The good

Zikoko’s Weekly Roundup: Nigerian Woman Returns Missing $80,000 

Nigerian woman on pilgrimage returns missing $80,000

Say all you want about Nigerians but some of us are good people, and Hajiya Aishatu is proof. We award her 100 points for honesty.

Nollywood actor Kanayo O. Kanayo sends his son abroad

You’ve got to stan a supportive daddy. Hoping little man doesn’t waste daddy’s “sacrifices”.

Meta launches much-anticipated Twitter rival, “Threads”

Half of Twitter NG members are now shuttling between Elon Musk’s app and Daddy Zuckerberg’s new baby, Threads, since it launched four days ago

Houston declares July 7 as ‘Davido Day’

More bragging rights for 30BG fans as the singer now has a day dedicated to him in the City of Houston. This came after a successful leg of his Timeless tour in the city. 

The bad

Zikoko’s Weekly Roundup: Nigerian Woman Returns Missing $80,000 

Nigerian tech executive accused of domestic abuse, rape

Twitter user, @funferekoroye, has been under fire after he was seen almost attacking his ex at an exhibition in the full glare of guests. More victims have spoken up, but Koroye has yet to address the weighty allegations. 

UTME forgery: Candidate admits to manipulating results

It’s not a good look for Ejike Joy Mmesoma of Anambra state, who claimed she scored 362 as opposed to the 249 JAMB computed. Her governor, Charles Soludo, has now ordered a counseling session for her.

The “what’s going on?”

Zikoko’s Weekly Roundup: Nigerian Woman Returns Missing $80,000 

Bobrisky goes under the knife

Bobrisky is getting his ass done again. They have a track record of chasing clout, so the internet awaits results of this faux BBL procedure.

FBI moves to sell Woodberry’s bitcoin

There’s a call for willing parties to acquire crypto assets seized from internet fraudster, Olalekan Jacon Ponle AKA Woodberry. Good luck to the new owner.



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