Artist: Otuke Ologeh Charles
Location: Oshodi, Lagos

It all started with a conversation about the changing face of the city of Lagos attaining the status of a megacity and if this metamorphism could extend to Oshodi (a suburb) having such a dreadful history of cruelty; These argument stirred up the desire to tell the stories told in various homes about Oshodi with Images to be able to preserve this monumental point of exchange in Lagos forever.

Over the years (2002-2017), Oshodi has evolved in different forms as a result of government outlook on the environment. Oshodi in time past was associated with high level criminality and different level of petty thievery. More recently, due to the infrastructural development such as electricity, the level of safety has improved considerably.

Trade in Oshodi is one major attracting force, due to the fact that it is more or less a one stop point for all sort of trading and a major transport hub for the city of Lagos. These factors made Oshodi a point of importance and also a major economic sector for the city of Lagos. Traders come in from different part of West Africa to buy and sell in Oshodi.

Presently a new look is proposed for Oshodi to be a Mega Bus Station, this will change Oshodi drastically from what it has been and we all look forward to a NEW OSHODI.