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A Chinese Woman Gets a Ceremonial Chieftancy in Nigeria and the Internet Goes Berserk

A well-known Nigerian chieftain in Lagos bestowed honorary chieftaincy titles on three foreign nationals and nine Nigerians earlier this month to commend them for their contributions to economic development in Lagos and Nigeria as a whole.

The story largely went unnoticed for weeks until pictures of Diana Chen, Managing Director of VAVA Group, a technology company based in Nigeria, began circulating on Instagram. Outrage soon followed:

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