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Why ‘the kidnapping industry is thriving’ in Nigeria

14 mins | May 2, 2021

The security of the state is at an all-time low. Constant violence has had disastrous effects on the average Nigerian’s everyday life. Neil Munshi explores why a combination of population growth, rampant unemployment and incapable security forces has made banditry a booming industry in a struggling economy. In this comprehensive insight, he analyses whether anything can be done to tackle the country's most serious security threat.

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From Financial Times