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Rebranding Nigeria

A Nigerian woman walks along an oil pipeline

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Can the home of 419 internet scams, corruption and voodoo ever transmit a positive image?

Reporter Henry Bonsu talks to furious Nigerians exasperated by poor infrastructure, lack of jobs, extremes in wealth and poverty, and government corruption.

Nigeria is campaigning for a new image and a new reputation in an effort to attract some much needed investment.

Is changing Nigeria's image an impossible mission?

Can reversing the poor perception of a country really make a difference to its fortunes?

Henry meets Dora Akunyili, the woman who stamped out Nigeria's illegal drug market who is determined to change the view of this vast, naturally resource-filled country.

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