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May 18, 2019 - The Week

Nigeria's growing vegetarian movement

Nigeria's growing vegetarian movement

Veggie Victory — billed as Nigeria's first vegetarian restaurant — is an open-air eatery tucked away in a small, gated park in central Lagos, Nigeria's largest city.

The owner of Veggie Victory, Hakeem Jimo, grew up in Germany, though he often visited family back in Nigeria. Jimo is vegan and he's always loved Nigerian food. But as meat has become more available with the rise of mega-supermarkets, he says people are putting it on everything — even traditional dishes, like beans and plantains.

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