Stories from Nigeria’s yellow, transit buses

Words and photography by Sam Okocha

In Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos, the yellow bus serves as the most popular vehicle for commercial transport within the city.

The yellow bus, popularly called the Danfo, has come to symbolize the hustle and bustle of everyday Nigerians in Lagos. The stories in transit yellow buses series is an ongoing project for me; allowing me to document and show the life of everyday Nigerians through the prism of the yellow bus, the Danfo.

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