The 10 best things about Nigeria are ...

Nigerians often complain about the negative portrayal of their country in the international media which often focuses on corruption and violence.

So the BBC asked residents of the commercial capital, Lagos, what they thought was best about living in Africa’s most populous nation and what they wanted the rest of the world to know about Nigeria.

Here are their 10 favourite things:

1) Nigerians are happy

Read more: The best thing about Nigeria is… – BBC News.