Friday, February 22, 2019

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    ‘No sane person should pray for failure of Nigeria Air’ — reactions to unveiling of national carrier

‘No sane person should pray for failure of Nigeria Air’ — reactions to unveiling of national carrier

On Wednesday, Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, unveiled  Nigeria Air, the new national carrier.This epoch-making took place at the Farnborough International Airshow in London. Nigerians have been reacting to this on social media about.Here are some reactions:https://twitter.com/victorsozaboy/status/1019566372827881477 https://twitter.com/yinkanubi/status/1019589426127699970 https://twitter.com/deezer234/status/ https://twitter.com/lastdon2010/status/1019686938540953601 https://twitter.com/walegates/status/1019605457466425344 https://twitter.com/gimbakakanda/status/1019617585418133504 https://twitter.com/jyde247/status/1019677998633639936 https://twitter.com/etincollodi/status/1019668555846115330 https://twitter.com/Centokoh/status/1019685344718082048 https://twitter.com/vivian_umeh/status/1019681564555345921 https://twitter.com/BrigGen50/status/1019673078526349312 https://twitter.com/FemiMarshall/status/1019585238949875712 https://twitter.com/Omojuwa/status/1019604253588054022 https://twitter.com/Thee_Ambursa/status/1019612022361743361 https://twitter.com/wabiyeidons/status/1019598806512472065 https://twitter.com/Fareed_Dbt/status/1019633077000253441 https://twitter.com/GeorgeOkon6/status/1019608463733862401 https://twitter.com/gimbakakanda/status/1019645759157882881 https://twitter.com/ziniex/status/1019634246355431424 https://twitter.com/RealOlaudah/status/1019623709584384000 https://twitter.com/latundei/status/1019632478062080001 https://twitter.com/gimbakakanda/status/1019670732907974658 https://twitter.com/walegates/status/1019608108174397440 https://twitter.com/KoloKennethK/status/1019565373560107009 https://twitter.com/OluyomiOjo/status/1019599594769002496 https://twitter.com/Zahrahmusa/status/1019671523622350848 https://twitter.com/Gasbytweet/status/1019606660225163265 https://twitter.com/JackObinyan/status/1019611878337728512 https://twitter.com/isaajibola/status/1019596953460592642 [...]

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    VIDEO: Fayose makes first public appearance after guber poll

VIDEO: Fayose makes first public appearance after guber poll

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has made his first public appearance since the defeat suffered by his party in the governorship election.While walking on a street surrounded by his aides, Fayose acknowledged cheers from the crowd.Shouts of "Oshoko", the name his political associates call him, rented the air.Watch the video below:[...]

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    PHOTOS: France emerge victorious at the World Cup final

PHOTOS: France emerge victorious at the World Cup final

France defeated Croatia 4-2 to emerge champions at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Moscow, Russia. [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari, Adeosun attend annual meeting of Afreximbank in Abuja

PHOTOS: Buhari, Adeosun attend annual meeting of Afreximbank in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the annual meeting of Afreximbank in Abuja.Akinwunmi Adesina, president of African Development Bank, Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance were also at the meeting.See photos below:[...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates Abuja light rail

PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates Abuja light rail

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the first phase of the Abuja light rail mass transit, covering 12 stations within the metropolis on Thursday.Buhari inaugurated on Thursday. The project has been in the works for more than 10 years, and will be the first functional metro rail in the FCT.The president also flagged off the rail's railway services signalling the commencement [...]

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    PHOTOS: France edge Uruguay out of World Cup

PHOTOS: France edge Uruguay out of World Cup

The French national team are through to the semi-finals of the 2018  World  Cup after defeating Uruguay 2-0. [...]

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    ‘They chose a good name’ — reactions to emergence of new APC faction

‘They chose a good name’ — reactions to emergence of new APC faction

A faction of the All Progressive Congress (APC) broke away in Abuja on Wednesday.The new group under the leadership of Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, is known as R-APC.Here are the things people are saying about it on Twitter:https://twitter.com/ayookunfolami/status/1014576583833784320 https://twitter.com/Adeola0503/status/1014594217589473281 https://twitter.com/MorinKay1/status/1014605866295808001 https://twitter.com/halid2/status/1014603553418174466 https://twitter.com/AsiwajuOladimej/status/1014562653522587650 https://twitter.com/Thereal_TommyB/status/1014591687476371457 https://twitter.com/Ediong/status/1014574882447765506 https://twitter.com/EnyoMomoh/status/1014603986031271936 https://twitter.com/halid2/status/1014603553418174466 https://twitter.com/mmadeleye1/status/1014569017242251271 https://twitter.com/sulubabs/status/1014584025955164166 https://twitter.com/halid2/status/1014598434547003398 https://twitter.com/ImadeIzeIyamu/status/1014592796936851457 https://twitter.com/drbiggie4real/status/1014594004820938753 https://twitter.com/AremoGivenchy/status/1014594725230333962 https://twitter.com/ihe69/status/1014596495671267328 https://twitter.com/iysydney/status/1014589839164010497 https://twitter.com/Ugwuejike1121/status/1014597962134118406 [...]

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    PHOTOS: England through to the quarter-finals after beating Colombia

PHOTOS: England through to the quarter-finals after beating Colombia

The Three Lions of England edged the Colombian national team on penalties to proceed to the quarter-finals of the World Cup. [...]

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    VIDEO: England defeat Colombia on penalties

VIDEO: England defeat Colombia on penalties

England defeated Colombia on penalties to proceed to the quarter-finals. [...]

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    VIDEO: Lone goal takes Sweden to quarter-finals

VIDEO: Lone goal takes Sweden to quarter-finals

Sweden are through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after a 1-0 win against Switzerland.  [...]

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    IN PICTURES: Actions from Sweden, Switzerland match

IN PICTURES: Actions from Sweden, Switzerland match

Sweden booked a place in the round of 8 after a 1-0 win against Switzerland.   [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Tanker spills fuel on Lagos road — after Otedola Bridge accident

TRENDING VIDEO: Tanker spills fuel on Lagos road — after Otedola Bridge accident

A video of a truck belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) spilling fuel on the ever-busy Ikorodu road in Lagos, is currently trending on social media.In the video, a boy was seen attempting to mitigate the effect of the fuel gushing out of the tanker.He used a piece of cloth to wipe the content from the truck which [...]

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    VIDEO: Burnt vehicles in Lagos tanker fire

VIDEO: Burnt vehicles in Lagos tanker fire

Many vehicles were burnt after a tanker laden with fuel exploded on the Lagos Ibadan express on Thursday.Many people also died in the incident recorded below:See the video below: [...]

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    VIDEO: Herdsmen graze cattle inside national assembly

VIDEO: Herdsmen graze cattle inside national assembly

Some herdsmen brought cows into the national assembly in Abuja on Monday.The cattle took over a portion of the national assembly premises, eating grass and moving freely.The video has sparked reactions on social media.There has been a campaign for banning open grazing in the nation's capital, especially in the city centre, where cows loiter around major streets.A ban on open [...]

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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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