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Geo answer

Today's answer is the city of Kano in northern Nigeria. It's the country's third largest city, by area, and motorcycle drivers there are unhappy about a new law that requires them to wear helmets. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Andrew Walter in Nigeria.

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Geo answer/Global hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Lagos, Nigeria. The World's Marco Werman is there. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins about a concert held in the city to honor the late music star, Fela Kuti

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Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman visited a slum in Lagos, Nigeria, to find out more about the environment that inspired the music of Afrobeat king Fela Kuti.

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Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman interviews Nigerian afrobeat musician Femi Kuti, son of the late pioneer of the genre Fela Kuti, and gets him to answer the questions he himself poses on his new CD about progress in Africa.

Global Politics

Islamic militants in Nigeria

Islamic militants are to blame for violence spreading across northern Nigeria. From the Abuja the BBC's Ahmed Idris tells anchor Katy Clark that although the fighters do not have broad popular support, they are well armed and financed.