Friday, June 22, 2018

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    ‘He made him to lie down in greener pastures’ …Twitter reacts to Nigeria’s victory

‘He made him to lie down in greener pastures’ …Twitter reacts to Nigeria’s victory

The fantastic performance of the Super Eagles of Nigeria over Iceland is setting Twitter on fire.The Eagles defeated Iceland 2-0, keeping alive their hope of scaling through the group stage.And as usual, Nigerians on Twitter are having a blast over this victory.Here are some reactions.https://twitter.com/PoojaMedia/status/1010205287473704960 https://twitter.com/Gidi_Traffic/status/1010205368042090496 https://twitter.com/iamwytunes/status/1010210402171588608 https://twitter.com/samCodeNg/status/1010205610405703680 https://twitter.com/hotniqqha/status/1010202548895191041 https://twitter.com/shoyemi_olayemi/status/1010208109116121089 https://twitter.com/thee_mwai/status/1010208848597192711 https://twitter.com/ani_nomso/status/1010208635052613633 https://twitter.com/atiku/status/1010212582593060865 https://twitter.com/BayoPsalm/status/1010207681083269120 https://twitter.com/MrFilmkritik/status/1010203000734920706 https://twitter.com/MrFixNigeria/status/1010204780881498112 https://twitter.com/JohnOdedeji/status/1010201950544171008 https://twitter.com/AdForumCo/status/1010203518333005824 https://twitter.com/__ghaffar/status/1010210166317486080 https://twitter.com/KingAbsolute_/status/1010208146235813889 https://twitter.com/shann___xx/status/1010210598926286848 https://twitter.com/AnnOdong/status/1010202279767465984 https://twitter.com/simsoluwa/status/1010204736124047361 https://twitter.com/zrelpreneur/status/1010205682132488192 https://twitter.com/silokim/status/1010203637619060741 https://twitter.com/AdForumCo/status/1010206348452253697 https://twitter.com/preshhhxxx/status/1010204943540736002 https://twitter.com/ChikeMD/status/1010209121717620736 https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1010207119197401089 https://twitter.com/jn_shine/status/1010204086069800960 https://twitter.com/badgalmaddie_/status/1010210190334091264 [...]

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    ‘There is nothing Super about this Eagles’ …Twitter reactions to Nigeria’s defeat to Croatia

‘There is nothing Super about this Eagles’ …Twitter reactions to Nigeria’s defeat to Croatia

The outcome of the match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Blades of Croatia was quite disappointing to Nigerian fans.The Eagles fell 2-0 to Croatia and not unexpectedly, Nigerians on Twitter are expressing their disappointment after the poor outing by the team.Here are some reactions from Twitter. https://twitter.com/stephhegarty/status/1008075689080352768 https://twitter.com/DrJoeAbah/status/1008089564899135488 https://twitter.com/MeetMrAhmed/status/1008089220169203718 https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1008091950594056192 https://twitter.com/jerryjones99/status/1008088549101588480 https://twitter.com/IamPreshioloye/status/1008090443207331845 https://twitter.com/OsasCruz/status/1008093124227403776 https://twitter.com/Tunnyking/status/1008090537696612355 https://twitter.com/IndomitableDAMI/status/1008091598901608454 https://twitter.com/jn_shine/status/1008091565519036417 https://twitter.com/badgalmaddie_/status/1008088156300857350 https://twitter.com/Jokunle/status/1008090787261964289 https://twitter.com/Harckhan/status/1008091755441508353 https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1008089883607535616 https://twitter.com/ongz_richmond/status/1008089721728393216 https://twitter.com/RovielOfficial/status/1008089079047696384 https://twitter.com/Pdavee_Official/status/1008093882742202368 https://twitter.com/ClintonViceB/status/1008089924799811586 https://twitter.com/Gidi_Traffic/status/1008089212246265867 https://twitter.com/badgalmaddie_/status/1008089153224003586 https://twitter.com/badgalmaddie_/status/1008099577298374664 https://twitter.com/KiingIfedayo/status/1008091302909620225 https://twitter.com/MACE_SPORT_/status/1008090779825377281 https://twitter.com/diipsy_olami/status/1008088276484411392 https://twitter.com/DrJoeAbah/status/1008097963850256384 https://twitter.com/Rouvafe/status/1008098182599933954 https://twitter.com/EnekemGreg/status/1008093421188329478 https://twitter.com/TrendMasterNGR/status/1008088323586514951 https://twitter.com/kaybest__/status/1008089011917737984 https://twitter.com/newcityrel/status/1008092425158524928 https://twitter.com/badgalmaddie_/status/1008090911291691009 https://twitter.com/KingAbsolute_/status/1008096018972528640 https://twitter.com/OgbajeAlex/status/1008092452417409024 https://twitter.com/Farnell_Mtey/status/1008092965871513602 [...]

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    FULL LIST: APC chairpersons inaugurated by Oyegun

FULL LIST: APC chairpersons inaugurated by Oyegun

On Monday, John Oyegun, outgoing chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), inaugurated the chairmen of the party in 33 states.The inauguration took place at the national secretariat of the APC in Abuja.The ceremony was in disarray as chairmen who emerged from parallel congresses jostled for recognition.Below is a list of those sworn in by Oyegun:S/N State Name1 Abia Hon. Donatus E. Nwankpa2 Adamawa Alh. Ibrahim [...]

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    PHOTOS: Catholics troop to streets over nationwide killings

PHOTOS: Catholics troop to streets over nationwide killings

Catholics in their numbers came out on Tuesday to protest against the ongoing killings in the country.From Lagos to Abuja to Kaduna, the protesters called on the federal government to end the killings.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    PHOTOS: Bishops flood Benue for burial of Catholic priests

PHOTOS: Bishops flood Benue for burial of Catholic priests

Victims of suspected herdsmen attack at St Ignatius, Mbalom, Benue state were given a mass burial on Tuesday.John Onaiyekan, archbishop of Abuja diocese; Matthew Kukah, bishop of sokoto diocese; Ignatius Kaigama, bishop of Jos diocese, are among the clerics who attended the service.Seventeen persons, including two priests, were among those killed in the church attack.See pictures below:Photo Credit: @CollingsUma [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari counts fake dollars at new EFCC head office

PHOTOS: Buhari counts fake dollars at new EFCC head office

It's not every day that Nigerians get to see their president holding dollars.But this was the amusing scene at the new head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Tuesday.After inaugurating the building said to be worth N25 billion, President Muhammadu Buhari went on inspection.When he got to the exhibition stand, he was shown fake [...]

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    ‘He’s going to treat his doctor’ – and other reactions to Buhari’s medical trip

‘He’s going to treat his doctor’ – and other reactions to Buhari’s medical trip

President Muhammadu Buhari will be returning to London on Tuesday for a medical check-up.The president is expected to spend four days with his doctors, according to a statement issued by the presidency.Meanwhile, Nigerians have been reacting on Twitterhttps://twitter.com/vicwonder09/status/993606441318670336https://twitter.com/Wunderkind___/status/993603946429210624 https://twitter.com/itz_Vickiz/status/993623705011019777https://twitter.com/yemi_adebowale/status/993622588931928066https://twitter.com/kay_sesen/status/993591087834025986https://twitter.com/farooqkperogi/status/993618387128475648https://twitter.com/JesseUka/status/993617040207425541https://twitter.com/basilokpara/status/993614848713003010 https://twitter.com/Edmundorbini/status/993614318007734273https://twitter.com/OlaseniOladejo/status/993612054652125189https://twitter.com/Joshariez/status/993608663100207109 https://twitter.com/PoojaMedia/status/993606291074535425 https://twitter.com/VictoriaOkafo14/status/993606137919541250 https://twitter.com/amsoangryy/status/993605953466568705https://twitter.com/JudeAgba/status/993605691318394881https://twitter.com/_Samuelopara/status/993604779803856896https://twitter.com/YulEdochie/status/993621922431881216 [...]

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    PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Akeredolu dine with pupils in Ondo primary school

PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Akeredolu dine with pupils in Ondo primary school

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who is on a working visit to Ondo state, stopped over at Alagbaka Estate Primary School in Akure, the state capital.Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of the state, joined Osinbajo on the trip.Both men had launch with the distinguished visitors. Osinbajo also taught the pupils English language.Ondo is one of the states benefiting from the federal government's school feeding [...]

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    ‘Dear President, you deserve some accolades’… Twitter reactions to Buhari’s visit to the US

‘Dear President, you deserve some accolades’… Twitter reactions to Buhari’s visit to the US

For once, President Muhammadu Buhari is receiving positive reviews on a foreign trip -- from Nigerians. Many Nigerians on twitter are of the opinion that his current outing in the US is far better compared to the previous ones, most especially his last visit to the UK where he was accused of demarketing the country. His number one critic is probably his [...]

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    PHOTOS: Christians protest against nationwide killings

PHOTOS: Christians protest against nationwide killings

Members of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday staged a peaceful protest across the nation over the killings of Christians in north.They also called on the federal government to free all those in captivity of Boko Haram.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    ‘Revolt of lazy youth’ — Twitter reactions to failed recall

‘Revolt of lazy youth’ — Twitter reactions to failed recall

Since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the outcome of the recall exercise of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, social media has been filled with various reactions. Announcing the result of the verification of signatures - one of the steps in recalling a lawmaker- exercise on Sunday morning, Ukertor Moti, the declaration officer for the exercise, said a referendum [...]

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    VIDEO: The moment Melaye emerged victorious in recall process

VIDEO: The moment Melaye emerged victorious in recall process

 Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has emerged victorious in the attempt to recall him from the senate. The result of the exercise was announced on Sunday by Ukertor Moti, the declaration officer for the exercise. Declaration of result for the recall of Kogi West Senatorial District. pic.twitter.com/E1X7ObQqki— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) April 29, 2018[...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari hosts leaders of Tijjaniya sect at Aso Rock

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts leaders of Tijjaniya sect at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari received a delegation from the Grand Khalifa of Tijjaniya Movement at the presidential villa on Friday in Abuja.The delegation was led by Sheikh Mahi Ibrahim Inyass.The sect leaders told state house correspondents that they briefed the president on the successful hosting of the 32nd Maulud of Sheikh Ibrahim Niasse in Kaduna.They also said they were on the [...]

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    ‘English football won’t be the same’, ‘His big shoes hard to fill’ — reactions to Wenger’s announcement

‘English football won’t be the same’, ‘His big shoes hard to fill’ — reactions to Wenger’s announcement

The news of Arsene Wenger bowing out from Arsenal football club at the end of the season took some football lovers by surprise.Wenger, who spent 22 years at top English club, meant different things to different people.This can be seen in the Twitter reactions below:https://twitter.com/papilokanu/status/987308864478547968Arsenal fans right now after hearing Arsene Wenger is set to leave Arsenal at the [...]

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    ‘From Orubebe to Omo-Agege’ — reactions to carting away of senate’s mace

‘From Orubebe to Omo-Agege’ — reactions to carting away of senate’s mace

Ovie Omo-Agege, a senator from Delta state, stormed the national assembly with suspected thugs who seized the mace on Wednesday morning. As expected, Nigerians commented on the development on various social media platforms. Here are some reactions on Twitter: Why is Nigeria full of drama sir they are telling ur the most secure house/ hall where top citizens sit to deliberate on National [...]

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    PHOTOS: Police, Shi’ites members clash in Abuja

PHOTOS: Police, Shi’ites members clash in Abuja

Member of the Islamic movement, Shi'ite clashed with the police in Abuja  on Monday.A member of the movement was reportedly killed during the clash.Below are pictures from the scene:[...]

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