, ,

On Trump’s Muslim ban by Nze Anizor

quote-the-bigotry-of-the-nonbeliever-is-for-me-nearly-as-funny-as-the-bigotry-of-the-believer-albert-einstein-226630I neither believe nor accept that religion is the problem of Nigeria or the world. Religion is just a crutch which people, tribes or countries fighting for land, economic or political supremacy use to justify their blood lust. Ban religion and they will locate another crutch quickly.

So Islam is violent? Are there no Muslims in South Western Nigeria? Most of the skirmishes between ‘alayes‘ and Hausas or Igbos in Lagos are purely tribal and have nothing whatsoever to do with religion. How come most of the religious violence in Nigeria is located in the Northern part of the country. Are there no Muslims in Gambia, Senegal, etc? Are there no Muslims in the UAE, Iran, etc?

In reality, Nigeria is one of the very few places on earth which has a strong central government but still has a problem with violence tied to religion. Islamic violence in Libya, Syria, and Iraq became issues with the breakdown of their central govt. The implication, therefore, is that we really do not have as strong a central govt as we like to pretend.

Coming to Trump’s ban, for me it is neither here nor there, especially seeing as it is temporary. Affected countries are free to retaliate if they feel injured enough. I have no doubt the ban won’t last but the inherent message will reverberate for long. A possible advantage is that people who intend to set their country on fire and flee to the USA may have a rethink.

Build your country and you won’t care if another man bans you from entering his own country. Build your country and you can thump your nose at Trump and his ban and walls.
I won’t mind if he bans Nigerian government officials from entering the USA . Maybe then they will pay the desired attention to responsible governance. I stand with Lolly Daskal.

Nze tweets @okenze

What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote

Total votes: 0

Upvotes: 0

Upvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Downvotes: 0

Downvotes percentage: 0.000000%


Leave a Reply
  1. I’m impressed, I need to say. Actually rarely do I encounter a blog that’s both educative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you might have hit the nail on the head. Your thought is excellent; the difficulty is one thing that not enough people are talking intelligently about. I’m very blissful that I stumbled throughout this in my search for one thing referring to this.

  2. Interesting blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere? A theme like yours with a few simple adjustements would really make my blog stand out. Please let me know where you got your design. Thanks

  3. Hey there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but after browsing through some of the post I realized it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m definitely delighted I found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking back frequently!

  4. My partner and I absolutely enjoy your site and find the vast majority of your articles to be just what I am looking for. Do you offer other people to write material for you? I wouldn’t mind producing a post on free new movies or maybe on a number of the things you’re writing about on this page. Again, awesome blog!

  5. I absolutely love your site and find almost all of the discussions to be what precisely I’m trying to find. Do you offer people to create content material for you? I would not mind writing a story regarding ios 11 jailbreak or perhaps on a number of the topics you’re posting about on this site. Cool page!

  6. I was talking to a friend of my own about this info and also about best forex trading robot as well. I believe you made a number of good points in this article, we are excited to read more material from you.

  7. We totally love your blog and find a lot of the articles to be just what I’m seeking. Do you offer people to post content material for you? I would not mind producing a piece of text regarding environmental careers or on a number of the subjects you’re writing about here. Great information site!

  8. Hello there! This is my very first comment on your website so I just wanted to say a fast shout out and say I truly enjoy reading your blog posts. Can you suggest any other sites that go over free new movies? I’m likewise highly fascinated with that thing! Thanks a ton!

  9. Al Hadi AC Refrigration and Repairing is committed to giving your ACs a new lease of life. We have a team of experienced professionals which has serviced more than a 1000 units, much to the satisfaction of our clients. The effort at Al Hadi has always been to service a call in the shortest span of time and to close it with a happy client. The referrals we get is a testimony to our work. Try our services today!

  10. There are certainly fantastic modifications on the style of your site, I definitely enjoy that! My website is relating to real estate classes and there are plenty of things to do, I am yet still a beginner in webpage design. Cheers!

  11. Good day! This is my very first reply on your website so I just wanted to say a quick shout out and say I genuinely enjoy reading through your blog posts. Can you recommend any other sites which cover symptoms of asthma? I’m as well extremely intrigued by this! Appreciate it!

  12. Dr.Punnet and her Teams are really a great cheater in Delhi for IVF, initially they say we will provide world best technology but after getting all money they all can’t do any thing and again repeat cycle or again take money for evry cycle same money, they all are playing with the emotions of allots of couples, God will never forgive you Dr. Puneet. this is very bad clinic, this is only earning money nothing else, avoid this doctor, try in AIIMS, GANGA RAM ANY OTHER Government hospitals are better, all private IVF centre are cheaters, maainly Dr. Puneet is great cheater in Delhi.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.