Social Media Roundup: Abba Kyari implicated in Hushpuppi scandal, #BBNaijaShineYaEyes and others


It’s been an interesting and dramatic week, especially on social media. As you chill and enjoy the weekend, as always, we are here to give you a recap of all the trending gist you might have missed. Oya grab some popcorn and zobo and enjoy the ride.

BBNaija shine ya eyes

BBNaija is here again with another promise of unending drama and we full ground and always hare here for it. Season 6 is already giving us reasons why there’s so much rave on the bird app about it. As is expected, people are already stanning their faves

We can’t wait to see how this year’s BBNaija unfolds and who would walk away with the N90 million worth of prizes.

Super cop Abba Kyari implicated in Hushpuppi case

Abba Kyari

Infamous Nigerian fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, made it to the trends list this week and this time he brought major backup with him.

According to an FBI case file made available this week, An Assistant Commissioner of the Nigeria Police (ACP), Abba Kyari was implicated as an accomplice in Hushpuppi’s case. And just like that, the super cop was subscribed for major dragging.

The dragging went a notch higher after Kyari, in his own defence, said he only helped Hushpuppi facilitate the sale and delivery of some native clothes and cap. This left many wondering whether the highly decorated officer also ran a side hustle.

It didn’t end there. As it always is whenever Nigerians are having a field day on social media, someone is bound to catch stray bullets. This time it was the EFCC and Lai Mohammed.

The FBI has issued a warrant for the extradition of ACP Kyari to answer for his alleged crimes. It remains to be seen if the super cop whom many believe is connected to the very top, would be allowed to go clear his name in America.

Sabena: The crazy Girlfriend

Social Media Roundup: BBNaija Shine Ya Eyes, Abba Kyari implicated in Hushpuppi scandal and others

Ordinarily, we should be tired of Biyi and Sabena’s off and on relationship by now. But again, who gets tired of a gift that keeps on giving, especially if the gift is the kind of hot gist that keeps body and soul together?

Well, the explosive duo apparently came back together again after their last violent breakup. According to the story, Sabena lured Biyi back with false pregnancy claims. But as is always the case, the centre just can’t hold when these two are together. Sabena went on a destruction spree damaging Biyi’s Macbook and other personal items. Trust Twitter people to add fuel into the fire.

Some were quick to remind us that Biyi a picked Sabrina through an audition. I mean, who does that?

There are the ones who come with some legal advice:

And then there are those who think they have hit the nail on the head:

And because a minuscule statue of the Ooni was among the property destroyed, Twitter people decided to take the matter to the revered monarch.

We hope Biyi gets that restraining order. And we hope the rest of you remain safe out there as that’s all we have for you this week. Please join us again next week for more trending news.

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