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Angry youths protest on the third day of nationwide strike following the removal of a fuel subsidy by the government in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012.Nigeria's government is warning that a paralyzing national strike risks "anarchy" in the oil-rich nation, as demonstrations over spiraling fuel prices and government corruption entered their third day Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Angry youths protest on the third day of nationwide strike following the removal of a fuel subsidy by the government in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012.Nigeria's government is warning that a paralyzing national strike risks "anarchy" in the oil-rich nation, as demonstrations over spiraling fuel prices and government corruption entered their third day Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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