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Astha Rajvanshi: Here Is Why TIME Magazine Journalist Who Wrote About Tinubu Is Trending On Twitter

Astha Rajvanshi: Here Is Why TIME Magazine Journalist Who Wrote About Tinubu Is Trending On Twitter

The TIME Magazine staff writer Astha Rajvanshi has locked her Twitter account.

This is thought to be connected to the criticism she received from OBIDIENTS for listing Bola Tinubu, the president-elect of Nigeria, on the most recent Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people.

Read Also: Tinubu Appears In TIME Magazine’s 2023 “Most Influential People”

For the citation she authored for Tinubu, which highlighted his function as a “longtime political power broker” and his contributions to the 1999 restoration of democracy in Nigeria, Astha Rajvanshi faced a barrage of criticism on social media.

Many Twitter users accused the writer of whitewashing Tinubu’s controversial political career, which includes allegations of corruption and a crackdown on protesters during his time as governor of Lagos.

Here is a cross-section of tweets about the situation:
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