Twitter remains the social media platform that keeps you informed for up-to-the-minute updates on trending stories and news. This week on #TwitterNaija is a recap of the latest in music, movies, sports, and entertainment you might have missed on Twitter.
#BBNAIJA to grace our screens, yet again
The 7th season of Big Brother Naija is well underway with the announcement of open auditions. The reality show is popular for its drama, Friday night parties, love triangles, entertaining housemates, eviction series and unpredictable daily tasks. Also, the explosive reunion of the #ShineYaEye season is scheduled for 2nd June, and understandably, suspense-filled social media snippets have people on Twitter hyped about the announcement.
#RHOL: Chioma and Carolyna’s Five Hours Lateness
This week, we saw even more drama from #RealHouseWivesOfLagos as Chioma and Carolyna arrived five hours late to a dinner organised by Mariam. Folks on Twitter expressed their disappointment about the ladies’ inability to keep to time. Also, #RHOL fans on #TwitterNaija strongly believe that Laura is intimidated by Chioma. Click here for more conversations on the show.
London-To-Lagos Biker Verified on Twitter
Kunle Adeyanju, a biker who is motorbiking from Lagos to London, as part of a Polio eradication campaign, recently received a blue tick on his Twitter account. The news of his Verification saw #LagosToLondon trending on #TwitterNaija, contributing to the impact of his mission being noticed and recognized globally. He Tweeted to celebrate the 11,301km mark and continues to raise funds on Twitter, which will be channelled to the Rotary Club’s PolioPlus Foundation to support Polio eradication. Follow updates on the #EndPolio campaign.
Progress wins Nigerian Idol Season 7
Progress Chukwuye has emerged as the winner of the talent show Nigerian Idol. Following a heated contest against Zadok, Pastor P, as he’s popularly called on the show, ended the show with an outstanding performance. It was an emotional moment for his fans on Twitter after his moment in the spotlight was announced via this Tweet from @Nigerianidol, Check out some Tweets from the celebration here.
Manchester United loses to Crystal Palace
In the just-concluded premier league, Manchester United lost to Crystal Palace with a score of 1-0. #TwitterNaija Football fans criticized Man U for not winning any games since Cristiano Ronaldo left the club. Here is a thread of reactions from fans on #TwitterNaija