Our Lagos edition will absorb, fascinate and entrance. Featuring some of the biggest names in Nigerian journalism and literature—including an original essay from Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka—the guide offers an intimate portrait of modern Lagos. Experience the extraordinary breadth of this megacity, from its booming arts, music and film industries to its political struggles and poverty. This is an issue that will truly transport readers, challenging stereotypes and offering new perspectives on a city with much to teach the rest of the world.

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Our Lagos edition includes:


Unsinkable City by Wole Soyinka
Reflections on a lifetime in Lagos

Nollywood by Daniel Okechukwu
photographs by Andrea Frazzetta
The women call the shots in Nigeria’s thriving movie industry

The Dangers of Dissent by Chidi Anselm Odinkalu
Speech may be free, but the punishment for it could be death

No Drink Panadol for Another Man Headache by Eghosa Imasuen
When we speak Pidgin English, we speak who we are

Fela’s Children by Joey Akan
The new generation of Nigerian musicians taking the world by storm

Monkey Post by Ayodeji Rotinwa
photographs by Andrew Esiebo
Street football, Nigerian style

Frontier Town by Chibundu Onuzo
If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere

Life and Art in the “Slums” of Bariga by Alex Hannaford
photographs by Kira Don

A Basket of Promise by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim
Reconsidering Chinua Achebe’s “The Trouble with Nigeria”

The Kuti Legacy interview by Molara Wood
photographs by Pius Utomi Ekpei

First-Person Narratives
Stories from Lagos


Tarkwa Bay by Sa’eed Husaini and Camylle Fleming
photographs by Mujib Waziri

Paradise in the heart of the city

A Look at Wura-Natasha Ogunji by Courtney Desiree Morris

Style in the Streets of Lagos by Stephen Tayo


Cavern by Chinelo Okparanta