We bring you a roundup of the biggest topics that dominated your social media conversations today. No alterations, just straight out of your mouths – or fingers.
Saraki visits Omisore over Osun rerun election
Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday paid a visit to Iyiola Omisore, governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun state.
The governorship election that held in the state on Saturday was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with the electoral body also announcing that a rerun election will be held in some polling units across four local governments – Orolu, Ife North, Ife South, and Osogbo.
The competition is between PDP’s Ademola Adeleke and APC’s Isiaka Oyetola who both polled 254,699 votes and 254,345 votes respectively. Third in the race is Omisore with 128,049 votes and a very strong hold on Ife, two of the deciding LGs in the Thursday’s rerun.
Saraki’s visit is to lobby Omisore to win these LGs for the PDP and according to tweets from both parties, they have come to a consensus.
We have agreed to work together because our goals are the same. We all want good governance in Osun State. Over the next 24 hours, we will work out the details. #OsunDecides2018 pic.twitter.com/I1YuhjSTWy
— Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) September 24, 2018
— Iyiola Omisore (@iyiomisore) September 24, 2018
Versace to be sold to Michael Kors for $2 billion
Italian fashion brand, Versace is reportedly set to be sold to luxury handbag brand, Michael Kors in a $2 billion deal.
The 40-year-old brand founded by the late Gianni Versace will have some creative control and minority stake after the sale.
Donatella, Gianni’s sister will make the announcement to the company’s staff on Tuesday.
See how high fashion enthusiasts react on Twitter:
Gianni Versace didn’t die for his brand to be bought by Michael Kors
— W⚓️ (@Wkhnage) September 24, 2018
Kors buying Versace removes so much of it’s appeal. Michael Kors is luxury but Versace is elegance and high-class. Clothes and accessories that speak for you. What does it become once it’s owned by another entity.
— la coche (@cvndynight) September 24, 2018
Michael Kors is buying Versace. We are living the book of Revelations.
— Havilland $avage. (@ToiMeetsWorld) September 24, 2018
This BBC Africa report on an unsolved killing of two women and two children by military men will leave you in tears:
In July 2018, a horrifying video began to circulate on social media.
2 women & 2 young children are led away by a group of soldiers. They are blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot 22 times. #BBCAfricaEye investigated this atrocity. This is what we found… pic.twitter.com/oFEYnTLT6z
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) September 24, 2018