EFCC Arrests Naira Marley, English Clubs Dominate Europe and other Stories that Hit Social Media Last Week

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A lot happened in Nigeria’s social media space last week. Because taking stock of these happenings can be refreshing, we bring you the most interesting highlights of the week.

Nigerians Taunt Naira Marley Following His Arrest By EFCC

Popular Nigerian musician, Afeez Fashola better known as Naira Marley was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Following his arrest, fellow musicians, Davido, Olamide and Young6ix also took to their social media to show concern and support.

https://twitter.com/weares4lent/status/1126846918443905027

Nigerians were surprised that Naira Marley’s closest friend and collabo artist, Zlatan did not show support like Davido and co so they went after him.

After that, they descended on Naira Marley himself:

Although the reason behind his arrest is yet to be made public, it might be in connection with his statements on social media which glorifies internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys.

English Clubs Dominate Europe with All-English Finals

It is no longer news that English clubs have created European football history by taking all four spots in the finals of the continent’s two major competitions. The dominance started with Liverpool’s dramatic comeback vs Barcelona which produced the most talked about goal of the week.

Football fans quickly took to social media to troll Barcelona and their talisman, Messi.

https://twitter.com/clever_cliff/status/1126027496493932544

Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea would draw inspiration from Liverpool’s performance to qualify for the finals. It is the first time all four finalists in Europe’s two major competitions have come from one country.


The Premier League clubs’ achievement means there will also be an all-English Uefa Super Cup in August. That game will be played in Istanbul, Turkey.

World Celebrates the Arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan’s Royal Baby.

The world celebrated Prince Harry and Meghan again as they welcomed their first child together.

Recall that The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot on may 9 in a glamorous Royal Wedding.

The couple first shared pictures of the young prince on Instagram. Congratulations to them once again.


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