Social Media Roundup: The African Spider-Man of Paris
On today’s Social Media Roundup, we found you some interesting stories that made it to the top on all social media platforms, ranging from the winners of the #UCLFINALS2018 to the controversial music released by Nigerian Artist Falz, and many more.
Real Madrid Beats Liverpool 3-1 to Win UCL2018
The 2017–18 UEFA Champions League was the 63rd season of Europe’s premier club football tournament organized by UEFA, and the 26th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs’ Cup to the UEFA Champions League.
Real Madrid has won a third straight Champions League title following a 3-1 win over Liverpool in the final played on Saturday, May 26.
Gareth Bale netted a brace including an audacious overhead kick to snag the limelight off Christiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah who dominated all the pre-match headlines. After just coming on for Isco, Bale produced a sensational overhead kick in the 64th minute to put Real Madrid back in the lead.
— Kay Tunechi Jr (@_kennessy_) May 26, 2018
Players from both Liverpool and Real Madrid were scrutinized for their performances, but the most talked about were Mohammed Salah, Lorius Karius, and Gareth Bale.
— Habib Akande (@bibe_habib) May 26, 2018
Congratulations to Real Madrid on winning the #UCLfinals2018.
Cristiano Ronaldo has now won his 5th Champions League Trophy.#fab5ng #fab5story #realmadrid #UCLfinals pic.twitter.com/bAW7FkCoeW
— FAB-5 (@fab5ng) May 27, 2018
Falz’s “This is Nigeria” Video Generates Controversy as Muslims Call Him Out for Using Girls in Hijab
Falz who describes his style of music as “Wahzup music” infused comic with the contemporary hip-hop in Yoruba accent. He is one of the most gifted rappers in Nigeria till date whose style has endeared him to lots of people. He’s a master crafter in the art. And the message in his songs is always inspirational and portrays happenings around us.
However, he has shown in his latest song that he is here to stay and would remain for a long time with the release of the video. The visuals, directed by Prodigeezy, talk about corrupt politicians who are well-known but are left by successive government to walk free with head held up high. It also presents the criminal Fulani herdsmen who are on the rampage across the country killing people like chickens without being arrested or prosecuted.
Falz’s “This is Nigeria” is not just a song but a cry for everyone to wake up and act now!.
— Mr. PJ Comedian (@PerryJoe1) June 1, 2018
Typical Nigeria. Going cuckoo bout a song that doesn’t say anything new. Fela, his sons Femi & Seun, African China, Idris Abdulkareem & God knows who else been preaching. Like @Sadiq_Cyrus said, DON’T FRAGGIN’ TELL US WHAT WE ALREADY KNOW! WE NEED SOLUTIONS! #Falz #ThisIsNigeria pic.twitter.com/lHwU1lPiRy
— Babatunde Koiki (@BabatundeKoiki) May 29, 2018
Man Scales Building to Save a Dangling Child
Mamoudou Gassama– nicknamed the Spiderman of Paris – scaled the front of the apartment block to reach the helpless four-year-old. he was also given citizenship of the country.
— BLACK LIVES MATTER (@freeblm) May 28, 2018
He was invited to meet French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace.
BBNaija Nina Gets a Brand New Car as Birthday Gift
BBNaija finalist, Nina, celebrated her birthday in a grand style as well as the opening of her new brand Nina Empire.
#BirthdayGirl: BB Naija Nina is all shades of stunning in new photoshttps://t.co/iiaEswo9VF #nigeria #nina #ninaivy #bbnaijahousemate #realitytvstar #nigeriancelebrity #celebritynews #breakingcelebritynews pic.twitter.com/rkwKdC2p9u
— KOKO TV Nigeria (@KOKOTV_NG) June 1, 2018
#bbnaija today is somebody’s birthday and you’re still trending like it’s ur birthday , even made it to instablog 🙌 baby please shift small let my 4th fav trend 😩❤️❤️ #NinaEmpire #NinatheBrand #nina’sbirthday #NinaHair pic.twitter.com/kbQ327jqTp
— Iam_mahielle (@iam_mahielle) June 1, 2018
Nina with former housemates…
— #BELINBERRY (@belinberry) June 1, 2018
Fashion designer, Toyin Lawani, surprised the ex-Big Brother Naija housemate with a car on her birthday. Lawani who has been Nina’s stylist since the BBNaija show ended, surprised her at her birthday dinner in Lagos.
— #TobiBakresBirthday💎 (@DaveryXTRA) June 1, 2018
— Africa Crypto Wealth (@AfricaCryptoW) June 1, 2018
— sydney iyore (@iysydney) June 1, 2018
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