Down in Festac Town

LAGOS, Nigeria — Remember that Nigerian prince who contacted you a few months back, saying he’d pay you to help transfer his inheritance to the United States? All he needed was your bank account details, and you’d be well on the way to riches — or at least on the way to seeing your riches siphoned off to an enterprising Nigerian.

Chances are that email came from an internet cafe in Festac Town, Lagos. Read my whole article here on GlobalPost.

One thought on “Down in Festac Town

  1. thanks for the nuanced picture of Nigeria and Nigerians. Once again we readers get the other side of negative images of Africa.

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