5 facts to know about Africa's powerhouse - Nigeria 

A woman raises the Nigerian flag as she participates in a parade to commemorate Nigeria's 55th Independence Day in Lagos, October 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye - GF10000228741

Nigeria is looked to as a peacekeeping force within the continent. Image: REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Kate Whiting
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