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a street crowded with yellow vans on Lagos Island, Nigeria
December 24, 2014

Evening Commute

The entrepreneurial fervor of the Nigerian capital of Lagos has made that country’s economy the most vibrant in Africa. Here, vans crowd into Idumota Market on Lagos Island to pick up workers returning home to the mainland, where most Lagosians live.

See more photos from the January 2015 feature story “First City.”

Photograph by Robin Hammond, National Geographic

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