Social Media Week Lagos 2017 Day 1 recap
By Guardian TV
28 February 2017 | 2:50 pm
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 got underway on Monday, February 27 in Nigeria's commercial capital with The Guardian hosting three sessions.
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