReadInside the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing plant as you have never seen it before


He eventually got the company’s attention

Then these began to appear all over Twitter

Enough with the Innoson designs!

Other reactions

Read more here.

Titilola Oludimu
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