Hashtags: #AkeFest2017 Kicksoff, #SuperEagles Soars and We all Remembered #ChinuaAchebe

Hashtags: #AkeFest2017 Kicksoff, #SuperEagles Soars and We all Remembered #ChinuaAchebe

Social media this week experienced a number of epochal events ranging from sports, entertainment, politics, business, technology and array of others. Here are the 5 major events I  have selected for your recollection and reading pleasure.


It is an event organized by @BookBuzzNG. The 2017 edition started November 14 and will end November 18. It aims at promoting and celebrating African creativity in Arts – Literature. It has events such as film, book chats, panels,  dance, poetry and lots more.

There were a couple memorable sides to the event:

And some funny ones too:




Another major event that happened this week is the military junta in Zimbabwe, following the alleged imposition of President Mugabe’s wife as the next president. Reports say that the military claimed they are safeguarding the democracy of the state with their action.

As we speak, the political atmosphere of the country is tensed.

Today, the President was seen at a graduating ceremony, the first time he is seen outside since his military confinement:


The unexpected victory of Super Eagles of Nigeria is another event that rocked the social media this week. The Super eagles of Nigeria defeated Argentina four goals to two in an international friendly match played in Russia. Goals from Iwobi, Iheanacho and Idowu helped the eagles from two goals down following unpardonable errors by eagles goalkeeper, Akpeyi.

As expected, many Nigerians made fun out of the moment:




This week, President Muhammadu Buhari visited the South Eastern part of the country after numerous allegations of ignoring the part and the threat by IPOB. Buhari was given two titles. “Enyioma” 1 which means “My Number 1 Good Friend”, and “Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1” which means “Overall Leader Number 1” of the Igbo people.

President Muhammadu Buhari also attended the grand finale of the APC gubernatorial campaign in Anambra State where he also received the son of Odumegwu Ojukwu to the party.


Nigerian literary Icon, Chinua Achebe, would have been 87 years old this week, had he been alive. Google started the social media trend with a unique doodle:

 There was an avalanche of popular quotes after:

And history too:

Join us next week for another edition of Top Social Media Events. You can as well drop your suggestions in the comment box.

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