Eko O ni baje o. Itesiwaju Eko Lo jewa logun. #CleanerLagos. These are some of the slogans used by successive administrations in Lagos state. They are slogans to depict what each administration stands for, from Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to Babatunde Fashola and the immediate past Akinwunmi Ambode.
Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency says about 74 Local Government Areas in 30 states across the country would experience severe flooding between June and September this year. Timothy Iwuagwu, Chairman of the Lagos State Branch at the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to mitigate the safety hazards caused by flooding.
With 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the largest meat consumer in West Africa. Every day, 50 trucks unload cows, goats and sheep at the main livestock market in Lagos, the country's economic capital. This is an essential supply chain for food in Nigeria, whose livestock is mainly raised by the Fulani spread over about ten West African countries.
Makoko is a neighbourhood across the 3rd Mainland Bridge located on the coast of mainland Lagos. A third of the community is built on stilts along the lagoon and the rest is on the land. Makoko children talk about their hopes and dreams for a brighter future.