It's Art Month in Nigeria — and a highlight is the celebration of art that is Art X, a wide-ranging fair that highlights "Black portraiture" as well as other creations from the continent.
For the first time, the Museum of Modern Art showcases current West African photographers. The exhibit depicts the colonial past, beautiful beaches and boisterous protests of the Nigerian city.
They've been banned in many districts in bustling Lagos. Commuters who rely on the taxis are in a pickle. And the drivers can't earn a living. What's behind this prohibition?
The author Chibundu Onuzo reflects on her older brother's path to success after leaving the U.K. for their native Nigeria — and wonders whether she should consider joining him.
The protests began about two weeks ago demanding an end to police brutality. Now, as one activist said, "it has become so many things for so many Nigerians." The government declared a 24-hour curfew.
In Lagos, street vendors say that they touch and grab their female customers to drum up sales. A group called Market March Movement has formed to protest against the street harassment.
Photographer Lorenzo Vitturi was amazed by the "unstoppable" crowds, the energy — and the unexpected art in the street market on Nigeria's Lagos Island.
In Nigeria, government has warned that it will demolish shanties on prime waterfront property. Now thousands of people are homeless.
It's got drama and romance. It's where Lupita Nyong'o got her start. And a new study shows it's not just entertainment.
They're wearing the diverse fashions of Africa — but they're not wearing African fashion. A new book explains the difference.