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Why Nigeria is crucial to democracy in Africa

Nigeria's youth are fighting for a better, cleaner government. What can this political awakening tell us about the state of democracy across Africa?

00:00 - Why Nigeria matters
01:06 - Nigeria’s security crisis
03:42 - How corruption threatens Nigeria’s democracy
05:26 - How young Nigerians are driving change
11:31 - Youth protests across Africa

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