Hashtags Round-up: Bruno Mars Sweeps the #Grammy, #BBnaija Dominates the Space
Happy new month readers, may it be a month of joy and happiness. This week on our social media roundup, we will give you 5 major highlights from the events that happened throughout this week. Do relax and enjoy. Meanwhile, don’t forget to drop your comments and suggestions.
1. Grammy Awards 2019:
The feel-good Mars won the top prize, Album of the Year, for “24K Magic” as well as Record of the Year, which recognizes the top tune, for the title track — a tale of good times with beautiful women set to 1980s-style synths.
Here is the full list of winners below:
— SubDeliveryZone (@SubDeliveryZone) January 29, 2018
Other major highlights are:
1. Rihanna, Rita Ora and Ruby Rose attend after parties in New York.
2. Kesha performed a powerful rendition of “Praying” alongside Camila Cabello, Julia Michaels, Andra Day, Cyndi Lauper, and others.
3. Grammys didn’t hold back from more light-hearted political commentary.
2. Bbnaija 2018:
The third season of reality TV series, Big Brother Nigeria, was launched on Sunday with 20 contestants.This year’s edition, which is tagged “Double Wahala” stars Vandora, Teddy A, K Bruce, Nina, Miracle, Alex, Princess, DeeOne and Ahneeka.
— TechNext.ng (@technextdotng) January 29, 2018
Below are interesting actions so far in the house:
1.Female housemates were asked to pick numbers after which they were told to choose a male partner each. The male housemates also had the choice to either accept or reject the ladies as they approach.
2. Nude images of Big brother female housemate, Abiri Oluwabusayo Khloe AKA Khloe surfaced online.
3. Miracle and Nina take the lead as they are captured sharing a passionate kiss in the shower.
4. Tobi Bakre was crowned the first Head of House in the Big Brother brother reality show.
5. Bitto summoned to diary room by Biggie after cameras showed him touching Princess on her bed, even as she appeared not to like it.
3. Chan 2018:
The home-based Super Eagles team has booked a place in the final of the ongoing African Nations Championships, CHAN taking place in Morocco.
— Score Nigeria (@ScoreNigeria1) January 28, 2018
Below are some reactions:
Nigeria into a CHAN Final for the first time ever. And it took the most unprepared group of @NGSuperEagles players to do it. Congrats boys. I didn’t think you could do it, but you have #TotalCHAN2018 #CHAN2018 #Nigeria #KweseFootball
— Colin NOT Collins (@ColinUdoh) January 31, 2018
The presidency was not let out of the fun:
Tonight the home-based Super Eagles made it into the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship. Amid a tight schedule at the #30thAUSummit President @MBuhari found time to watch the Eagles defeat Angola by two goals to one. #CHAN2018 #PMBAtAU 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/3z0WsdsIjP
— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) January 28, 2018
And some fun facts:
Nigeria becomes first and ONLY team to play in all hosting cities.
Nigeria 0-0 Rwanda
Nigeria 1-0 Libya
Nigeria 2-1 Angola (AET)
Nigeria 3-1 Equatorial Guinea
Nigeria 1-0 Sudan
— Emmanuel Etim (@Emiearth) January 31, 2018
4. #TechPointBuild 2018:
Techpoint Build is an annual technology conference hosted by online tech blog, Techpoint. The conference aims to showcase local start-ups. It also holds sessions to discusses trends and prospects of the Nigerian tech-ecosystem. It is Nigeria’s very own version of TechCrunch Disrupt.
You can read the major highlights from the events here:
— David Afolayan (@aforisms_) January 29, 2018
5. Stephaine Otobo vs Apostle Suleman:
Stephanie Otobo, the Canada-based singer who claimed to have had an affair with Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries, says she lied. Otobo said she was “heavily paid” by powerful politicians and some pastors to blackmail Suleiman.
In a video trending online, Otobo made the disclosure before Suleiman’s church congregation in Auchi, Edo state.
That’s all for this week. Thanks for reading. Do join us again next week. You can as well drop your suggestion(s) in the comment section below.
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