by Reuben Daba
Lagos State, and indeed Nigeria would not be too impressed by the kind of pictures the world has been viewing recently. First, Rick Ross released his very controversial Hold Me Back video set in the slums of Lagos, and now, popular British paper The Daily Mail, has published a piece captioned The floating slum on stilts: Staggering pictures of the families who fight for survival on a sea of festering filth.
The pictures are gripping and sad. No matter how many times one sees the conditions of living in the Makoko slum, one can never get used to it.
View the pictures below: