Beyond the Project: Embedding Sustainability

Despite growing pressure from the international development scene, effecting community-led urban regeneration remains a challenge in cities like Lagos with its competing priorities and inherent complexities. Drawing on lessons from Makoko, Dr. Ebun Akinsete reframes thinking our on ‘sustainability’ which she argues compels all actors to find common grounds towards growth and development.     It… Continue reading>

Notable Nigerians: Stella Thomas

Whether you are a feminist or just love to see a stereotype challenged, you’ll definitely warm up to Stella Thomas (later Marke), who Ed Keazor tells us, was as accomplished as she was bold and intelligent. Meet the woman: the first female lawyer in West Africa and first female magistrate to sit on the bench… Continue reading>