SocialMediaTrends: Ibori loot ‘should go to Delta’; Rohr’s choice of Musa over Onuachu & more

March 9, 2021
3 Views

Nigerians on social media Tuesday clamoured for the return of the UK remitted loot of former governor of Delta State, James Ibori worth £4.2m to Niger Deltans.

The loot, which was reportedly recovered by Ibori’s family and friends, would be handed over to the Federal government following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN).

The Nigerian government said the recovered loot would be used to fund the construction of the LagosIbadan road, AbujaKaduna road and the second Niger Bridge, but Nigerians heavily protested the decision.

Read Also: SocialMediaTrends: #ChooseToChallenge, Hijab controversy in Kwara, Osinbajo’s 64th birthday & more

Super Eagles, Rohr, Onuachu, Ahmed Musa

Football fans were far from impressed on Tuesday with coach Gernot Rohr’s 24-man selection for the Super Eagles AFCON qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho scheduled for 27th and 30th of March respectively.

The Franco-German manager was particularly slammed for listing Nigerian forward, Ahmed Musa over in-form striker and Genk forward Paul Onuachu.

Concerns were raised over the team’s chances at an impressive play with captain Musa listed who has been out of action since October after exiting Saudi Arabia club, Al-Nassr.

Churchill, Tonto

Congratulations were in order on Tuesday for Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband Olakunle Churchill, who welcomed a son with his newest wife, Actress Rosy Meures.

The controversial Nigerian business man took to his Instagram page to announce the birth of his first son with Rosy, revealing that the child would be named ‘King’, the same name as Tonto Dikeh’s five year-old son, King Andre.

Tweeps who founds Churchill’s decision a petty move, dragged the new dad for trying to deliberately incite trouble with Tonto.

See reactions below:

Read Also: SocialMediaTrends: President Buhari, Osinbajo’s vaccine lead; Daddy Freeze to pay fine, not tithe

Clifford Orji

It was probably one tweet too far for Ex BB Naija Star, Uti Nwachukwu, whose take on the Meghan and Prince Harry situation sparked outrage among social media users on Tuesday.

In the tweet, the reality TV star said he will never condemn his family to support his spouse, even if they were the worst people on Earth.

“Family first! Always! You see this love thing, if it makes you turn your back on your family, then, hmmm, watch out,” Uti wrote.

He was however bashed for stating that even if Clifford Orji, the infamous cannibal and serial killer was a member of his family, he would never join his wife against his first family.

These reactions followed:

…By Okiemute Abraham

Print 🖨 PDF 📄

Join the conversation

Opinions

You may be interested

Body found in plane landing gear at Amsterdam Airport, investigation underway, Police say
News
2 views
News
2 views

Body found in plane landing gear at Amsterdam Airport, investigation underway, Police say

Webby - April 21, 2021

© AP Photo / Phil Nijhuis / FilePARIS (Sputnik) - A body of an unidentified person was found in the…

Body found in plane landing gear at Amsterdam Airport, probe underway
News
2 views
News
2 views

Body found in plane landing gear at Amsterdam Airport, probe underway

Webby - April 21, 2021

PARIS, April 21  -- A body of an unidentified person was found in the landing gear compartment of a plane…

We Don’t Want Asylum, We Want Freedom From Nigeria – IPOB to UK
News
1 views
News
1 views

We Don’t Want Asylum, We Want Freedom From Nigeria – IPOB to UK

Webby - April 21, 2021

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has told the British government on Tuesday that all it wants from the Nigerian…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.