Nigerians have expressed shock after a Twitter user shared a pack of Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and claimed it was sold for 50,000 Naira in a Port Harcourt Pharmacy.
The drug became highly sort after when a Nigerian-trained US-based medical doctor said she has used a combination of hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax to treat over 350 Covid-19 patients and none died (read here).
While her claim has been highly disputed, demand for the drug has skyrocketed and this has made it expensive.
There are claims that a pharmacy in Port Harcourt is selling a packet of Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, containing 60 tablets, for 50,000 Naira and Nigerians are shocked.
Below are reactions.
“He is passing a message” Don Jazzy reacts to Rema’s outburst on Twitter
Rema poured out his heart on Twitter on Monday Septebmer 28, and his record label boss, Don Jazzy, has reacted after he was told to take action.
Twitter users who were concerned about Rema’s tweets reached out to Don Jazzy and asked him to do something about the revelations Rema was making on Twitter. One Twitter user asked Don Jazzy to change Rema’s Twitter password to stop him from tweeting.
But Don Jazzy didn’t think it wise to shut Rema down.
Replying to a tweet asking him to change Rema’s password, Don Jazzy said: “Why? He is passing a message. Read on.”
Rema’s earlier stated that some people were trying to change his password and were deleting his tweets.
His recent tweets include him demanding answers from the PDP about his father’s death in 2008. He also called out fake friends, called out a girl who rejected him in the past, apologized for stealing a laptop to care for his mother who was expecting a baby, and more.
“If you’re rich, do not marry the poor” Author Praise George warns
A writer named Praise George has said it is a “monumental mistake” for people from different social classes to get married.
He pointed out that rich people and poor people think and act differently towards money and marriages between the rich and the poor usually ends over money issues.
He further stated that there are problems love cannot solve
If you are rich, do not marry the poor. It would be a monumental mistake.
Money will be an issue.
The poor think scarcity.
The rich think abundance.
The poor have zero money making habits.
There are problems love cannot solve. This is one of them.
He added: “90% of all the marriages between the rich and the poor are destroyed by money issues.
“If you both are on the same level, you will handle the marriage better than when one partner has all the resources. It usually breeds resentment, envy and anger.”
Nigerian lady’s attempt to shoot her shot ends in ‘tears’
Shoot your shot, they say, but no one prepares you for how it feels when it doesn’t end well.
A Twitter user who attempted shooting her shot at a male Twitter user ended up getting an unfavourable answer following her attempt.
She reacted to a photo of the man by saying she hopes the ring on his finger is not a wedding band. He responded, saying it’s not.
The woman then took it further by shooting her shot but the man replied, asking her to keep it moving.
“Are you looking for someone to send you good morning and goodnight messages? Or should I keep scrolling?” the woman asked.
“Keep scrolling my dear!” the man responded.
The woman took it in her stride, writing: “Ok dear.”