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Nigeria Struggles Against Unemployment, Extreme Poverty

Nigeria's unemployment numbers jumped by nearly 30 percent this year to 16 million, according to a November report by the National Bureau of Statistics. Another two million are expected to be unemployed by the end of the year. The negative trend comes just ahead of February presidential elections. Nigerian Josh Okere prepares to hit the streets again looking for work. For nearly six years since graduation, he's been seeking employment. "You set out from your house in the...

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