Nigeria's fashionistas upset by falling oil prices

The drop in world oil prices is hitting the fashion-conscious women of Kano hard.

The city in Nigeria‘s far north is a long way from the oilfields of the south but that has not cushioned it from the fall in the country’s main source of income.

“I came to buy a dress,” says Halima Sani, a civil servant who drops into a boutique late one afternoon.

“If you could buy two or three formerly, now you cannot even afford one.”

Read more: BBC News – Nigeria's fashionistas upset by falling oil prices.

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