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Young people say social media is a tool to change Nigeria

24 January 2012 Last updated at 09:27 GMT

About a year ago, when protesters took to the streets of Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, many expected the so-called Arab Spring to spread down the river Nile.

Even though localised protests hit sub-Saharan Africa, they still have not succeeded in toppling governments.

Young people in Nigeria explain how they use social media to organise protests inspired by the Arab Spring.