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Regina Askia Calls For Unity Among Nigerians “Let’s Reject Tribalism & Nepotism”


Regina Askia Calls For Unity Among Nigerians “Let’s Reject Tribalism & Nepotism”

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August 18, 2013 – Regina Askia Calls For Unity Among Nigerians “Let’s Reject Tribalism & Nepotism”

Few days after a Facebook impostor used Regina Askia‘s name to post a letter calling Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Fani Kayode a Yoruba bastard, the ex-beauty queen has released an official statement to deny the letter.

Regina Askia who claims the letter was written by a Facebook impersonator is calling for unity among Nigerians.

Read her official letter below;

May I seize this time to thank all my fans especially my Yoruba friends for their support through this very annoying ordeal. It’s sad that some hungry blogger can up and publish anything and append anyone’s name to it thinking they can remain faceless behind social media but thankfully through the same means and your vigorous support we were able to turn that around.

I thank my reps for wise counsel and for swiftly identifying the faceless cowards even though these individuals proved to be of little consequence hence no wasting of resources in legal pursuit – at this time.

In the same spirit of love and cooperation, I would request that my generation of Nigerians wholeheartedly reject the notion of tribalism, xenophobia, hedonism and nepotism being displayed by our men and women in power.

For how can we explain beggars and the destitute being deported from one part of their country to another as opposed to the government investing in better social services, how can we explain an individual having his home sealed for purportedly speaking up against an injustice, how can condemn a whole tribe of people because of injustices of years before most of us were born?

Did you guys see the violence when a member of the house hit another on the head with a mace, did you hear the utterances of Boko Haram having enough fire power on the US (Im sorry but I had to laugh at that one).

We fought a bitter war in the late 60’s the scars of which we all bear to date and these careless statements and attitudes will do nothing but eventually lead to another. It is time to call our leaders to order. We saw the genocide in Rwanda and the degeneration of the society of Congo. It would be real easy for the “Big Brother countries” of this world to come and help us get our house in order since we cannot do it by ourselves (soft invasion). We need to stop and refocus. Finally I always say you can tell who a person is just by listening to their utterances for out of the fullness of the heart the mouth speaketh.

I don’t think its right that a mother would call another person’s child, a bastard, nor should a woman call another a slut. Real gentlemen do not kiss and tell, a well-bred and cultured person has tact enough to tell you to go to hell and have you looking forward to that trip. Let us each be at this time the change we want to see. Till then I remain – The ultimate Sisi Eko (because Lagos is where I was born an partly raised) of a proud Akwa Ibom lineage, totally Nigerian to boot, living as a citizen of the world in the United States of America. Deal with it!!

Long live the Federal Republic of Nigeria!! One Love.



  1. iron bar

    August 18, 2013 at 8:58 PM

    citizen of d world.i hear u

  2. Laide

    August 19, 2013 at 1:38 AM

    I believe Regina wrote the former article. She is just trying to cover up after the story backfired. Mumu woman

    • Toin

      August 19, 2013 at 1:57 PM

      God bless you Laide. She did. And she would be fooling herself thinking we dnt know that. The tone of this one is similar to the first.

      Regina, please just quit trying to be relevant by force. Like it or not, Lagos is home to all- some are guests and some are the owners.
      For so long, Lagos state government has been asking for a Specail Status to enable it get more allocation to cater for the number of people that flood in daily from other states. Nothing has been done about this request till date.
      Try asking the governors of other states to live up to their responsibilities to their people before casting aspersions on a governor that is doing his best- im not saying he is perfect though.
      Tribalism and nepotism ko, tribalism and nepotism ni.
      And she should please stop being patronizing with the Yorubas. Not gonna cut anything

  3. Jonathan

    August 19, 2013 at 1:48 AM

    Regina Askia the deed is already done abeg go sit down for america joh.. At least u didn’t marry ur fellow Nigerian. You married an Americana so you’re a write off in the history of Nigeria.. shikenah

  4. Taiwo Nordveit

    August 19, 2013 at 6:17 AM

    The tribalistic people are mostly the Igbo people, I’m not being sentimental by just talking due to experience.

  5. Anonymous

    August 19, 2013 at 1:15 PM

    Old cargo attention seeker who are you o talk for Nigeria matter ashawo actress..

    • Tell_it_like_it_is

      August 19, 2013 at 7:10 PM

      Who are you to call someone an “ashawo”. Close your dirty mouth!!

  6. J.P.(Zionist)

    August 19, 2013 at 1:20 PM

    Well spoken sister Regina,indeed u r an icon of peace, bridge builder and a role model. We love u.

  7. Yusuf adamu

    August 19, 2013 at 1:34 PM

    Regina you are telling the truth .the Hausa yuruba and ibos goes to the same Market we shall but our hands together and say no to tribalism

  8. uzoma

    August 19, 2013 at 8:06 PM

    Regina, you said the truth. Those who don’t like the truth sdhould go to hell.

  9. Murtala aliyu

    August 20, 2013 at 10:12 AM

    Regina you are right this shows that you are goooood nigerian may GOD bless u sister.

  10. Tayewo

    August 20, 2013 at 3:02 PM

    Unity ko unity ni. U’ve already messed up.
    See ur masquerade face. Abeg commot for my screen ojare ashewo

  11. Amy

    August 20, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    Veri well said!its a fool that claims he has all while having nothing.

  12. David ikoedem

    August 22, 2013 at 3:26 AM

    These should be a projcet of ever Nigerian, let us embrass love and unity in our father land!

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