Stephannie is a consultant at Stears Data. She is passionate about poverty alleviation, governance and African economic prosperity.
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Nigeria plans to spend $400m to hold its first digital census in history. This story analyses the economic reasons behind a census exercise.
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Public transport systems are grossly inadequate in Nigeria and in immediate need of reform.
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This article assesses whether Nigeria's recently enacted soft drink tax will proffer any benefits
Economy - 19 JUN 2020
This article explores how Nigeria can utilise data to tackle the novel Coronavirus
Development - 26 FEB 2020
This article explores the costs of the motorcycles and tricycles ban in Lagos
Development - 23 OCT 2019
The lack of functional street lights across the country is enabling crime and stifling economic activity.
Economy - 14 AUG 2019
Street vendors contribute significantly to the informal economy. But, their presence comes at a cost.
Development - 01 JUL 2019
This article explores the consequences of ethnic diversity on Nigeria's development
Economy - 23 APR 2019
This article explores how the presence of oil has propelled the problem of patriarchy in Nigeria
Economy - 04 MAR 2019
This article explores how the Nigerian government has diverged oil savings to fund national elections
Economy - 15 FEB 2019
Nigeria's current prison system is extremely dysfunctional and in a dire need of reform
Economy - 12 DEC 2018
Skin-bleaching has become a way of life for many Nigerians, with huge health, social and economic costs.
Economy - 01 NOV 2018
This article explores how population growth is perpetuating poverty in Nigeria and Africa as a whole
Economy - 04 OCT 2018
This article explores the implications of policy inconsistency and discontinuity in Nigeria
Economy - 03 SEP 2018
NYSC is a failed relic and Nigeria ought to free its youth from the burden of the scheme.
Economy - 17 JUL 2018
We analyse the significant North-South poverty divide in Nigeria.