Last updated: 4 april, 2011 - 15:23 GMT

Nigeria's youth has little hope at elections

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The youth form an estimated 70% of Nigeria's population, and therefore make up a massive voting block.

This has not been lost on the parties who have tried to woo young voters.

Election campaigning has seen candidates promising for instance to rectify the country's poor educational system.

Universities churn out tens of thousands of graduates each year only for them to join the mass of unemployed, so what does this mean for the country's future?

The BBC's Tomi Oladipo has been finding out.

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