Category: Gist

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EzinneOctober 27, 2017

The Thread: Twitter Ladies are challenged to ask their crush on a date. The reactions are epic

Some days ago, we featured a lady in our Noisemakers piece who bragged about snagging herself a husband by “setting ...

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EditorOctober 25, 2017

Ik Ogbonna puts his foot in his mouth about infidelity for some free press

This was one big but avoidable mistake.   Cheating is not having sex with another woman, it’s getting attached to ...

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EzinneOctober 23, 2017

The Thread: How I almost married a married man

The “men are scum” trend on Twitter is a sentiment a good many disagree with. But again and again, the ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2017

After 20 years, Fashion Police to go off the air

Fashion Police, the popular series on E! Network is set to end with a special finale on November 27. According to ...

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EzinneOctober 18, 2017

The Thread: Twitter throws a fit over Toni Braxton’s marriage to Birdman

While news of Keyshia’s marriage to Gucci Mane has received good reception from fans, minus the ride or die bit, ...

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EzinneOctober 18, 2017

The Thread: “I’d rather die than ride” | Twitter picks a bone with the concept of “ride or die”

Celebrities Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka’oir tied the knot in a lavish 1.3M wedding ceremony yesterday. It was a dream ...

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EzinneOctober 17, 2017

The Thread: ‘First Of All’, the latest crazy, viral trend on Twitter

Twitter never disappoints with its viral hashtags. This one took hold over the weekend and we are still reeling from ...

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EzinneOctober 13, 2017

The Thread: “They should just bury the boy in peace” | TwitterNG’s reactions to Tagbo’s death

As the investigation into the death of Tagbo, Caroline Danjuma’s lover, continues, Davido is keen to extricate himself from the ...

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EzinneOctober 12, 2017

The Thread: “She begged me to say it was a publicity stunt” | Irose and Olivia’s messy battle on Abuja Twitter continues

After all the mud Irose and Olivia slung at each other on Tuesday, which must be said made for prime ...

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EzinneOctober 11, 2017

The Thread: “Clash of the titans”, “The dirtiest thing I’ve seen in a long while” | TwitterNG reacts to the Olivia-Irose saga

Man, what a night we had, thanks to Olivia and Irose’s special brand of tea. It must have been laced ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

The Thread: This is what caused Irose and Olivia’s bloody fight on Twitter

So we were strolling along Twitter and heard people asking: Can someone tell me what this short husband & sola ...

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EzinneOctober 10, 2017

The Thread: “Did you not go to the ends of the earth to look for Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo’s phone number?” | Olivia serves high tea [Pt II]

Whew! It’s been raining dirty, stinking laundry on Abuja Twitter and boy, it’s both exhilarating and exhausting. You might find ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2017

The Thread: “Your father raped your nanny” “You seductress from hell” | Irose & Olivia fight dirty on Abuja Twitter

It was a pretty quiet day on Twitter Nigeria, with a few paying half-hearted attention to the Kachikwu-Baru NNPC saga ...

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EzinneOctober 9, 2017

The Thread: 3 tweets that prove men are scum

#MenAreScum is a popular hashtag on Twitter. Each time it trends, it is debated vehemently. This thread, however, speaks to ...

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EzinneOctober 7, 2017

The Thread: How a film director changed the life of a drug addict

Just this week, Twitter roasted a popular social commentator for doing a mischievous thread about beggars. Well, I didn’t reply ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: This is one of the most tragic marriage stories ever

The patriarchal nature of the Nigerian environment makes marriage touch-and-go. This means there are almost always tales of woe, particularly ...

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EzinneOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: All the APC fanboys who have lost their voice over Buhari-Baru’s NNPC $26Billion contract scandal

Political Twitter Nigeria can be an amusing and deadly space, and should, therefore, come with a caveat: enter at your ...

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EzinneOctober 5, 2017

The Thread: “I will rubbish gender equality for the D” | TwitterNG serves Tiwa Savage to the Sharks

Tiwa Savage has set TwitterNG on fire again. Over a year ago (April 2016), the Mavin singer’s marriage issues went ...

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EzinneSeptember 30, 2017

The Thread: “A night I’ll never forget” “He is officially an African LEGEND” | Twitter goes crazy over Wizkid’s London concert

There’s no other way to say it, Starboy shut down London last night. What’s the definition of shut down? Being ...

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EzinneSeptember 29, 2017

The Thread: Hilariously ridiculous things Nigerian policemen do

Nigerian policemen are unlike any breed of cops anywhere else in the world; this we hold to be true. How ...

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EzinneSeptember 28, 2017

The Thread: Another story that proves short cuts never work

Truthfully, this thread got us guffawing without restraint and the reason is simple: the storyteller’s quest is every curvaceous woman’s ...

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EzinneSeptember 28, 2017

The Thread: Nicki Minaj’s throwback tweet goes sideways; Twitter has a field day

Twitter can make gold out of anything. All it takes is a determined tweep (read troll) and a snappy, witty ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2017

The Thread: 3 hilarious reasons why TwitterNG would rather Psquare split

It’s been drama galore on Twitter’s streets with the dirty breakup of the musical group, PSquare. Paul and Peter Okoye ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2017

The Thread: “He poured hot water on me” | A wife’s domestic violence story

This depressing story has no light at the end of the tunnel. Besides putting one in a funk for good, ...

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EzinneSeptember 25, 2017

“I don’t care if blood can’t be thicker than water” | Frosty reactions trail Psquare’s split

The music group, PSquare have called it quits a second time to extremely bland reactions. Where last time, fans were ...

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EzinneSeptember 25, 2017

The Thread: Catholic worshipper causes a ruckus in church; TwitterNG won’t take it

What do you do when you have questions about God and religion? If your name is Onuoha Dave, you give ...

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EzinneSeptember 23, 2017

The Thread: “The world ends tomorrow. Confess your sins tonight and be free”, dude tweets. The reactions are lit!

What will you confess if the world were to end tomorrow and you were guaranteed heaven on a platter? That’s ...

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EzinneSeptember 22, 2017

The Thread: What will you do if a girl stains your car seat with menstrual blood?

We have to say, this thread restores our hope in Nigerian men, first because guys are naturally squeamish about blood. ...

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EzinneSeptember 22, 2017

The Thread: It is great to be a side chick until this happens

It is the age of the side chick. Not that these women have not been in existence before now. There’ve ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Aniefiok Udoabasi: This man just discovered the unthinkable before their wedding

by Aniefiok Udoabasi I have sat on this for weeks. I know the man (he is my client) but I ...

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