#NigeriaDecides2019: what’s behind the mass exodus?

On February 16th, a day after the announcement of the postponement of Nigeria’s general elections, ‘porting to Canada’ begin trending on Twitter. But what could be the reason behind so many young Nigerians wanting to relocate?
In this photograph taken on July 11, 2017, a pedestrian walks on graffitis by Ade Odunfa in the Ikeja district of Lagos. – The Lagos State government through the ministry of tourism, arts and culture has commissioned various talented visual artists to revamp aesthetically the landscape of the city, turning metropolitan Lagos into an urban canvas with decoratives, street art, murals and sculptures with a view to beautify and showcase the the rich cultural heritage of Nigeria’s commercial capital. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION – TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION


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