I wish we had more off such literary beef in the Kenyan lit circles…hahahaha
“BIGOTS and racists exist in America, without a doubt, but America today is a more civilized place than Nigeria. Not because of its infrastructure or schools or welfare system. But because the principle of equality was laid out way back in its Declaration of Independence.”
“FATWA on whoever said that!” (?) Not so fast.
The recent unpopular post by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, titled “In Nigeria You Are Either Somebody Or You Are Nobody” in the New York Times Online, has raised a lot of dusts, provoking the righteous indignation of well meaning Nigerians both at home and abroad. Her head is being called for by even slobbering dim-witted lots, who have not read more than the caption of her article. I have been put at loggerheads with good friends and colleagues over the objective view and open mind I chose to approach the matter with. The bone of contention was…
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