Top 20 Nigeria Viral Social Media Moments of 2017

[Premium Times] The outgoing 2017 has been such an interesting year so far. From goofs, controversies to scandals, there was not one dull moment. For the social media loving Nigerians, some personalities made the year an even more exciting year with th…

[Premium Times] The outgoing 2017 has been such an interesting year so far. From goofs, controversies to scandals, there was not one dull moment. For the social media loving Nigerians, some personalities made the year an even more exciting year with their urge to share just about anything and everything online. Here, PREMIUM TIMES presents you the top 20 viral social media moments of 2017 in no particular order.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Juiciest 2017 Scandals That Astonished Kenyans

[Nairobi News] Just when you thought Kenya’s endemic problems could not get any worse, the country witnessed its fair share of scandals in 2017, mostly from the political class.

[Nairobi News] Just when you thought Kenya's endemic problems could not get any worse, the country witnessed its fair share of scandals in 2017, mostly from the political class.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Edi Gathegi – I’ve Worked Hard to Win in Hollywood

[Nation] For more than a decade Edi Gathegi, a Kenyan native has been steadily building a career for himself in Hollywood, landing roles in blockbuster movies and hit television series that have catapulted him into global fame.

[Nation] For more than a decade Edi Gathegi, a Kenyan native has been steadily building a career for himself in Hollywood, landing roles in blockbuster movies and hit television series that have catapulted him into global fame.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Corruption – Treasury Looters Will Die Mysteriously in 2018 – Prophet Nkang

[Vanguard] Abuja -Amid the controversies that have so far trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption, the Spiritual Leader of God’s Mind City Church Abuja, Prophet Williams Nkang, has warned that some prominent citizens who have loot…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Amid the controversies that have so far trailed President Muhammadu Buhari's fight against corruption, the Spiritual Leader of God's Mind City Church Abuja, Prophet Williams Nkang, has warned that some prominent citizens who have looted Nigeria's treasury will mysteriously transit to the world beyond in 2018, saying "God has released angels of death to fight corruption in Nigeria."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Harare Mayor Admits Water Unfit for Human Consumption, Urges Residents to Exercise Caution

[New Zimbabwe] Harare Mayor Benard Manyenyeni has admitted the water being pumped to households is unfit for consumption and apologised to the residents who he urged to exercise caution when using the water.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare Mayor Benard Manyenyeni has admitted the water being pumped to households is unfit for consumption and apologised to the residents who he urged to exercise caution when using the water.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gukurahundi – How Mnangagwa Threatened Eddie Cross

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T national executive member Eddie Cross has revealed how, at the beginning of the Gukurahundi in 1983, he was summoned to Harare by president Emmerson Mnangagwa to warn him to stay away from the massacres “or else”.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T national executive member Eddie Cross has revealed how, at the beginning of the Gukurahundi in 1983, he was summoned to Harare by president Emmerson Mnangagwa to warn him to stay away from the massacres "or else".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

“Corruption Will Have No Place in My Govt”, Says Weah

[Observer] President-Elect, George M. Weah has raised a flag declaring no room for corruption under his administration, noting that those wishing to cheat the Liberian people will have no space in his government.

[Observer] President-Elect, George M. Weah has raised a flag declaring no room for corruption under his administration, noting that those wishing to cheat the Liberian people will have no space in his government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Uproar As Dead Men Make Govt’s Boards List

[Daily Trust] News that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 209 chairmen of boards and parastatal of some federal agencies has shocked Nigerians when it was discovered that no less than five persons on the list have since died.

[Daily Trust] News that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 209 chairmen of boards and parastatal of some federal agencies has shocked Nigerians when it was discovered that no less than five persons on the list have since died.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Have Not Forgotten Remaining Chibok Girls, Buhari Reassures Victims’ Families

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari said saturday that he had not forgotten the remaining 113 schoolgirls from Chibok in Borno State still held by Boko Haram insurgents. Buhari made the declaration through the senator for Borno South senatorial distr…

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari said saturday that he had not forgotten the remaining 113 schoolgirls from Chibok in Borno State still held by Boko Haram insurgents. Buhari made the declaration through the senator for Borno South senatorial district, Senator Mohammed Ndume, at a gathering in Chibok. The president regretted the circumstances under which the girls were abducted, but stressed that he had never felt comfortable with them in captivity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria