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Smoke rises from the waste heap at a saw-mill at a lagoon near the Makoko Riverine Slum in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos September 15, 2009. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)

FUTURE LAGOS | 5 ideas to tackle pollution in Africa’s largest city

Pollution is not limited to Nigerian cities, but is a global- scale problem. However, with the right policies, planning and action Nigeria has the ability to leapfrog and curb environmental and human degradation if implementation starts now.