Social Media Roundup: Game of Thrones prequel release date, #UCL last-minute drama + others

Onyinye Okonkwo
The Game of Thrones prequel is already elevating anxieties.
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Social media roundup: #GOT prequel release date announced, #UCL last-minute drama + others

We may have spoken too soon when we said last week that it doesn’t seem like we can catch a break from the drama on the social media space. This week has been relatively quiet in the social space – not much happened that drew the usual attention.

Yet, we have some interesting items that drove conversations through the week:

The Real Madrid – Man City UCL match was a breath taker

Until the 89th minute, Manchester City were unpacking bottles to pop to celebrate their qualification for the final of the UEFA Champions League.

The leaders of the Premier League table were leading 1-0, until two goals came in two minutes, both by Rodrygo, a substitute, to put Real Madrid on the lifeline to come back.

It was like a dream but a bad dream for Pep Guardiola’s men.

Jose Mourinho congratulates Real Madrid
Peter Drury reaction
Real madrid coach and player

Proposed Tariff increase

Nigerians are about to pay more for data, calls, and SMS, as network providers are asking the NCC to approve a tariff hike.

They argue that operational costs have increased, also asking the government to help with infrastructure to mitigate their current problems.

In reaction, Nigerians think this may not be the right time to further add to a burdensome economy.

Ekiti governor gaffes?

The Ekiti Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi Wednesday, said it is not the job of the Nigerian Government to address unemployment. 

According to him, “It is not the job of the government to address unemployment.”

He said this while speaking during a Question and Answer session at an event organised for the declaration of his 2023 presidential ambition in Abuja on Wednesday. 

presidential aspirant doesn't want to create jobs.
Good to know their opinions
reactions to fayemi
tax collectors

Game of Thrones prequel, House of Dragons announced

The Game of Thrones prequel, House of Dragons announced

The hit series, Game Of Thrones, produced by Streaming platform, HBOMAX, has announced the release date for the next GOT installation, which would be a prequel titled, House Of Dragons.

This prequel is set a few years before GOT and will tell the story of the Targaryen dynasty.

The prequel would come on August 21, 2022.

fans still miffed about s8 ending
GOT expectations
House of dragons  anticapation

Pastor Tunde Bakare picks up APC 100 million presidential form

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the Senior Pastor of Citadel Global Community Church, Lagos, has picked up the 100 million naira presidential interest form of the APC and social media users could not resist an opportunity for banter.

Pastor Bakare with APC presidential form
No 16?
Twitter opinions
Pator still in debt?
Twitter reaction to Pastor Bakare

That’s all from us for this week. Until next week.


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