A handbag and other goods by designer Givenchy are displayed for sale at 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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A handbag and other goods by designer Givenchy are displayed for sale at 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)
A handbag and other goods by designer Givenchy are displayed for sale at 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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