TITLE

Fixed

AUTHOR(S)
Goldberg, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;06/05/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 23, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the personal experiences of that author while flying into Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, the capital city of Nigeria. Warnings posted in the United States airports that travelers that the airport was unsafe; Collapse of Nigeria's state airline; Use of fixers, people whose job it is to block the passengers from the reality of the airport; Speculation regarding the reforms by Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo; Safe passage by the author at the airport.
ACCESSION #
3158311

 

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