The Guardian Special Report
Forsaken champions: Nigeria’s para athletes battle penury
On this day last year, Team Nigeria arrived Rio, Brazil, for Paralympics 2016. Fourteen days later, they landed Nigeria’s Abuja Airport to a cheering crowd of dancers and onlookers who gathered for a glimpse of the champions and their medals.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Forest to furniture - Part 1
In this seven-part series exploring Oko Baba Wood Market, we get into the world of the wood merchants, the journey of the wood, the varied men and women behind the market and the ingenious technologies behind the operations.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Ingenuity meets technology - Part 3
The wood business is technical and it requires a bit of ingenuity to navigate the terrain. In this part of The Wood Merchant series, we look at the crude technology that powers the wood business.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Logs to lumber - Part 4
In this episode, we follow the journey of the logs down to the wood market where they are chopped into lumber, before being turned into different furniture.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: The good, the bad and the unhealthy - Part 6
In this part of our series on The Wood Merchants, we look at the environmental and economic impacts of the wood business. This episode looks at the untapped opportunities and how some of the wasting materials from the wood market can be turned into wealth.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Inside West Africa's largest wood market - Part 7
In this exclusive seven-part series, we are exploring the world of the Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta; the enterprise, the people, the engineering and the health and environmental impacts of West Africa's largest wood market.