The Struggle for Survival in Nigeria’s Floating Slum [Gallery] Mike Richard April 2, 2012 Nigeria, Photography, What We're Reading Shacks sit atop rickety stilts while flotillas of trash slowly drift past down below. Crowds of people paddle past through the stagnant waters in boats, and foul smells fill the air while the baking sun beats down. And yet, in this sprawling floating slum, where basic human needs are barely met, the people refuse to succumb to despair despite the hardships they face. Check out the full and fascinating gallery of Nigeria’s “floating slum” (via Environmental Graffiti). Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. seven − 5 = Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.