Quotes About Lagos

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Quotes About Lagos

Are you the first person to have this problem? You have to get up and hustle. Everybody is hustling, Lagos is about hustling, Nneoma said.
— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie —

The Lagos of my childhood was a well-laid-out maritime city.

— Wole Soyinka

I divide my time between Columbia, Maryland, and Lagos, Nigeria.

— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The energies of Lagos life- creative, malevolent, ambiguous- converge at the bus stops

— Teju Cole

Lagos was the ultimate dysfunctional city - but actually, in terms of all the initiatives and ingenuity, it mobilised an incredibly beautiful, almost utopian landscape of independence and agency.

— Rem Koolhaas

Lagos was a city that had been turned against itself. There was a bridge that became the perfect trap for crimes, which began with nails being scattered to cause flat tyres. If the driver stopped, the car would be dismantled in 20 minutes and the parts thrown overboard [to people waiting below]. The system had turned into a kind of destructive device that could be used against people. That was the narrative.

— Rem Koolhaas

Lagos was not very inviting even to Lagosians. It was considered a no-go zone, almost in its entirety.

— Rem Koolhaas

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