Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then some) from last week. Some of the tweets will have you shedding a tear; others will make you bowl over with laughter; altogether they’ll give you an idea about what Twitter talked about during the past week.
Check on it:
It’s the most frustrating time of the year
Oyibo Christmas VS Nigerian Christmas pic.twitter.com/lw3Pg3ovZb
— Nejeeb Bello Oyarese (@NejeebBello) December 21, 2017
"when will my husband return from the filling station?" pic.twitter.com/Hq0g83Murn
— k for quay (@DarkSaint_) December 23, 2017
??The Noel Christmas remake?
— Editi Effiòng (@EditiEffiong) December 23, 2017
APC’s 2017 Words of the Year
"APC downplays fuel crisis, says ‘no actual scarcity’" – Premium Times.
Na wa o. In the Advanced Learner's Dictionary of APC:
1) Fuel Scarcity – No actual scarcity
2) Boko Haram – Technically defeated
3) Recession – Just a word
— Pius Adesanmi (@pius_adesanmi) December 22, 2017
Pot & Kettle
How to radicalize suffering
Nos of Nigerians unemployed since Buhari took over
2015 Q1 – 5.5m
2015 Q2 – 6.0m
2015 Q3 – 7.5m
2015 Q4 – 8.0m
2016 Q1 – 9.4m
2016 Q2- 10.6m
2016 Q3 – 11.2m
2016 Q4 – 11.5m
2017 Q1 – 11.9m
2017 Q2 – 13.5m
2017 Q3 – 15.9m
Let the 2019 election discussion start from here.
— Ugo Obi-Chukwu (@ugodre) December 23, 2017
…And the determined take it by force
In the new year we will be having BodyCams and DashCams for citizens. Also the iDonTell App on Android optimized for iOS. We all have the legal right to document Police Activity since they lack accountability & lie a lot. #EndSARS #ReformPoliceNG
— SEGA L’éveilleur®? (@segalink) December 22, 2017
In developed countries, people easily sign up to work as cleaners and waiters, and proudly so. There's dignity of labour. Nobody looks down on you for earning legitimately. But here we have a generation of morons, dependent on Daddy, who think it's demeaning to be an Uber driver.
— Gimba Kakanda (@gimbakakanda) December 21, 2017
GTBank just tested the power of social media…
18billion Naira withdrawn by Customers and 2.7 million accounts closed down in GTBank within two days of #FreeInnoson protest …
Lesson : Don't use state institution as a tool of intimidation ! Don't abuse a costumer ©
— I'm a Lawyer so i (@uzookoli) December 21, 2017
Bonus: Top 5 bants
Massive respect for @Stormzy1 for honouring this…God Bless You ?? pic.twitter.com/Ad3w2Bsawh
— Captain Ogun State (@AkdotIk) December 21, 2017
Y’all, this little boy was at his sister’s wrestling match and thought she was actually in a fight so he jumped in?? I’M DEAD! Lol he a real one pic.twitter.com/n5x7JtUi7D
— CiCi Adams? (@CiCiAdams_) December 23, 2017
In Lagos you have to know how to switch from Ajebo mode to "Iyala iya baba e" in split seconds. It's a survival skill you need to possess outchea
— Uche Onwuemeli (@UchennaNG) December 22, 2017
At The Embassy For Visa Interview, this is what happened
Officer: Where to in the US?
Me: San Jose
Officer: It's pronounced as San Hosey J is pronounced as H in the US.
Me: Oh, okay!
Officer: So how long do you plan to be in the US
Me: from Hanuary to hune or huly
— My Name Is Torgima (@giftrice) December 17, 2017
Dear big girls
Don’t be afraid to get on top
If he dies he dies ??♀️
— premium snap ? (@niecyNOnash) December 20, 2017
Reformed social media monitoring spirit