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Voices Of The City: Ladipo Eso | FUTURE LAGOS

“Emotions run high in Lagos and you are always driven to feel angry, or frustrated, but it takes a lot of personal effort to channel that into some kind of creativity.”
This week we meet with Ladipo Eso, the Lagos-based rapper who channels his experiences of the city into creative vignettes and wordplay.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Tweetchat Review – Lagos, the online city

Can the internet connect citizens with decision makers? And, can this connection result in an improved city and quality of life for citizens? We review responses from our participants who participated in the Open City Lagos tweetchat.

FUTURE LAGOS | 5 Forecasts for the Future of African Cities

Bosun Tijani, an innovation expert in Nigeria, shares his thoughts on how economic expansion and innovation will transform the continent.

FUTURE LAGOS | The Youthful Cities Index: lessons for and from Cape Town

Lagos is the top African city on the Youthful Cities Index for entrepreneurship, and Casablanca for financial services. Sibusiso Tshabalala considers what Cape Town can learn from them, and what the Index missed in Cape Town.

FUTURE LAGOS | Tweetchat: Lagos, the online city

Can the internet connect citizens with the decision makers? Can this connection result in an improved city and quality of life for citizens? Future Lagos will be hosting a tweetchat on 11 July 2015, 6-7pm (West Africa Time) to start to answer questions on Lagos, the open city.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | From Accra to Cape Town: A conversation with urbanist Victoria Okoye

Rashiq Fataar speaks with Victoria Okoye, the creator of African Urbanism, on the themes that connect her home city Accra and Cape Town.

The Cities This Week: Lagos Edition

The Cities this Week takes us to the most populous Sub-Saharan city . From reviving the rail system to adjusting the 2014 budget, we look at what city news is coming from Lagos.

Yes – Another Article About Ebola

We all need to know more about the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the international public health emergency affecting West Africa

Uniting Nigeria through Football

Football brings people together, builds national pride and creates an atmosphere of hope and belonging. The Amalgamation Jersey Project leverages on the legacy of the 2014 World Cup as a platform for nation building.

Insider’s view of Lagos with architect Rem Koolhaas

Esteemed architect and academic Rem Koolhaas provides viewers in depth insights about what it’s like to live, work, and experience the bustling city of Lagos.