Traveling through Nigeria last year I got the sense of traveling through time because different towns seemed to be caught up in different eras. The bottle of coke you would find in Makurdi has been extinct in Minna and the architecture of most buildings in Donga, Taraba State remain unchanged from colonial aesthetics but ultimately it is the faces of the people living in different states but all bound by the Nigerian identity (which this difference challenges)  that wear the stories of time.