A man walks on block arranged to ease passage following anticipated frooding on street overgrown with weeds in a poor neighbourhood of Benin City, capital of Edo State, southern Nigeria, on March 29, 2017.   
Nearly 37,500 Nigerians arrived in Italy by boat last year -- more than any other African country -- and most of them were from the southern Benin city, which is the capital of Edo state.  / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI        (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)