In 2003, Nigerians were deemed the "Happiest People in the World", a title they happily accepted and have held onto ever since. Keeping in line with that, it seems Nigerians are using comedy to deal with the fallout from Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab terrorist attempt on Christmas Day, 2009.
The following is a tongue in cheek reflection on what Nigerian travelers will go through with security to travel to the United States.
And another one using the Blackberry -
And, another video clip created by Gbenga Sesan uses Hitler to question the rationality of Nigeria's inclusion on the "Terror Prone" list by the U.S., and mention some positive aspects about Nigeria and Nigerians.
At some point, all people try to use comedy to deal with their issues. Clearly, Nigerians are no exception.
What do you think about the clips and picture above? Do you find them funny? Or, do you think they are inappropriate given the serious issues they involve? Please share your thoughts in the comment section.
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