Social Media Roundup: Anthony Joshua’s Win Set the Internet on Fire and Here’s how Nigerians Reacted

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It’s another great weekend. A lot of happenings made social media bubble with excitment, from Anthony Joshua’s win, to OPay launching its bank without data USSD code.

Hello, folks. Happy weekend to you all and hope we are all preparing for the yuletide?

On this roundup, we bring to you amazing happenings from the previous week and the incredible win from Anthony Joshua that made Nigerians celebrate.

Recall that Anthony Joshua regained the WBA ‘super’, IBF and WBO titles with a rematch win over Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last weekend. Yes this has caused lots of celebrations all over social media.

All Nigerians were happy for him, especially because he is one of us, a Nigerian.

The celebration did not stop on that day of his win. He continued to trend after a tweet on Friday in which he reiterated his desire to become the undisputed king via his Twitter page

Some fans made mockery of his opponent after the win. Trust Nigerians.

https://twitter.com/Great_DavidICE/status/1203239103053148160
https://twitter.com/DeanCoxj/status/1203422967100776449

Lol…. well, a very big congratulation to our very own and more wins ahead.

Nigerians on Twitter are looking for “Chisom”

Most Nigerians seen it as culture that it is the duty of a man to spend on a woman, but a certain Chisom on Twitter proved them wrong by begging to spend on a man.

https://twitter.com/TWEETORACLE/status/1205564148958019584

The act alone trilled most Nigerians and all of them are now looking for their own Chisom.

https://twitter.com/Pastor_CVB/status/1205565318938144773

Some commenters trolled men who cannot buy N200 recharge card joining the others to look for their own Chisom.

https://twitter.com/RachelEfedi/status/1205534241620140032

While that is still trending, those whose names are Chisom by chance seized the opportunity to celebrate themselves.

Well Chisom or no Chisom, let anyone who has more money spend it to show love always.

Opay launches USSD code to allow users bank without data

During the week, popular Opera mobile payment platform OPay introduced its USSD services for mobile transactions to allow users bank without data. The announcement was made on OPay’s official Twitter page. 

The company said that the code will enable users to buy airtime, send money (OPay – OPay), check balance, and perform withdrawals.

The introduction of the USSD service comes after OPay recently raised a $120 million Series B funding after a $50 million funding raised in July. 

Thank you for riding with us on this week’s roundup. Have a great weekend.


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