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.
Newly-appointed acting Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed resumes
Nigeria’s acting Minister of Finance,Mrs Zainab Ahmed has resumed duties today.
Ahmed was appointed hours after former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun resigned her office following the NYSC certificate forgery scandal that trailed her for months.
Ahmed, who is a former Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, today described her new responsibilities as challenging.
Speaking to staff of her new ministry in Abuja, Ahmed said, “These are very challenging times for our country. It means we are part of the economic team that has been charged with making sure there is economic stability in our country. We have very serious revenue challenges and it is up to us to shore up the revenues of this country.
Popular blogger, Linda Ikeji welcomes son
Celebrated blogger, Linda Ikeji is now a mother.
Ikeji welcomed her first child, Baby J in the United States on Monday.
Although the birth of the blogger’s child was met with congratulations on social media, a good number of people are raising dust with questions such as:
Whoever Linda husband is if there’s one tho, i don’t pray for my brother to experience this kind of treatment! Like how can he be hidden in everything…. I pray they don’t hide any guy like this on this kind of day!
— sisilizzyAnu (@Sisilizzzy_) September 17, 2018
A short lesson on what counts as ‘unsophisticated’ or not
I saw this picture of @JohnBoyega with his mom and it touched me in a lot of ways. Personally i know a lot of people who wouldn’t upload any picture with their parents because their “social status” will not allow them to be seen with their “unsophisticated” parents. pic.twitter.com/UhoP96bp8H
— Odd Labalábá (@AinaTalks) September 17, 2018
After that interesting opinion, another Twitter user debates:
Wait, his mother is “unsophisticated” because she has tribal marks? I must be unsophisticated too. This post actually smells. https://t.co/bGD4CHoYzu
— Lateef (@LateefSaka) September 17, 2018
Question of the night: Are tribal marks a sign of unsophistication?