Walkway to Nowhere

“You this idiot man!” Seyi yells at Samson. “Why are you listening to Fashola?” Samson is leaning in close to a parked car, listening to the governor’s latest decree about motorcycle taxis called okadas. The governor’s voice blasts from the radio through the driver’s open window, the driver himself fast asleep on his reclined car …

Postcard: Fresh Fruit

Ha. Succulent Nigerian oranges. Stacked on trays and peeled on the spot just for you. Those of you who have traveled around Africa (or even South America and Asia) would recognize this familiar sight. Fruit vendors walk through markets and other public spaces balancing trays of fruit on their heads. I think her heartwarming smile …

Lagos In Numbers

From power outages to giant African snails, head over to the Matador Network to check out a synopsis of my recent trip to Lagos – in numbers. Currently sorting through the photographs (500+). More soon.