Last updated: 29 may, 2009 - 13:06 GMT

Wole Soyinka on Nigeria's democracy

This week, Nigeria celebrates a decade of democracy - the longest period of unbroken civilian rule in the country's history.

But have the generals really beaten a retreat? And have politicians delivered on their promises first under President Olusegun Obasanjo and now under President Umaru Yar'Adua?

Focus on Africa's Uduak Amimo spoke to the Nobel prize-winning Nigerian writer and political activist, Wole Soyinka.

Wole Soyinka

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First broadcast on 28 May 2009

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