Here are the most popular trending topics this past week.
Cristiano Ronaldo/Ballon d’Or
Cristiano Ronaldo was named the 2013 Ballon d'Or winner by FIFA voters ahead of Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Award winning Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde trended following her interview on CNN’s African Voices. The actress talked about her childhood, acting career, charity and ongoing construction of her film village.
Super Eagles star and Chelsea soccer player John Mikel Obi made headlines this week following his recent twitter picture. Mikel posted pictures of his Russian girlfriend and immediately some fans and other Nigerians went on attack accusing him of flaunting a white girl instead of opting to date black woman.
The multiple award winning tennis star trended when she lost in the first round at the Australian open for the second time, with her serve and concentration letting her down when it counted most in a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 defeat to Ekatenna Makarova on Monday.
Soccer competition hosted by South Africa has been trending as football lovers share opinions on social media as Nigeria lost to Mali 1-0 on Saturday the 11th and rose again after winning Mozambique on Wednesday in a 4-2 win.
Nigeria’s Anti-gay law
Minutes after President Goodluck Jonathan signed the anti-gay law, committing offenders found guilty to 14years imprisonment, LGBT community, UN, amongst others have continued to express disapproval of the law while some others have given nods of approval.
Kanye West And Kim Kardashian
This celebrity couple seem to find a way to be the centre of attraction but this time around they bagged attention after Kanye West assaulted (Punched) an 18 year old for calling his fiancé names.
Nigerian International model, Sarah Ofili released sneak pictures from her 2014 calendar, assuring fans that the calendar will be available by February.
Singing duo ‘Skuki’ dropped the video to their latest single “Silifa”.
Few days after dropping the single “Emmah” ft D’banj, Kingsley Okonkwo popularly known as Kcee “Limpopo” dropped the visuals to the hit single.