TrollCabal is about “reducing political and social tension on Nigerian Twitter with bants, says the Head of the Troll Civil Society Association (CSO) Situation Room, Amara Nwankpa (haha, yes oh, they have such funny positions they even have a police and high-court, LOL).
One part of TwitterNG is banter and jokes (which extends to the likes of TrailerJamShow et al). So, it is perfectly natural for there to be an offshoot of this nature.
In 2015, the then TrollCabal Convener, Nwachukwu Egbunike published an article on #TrollCabal and a New Conceptualization of Trolling which pretty much contains all you need to know about the whole TrollCabal movement. Here, Nwachukwu defines the #TrollCabal as a movement
made up of Nigerian tweeps from diverse ethnic nationalities, political leanings and cultural sympathies…makes mockery of the drama that characterizes Nigeria political space…also mimic the Twitter Overlords and their conversations…provides a counter narrative that is non-violent and at the same time humorous.
While Trolls all over the world have a negative undertone, these ones are not out to “cause problems or inflict undue pain” as seen in his closing statement.
In my chat with Amara , he states