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Nigeria's challenges - in 60 seconds

BBC News looks at the challenges facing Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan, in 60 seconds.

Nigeria is Africa's most populous nation, its biggest economy and largest oil producer - but many of its people live in poverty.

President Goodluck Jonathan's government is plagued by allegations of mismanagement as well as a worsening insurgency by Islamist militants.

Here's a quick look at some of the challenges the country faces, in 60 seconds.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 14 May
  • From the section Africa