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Nigeria: How noisy generators became a way of life

22 November 2013 Last updated at 14:50 GMT

In Nigeria, 60 million people own generators to provide electricity for their homes and businesses.

The country has experienced major power shortages for decades and made daily power blackouts the norm.

BBC Africa's Tomi Oladipo reports from Lagos on how these expensive and potentially dangerous generators have become a way of life in Nigeria.

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