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WBR: Nigeria Decides, 27 Mar 15

March 27th, 2015

Episode 270 of 892 episodes

As Nigerians get ready to vote, we ask how badly Africa's biggest economy has been affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, and whether the next president will be able to restore international investor confidence. We speak to the boss of a mobile payments company in the capital, Lagos, and also a textile businessman in the northern city of Kano about their election hopes. The US state of Indiana is threatened with a trade boycott over a new law that many see as a way to allow businesses to discriminate against gay people. We hear from those trying to promote the state capital for conventions and tourism. In the era of digital downloads, how do modern musicians make their money - we have a special report.

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