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    ‘Kasala’, Ema Deelen’s movie, ‘shows authenticity of Lagos’

‘Kasala’, Ema Deelen’s movie, ‘shows authenticity of Lagos’

Ema Deelen, a Nigerian filmmaker and director, says beyond general conception, slum dwellers also live happy lives.Deelan, who is one of the female directors profiled in Niran Adedokun’s ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’, a book on female directors in Nigeria, said the narrative of slum life does not always have to be a sad tale.In her debut feature film, ‘Kasala’, set [...]

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    Lagos: Mega city or mega slum?

Lagos: Mega city or mega slum?

Each time it rains cats and dogs in Lagos, the mediocrity and patchiness of those who have ever been in leadership of Lagos come to the fore. At whatever time it rains heavily, it reveals how clueless the administrations of Bola Ahamed Tinubu, Babatunde Raji Fashola and Akinwumi Ambode are. I make bold to say that Lagos inconveniently sits on a [...]

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    Two out of three people in Lagos ‘live in slums’

Two out of three people in Lagos ‘live in slums’

Researchers at African Property Investment (API), a real estate development company, on Thursday said two in every three persons in Lagos live in slums.According to a statement by the organisation,  researchers predicted that by 2030, Lagos would become the largest mega city on the African continent, with at least 30 million people inhabiting the state.The researchers also said that at the [...]

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