Amrapali jewelry is displayed for sale in a shop in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The wealthy elite in Nigeria _ upstart business owners, oil industry executives and corrupt politicians _ have a healthy appetite for top shelf brands, but have had to shop in Dubai, London and Paris to find such brands. Now though, sellers of luxury goods are opening stores in Nigeria where seemingly gratuitous displays of wealth are the norm.(AP Photos/Sunday Alamba)

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Amrapali jewelry is displayed for sale in a shop in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The wealthy elite in Nigeria _ upstart business owners, oil industry executives and corrupt politicians _ have a healthy appetite for top shelf brands, but have had to shop in Dubai, London and Paris to find such brands. Now though, sellers of luxury goods are opening stores in Nigeria where seemingly gratuitous displays of wealth are the norm.(AP Photos/Sunday Alamba)
Amrapali jewelry is displayed for sale in a shop in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The wealthy elite in Nigeria _ upstart business owners, oil industry executives and corrupt politicians _ have a healthy appetite for top shelf brands, but have had to shop in Dubai, London and Paris to find such brands. Now though, sellers of luxury goods are opening stores in Nigeria where seemingly gratuitous displays of wealth are the norm.(AP Photos/Sunday Alamba)
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