WEEKLY ROUNDUP: How Goodluck Jonathan’s Book “My Transition Hour” Set Social Media on Fire
Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan did not only celebrate his 61st birthday during the week, he also launched his autobiography, My Transition Hours. In the book, Jonathan wrote about how he lost the election to his political opponent Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.
He is our Club legend
He is the Ballon D'or Winner 2010-2015
He is the MVP of Democracy
He gave the most assists for credible Elections in 2015
He is the Highest Goal scorer for Rule of Law
He is the G.O.A.T
He is @GEJonathan
— Ebube D Statesman (@akaebube) November 20, 2018
Dignitaries like Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar all attended the public presentation of the book.
Obasanjo, Oshiomhole, Atiku, others attend Goodluck Jonathan Book launch https://t.co/meCIdeYxYN
— Premium Times (@PremiumTimesng) November 20, 2018
The book launch was the most talked about issue over the week, helped by the fact that the launch fell on a public holiday. Nigerians therefore trooped to social media to celebrate and appreciate him for his statemanship after conceding defeat after the 2015 general elections. Congratulations once again and happy birthday sir.
Bitcoin Crashes, Other Cryptocurrencies Suffer Worst Hit in 2018
In other news, Bitcoin crashed to its lowest point of 2018 during the week as price volatility returns to the cryptocurrency market.
Bitcoin is down over 75% from its all-time high.
It is still the best performing asset class in the last 5 years.
It has dwarfed stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities since inception too.
Ignore the noise, trust the code.
— Pomp 🌪 (@APompliano) November 21, 2018
There was no clear reason why cryptocurrency prices dipped so low. But Bitcoin Cash recently split into two currencies following a “hard fork” of its architecture. This may have prompted a panic and, perhaps, pushed speculators into selling their assets.
— Daniel📈 (@TraderDaniel4k) November 21, 2018
But some investors are confident the Cryptocurrency market will rise again. Some even expect bull runs next year. So lets trade carefully while we keep our fingers crossed.
Is Nigerian Black Friday a Scam?
We are still in the month of November and black Friday deals are still on. but it seems Black Friday is gradually loosing its meaning. Do you think it is still such an important part of Nigerian shopping experience? Do people still look forward to Black Friday in Nigeria?
A lot of Nigerians say they have not seen any sensible black Friday deals online.
Anyone seen any sensible #BlackFriday deals in Nigeria??
Mans needs electronics
— Rim_me (@Rimme15) November 22, 2018
Could it be That they Just Don’t Trust eCommerce Platforms?
Nigerians believe that the domestic version of Black Friday is a scam. Several persons have reported that eCommerce companies use some ploys to cheat users when sales happen.
Please share your thoughts on Nigerian Black Friday in the comment section.
Social Media Mourns Radio Presenter; Tosyn Bucknor
Nigerian celebrities took to their social media to pay tribute to popular radio presenter, Tosyn Bucknor who passed on at the age of 37. The versatile media personality and writer was born with sickle cell anemia. During her lifetime she worked with Top Radio and was an on-air-personality at Inspiration FM Lagos before her sad demise.
Here are some reactions:
Nigerian media personality, Tosyn Bucknor has passed. She was reportedly found dead in her home. Thoughts and prayers to her family and friends at this time. 💔 #rip #TosynBucknor pic.twitter.com/WpJ7FSjRqc
— Rhythmfm (@937RhythmFm) November 20, 2018
She was indeed very popular and have won the heart of many Nigerians through her inspirational shows on radio. Nonetheless there are those who don’t know her but mourn for her still.
— 🇳🇬GbenaGbena (@Realjoebobo) November 20, 2018
— CNN International (@cnni) November 20, 2018
I have just received the sad news of the passage of Tosyn Bucknor (Area Mama) due to complications from Sickle cell.
As a healthcare professional, I am well aware of the challenges of people living with sickle cell.
Tosyn fought a good fight.
— Jimi Agbaje (@jimiagbaje) November 20, 2018
she was loved by many. May her soul continue to rest in peace.
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