Good morning and welcome to yet another edition of the Twitter Weekly Roundup. You know how we do it, we bring you the summary of talking points of issues that came up on Twitter Nigeria. On this week’s episode we have:

  • The “War” Against Corruption

  • Buchi Emecheta 

  • Southern Kaduna; Audu Maikori

As expected, we also have the tweets/twitpic of the week and videos of the week as well.

The “War” Against Corruption

Remember the IDP crisis and how the SGF, Babachir Lawal was (permit me to use the word) fingered with regards to alleged misappropriation of funds. Well the presidency wrote the Senate clearing the SGF based on the fact that he wasn’t given fair hearing regarding the allegations of funds misappropriation.

Here is the said letter:

And the reactions that followed:

Here is the said letter:

Buchi Emecheta

Florence Onyebuchi Emecheta, Nigerian novelist known for books like, Second class citizen, The Joys of Motherhood and The Bride Price  passed on this week at the age of 72. Tributes poured in on Twitter Nigeria in honour of one Nigeria’s finest writers:

Southern Kaduna; Audu Maikori

Southern Kaduna was on the lips or would i say, fingers of many this week once again but this time the focus was on Audu Maikori. Remember when he tweeted about his driver narrating to him how his brother and students of the Kaduna State college of Education were killed by herdsmen?

He came under attack yesterday from tweeps especially loyal to the APC when this letter below emerged from the Kaduna State College of Education:

It seemed coordinated and organized and they seem to come for him at the same time. Here are the very many reactions to the issue:

Tweet(s)/Twitpic(s) of the week

Videos of the Week

We have come to the end of this week’s episode of the twitter weekly round-up. Till I come your way next week with another fresh episode of the Twitter Roundup, I wish you a productive and  fulfilling week ahead.


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