Saturday, February 26, 2011

Working Lagos XVII

Biker man on his way to pick passengers at the makeshift Ojota bike station

Friday, February 25, 2011

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Working Lagos XV

A man carries his power generating set on his way to work. Nigeria suffers power outages and many people are forced to generate their own electricity using small sets like these.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Working Lagos XIV

Street sweeper along Kudirat Abiola Way on Monday morning. Ms. Bola (as she told me her name) has to sweep about a kilometre of road every morning and is sometimes shortchanged by her employers who are contractors to the lagos government.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Working Lagos XIII

This lady tried to avoid my shot as she made her way to work on Monday morning at Ojota. I found it interesting that she was smiling even as she tried to evade the camera.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Working Lagos XII

Commuters form a long queue at Ojodu-Berger Bustop in wait of public transport during early morning Lagos rush.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Sam Okwaraji - A Nigerian Hero

Sam Okwaraji's bust in front of the National Stadium, Lagos
The bust of Sam Okwaraji, a football player who died while playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier against Angola in 1989, stands in front of the National Stadium, Lagos where he breathed his last.

Sam Okwaraji, a true Nigerian hero

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Working Lagos XI

A young woman carries a heavy bag on her head in the early morning Lagos rush at Ojota.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Working Lagos X

A young man makes his way around pressing bodies on the way to work in the Lagos rush hour at Ojota.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Working Lagos IX

Doris Benson
 22 year-old Doris Benson registers to vote for the first time at Ikosi, Lagos during Nigeria's voter registration process. Like Nkiru Igboedu in the bottom photo, many young Nigerians who have attained voting age will be queuing up to select their leaders in April. Many young people are disenchanted with the situation in the country and desire a change. 
Nkiru Igboedu

Friday, February 4, 2011

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Working Lagos V

A man pushing a wheel cart down the Obafemi Awolowo Road, Ikoyi

Tuesday, February 1, 2011