Rwandan-like Genocide Loading in Nigeria

Like so many Nigerians around the world, I was deeply disappointed when Nigeria lost to Argentina at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. With that loss, Nigeria, a perpetually promising soccer powerhouse, once again crashed out of the foremost soccer competition.

As I made my way out of my house in search of anywhere I could get fresh air, I decided to return one of the calls that came during the game.

I called a friend in Texas who had floated the idea of inviting me to Dallas. Without the usual pleasantries, I said to him, “I hope you…