Why are some Nigerians so offended by a hug?

Why are some Nigerians so offended by a hug?

A hug between a man and a woman may not raise eyebrows in some cultures, but reactions in northern Nigeria to one of their favourite actresses engaging in such affectionate behaviour have been full of rage.
Rahama Sadau's appearance in a music video where she was hugged by Nigerian pop star Classiq has led to her being banned from the Hausa-language film industry, known as Kannywood.
The industry body, the Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (Moppan), was responding to comments from many people including other Hausa actors.
One of them, Nura Hussain, took to Instagram... read more

5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: BBC

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