Tough Commute? Try Getting Gas in Nigeria / by Ashley Gilbertson

A story I worked on for The New York Times in Lagos, Nigeria ran in todays paper. Working Nigeria's a rough beat: people can be very confrontational, especially in high stress environments. It's important to remember that Nigerian's, who are served by one of the most corrupt governments in the world, have been forced to act this way to survive, and that a shouting match or a fight is almost never personal. 

  The conductor of a Danfo, a type of public minibus, shouts at staff members of the Oando Petrol Station after his van hit two people while speeding into the station. 

The conductor of a Danfo, a type of public minibus, shouts at staff members of the Oando Petrol Station after his van hit two people while speeding into the station.