Daily Champion (Lagos):
"THE fact that we share a common ancestry has not spared Nigerians from scorn in the hands of the African-Americans. In the US, the African-American and Caribbean communities continue to deal with Nigerians with palpable aspersion compounded by the noted unmeasured utterances of Collin Powell and Oprah Winfrey, their role models and heroes.
African-American ladies are warned not to tangle romantically with Nigerians as they are domineering and insincere about their relationships (is this peculiar to Nigerians or an issue for all men? I recall many years ago, Oprah aired a programme on scam marriages, falsely, as often the case, portraying Nigerians as the main culprits. Much of this, invariably, stem from the unavoidable Nigerian factor of ambitiousness and the sky-is-the-limit attitude. To this end, an African-American is less likely to hire a Nigerian in corporate America for fear that he might replace her/him in a short few months...."
I notice this all the time in England even I myself have put nigerians at the butt of jokes shared between friends, its wrong but for some reason it's like nigerians are fair game when it comes to takin de piss, why is this imixers, are Nigerian's desservant of this treatment?