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Mobile phones too

A few yards away under the eaves of another storefront sits Philip Erigbara, a mobile phone mechanic.

“We wrote off to the phone company and requested a diagram of the inside, then we taught ourselves to fix them,” he said.

A simple problem may take only 1,000 naira ($8) to fix; a complex problem with the software, two or three times that.

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