NIGERIA IN CRISIS With a population of about 150 million people, Nigeria is the most populous nation in the African continent, and Sub Saharan Africa's second largest economy. This short report follows the country's political developments and social unrest since the 1960s. It comprises footage and stills of Nigeria's key political figures, including Olusegun Obasanjo, Abiola, Umaru Musa Yar Adua as well as footage of Jimmy Carter's visit intercut with images of daily life.
00:00:12 stock shots: mosque, highway, building, market, traffic, motorbike, refinery
00:00:51 stills of former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo
00:01:03 Olusegun Obasanjo greeting Jimmy Carter and showing him round a pig farm. Former Nigerian Health Minister Olikoye Ransome-Kuti in the background
00:01:23 stills of Shehu Usman Aligu Shagari
00:01:35 stills of Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi
00:01:44 riot and dancing in the street
00:01:48 dead body in the street
00:02:00 truck full of soldiers, soldiers in the streets
00:02:33 stock shots, poverty
00:03:28 oil refinery, oil residue, polluted river
00:03:43 Ogoni people demanding money for oil, protest
00:03:54 Abubakar press conference:
"I am now in a position to confirm that some military officers and civilians had ganged up to organise a coup d'etat against the Federal Military Government."
00:04:02 soldiers, stock shots
00:04:47 Presidential elections in June 1993 celebration, supporters of Bashorun Moshood K. O. Abiola, crowds in the streets
00:05:30 Abiola interview
00:05:37 soldiers in the street
00:05:42 more celebration
00:06:00 Flora Macdonald
00:06:12 High Court of Lagos state
00:06:54 Newspaper clippings about ailing President Umaru Musa Yar Adua
00:07:09 Ogoni people protests
00:07:24 Shots of mosques, interior, prayer, people praying
00:07:45 traditional dance
00:07:49 henna tattoo

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