Events that shook internet in April 2022


The previous month was filled with many dramas with April 29 recording the most.

Some of these events were unfortunate as scores were lost while others were general scenarios that left many aghast and furious.

Below is a list of 19 events collated through the month of April 2022:

Ø Popular actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday and her ex-lover Opeyemi David Falegan, on April 7 and the following days, set social media agog as they opened a can of worms following a messy breakup.

Falegen accused her of being a lesbian while she referred to him jobless. She further revealed they were never married like she claimed and apologised to the public for the deceitful announcement and displays.

Ø On April 8, gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, the lead singer of Dunamis Church, died. She was allegedly killed by her husband, Peter Nwachukwu after suffering domestic violence according to the deceased family members and colleagues

Ø On April 6, following the implementation of a Federal Government’s order directing telecommunication companies (telcos) to bar unlinked Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) from making outgoing calls, many affected Nigerians took to social media as well as stormed the telcos’ offices around Lagos state, to express their displeasure.

Over 72.77 million active telecommunication subscribers were barred from making calls on their SIMs the previous day according to a joint statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, and the Head, Corporate Communications at the Nigeria Identity Management Commission, Mr. Kayode Adegokewere.

Ø Actress Rita Dominic shut down Owerri as she wedded her hearthrob, Felix Anosike on April 19 in a grand star-studded ceremony.

Ø On April 18, there surfaced online viral videos of Chrisland students seen having s3x during their participation at the World School Games which held in Dubai in March after Ubi Franklin, a music executive raised the alarm of a possible rape of a 10-year-old girl.

The video of the supposed 10-year-old female pupil and other male colleagues sparked outrage on the internet.

Ø Many people were, Friday night, April 22 killed when an explosion rocked an illegal crude oil refinery in Abaezi forest, Ohaji-Egbema Local of Imo state.

The unfortunate explosion killed scores burning them beyond recognition which promoted mass burial for the charred bodies on April 26 and fumigation of the entire area of the incident to avoid a genocide.

Ø Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni aka Daddy Wa and Kemi Ikuseedun, aka Mummy Wa, who become popular on the social media space, especially on Instagram through their skits, got tongues wagging on April 23 when they posted pictures of themselves in what seemed to be their traditional wedding photos.

Moreso, Mr Macaroni, via his verified Instagram page, posted a series of pictures and wrote, “Engagement Today, Wedding Tomorrow.”

Kemi also took to her verified Instagram page, @Kemz_mama, and posted a short wedding clip with the watermark “Kemi Ikuseedun + Debo Adebayo.”

In the caption section, she wrote, “DaddyWa finally paid mummy wa’s bride price @mrmacaroni + @kemz_mama.”

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