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Why is business suffering in northern Nigeria?

A violent insurgency is being waged in northern Nigeria by the extremist Islamist group Boko Haram.

Insecurity has taken its toll on the regional economy and especially the country's second largest city, Kano.

But some of the challenges faced by local businesses precede the troubles.

Tomi Oladipo reports.

  • 19 Jan 2014
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