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A man posed Friday with a hyena on a leash in Rinka village, of Nigeria’s Katsina state. Entertainers train hyenas and baboons for their performances. (Akinleye/Reuters)

A man posed Friday with a hyena on a leash in Rinka village, of Nigeria’s Katsina state. Entertainers train hyenas and baboons for their performances. (Akinleye/Reuters)

© Akintunde Akinleye, 2006, from the series ‘A Vanishing Wetland’, Lagos / Nigeria  'A man rinses soot from his face at the scene of a petrol pipeline explosion. At least 260 people were killed after a punctured pipeline caught fire. Thieves had tapped it to fill tankers with petrol for resale, and hundreds of people had gone to the scene to scoop up leaking fuel in plastic containers. Pipeline vandalism and fuel theft are common in Nigeria, the world’s eighth largest exporter of oil, where…

© Akintunde Akinleye, 2006, from the series ‘A Vanishing Wetland’, Lagos / Nigeria 'A man rinses soot from his face at the scene of a petrol pipeline explosion. At least 260 people were killed after a punctured pipeline caught fire. Thieves had tapped it to fill tankers with petrol for resale, and hundreds of people had gone to the scene to scoop up leaking fuel in plastic containers. Pipeline vandalism and fuel theft are common in Nigeria, the world’s eighth largest exporter of oil, where…

{Eng. below} Vue de la communauté de pêcheurs de Makoko du haut d'une école sur la lagune de Lagos au Nigeria le 29 février 2016.  Photo : Akintunde Akinleye pour @Reuters.  A view of the #Makoko #fishing community is seen from top of a floating school on the #Lagos #Lagoon #Nigeria February 29 2016. by l_instant_parismatch

{Eng. below} Vue de la communauté de pêcheurs de Makoko du haut d'une école sur la lagune de Lagos au Nigeria le 29 février 2016. Photo : Akintunde Akinleye pour @Reuters. A view of the #Makoko #fishing community is seen from top of a floating school on the #Lagos #Lagoon #Nigeria February 29 2016. by l_instant_parismatch

A Lagos, in Nigeria. (Akintunde Akinleye, Reuters/Contrasto)

A Lagos, in Nigeria. (Akintunde Akinleye, Reuters/Contrasto)

People gather at the Osun sacred river to collect water during an annual festival held to worship a river goddess in Osogbo, southwest Nigeria, August 4, 2006. The annual cultural festival around a sacred grove, enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Centre in 2005, draws tens of thousands of ethnic Yoruba Nigerians and others to mark the remains of a mystic bond between the people and a river goddess "Osun," believed to bring divine favour and fertility. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA)

People gather at the Osun sacred river to collect water during an annual festival held to worship a river goddess in Osogbo, southwest Nigeria, August 4, 2006. The annual cultural festival around a sacred grove, enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Centre in 2005, draws tens of thousands of ethnic Yoruba Nigerians and others to mark the remains of a mystic bond between the people and a river goddess "Osun," believed to bring divine favour and fertility. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA)

A prizewinning Nigerian photographer has devoted himself to documenting his nation’s social and political growth...

A prizewinning Nigerian photographer has devoted himself to documenting his nation’s social and political growth...

A boy scout sits after a parade marking the International Workers' Day celebration in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

A boy scout sits after a parade marking the International Workers' Day celebration in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

A girl hawks groundnuts along a road in Nigeria's southwestern city of Osogbo. | (REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye)

A girl hawks groundnuts along a road in Nigeria's southwestern city of Osogbo. | (REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye)

Akintunde Akinleye - City rest, Lagos, Nigeria, 2006

Akintunde Akinleye - City rest, Lagos, Nigeria, 2006

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