Linda Ikeji Apologizes To Covenant University Students Over Incorrect Blogpost

The popular blogger has been accused of thriving on rumours and half truths in the past.Nigeria’s most famous blogger, Linda Ikeji, drew the anger of Covenant University students, Wednesday, after she posted a blog that appeared factually incorrect about their mate.Linda incurred the rage after she posted a story about the death – suicide – of a Covenant University student, Ndubuisi Brown. Linda had in a post, said Brown committed suicide. Apparently, Brown drowned in a Lagos beach. She has since apologized.“Covenant University Students, I apologize. Your friend died, he didn’t commit suicide. But thanks for making me trend. It’s been a while,” she tweeted. But her apology was seemingly not enough to calm the incensed students who took to Twitter and trended #Lindalies and #Linda lied on Wednesday.Using those hashtags, the students attributed all manner of outrageous and barefaced lies to the blogger in mock headlines. SEE MORE AFTER CUT>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The post on Linda’s blog has been updated to reflect the drowning version.“…OK, let me apologize properly. CU students, I’m very sorry. Your friend drowned, he didn’t commit suicide. I was misinformed. Forgive me,” the blogger begged.

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