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Actor John Boyega attends the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Hollywood. Boyega, the son of Nigerian immigrants, grew up in London. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Nigeria's former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki (center) arrives at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Dec. 14 for a hearing on charges of possessing weapons illegally. Olamikan Gbemiga /AP hide caption

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Did Corruption In Nigeria Hamper Its Fight Against Boko Haram?

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The photographer brings a surreal touch to the epidemic that struck West Africa in photos titled "Le Temps Ebola." The suits worn by the people portraying health professionals evoke carnival masks and animal masks. The question the photographer ponders: "Are these figures here to protect the people or to harm them?," reflecting mistrust of medical workers in the early stages of the outbreak. Courtesy of Bakary Emmanuel Daou hide caption

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Next Year Could Mark The End Of Polio

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The hand-colored photo, titled "Reclining young lady," is of Stella Osarhiere Gbinigie when she was 16. Solomon Osagie Alonge/Franko Khoury/National Museum of African Art hide caption

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Tunde Wey gets ready to serve plantains and Jollof rice at his pop-up Nigerian dinner in the kitchen of Toki Underground, a ramen restaurant in Washington, D.C., in December 2014. Eliza Barclay/NPR hide caption

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

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At the health clinic in Minjibir, Nigeria, a child is immunized for polio. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Polio Is Active In Only 3 Countries. Soon It Could Be Down To 2

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Nigerian fans stand and deliver cheers at a match against Australia, played during the Women's World Cup in Winnipeg, Canada. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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Nigerian Soccer Fans Really Know How To Have A Ball

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