Sand Business At Makoko Lagos

Lagos, Nigeria. Makoko, a slum on the Lagos Lagoon ...

Lagos, Nigeria. Makoko, a slum on the Lagos Lagoon ...

Jul 16, 2013 Lagos, Nigeria. Makoko, a slum on the Lagos Lagoon.

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Makoko, a slum in a mega city — Google Arts Culture

Makoko, a slum in a mega city — Google Arts Culture

Makoko is a highly multicultural community with a colourful history, home to generations of fishermen.

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Residents of Nigeria's floating slum keep their hopes up ...

Residents of Nigeria's floating slum keep their hopes up ...

The Makoko community both sits and floats in the Yaba local government area of Lagos State. Sits, because although the area is mostly covered in water, onethird of it is on dry land.

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Sunrise in Makoko(A short story)

Sunrise in Makoko(A short story)

Jul 31, 2017 · Re: Sunrise in Makoko (A short story) by Beosten ( m ): 8:48pm On Aug 01, 2017. Chapter Four. Tade, Bolu, Diran, and Layode woke up in Makoko shantytown, Lagos, at sunrise. A group of persons mobbed the boys. A man named Jombo came forward, and said, "Some strange persons dropped you guys off here yesterday night.

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Inside Makoko: danger and ingenuity in the world's biggest ...

Inside Makoko: danger and ingenuity in the world's biggest ...

Feb 23, 2016 · Makoko was founded as a fishing village in the 19th century. Photograph: Andrew Esiebo/The Guardian An estimated 2,000 people enter Lagos every day, many ending up in informal settlements like Makoko.

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Fascinating Photos Explore the Untouched Life of a 200 ...

Fascinating Photos Explore the Untouched Life of a 200 ...

 · Makoko is loed in an area of Lagos that presents great interest for real estate business, and it could soon be filled with sand, turned into land and sold to the wealthy. There are various initiatives to regenerate the area, and influential businessmen want it to become a second Dubai through a grandiose project named EkoAtlantic. And at this point, the future of Makoko remains .

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Many rendered homeless as fire razes houses, shops in Makoko

Many rendered homeless as fire razes houses, shops in Makoko

Sep 03, 2021 · Published. 3 September 2021. No fewer than 50 houses and shops were affected in a fire incident that occurred at Makoko Community in Lagos State. The .

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Economic opportunities and challenges in Lagos

Economic opportunities and challenges in Lagos

Lagos is constructing a new city on the coast called Eco Atlantic. Eko Atlantic is an entire new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria. The project is privately funded by South Energyx Nigeria Limited – the developers and city planners, a subsidiary of the Nigeriabased Chagoury Group of companies – working in strategic partnership with the Lagos State ...

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Makoko

Makoko

Makoko Lagos, Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria. 364 likes.

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Profiting from the plight of MakokoIwaya waterfront ...

Profiting from the plight of MakokoIwaya waterfront ...

 · It was when help from other Egun communities around Lagos Lagoon such as Makoko and Oke Ira Nla arrived that residents succeeded to quench the fire and the police turned back. "By the time JEI arrived in the Otodo Gbame, about a third of the community, an estimated 800 structures had been razed to the ground and fires were still smoldering across the community. An estimated 10,000 people ...

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Shifting Sands: Lagos Communities Count the Cost of ...

Shifting Sands: Lagos Communities Count the Cost of ...

Sep 14, 2017 · While residents lament, business is booming for 32yearold James Adelike, who operates a pay loader that conveys the dredged sand to various destinations in Lagos. He said, "The price of the sand pumped from the Lagoon is different from the one that is dug with shovels from the shoreline. We sell sharp sand that has no impurities [at] N42 ...

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SPECIAL REPORT: With Nigeria's fishes disappearing amid ...

SPECIAL REPORT: With Nigeria's fishes disappearing amid ...

Nov 24, 2018 · Inside Asejere market in Makoko, regarded as the biggest fish market in Lagos, a piece of bigsized crocker fish could go for as high as N900 or .

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The Venice of Africa: The Story of Makoko – Sustainable ...

The Venice of Africa: The Story of Makoko – Sustainable ...

 · Makoko is a community loed in Eastern Lagos, in the country of Nigeria, which has a third part of its community built on stilts over a lagoon while the rest is on land. The main issue in this area is the growth of settlements labeled as "slums" that are characterized by many social and environmental issues such as inequalities poverty vs. wealth, development pressure, and eviction ...

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Makoko: A slum that refuses to dissolve

Makoko: A slum that refuses to dissolve

Makoko is one of the slums that will register in anyone's mind in Lagos. It is loed on Lagos lagoon and a stone throw from modern buildings that adore the landscape. In this extensive slum on ...

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How activists and private enterprise are transforming Lagos

How activists and private enterprise are transforming Lagos

Mar 23, 2013 · Certainly, it's much more attractive than Makoko, the floating slum the government wants to remove from Lagos Lagoon. But does Eko offer any .

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Inside Makoko: danger and ingenuity in ...

Inside Makoko: danger and ingenuity in ...

 · Makoko is also the perfect nightmare for the state government – a slum in full view, spread out beneath the most travelled bridge in west Africa's largest city. Everyone who flies into Lagos to do business on the Islands is likely to find themselves passing over the Third Mainland Bridge. For a city keen to recreate itself as forward ...

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From Makoko To Italy, China: Nigerian Man's Floating ...

From Makoko To Italy, China: Nigerian Man's Floating ...

 · Lagos and the sand filling of Lagoons In 2017, an environmentalist, John Ekoko, decried the sand filling of Lagoons in some parts of Lagos by the state government, warning against its consequences. Ekoko, a former chairman of the Nigerian Environmental Society, Lagos .

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The Importance of Sand Mining in the Economic Development ...

The Importance of Sand Mining in the Economic Development ...

Aug 20, 2016 · Aug 20, 2016 · In Akwa Ibom State, the sand industry is ripe for some lever of oversight and regulation by both the local and state government. In a highly industrial cities in Nigeria like Lagos, around some popular mining spots such as the Makoko River, evidence of severe environmental degradation is very visible.

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What and Where is the Makoko Slum?

What and Where is the Makoko Slum?

 · A third of Makoko's community is constructed on stilts above Lagos Lagoon. Makoko slum is loed across the 3rd Mainland Bridge in the coastal mainland of Lagos. It comprises of six distinct villages namely, Oko Agbon, Adogbo, Migbewhe, Yanshiwhe, Sogunro and Apollo spread across land and water. It is the most fascinating slum lying on water with a beehive of activities throughout the .

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The Makoko DREAM

The Makoko DREAM

The Makoko DREAM, Lagos, Nigeria. 754 likes · 8 talking about this. A Child does not choose his or her parents and as such should not be responsible for the decision of the parents. Sadly, that is...

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Photograph Not

Photograph Not "Taken": Makoko, Lagos

"Documentary is a little like horror movies, putting a face on fear and transforming threat into fantasy, into imagery. One can handle imagery by leaving it behind. (It is them, not us.)" Martha Rosler

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