Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerians have shown more love

By Tonie Osegbo on 25/04/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 469


In this part of the world called Africa, by all records the country that have accommodated another race and non citizens in their country without any form of intimidation are Nigerians. Nigerians can fight a fellow Nigerian in the name of religion or tribe but can not fight or intimidate someone from another country in the form of anything. We respect foreigners and as well show them love.

With the continuous xenophobic attacks happening in South Africa and the most recent killing and burning of a Nigerian, Mr Clement Nwaogu from Anambra state by South African mobs in the presence of the police is an attack every black man must condemn. It is a betrayal of the black race. Sometimes, I wonder what our fore fathers, the fathers that fought for our freedom from the colonial masters, if they will ever be proud of what is happening in our generation, the killings and maiming of Africans by Africans for just no cause rather than intimidation form out jealousy and envy. It is so sad that even in this current age that such bad and sad news are coming out, it is an abominable act for such to be happening.

Nigeria and Nigerians have accommodated South Africans and their businesses. We have shown more love to others by accepting and accommodating other African countries and their businesses in Nigeria. Most booming businesses in Nigeria spanning through technology, telecommunications, digital communications/TV, e-commerce, transportation, fashion etc are owned by South Africans and we never for once intentionally or unintentionally kill anybody from South Africa in the target to intimidate, send or stop them from coming into our country for their greener pastures.

South African and other African Countries like Kenya, Ghana have their businesses flourishing in Nigeria and also sometimes given more opportunities to make more money from Nigerians yet we allowed and accommodated everybody peacefully. It is high time the South African government and its people put a total stop to the menace of Xenophobia. They have to put a total stop to the killings of Nigerians and other African immigrants in their country. We are all Africans and we shouldn't be killing ourselves out of jealousy and envy. There is a need for all call to put an end to such dreadful act, it is against what we preach among the blacks and Africans. We should treat, accept and accommodate with love.

Let love lead.

Tonie Osegbo writes from Abuja, Nigeria.


Posted on April, 25 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

You may also like...
X-raying the Performance of Gov. Ikpeazu in Agriculture...

Anambra State leads in the Re-industrialisation of the...

Ala, Obodo, and Emigration Among the Igboid: Reflections...



Eze Onye Agwalam na Obodo Biafra: Equity, Justice,...


CAPITAL MATTERS: Justice Oputa's Political Burial

How not to demarket Abia

Abians Prepare Your Chariots Lest Ye Be Overtaken...

Family as a Social and Economic Unit of...

Re: Open Letter to Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor,...
Opinions Editorial (4) Letters (12) Perspectives (343)





Latest Opinions Governor Ikpeazu's Futuristic Initiative Again Clears The Coast For PDP In Abia State - Don Ubani ALEX OTTI: LIES AND DECEIT WON'T WIN ELECTIONS IN ABIA How Gov. Ikpeazu will win 2019 Guber election OPINION: Alex Otti has gone mad again... Orji Uzor Kalu and the delusion of a professional gamji man And Ikpeazu flies the PDP Governorship flag Justifying the place of Equity in 2019 Guber race in Abia ~ Chief Isaac Ogbonna Abia State: Between APGA and the Deceptive Consolation of Hired Mourners Kanu, Biafra, Buhari and The Igbos "Are Nigerian youths truly ready to run or just ranting?'' - Dele Momodu asks in new article


Most Read Kebbi 2015: Dakingari’s legacy and friendly enemies within (5,855 views) APUGO’s STOOGE MENTALITY (5,319 views) Nigeria and ‘unremitted’ revenues (5,265 views) FG predicates Sanusi’s suspension on loss of confidence in his ability to lead CBN (5,132 views) Understanding Kalu’s Anger (1) (5,079 views) Discourse on Our “Mumu”, Part 3 (4,985 views) Discourse on Our “Mumu”, Part 1 (4,865 views) Before We Crucify Jonathan…. (4,746 views) It Is All Lies, Muhammadu Buhari Never Built Any Refinery (4,544 views) Buhari’s Indistinct Body Language (4,362 views)