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Nigerian factor

Nigerian factor
 n.— «The elders have held on to what is the Nigerian factor. Nigerian factor is another word for incompetence, inefficiency, ineffectiveness.» —“People of My Generation Spoilt Nigeria” by Godwin Alabi-Isama Vanguard (Lagos, Nigeria) Mar. 13, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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