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SocialMediaTrends: Sowore’s ‘spiritual adviser’ in court; Obagoal vs Burna Boy – who is richer?



Sowore takes ‘juju man’ to court hearing

Massive engagements trailed Omoyele Sowore’s unique appearance in court as well as other subjects that made the rounds on social media on Tuesday.


Rights activist and #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore bamboozled Nigerians with his ‘statement appearance’ to a Magistrate court sitting on Tuesday, after a spiritualist, clad in ‘juju’ regalia, was spotted among his entourage.

Viral videos shared on social media showed the ‘Juju’ priest seated beside Sowore in the court premises, flipping his horse-whip and mumbling to himself as they waited for the hearing to proceed.

The SaharaReporters CEO’s lingering case of unlawful detention by the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami, which has since restricted him to the four walls of Abuja has continued to be fraught with several adjournments.

Some Nigerians who have chosen to be sensational with their responses to the rather hilarious display have suggested that Sowore had learnt from a self-acclaimed Yourba activist, Sunday Igboho, who was also once spotted fully ‘amoured’ with bulletproof charms at his protest rally against Fulani herdsmen in Ibadan.

Others have also argued that the African spiritualist was no different from a Christian or Islamic cleric.

Sowore, who later echoed his stance on his dramatic appearance via Twitter had this to say, “The Gods Are Not To Blame”- Ola Rotimi #RevolutionNow #BuhariMustGo”

These comments followed:

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Footballers, Obafemi Martin, Burna

Tweeps also had a field day throwing bants on Tuesday as fans of Nigerian football players and music artists engaged in debates comparing the net worths of their favourites.

The debate which forced names of popular Nigerian music celebrities and football players like, Burna and 2baba, Ighalo, Mikel, Obafemi Martin’s (Obagoal) to the top of Twitter’s trends list, was an offshoot of an argument on Monday evening over who was greater between Nigerian musician and Grammy nominee, Burna boy and Nigerian professional soccer player, Obafemi Martins (Obagoal).

The argument ensued after Nigerian recording artiste, CDQ in a series of tweets, knocked Burna and members of his entourage for disrespecting Martins.

But the conversation on both celebrities’ net-worths roused interesting takes from many Nigerians thus:

…By Okiemute Abraham

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