#Lagos

  • Article: Nigerian Parents Are Paying Their Kids' School Fees by Picking Up Plastic
    Education

    Nigerian Parents Are Paying Their Kids' School Fees by Picking Up Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2019

    “The plastic has made it easy for me to pay school fees.” Read more

  • Article: The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali
    Girls & Women

    The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 12, 2019

    Sekinat Quadri started boxing when she was just 5 years old. Read more

  • Article: Girls Code Their Way Out of Nigeria’s Slums and Into the Tech Sector
    Girls & Women

    Girls Code Their Way Out of Nigeria’s Slums and Into the Tech Sector

    Jan. 24, 2018|News Deeply

    A coding program aimed at girls from a Lagos slum encourages them to pursue careers in computers. Read more

  • Article: These Stunning Images Capture the Energy of the World's Biggest Cities
    Citizenship

    These Stunning Images Capture the Energy of the World's Biggest Cities

    By Joe McCarthy|March 1, 2017

    "For all their chaos, big cities still have a sense of humanity." Read more

  • Article: This floating school is changing lives for kids living in a Lagos slum
    Education

    This floating school is changing lives for kids living in a Lagos slum

    By Damilola Odufuwa|May 1, 2016

    An innovative way to bring education to children who need it most. Read more

  • Article: #SaveMirabel: Nigeria's first rape crisis centre is on the verge of closing down
    Girls & Women

    #SaveMirabel: Nigeria's first rape crisis centre is on the verge of closing down

    By Damilola Odufuwa|March 8, 2016

    A look inside this safe haven for survivors of sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: How a photobomb helped this poor bread merchant become a model
    Finance & Innovation

    How a photobomb helped this poor bread merchant become a model

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 29, 2016

    An inspiring story of the the random luck of life as well as the power of art to move and transform. Read more

  • Video: Two Nigerian brothers are setting the bar for teen coders
    Finance & Innovation

    Two Nigerian brothers are setting the bar for teen coders

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 28, 2015

    Is Lagos the next Silicon Valley? Read more