LAGOS It is dark when Abisoye Adeniyi leaves home on the packed Lagos mainland, weaving through cars and minibuses. She reaches her bus stop as the sun rises. | Video
LAGOS, Feb 5 Her family wanted her to be a
doctor or a lawyer, but on discovering as a teenager she could
contort her body in unusual ways, Nigerian Ifeoma Amazobi
decided that would be how she made a living.
UYO, Nigeria Michael Sunday is delighted, if a little stunned, as he admires his new right hand: a silicone glove-like prosthetic meant to help him return to normal life after he lost three fingers in a car accident a year ago. | Video
LAGOS Dressed in a bright red and blue robe and backed by a local band with an eclectic range of instruments, Helen Epega beats a steel drum as she declaims dramatically to an unseen audience. | Video
(This 4th November story is refiled to fix punctuation in name of foundation) | Video
LAGOS British-born Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was taken into foster care by a white family near London as a baby in the 1960s. As a youth, the unthinkable happened: the black boy joined a gang of violent white supremacists. | Video
LAGOS In a driveway of a suburban Lagos house, 14-year-old Kehinde Oguntokun juggles colourful circus clubs as he swings around on a unicycle. | Video
LAGOS Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity's notoriously congested roads.
LAGOS Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the promise they would put her through school. | Video
LAGOS MTN Nigeria, owned by South Africa's MTN Group, listed in Lagos on Thursday in a 2 trillion naira ($6.54 billion) flotation turning the telecoms company into the exchange's second-largest stock by market value. | Video