Nigeria Disappearing Lagos

April 17, 2012 - 8:05 AM
In this photo taken Sunday, March. 25, 2012, An aerial view of Lagos island were most of historical buildings are located in Lagos, Nigeria. What is predicted to become the most populous city in Africa was initially ignored by the Portuguese explorers who first dominated it, served as a hub for a brutal slave trade and once held the hope of a continent that even now struggles to overcome its colonial past.(AP Photos/Sunday Alamba)