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In 60 seconds: Nigeria's challenges

14 May 2014 Last updated at 10:23 BST

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