As Africa's most populous nation and one of its biggest oil producers, Nigeria is a giant on the African stage. But in terms of prosperity it has never fulfilled the expectations of its people.
Zeinab Badawi talks to musician and political activist Femi Kuti, son of the late legendary musician Fela Kuti. He uses his songs to criticise government and speak up on behalf of the poor and dispossessed. He blames 50 years of bad government for Nigeria's problems.
You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Monday 9 July at 03:30, 08:30, 15:30 and 20:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel on Monday 9 July at 04:30 BST and on Tuesday 10 July at 04:30 BST.
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