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How far has Nigeria left behind its British colonial heritage?

On Friday Africa's most populous country Nigeria celebrates its 50th birthday.

It has had a tumultuous history since independence along the way becoming one of the world's major oil producers and a cultural power house for the region.

But how responsible is Britain the old colonial master for this complex heritage?

Tim Whewell has gone to find out with a former colonial officer.

  • 30 Sep 2010
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