Right? Chiwetel Ejiofor Claims He Is Not From Nigeria Cos He Was Born In London

Published 5 years ago by: Daniel Bosai
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at 06:22 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)

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During a media parley held on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Wheatbaker Hotel in preparation for the premiere of the Half of A Yellow Sun movie, he explained why he claimed to be originally from London while on the Ellen Degeneres show.

According to him, it was because it (London) is his place of birth and not because he wanted to dissociate himself from Nigeria.

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‘I was trying to give a honest answer about where I was born and so I said London, which was where I was born. To me, it was a surprising reaction that people then concluded that I was saying I did not identify as a Nigerian. I’m Nigerian-British but if you ask me where I was born or where I am originally from, I can’t say Enugu because I wasn’t born there‘, he said.

This guy clearly does not know whats up! Man, you are clearly from Nigeria either you know it, like it or not, because now you are winning awards and you have an Igbo name, if you are not originally from Nigeria then you must change your name to a British name, but even with that #wenogogree

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skylord1920 at 06:27 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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d guy is ashame of his fada's land
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christianity at 06:28 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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poster,pls get a lyf.he never made a mistake by saying dat he is a british.names does not mean nationality,so many of us dat are bearing english name,does it mean dat wear  from british??so he needs not to tender an apology to anyone,even some nigerians dat was born in naija but gut a nationality from any other country can still say the same thing cos they ar no longer nigerians but nigeria born.so get dat into ur head.dat someone is bearing an igbo name does not make him a nigerian,cos u cant have a nationality of a country dat o dont speak their language.
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christianity at 06:34 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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poster,for instance,i was also born in enugu,speaks igbo very well,but left naija when i was12 yrs,i have spanish nationality,and also bears igbo name,but i cant claim to be a nigerian if im not using nigeria passport.i visit nigeria all the times,and i come with a nigeria visat stamped to my spanish passport.so u tell me,if im a nigerian as claimed,how den can do i need a visa to visit a country dat u claimed to be mine.Huh???.
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baggyRulesss at 06:42 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: christianity on 06:28 PM, 13/04/2014
poster,pls get a lyf.he never made a mistake by saying dat he is a british.names does not mean nationality,so many of us dat are bearing english name,does it mean dat wear  from british??so he needs not to tender an apology to anyone,even some nigerians dat was born in naija but gut a nationality from any other country can still say the same thing cos they ar no longer nigerians but nigeria born.so get dat into ur head.dat someone is bearing an igbo name does not make him a nigerian,cos u cant have a nationality of a country dat o dont speak their language.

*does it mean dat wear from british* WTF!! When u wan get sense sef??? Ur a monumental embarrassment to ur tribe....petulant schmuck!!
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christianity at 06:49 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: baggyRulesss on 06:42 PM, 13/04/2014
*does it mean dat wear from british* WTF!! When u wan get sense sef??? Ur a monumental embarrassment to ur tribe....petulant schmuck!!
i know u must talk.i made a mistake in dat(we ar from britain)anyway its not today.keep being envious of someone dat u dont even know.
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akinmanchy at 06:55 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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He was born in London and can rightly lay claim to the fact that he's British. Case closed!

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baggyRulesss at 07:04 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: christianity on 06:49 PM, 13/04/2014
i know u must talk.i made a mistake in dat(we ar from britain)anyway its not today.keep being envious of someone dat u dont even know.



Lmaoooooo! Envious of some1 I can buy with my money?? Is that possible?? phyuking amanakoy!! Get back to school...!
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osarobo62 at 07:05 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: christianity on 06:34 PM, 13/04/2014
poster,for instance,i was also born in enugu,speaks igbo very well,but left naija when i was12 yrs,i have spanish nationality,and also bears igbo name,but i cant claim to be a nigerian if im not using nigeria passport.i visit nigeria all the times,and i come with a nigeria visit stamped to my spanish passport.so u tell me,if im a nigerian as claimed,how den can do i need a visa to visit a country dat u claimed to be mine.Huh???.
carrying a spanish passport does not make you spanish. you are a full-blooded Nigerian, and also a naturalized citizen of Spain.
next time, apply for a Nigerian passport and you won't need a visa on it to visit Nigeria.
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omomalaga1 at 07:14 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Bross please claime it by force.
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baggyRulesss at 07:17 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: osarobo62 on 07:05 PM, 13/04/2014
carrying a spanish passport does not make you spanish. you are a full-blooded Nigerian, and also a naturalized citizen of Spain.
next time, apply for a Nigerian passport and you won't need a visa on it to visit Nigeria.

U dey mind the fool? The guy is still jew....he lacks basic knowledge of being a national of a country....pls educate him a bit...
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tankNZ at 07:46 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: baggyRulesss on 07:17 PM, 13/04/2014
U dey mind the fool? The guy is still jew....he lacks basic knowledge of being a national of a country....pls educate him a bit...
hehe
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Shegzan at 07:50 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Kk#

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doncoyon at 07:56 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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why not name those Yoruba idiots that kill a British military service  a Nigeria useless media looking for a cheap karafish ..  
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chicco77 at 08:08 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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passing abeg I no get time for una agument
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chicent2k3 at 08:13 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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chiwetel has not said anything wrong. bad belle people......go get a life. ( Christianity, I will kindly advice u not to respond to anyone.)
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emnoeasy at 08:20 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: doncoyon on 07:56 PM, 13/04/2014
why not name those Yoruba idiots that kill a British military service  a Nigeria useless media looking for a cheap karafish ..  
you have said it all, you have said  exactly what i want to say , no mind dem no be small cheap carafish  dem dey look for, yeye ^people. Huh? Huh? Huh?
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Abefeolowo at 08:26 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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We don't need you in Nigeria, we are too much sef, we are still thinking how we can reduce our population, you are telling us that u are not a Nigeria, please find your way, don't let me hear from you that u want to contest in Nigeria in the future
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BlueIxora at 08:38 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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If you no wan claim Naija leave am na.
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paulohking at 08:54 PM, 13/04/2014 (5 years ago)
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