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Social Media Roundup: The Nigerian artiste of the decade

December 06, 2019 · 12 min read
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On Wednesday this week, Pulse Nigeria released a list of their top Nigerian artistes of the decade. Top on the list is Wizkid and following him are Olamide, Davido, P Square and Burna Boy. This sparked an interesting conversations among music lovers on social media.

Wizkid , Olamide, Davido and Burna Boy topped many Twitter polls and personal rankings as well

Wizkid

https://twitter.com/iam_switchme_/status/1202166877482557440?s=20

https://twitter.com/JrAnthoony_/status/1202216020179607552?s=20

Olamide

https://twitter.com/_first_remedy/status/1202154218813116416?s=20

Davido

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/_KingWale/status/1202161979709960194?s=20

https://twitter.com/Spyglax/status/1202213144980066304?s=20

Still on Nigerian music;

Wizkid released a new EP titled Soundman Vol. 1 in the early hours of todayIt has been trending on Twitter ever since.

Lit!

Legendary stuff

https://twitter.com/mrmanhere_/status/1202847177049067520?s=20

https://twitter.com/Cutewalterr/status/1202835289376481280?s=20

Fan favourites

https://twitter.com/Tunechi789/status/1202820210375430146?s=20

https://twitter.com/wetwizkid/status/1202856741681147904?s=20

https://twitter.com/Tunechi789/status/1202820210375430146?s=20

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/wetwizkid/status/1202865420891574272?s=20

Read more reactions here.

Governor of Nairobi arrested

Earlier today, the Kenyan Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji ordered the arrest and arraignment of Nairobi County’s Governor Mike Sonko and other persons, on suspicion of “economic crimes including money laundering, abuse of office unlawful acquisition of public property.”

Reactions

https://twitter.com/IkeOjuok/status/1202881150269755394?s=20

Other reactions

Read more reactions here.

Justice for Moradeun

Earlier in the week, the tragic news of the death of a lady named Moradeun Balogun spread through the Nigerian social media space. Moradeun was reportedly attacked by unknown robbers on her way home from work and stabbed in the neck.

According to reports, she was rushed to R.Jolad Hospital, located in the Gbagada area of Lagos, where she died as a result of negligence by the hospital authority. Apparently, they requested for a police report before she could be attended to, as mandated by the law.

The hospital has come forward to refute these reports claiming that Moradeun’s case was too severe for them to handle and so they had to refer her to the state-run Gbagada General Hospital located about five minutes away.

A few reactions to the news on social media.

Tragic!

This is the hospital’s fault

https://twitter.com/AdewumiHaas/status/1201859101573222402?s=20

The hospital’s statement

About Nigerian doctors

The law needs to address this problem

https://twitter.com/Mazigburugburu1/status/1202335055311462405?s=20

https://twitter.com/Mazigburugburu1/status/1202335055311462405?s=20

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Obasidinelu/status/1202275129276940291?s=20

Read more here.

Orji Uzo Kalu sentened to prison

Yesterday, at a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state and serving sentenced a serving senator, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a N7.65 billion fraud.

Reactions

https://twitter.com/Mazigburugburu1/status/1202546101447987201?s=20

https://twitter.com/OluniyiGates/status/1202610490502975489?s=20

The law respects no political party

https://twitter.com/Elcrucifixio/status/1202651753231142915?s=20

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/Mazigburugburu1/status/1202543504796377088?s=20

https://twitter.com/Pastor_CVB/status/1202567484768960512?s=20

Read more reactions here.

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