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Why young Nigerians are leaving the country

Young Nigerians are leaving the country in increasing numbers in search of a better life. It’s a trend that even has its own word — Japa — Yoruba for “to run, or escape.”

NPR’s Emmanuel Akinwotu reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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