Osinbajo Survives Helicopter crash, ASUU Calls off Strike and Other News that Hit Social Media this Week

Another week came to an end and as usual, it was a very busy one on social media. So let’s check out some stories that trended last week.

Vice President Osibanjo Survives Chopper Crash

Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo escaped death last week when his helicopter crashed in Kabba, Kogi State.
The VP who was billed to launch the Tradermoni scheme when the accident happened soon took to Twitter to announce he is safe and sound.

Lots of Nigerians took to social media to celebrate the vice president’s survival including Founder and General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor E.A Adeboye.



PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and other PDP leaders also set aside their rivalry to express their joy at the vice president’s survival.

Others lauded Alhaji Atiku’s message, pointing out that he showed us that some things should be above politics.


This is the second time Mr Osinbajo’s helicopter would crash-land and we hope it will be the last for him and anyone else.

Social Media Reacts as ASUU Calls Off Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) finally and suddenly suspended its three-month strike after it reached an agreement with the Federal Government.

Several Nigerian students were obviously not happy about the news and took to social media to make that abundantly clear.

https://twitter.com/oluwatimilehinn/status/1093608012953079808

There were other people who believe it is just another campaign strategy by the government to secure a second term.

Even in the midst of it all, there are some serious students who are really tired of staying at home and are really happy about going back to school.

Well, news like this is always greeted with mixed reactions so no surprises. Congratulations to all Nigerian students.

Social Media Week 2019

Social Media Week Lagos is a week long conference aimed at sharing ideas, trends, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world.

The event featured a central stage for keynotes and panels. There were also multiple rooms for workshops, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations.  

https://twitter.com/NubiKay/status/1092351910596804609

Lots of Organizations, SMEs, and a very large number of dignitaries where present at the event for both exhibitions and talks that will benefit everyone present.

Featuring lots of speakers, the event lasted for a whole week.



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