Cardi B has announced that she wants to seek Nigerian citizenship has set off a Twitter feud between her West African fans in friendly rivals Nigeria and Ghana.
Cardi visited both countries last month on her African tour.
Her announcement in a tweet on Friday criticized the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and sent Middle East tensions soaring.
“Naaaaa these memes are f—in 😅😅😩 but s— ain’t no joke!” she wrote. “Specially being from New York. Its sad this man is putting Americans live[s] in danger [sic]. Dumbest move Trump did till date …I’m filing for my Nigerian citizenship.”
Nigerian government official Abike Dabiri-Erewa responded to Cardi B, saying, “Our doors are open, sister.”