Viewpoint: Ivory Coast's lesson to Nigeria

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Nigerians 74 million registered voters will on Saturday get the chance to choose their next president.

Nigerian-born novelist and journalist Kingsley Kobo has spent the past 16 years in Ivory Coast with his Ivorian wife and children; he fled to Ghana a few weeks ago with his family to escape the violence there.

Ahead of the key presidential vote in Nigeria he gave BBC World Service his thoughts on what lessons Nigeria could learn from the Ivorian crisis.

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