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We dive into Nigeria's Q1'2023 GDP report to assess the naira redesign impact on the economy.
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As President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is inaugurated today, we highlight the tasks that await him.
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We explain and assess the implications of Nigeria's new unemployment methodology.
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Tinubu, Nigeria's President elect's first 100 days as president and why it matters.
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How to solve the housing deficit in Nigeria.
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We track the drivers of inflation across Nigeria's different states and regions.
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A deep dive into Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund and an argument for why it needs to grow faster.
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We assess Osun's quest to build a thriving startup ecosystem.
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We assess how foreigners' bias, closed-down funds and historically low deal flow defined Africa's tech ecosystem in March.
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Analysing the fundamental and non-fundamental elements behind volatile crude oil prices in Nigeria and across global markets.
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More than an elected president or governors, Nigerians also have another important choice before them in 2023.
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Increasing exports has a positive multiplier effect on the economy as it boosts government revenue, investments, and consumption levels.
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Why Nigeria’s 10th National Assembly should prioritise land reforms.
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How Kano's Kwankwaso will influence northern votes in Nigeria's presidential 2023 elections.
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Understanding the key issues of Nigeria's elections in 2023.
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We examine why corporate governance matters and why African startups should care about it.
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A predictive analysis of polling results administered to Nigerians in anticipation of the 2023 presidential elections.
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Nigeria's diaspora does not have a voice. Time to fix it
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In Nigeria, local governments are strangled.
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Implications of the CBN's 17.5% MPR hike.
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In this article, six charts show the evolution of Nigeria's fourth republic.
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Nigeria’s future governors won't be diverse. Neither were their predecessors.
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Atiku's manifesto for 2023 is compared with the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Labour parties' economic plans for Nigeria.
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We analyse the LP’s plans and score the manifestos based on relevance, implementation and novelty.
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What is the impact of political influence on monetary policy in Nigeria?
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How Tinubu’s vision for agriculture differs from Buhari’s.
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Which political party is better prepared to give Nigerians energy security?
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Analysing APC and PDP's plan to solve insecurity in Nigeria.
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What will Tinubu’s growth plan mean for the Nigerian economy?
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Stears inflation calculator
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What Nigeria can learn from South Africa which leads the continent on the World Bank’s logistics performance index.
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The North-Central tends to vote for the winner of the presidential election. Will this continue?
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Perception versus reality: Nigeria's inflation story in 7 charts
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The public and private sectors both have a role to play in fixing the funding challenges in Nigeria's housing sector.
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We examine whether the high debt distress in Africa is self-inflicted or an act of God.
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A look into Nigeria’s economic future through the IMF’s eyes.
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PenCom's new pension for housing policy aims to make more Nigerians home owners.
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How slow revenue growth has contributed to Nigeria's fiscal problems.
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The Nigerian government must create an enabling environment for the economy to thrive and for markets to select the best sector to allocate resources.
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High personnel costs, duplicated projects and poor spending choices are three areas that have consistently bloated the federal government's spending.
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Nigeria's finance has been surgically decimated—a feat so impressive it is destined as a case study in Ivy league macroeconomics courses.
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Sukuk bonds ensure better accountability for capital projects and a competitive alternative to conventional financial funding in Nigeria.
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Nigeria’s election budget can be inflated and mask the real cost required to carry out elections.
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Lagos’s IGR has multiplied almost 30 times from ₦15 billion in 1999 to nearly ₦500 billion in 2021.
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Banning okadas has resulted in a slightly lower number of incidents recorded in Lagos.
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Some Nigerians are elated with the pace of rail infrastructure, while others claim that the benefits of our transport investment are hard to see.
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Nigerians struggle to see the benefit of their dwindling pensions.
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A scorecard on Buhari's campaign promises for power infrastructure.
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Nigeria’s budget determines how the lives of over 200 million people will fare for at least 365 days, so how do projections get so wrong?
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Tinubu, Nigeria's ruling party's presidential candidate chose Shettima as his running mate based on competence.
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With a small income and ambitious objectives to implement, Osun’s next governor has a huge task ahead.
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Nigeria's president has struggled with implementing many of his creative and solution-oriented promises.
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Lagos is a megacity in Nigeria but by global standards, it’s not.
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The people of Ekiti state elected a new governor, and they chose the handpicked candidate of the outgoing governor.
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We highlight what Nigerians must look out for while choosing their next President.
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Nigeria's state governments need to stop their over-reliance on federal allocations.
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The Nigerian economy has gone through some significant transformations over the years, we look at a few highlights
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Layoffs are sweeping the global tech ecosystem. We unpack how founders should respond.
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As Web3 changes how value is generated, we consider its earning potential for Nigerians
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We unpack the reasons and potential impacts of JP Morgan's decision to reclassify Nigeria bonds
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How should we be thinking about the current market contraction trends?
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We assess the different crypto regulatory stances across the African continent
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Uncovering the current state of adoption for fintech products in Africa.
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We unpack Elon Musk's latest decision to acquire Twitter for $44 billion, and the likely impact on the creator economy
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We unpack why access to clean cooking fuel is important and the policies required to improve it
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We look at the trade-offs that exist between consumer protection and providing an enabling environment for the private sector to thrive
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We take a look at the history of ARAMCO and how it compares to the NNPC
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We explore why certain kinds of employment leave people worse off financially
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How do countries figure out the size of the digital economy? We provide mental models to guide here.
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A look into why Nigeria's CBN launched the eNaira.
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A look into the funding challenge of basic education in Nigeria.
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A look into Eastern Europe's crisis and its effect on the Nigerian financial markets.
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A look into the possibility of taxing Nigeria's remote workers.
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A look at the implications of domestic investors' dominance on the NGX.
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A deep dive into one of the most comprehensive African funding databases to answer who is building Nigeria’s startup ecosystem.
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Achieving food security goes beyond building food pyramids.
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This article assesses whether Nigeria's recently enacted soft drink tax will proffer any benefits
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A look into venture debt and its viability for Nigerian startups.
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Oyo recorded one of the fastest IGR growth of 42% in 2020. But, federal allocations (FAAC) still made up nearly 60% of its 2020 revenue.
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Offgrid solutions and Nigeria's electricity crisis
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Explaining reasons behind MTN's latest primary offer
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A review of tech startup funding in 2021.
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Key takeaways from Egypt's development experience
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How the platform-driven gig economy works and its pitfalls
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Nigeria's economic outlook without the frills.
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The eNaira needs more work before it can be useful.
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How the tech ecosystem fails Africa’s women-led startups.
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A national flag carrier might not be the best decision for Nigeria’s aviation sector.
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Hiring and keeping tech talent in Africa is tough and expensive
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How the global gas crisis is worsening Africa's energy insecurity and slows the race to transition to clean energy.
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How electric vehicles can thrive in Nigeria
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Bamboo, Rise Vest, Chaka, and Trove: Is the CBN account freeze justified?
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Financial inclusion: who wins and who loses?
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A look at the business value in Nigeria's giveaway culture.
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What the Central Bank of Nigeria's recent FX sales ban means.
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A consumer growth and regulatory assessment of Nigeria's gambling industry.
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An in-depth look into Nigeria's debt situation.
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Already chugging along: Assessing Nigerian trains and their economic prospects.
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What the road to recovery looks like for hotels in Nigeria.
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Why BUA’s rapid expansion and industry competition fail to drive cement prices down.
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What causes high inflation in Nigeria?
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The lessons I learnt from trading cryptocurrencies.
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A look into Nigeria's power sector
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Lessons for Nigeria and the bitter pill that transformed Egypt’s economy.