Nigerian (Lagos) roads are notorious for traffic jams. The only way to beat traffic is to either hit the road way before your scheduled appointment or know all back roads by heart.
The notoriety of traffic in Nigeria has led to individuals using their ingenuity to come up with solutions to enable commuters overcome this recurrent issue. Say hello to traffic monitoring applications.
Here are a few traffic monitoring apps available in Nigeria:
TrafficButter started out in 2010 as a Twitter account that provided traffic updates, before it merged with a traffic monitoring app, JonnyWaka316, to create the TrafficButter App. TrafficButter still maintains its primary Twitter base for crowdsourcing traffic information while the app enables users report and follow live traffic updates on their route.
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