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Nigeria 'must ask for global help', says Wole Soyinka

2 May 2014 Last updated at 11:38 BST

Nigeria must swallow its national pride and recognise it is a country "at war", Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka has said.

Mr Soyinka told the Today programme that Nigeria must "ask for global help", with some 187 girls still missing two weeks after they were abducted from a school in north-eastern Nigeria.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Friday 2 May.

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