#Hastags: #Slavery is Alive, #BankyW Unlucky Strike and Naija Shines at #MoboAwards
A lot did happen in the social media space in the course of one week. Perhaps, one can safely say that too much happened in one week already. This week on hashtags, we are going to examine a couple of these, just that you don’t forget.
Libya Slave Trade
The week began just when the world was rudely woken by horrible pictures and videos which emanated from Libya. CNN’s undercover reports showed that there are migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were being subjected to inhuman treatment in Libya. Theis got to the peak when we saw the video of human beings been auctioned at a slave market.
— COMMON (@common) November 28, 2017
Many world leaders condemned the outrageous act.
The situation in Libya, of people being sold into slavery, is appalling and unacceptable. We will do everything to protect our citizens wherever they might be.
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) November 29, 2017
— SIGNAL (@thesignalng) November 30, 2017
— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) November 30, 2017
Below are some more images from Libya:
— Mel 🌸 (@Jerminah_Belle) November 29, 2017
After a social media outrage, the Nigerian government made the move to repatriate many stranded Nigerians, in partnership with many agencies.
Hundreds of Nigerians stranded in Libya were returned to the country on Tuesday night. Among them were women and children and one man in a wheelchair.
Video courtesy @Nikkilaoye /NCFRMI https://t.co/uJlh5QA2kr pic.twitter.com/CUYAjvlQ1u
— CNN Africa (@CNNAfrica) November 29, 2017
Banky W’s #BAAD2017 Experience
#BAAD2017’s euphony is yet to leave the social media space. Banky W added a clip to his #BAAD2017 experience, a video showing Adesua’s nude. Trust, peeps have said a lot about the video shot in their hotel room in South Africa.
See video and reactions here:
— Tweeting (@TwtNGInsider) November 28, 2017
If Adesua was like that outdoor (on a beach), nobody will talk but now she's indoor & people are shouting "nude" upandan! pic.twitter.com/YOpl7vONC0
— ♔ King Absolute ♔ (@KingAbsolute_) November 28, 2017
Shebi we helped Banky W and Adesua to trend their wedding ni?
We are also helping them to trend Adesua's nude. pic.twitter.com/7HLBTBwdfr
— Chelsea ️🇳🇬 (@oki_peter_) November 28, 2017
I have watched the Banky W video and I can't see any nude of Adesua .
A bikini pishure is even better than what I saw .
what is the hullabalo for ? or is there a part 2 of the video ? pic.twitter.com/d0nntCwmxm
— WORDSMITH (@zinazee20) November 28, 2017
Wayne Rooney’s Hat-trick
In other news, Everton FC striker, Wayne Rooney scored his first Premier League hat-trick since 10 September 2011, the longest time between two trebles for one player in the competition (2,272 days). Rooney scored a hat-trick first time since re-joining Everton including a remarkable goal from inside his own half, to lead Everton to victory over West Ham.
See the goals here:
— Anthony Solis (@LordAnthonyJ) November 29, 2017
— threesixtytv (@Threesixty_tv) November 30, 2017
From his own half…
For the hat trick! 👀
— Planet Fútbol (@si_soccer) November 29, 2017
Hear Rooney talk here:
— Everton (@Everton) November 29, 2017
As usual, we have reactions:
3 things we learned today
Wayne Rooney is still World Class
Mesut Ozil shows what he can do and will still leave Arsenal for free
ManCity are first, unbeaten, have Pep and The Etihad is still empty
— Utd. (@RantUtd) November 29, 2017
Wayne Rooney's stunning goal on Wednesday night measured 54 metres!
That's the length of over 13 Volkswagen Beetles 😲😲😲 pic.twitter.com/bJIaEzjqwn
— Goal (@goal) November 30, 2017
For the second time in my life i have watched Wayne Rooney score from the halfway line against us. And twice David Moyes was in attendance
— Ciaran 🇮🇪🇬🇧 (@DeclanFriedRice) November 29, 2017
This week, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged. The English Prince made the most radical decision of the Kingdom in a very Long time for a number of reasons. Meghan is American, an actress, a divorcee and half African. What a choice! Congrats to the couple.
New details about Prince Harry + Meghan Markle's wedding:
• Will be at Windsor Castle in May 2018
• Markle will become a UK citizen
• Royal family will pay for wedding
• Markle will be baptized into Church of England
More: https://t.co/EFolDdlNoQ pic.twitter.com/qfd9eyA2vw
— CNN (@CNN) November 28, 2017
Prince Harry thinks Princess Diana and Meghan Markle would have been "thick as thieves, without question. I think she would be over the moon jumping up and down." https://t.co/rXaS4JAc2l pic.twitter.com/CfTa6sT18y
— CNN (@CNN) November 28, 2017
And, of course, there were reactions:
I'm sure Princess Diana wouldn't approve of Hollywood Tard, Meghan Markle who just was engaged to marry Prince Harry, called our great President Donald Trump “divisive” and “misogynistic”. #MeghanMarkle #NastyWoman #Loser #PrinceHarry She doesn't have my blessing. #TrumpUSA pic.twitter.com/9x4r7p5HAm
— TRUMP USA 🇺🇸 (@MADE__USA) November 29, 2017
— Henry Makow (@HenryMakow) November 29, 2017
Wizkid has made Nigeria proud once again. He has become the first African to win the MOBO Awards Best International Act beating JayZ, Drake & the Likes to clinch the prize. Davido was the best African act. What a week to be Nigerian!
See reactions below:
— Columbia Records UK (@ColumbiaUK) November 30, 2017
And, the reactions were hilarious!
— Daddy the Father🇳🇬 (@_shegz_) November 29, 2017
Dear Governor Rochas Okorocha,
Nigeria's number one export, Wizkid Ayo Balogun, just won Best International Act at the just concluded #MoboAwards defeating music heavyweights on the way to that.
Kindly do the needful.
– All Nigerians.
— VoN (@WebDesignerVoN) November 30, 2017
I particularly liked Davido’s decision to make his speech have a noble dimension.
— TheBizOfEntAfrica (@EntBizAfrica) November 30, 2017
Thanks for reading. Do check again next week for another interesting roundup.
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