31 July 2017

Nigerians React to CNN Mocking Nigeria

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President Buhari with the APC leaders in London.

Some Nigerians have reacted to what they perceive as mockery of Nigeria by the Cable News Network, CNN.

CNN had in the latest edition of "The Global Public Square (GPS)" challenge, a foreign affairs show anchored on CNN by Fareed Zakaria asked "The head of state from which country has not set foot in his homeland in over two months?"

It went ahead to tick an option with the name Nigeria as the correct answer. The options were given as Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Nigeria and Syria.

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