According to City Mayors Statistics, Lagos is the seventh fastest growing city in the world with a predicted growth of 4.44% between 2006 and 2020. As of 2012, the current population of Lagos is stated to be around 21 million making it Nigeria’s most populous city and this can be attributed to the Island’s growing economy.
Award-winning Emirati conceptual artist Mohamed Badr took to the street of Lagos to capture images of the city. The intensity of the images brings us up close and personal to the Lagosian sites and sounds.
View some of the shots below: