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Nigeria - Africa's Hope

Jim O'Neill investigates if a nation of young, vibrant, natural entrepreneurs can overcome decades of corruption, crime and mismanagement.

Economist Jim O'Neill was the first to spot the huge potential of the BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India, and China, and predict how the world would change. In this landmark series, Jim travels to four countries which could one day stand alongside them and join the world's economic elite. Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey - MINT - could become the new name on people's lips, and further overturn the old world order. Today Jim investigates Nigeria; can a big nation of young, vibrant, natural entrepreneurs overcome the country's terrible legacy - decades of corruption, crime, and mismanagement?

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43 minutes