Thursday, November 5, 2009

Documentary on rebranding Nigeria

Rebranding Nigeria is a BBC documentary that sheds like on the determined efforts being made by the Nigerian government to create a new positive image of Nigeria.

Reporter Henry Bonsu speaks with the Governor of Lagos, Babatunde Fashola and Information Minister Dora Akunyili about the campaign to rebrand Nigeria. We also get to hear from Nigerians that are furious at the negative portrayal of Nigeria as a breeding ground of corruption caused by such things as the 419 scam coined the "Nigerian letter" which has become a lasting internet meme and also other Nigerians that are angry at the level of corruption in the government, poor infrastructure and lack of jobs in the country. Hit play below:

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