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Photo Essay: Agbeni Market — Ibadan's 'mother of markets' Special

Ibadan - Agbeni wholesalers market is the "mother of markets" in the city of Ibadan. The market specializes in wholesale distribution of processed household provisions and supplies produced by the light manufacturing industry in Lagos and Ibadan.
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Methodist Cathedral  Agbeni  founded in 1905.
Methodist Cathedral, Agbeni, founded in 1905.
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Note the manner in which product cartons are stacked high to optimize use of cramped space. Tinned t...
Note the manner in which product cartons are stacked high to optimize use of cramped space. Tinned tomatoes, cocoa beverages, and tinned milk products. "Milo" (the green-painted building in the background) is a popular brand of cocoa beverage. "Cowbell" (the blue-painted building in the background) is probably the most popular brand of powdered milk in Nigeria.
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Most traders in household provisions and supplies are women. This woman guards her purchases jealous...
Most traders in household provisions and supplies are women. This woman guards her purchases jealously.
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The mainstreet is absolutely choked up with vehicular and human traffic. Strangers have to rub again...
The mainstreet is absolutely choked up with vehicular and human traffic. Strangers have to rub against each other when they pass. Note the man hawking picture books.
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There was a massive traffic jam on Ologede Street that remained unresolved in the few hours the Digi...
There was a massive traffic jam on Ologede Street that remained unresolved in the few hours the Digital Journal reporter was at the market
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Road rage. Vehicular and human traffic merge. A man pulls a cart of planks through the traffic.
Road rage. Vehicular and human traffic merge. A man pulls a cart of planks through the traffic.
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This woman is eaten up with curiosity. She has been trailing the photographer for a while.
This woman is eaten up with curiosity. She has been trailing the photographer for a while.
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Ologede Street. The lady hawks loaves of bread with margarine. She applies the margarine spread for ...
Ologede Street. The lady hawks loaves of bread with margarine. She applies the margarine spread for the buyer. Because of its high energy content, laborers, popularly called "alabaru" at markets, feed heavily on bread and margarine. The association of laborers with bread and margarine is a popular joke in Ibadan.
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A street hawker. She is a mobile mini-shop
A street hawker. She is a mobile mini-shop
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A young child hawks packaged water. A case of child labor commonplace in Nigeria
A young child hawks packaged water. A case of child labor commonplace in Nigeria
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 indomie  is the most popular noodles on the Nigerian market. The top floor of the building is the s...
"indomie" is the most popular noodles on the Nigerian market. The top floor of the building is the sales office of a wholesaler. Wholesalers at the highest level of the distribution channel are called "distributors."
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Cartons of sugar stacked high in a Nigerian market
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Cartons of sugar stacked high in a Nigerian market
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A boy hawks fresh pepper and tomatoes. Child labor? He is probably about 14 or 15
A boy hawks fresh pepper and tomatoes. Child labor? He is probably about 14 or 15
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A motorcyclist weaves his way through the traffic jam. A bike ride is always the fastest way to move...
A motorcyclist weaves his way through the traffic jam. A bike ride is always the fastest way to move around town both in Lagos and Ibadan
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Traffic
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Agbaje Street is single massive sprawl of open-air shopping mall consisting of thousands of small sh...
Agbaje Street is single massive sprawl of open-air shopping mall consisting of thousands of small shops operating collectively at the level of the North American retail store. But behind the scenes at the market are the wholesalers,' as we shall see...
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Products never come with a price tag at a Nigerian market. Women haggle endlessly and sometimes quar...
Products never come with a price tag at a Nigerian market. Women haggle endlessly and sometimes quarell over the right price
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Young hawkers on the main street. The girl in the foreground hawks plantains  while the girl ahead h...
Young hawkers on the main street. The girl in the foreground hawks plantains, while the girl ahead hawks popcorn.
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A distributor offloads a consignment on Ologede Street
A distributor offloads a consignment on Ologede Street
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 Sunlight.  A popular brand of laundry soap in Nigeria
"Sunlight." A popular brand of laundry soap in Nigeria
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