Category: Deep Dive

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Chinedu OkaforMay 18, 2020

Twitter users go head-to-head over tweet on ‘anxiety’

I saw a viral tweet about someone getting anxiety over phonecalls, and another about anxiety over texting. Life is so ...

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Michael IsaacMay 18, 2020

Is #Zeecha2020 the BBNaija reunion we’ve not heard about or it’s another stunt?

Barely a year after the conclusion of the Big Brother Naija season four – Pepper Dem Edition, fans have started ...

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Michael IsaacMay 18, 2020

Will Simi’s #DudukeChallenge be ending anytime soon? Here’s why it’s right on time

With the awareness of social distancing and the restriction on social gatherings to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the ...

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Michael IsaacMay 17, 2020

Wizkid FC are hyped for ‘Made In Lagos’ and showing their appreciation

One of the strongest fandoms in the Nigerian music scene is the Wizkid FC – a fan base for popular ...

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Michael IsaacMay 16, 2020

#FootballisBack and ‘Social Distancing’ is still a thing?

The German Bundesliga is back and there are hopes and reports that many other football leagues will soon hit their ...

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Michael IsaacMay 16, 2020

#KenyaVsNigeria: Kenyans declare war against Nigerians on Twitter and you’d love it

The culture of African nations dragging each other on social media is slowly becoming a norm that many Africans are ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 15, 2020

Mr Biggs: The Nigerian fast food chain that defined a generation of Nigerians

If the mere mention of food alone triggers a deep craving for the munchies within you, then its advisable that ...

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Michael IsaacMay 15, 2020

The #HTGAWMFinale marks the end of an era of spectacular black-led television

Peter Nowalk’s highly acclaimed TV Show, How To Get Away With Murder, drew its curtains with a gripping final episode ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 14, 2020

Delta is the hotbed as divided opinions greet alleged attack on herdsmen

Nigeria, a territory with a little more than 200 tribes is no stranger to ethnic conflicts. Dating back to when ...

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Michael IsaacMay 14, 2020

Here’s why #Igbo is trending again and it’s not ‘because of money’

One of the most interesting things about Nigeria is the multi-cultural diversities that exists between her people and the ways ...

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Michael IsaacMay 14, 2020

Forgotten in captivity? Leah Sharibu marks 17th birthday at Boko Haram camp

It’s been over two years since Boko Haram abducted Leah Sharibu, the Christian teenager among over 100 other girls abducted ...

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Michael IsaacMay 13, 2020

‘…I don’t represent Nigeria’ – Did Chimamanda Adichie echo the thoughts of Nigerians or …?

Nigeria Twitter woke up to a report from a recent interview with The Africa Report where Novelist, Chimamanda Adichie was ...

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Michael IsaacMay 13, 2020

#JusticeForRinji: Will the Nigerian Army act or will it end up like other ‘all trends, no action?’

On Twitter, #JusticeForRinji is currently trending, and what comes to mind immediately after a trend like this starts is: ‘The ...

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Michael IsaacMay 12, 2020

Some of our take-outs on the trending ‘Kunle and 28 abortions story’

Nigeria Twitter is not just more than a platform to rant and banter on social issues and the likes. It ...

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Michael IsaacMay 12, 2020

The Catholic Church is trending on Twitter and here’s why

There are certain ideas many people have about the Catholic Church, but one of these ideas that are less talked ...

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Michael IsaacMay 11, 2020

In whom should we trust; #MadagascarCure or U.S.’ Remdesivir?

Just recently, the federal government released a statement that acknowledged that the US drug, Remdesivir, is being used to treat ...

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Michael IsaacMay 11, 2020

Will ’81 in Lagos’ and call for Wike’s ‘Lockdown Republic,’ make Lagosians finally get it?

As much as many Lagosians have stuck to staying indoors and practicing social distancing, a few others still feel like ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 8, 2020

Wike’s ‘Lockdown Republic’ gains fans on Twitter

From rumors that the President of Russia; Vladimir Putin released a hundred lions on the streets of Moscow, to keep ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 7, 2020

The NCDC needs to consider stronger campaigns if we’d win over the ‘Doubting Thomasses’

If there is one habit synonymous with adults, it is falling into routine. We often have that thing we can’t ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 7, 2020

Igbo is trending and there can hardly be a more beautiful conversation

Besides its prominence as an essential channel of communication with people of diverse backgrounds, Twitter has become a handy tool ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 6, 2020

Are we going to ignore reports of ‘Yobe mysterious deaths’ like we did with Kano?

Recorded cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have continued to increase and nearing 3,000 as of Wednesday, May 6. Amid ...

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Ado AminuMay 5, 2020

#TestKitScam: What is the likelihood that a goat and pawpaw tested positive for COVID-19?

Perhaps the last headline you or anyone for that matter will want to read in these uncertain times is “CDC ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 4, 2020

Here’s why the trend on Enugu is most worrisome

We had problems pre-pandemic and it seemed like all our other problems disappeared immediately the pandemic became a more worrisome ...

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Ado AminuMay 3, 2020

What to remember from the Uganda VS Nigeria Twitter war

Uganda is in a headlock with Nigeria in a Twitter war that has raged for most of the weekend. This ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 2, 2020

It’s a long battle but an African remedy may just be the solution to COVID-19

The Coronavirus pandemic which has prompted a swift halt of economic activities all around the world, and also caused entire ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 30, 2020

‘Sexual consent’ dominates conversation as allegation of sexual assault resurfaces on Twitter

Ah, consent! The one topic people on social media, particularly Twitter, that some can’t seem to get enough of. It ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 30, 2020

Nigerians pay respect as popular video vixen, Picture Kodak dies from electrocution

There is no doubt that this has been a trying year for Nigerians across several industries. To top this up, ...

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Ado AminuApril 30, 2020

Why are Nigerians protesting the NCDC bill? Take a look for yourself

If no-holds-barred criticism is what makes a great government, the Federal Republic of Nigeria may very well lead in global ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 30, 2020

Here’s why Timini’s alleged relationship with undergraduate girlfriend became gist for the timeline

At this point, you may be expecting a little too much if you expect that Nigerians have outgrown some topics, ...

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Ado AminuApril 29, 2020

#FreeMubarakBala: Archaic laws have no place in our books

Blasphemy laws, like many archaic laws in Nigeria’s spazzing justice system, is a relic of our colonial past. That this ...

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