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FUTURE LAGOS | Lagos through my lense: Tom Saater

Tom Saater, a documentary photographer, takes us through the streets of Lagos through his lense as he transitions, making Lagos his home

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FUTURE LAGOS | The race for Africa’s largest city: the beauty and beast of a city

Gubernatorial elections are upon Lagos; who are the main candidates and how will they transform Lagos in the next four years?

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FUTURE LAGOS | Eko Atlantic City (part 2): The journey to completion

Eko Atlantic City, a man-made extension of Lagos, is taking shape and as it does so Future Lagos analyses the present and future economic, social and environmental impact on the rest of the city.

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Watch: Lagos Rising – Where next for “Africa’s London”?

Lagos is the world’s fastest growing megacity, riding on a lucrative oil industry and expanding economy. But while skyscrapers furnish the business elite, millions in the city’s slums wonder if they will benefit.

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Walling in the one percent: Eko Atlantic

Nigeria is betting on Eko Atlantic as a new and wealthy futuristic version of Lagos. A refuge-island for climate change, or simply, as some have said, an apparatus for ‘climate apartheid.’ Has the dream that drove the construction of the Great Wall to protect Lagos from sea level rise been hijacked to suit the elite?

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Watch: Eko Atlantic City (Part 1) – The journey to completion

Eko Atlantic City, the 10 million square meters city being built on reclaimed land is an engineering feat. It is expected that the first residents will move in by the end of this year. The progress is incredible but how will this extension of Lagos impact the city socially, economically and environmentally?