Social Media Trends for Friday 24th July 2020

Emmanuella
The news of a 10-year old Nigerian Tech Genius, Emmanuella Mayaki who has been hired as a Coding Instructor by a UK School, has continued to generate endless positive reactions. Many are overwhelmed by the achievements of Miss Mayaki who also has an app on Google PlayStore.

Lai Mohammed
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has reportedly asked the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to stop Big Brother Naija over COVID-19 concerns.

Many people have rejected the idea, saying before the show began, housemates were quarantined, the house was thoroughly sanitized and Lagos State Government also gave a go-ahead.

They maintain that Lai Mohammed is more worried about the health of 20 people than he is about 200 million Nigerians

Yakubu Dogara
Mixed reactions trail defection of former Speaker of the House of Reps, Rt Hon. Yakubu Dogara to the APC. 

Dogara’s defection was announced by the Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, after the Governor & former Speaker met with President Buhari at the statehouse in Abuja. 

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Bauchi
Nigerians are reacting to Bauchi state government’s announcement on the training of 1,000 Bauchi youths on modern agrotechnology, in efforts to boost food production in the state. 

Many see it as a step in the right direction and urge other states to copy the same.

NIPOST
NIPOST has reportedly increased its fees for small logistics businesses and other services. Many have expressed displeasure over the decision, saying it would greatly affect SMEs owing to the change in business operations occasioned by the pandemic.

COVID-19
The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has announced that the Federal Government will release N100m to each State for a prompt response to the fight against COVID-19.

NEDC
Nigerians react as House of Reps shift focus from Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to North-East Development Commission (NEDC) over alleged similar misappropriation of N100bn at the NEDC.

Tanzania
Former Tanzanian President Mkapa has died at the age of 81. Late Mkapa ruled Tanzania from 1995 to 2005 before handing over to Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.

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