They've been banned in many districts in bustling Lagos. Commuters who rely on the taxis are in a pickle. And the drivers can't earn a living. What's behind this prohibition?
The author Chibundu Onuzo reflects on her older brother's path to success after leaving the U.K. for their native Nigeria — and wonders whether she should consider joining him.
The protests began about two weeks ago demanding an end to police brutality. Now, as one activist said, "it has become so many things for so many Nigerians." The government declared a 24-hour curfew.