Children living in Makoko
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Makoko - Nigeria's slum built on the water

Although fishing remains the main source of income at Makoko, this slum built on water in Lagos bears little resemblance to the fishing village it once was in the 18th century.

The population now consists mainly of migrant workers from West African countries, trying to make a living in Nigeria.

Deborah Basckin reports.

  • 13 Jun 2012