On social media review this week, we will begin with the 75th birthday of President Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari clocks 75 on Sunday, he was born on December 17, 1942, in Daura, Katsina State. One of the major scenes of the birthday is the presentation of surprise gift granddaughter Zulaihat (Baby Zee), Mr President’s granddaughter.
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) December 17, 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, state governors and an rray of others sent their wishes to Mr President.
See wishes and reactions below:
— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) December 17, 2017
— Johannes T. Wojuola (@Johannxs) December 17, 2017
— Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) December 17, 2017
On behalf of the leadership & membership of @HouseNGR, I wish to join the good people of Nigeria and numerous well wishers across the globe in wishing H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari @MBuhari a happy birthday. #PMBAt75 pic.twitter.com/iyrBQucc7p
— Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara (@YakubDogara) December 17, 2017
2. OLIC 4
Olamide Adedeji popularly known as Olamide Badoo’s annual concert called OLIC (Olamide Live In Concert) also rocked the social media space this week. While some judged it as flop, some disagreed. See reactions and videos below:
Loved this Part!!!!
Olamide went back to that career changing album.
"Destiny mi dabi indian film,
ele wo tan!
— Folu 🚀 (@FoluShaw) December 17, 2017
— BellaNaija (@bellanaija) December 18, 2017
#OLIC4 was guarded by the Nigerian Police, Army, NSCDC, LASTMA, FRSC, Vigilante, bodyguards, OPMESA (joint internal security operational platform made up of Army, Navy, Air Force). There was an helicopters too. This is absolutely necessary. Security should come first at concerts.
— World Publicist (@IsimaOdeh) December 18, 2017
If Phyno can shut down a 22,000 capacity stadium at Enugu, 25,000 capacity Teslim Balogun Stadium is even too small for Olamide. #OLIC4
— Adewale Adetona (@iSlimfit) December 17, 2017
This one Olamide is holding #OLIC4 at Teslim Balogun, I'm actually worried for the ladies. Men are vile!!!
Phynofest was a proper immoral shambles.
— . (@basilabia) December 16, 2017
3. Innoson vs GTB
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Innocent Chukwuma, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Innoson Group, the Cable reports. Innoson accused GTB of being behind the arrest, an allegation the company denied.
See reactions below:
If Akwa Ibom State was a private investment, our story would have been like Innoson vs GTB. ZENITH BANK IS RUNNING OUR STATE NOW!
— Michael Ekpo (@Mikeekpo) December 22, 2017
I closed my GTB account this morning. They asked me why and I told them I am doing it because of what they are doing to Innoson motors. I move the money to my Union bank account
— Nwa afọ (@Uchez2) December 20, 2017
My bank steals my money, I take them to the High Court & win
The bank goes to Court of Appeal, again I win & they were ordered to refund my stolen money with interest
Instead of obeying the court order, the bank bribes EFCC to arrest & detain me
summary of INNOSON and GT Bank
— Oke Umurhohwo (@OkeStalyf) December 21, 2017
I have known the MD of GTB,Segun Agbaje and his two older brothers,Femi and Jimi, for close to 40 years.I urge him not to expose himself to the shark infested waters of politics by allowing himself to be used by these barbarians to destroy Innoson.If he does he will regret it.
— Femi Fani-Kayode (@realFFK) December 20, 2017
4. Fuel Scarcity
The fuel supply situation in the country took a turn for the worse on Tuesday as queues of desperate motorists grew longer at many petrol stations selling Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, in the states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory.
See pictures and reactions
Buhari is the most incompetent President we have ever elected in the history of Nigeria. You can’t hide incompetence; just drive around the country and you’ll see the level of hopelessness this govt has brought upon the already impoverished citizens #fuelscarcity pic.twitter.com/CD5hXT39uD
— Ali G (@aligthebaptist) December 18, 2017
I've been begging this bikemen for like 30mins for 250 bike..they were all shouting 400 cos of fuel scarcity
God now sent an aboki angel to me..he said 150… I was like what? he said 150…i priced down to 120 and uncle gree ooo…Just look at God
— Mimitracy 👑 (@T_oluwani) December 17, 2017
In 1990, China had 57,800 km of railways.
In 2017, they have >120,000 km.
In 1990, Nigeria had fuel scarcity and long queues.
In 2017, Nigeria still has fuel scarcity and long queues.
— Onye Nkuzi (@cchukudebelu) December 19, 2017
FUEL SCARCITY AND THE DEREGULATION’ OF BLAMES
GEJ wasn’t even a Petroleum minister,but was blamed for fuel scarcity;rightly so. He was the President and the buck had to stop on his desk. 29/05/2015 he bore the blame as he handed over to GMB that promised to do things differently
— Nimrod Live and Let Live (@GhenhisKhan) December 22, 2017
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