Traders in different parts of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, smiled to the banks on Monday as residents made last-minute shopping.
From Ikeja to Ojota to Gbagada and Lagos Island, residents trooped out to pick up items for celebration of the festive season.
TheCable went round town and captured these photographs for you.
Hampers at a stall
Different brands of wine on display
Christmas hats awaiting buyers on Christmas eve
Sellers and buyers at the ever-busy Balogun market, Lagos
A shop at Balogun market
An Okada rider being arrested for driving against traffic
Areal view of Balogun market
A trader and her daughter expecting customers
A customer buying Christmas hats
This young man identified as Adigun makes basket for hampers
People queue at an ATM point
Buyers make last-minute purchase at Shoprite, Ikeja City Mall
Queue at ATM point