Nigerian celebs gain followers despite global Twitter purge
—–Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Dino Melaye, Saraki among top gainers
While many public figures across the world have seen a significant drop in their followership, some Nigerian celebrities have seen their numbers rise since the purge began.
Between July 13 and 26, Wizkid’s followers increased from 4.13 million to 4.15 million while Davido saw his followership go from 3.85 million to 3.88 million.
Bukola Saraki has seen a significant rise in followership from 1.22 million to 1.23 million, and Japheth Omojuwa’s followers have also increased from 558,000 561,000.
Yemi Alade’s followers have risen from 286,000 to 287,100 while Tekno also has also had a boost from 303,000 to 308,000.
Tiwa Savage’s account rose from 2.2 million to 2.9 million while Don Jazzy’s followership increased from 2.77 million to 2.79 million.
Simi’s followers have risen from 388,600 to 394,200, and Adekunle Gold has also gained, going from 238,000 to 240,200.
Ben Murray-Bruce has also had a boost from 670,500 to 680,200 while Abubakar Atiku’s followers have risen from 1.4 million to 1.45 million.
Dino Melaye, who recently defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had a significant boost from 481,100 to 490,100, and President Muhammadu Buhari’s followers have risen from 1.51 million to 1.53 million.