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Lagos Parallel Market Rates (in Naira )
Date GBP£ USD$ EUR
19 Jan 2018 486/493 361/364 432/440
18 Jan 2018 486/493 361/364 433/440
17 Jan 2018 485/488 361/364 428/435

ECONOMIC CALENDAR

Date Description Prior Actual
01 Dec 17 Manufacturing PMI 55.0 55.9
01 Dec 17 Non-Manufacturing PMI 55.3 57.6
11 Dec 17 Q3 2017 Current Account Balance N0.5 trn N1.2 trn
19 Dec 17 November Inflation 15.91% 15.90%
22 Dec 17 Nigeria Unemployment Rate 14.20% 18.80%
22 Dec 17 Nigeria Underemployment Rate 35.20% 40.00%
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Rethinking Roads in Nigeria

Development Martha Sambe

Rethinking Roads in Nigeria

Bad roads lead to loss of lives but also impede Nigeria's economic development. What can we do aout this?

Lagos Parallel Market Rates (in Naira )
Date GBP£ USD$ EUR
19 Jan 2018 486/493 361/364 432/440
18 Jan 2018 486/493 361/364 433/440
17 Jan 2018 485/488 361/364 428/435
Who Needs Traditional Rulers?

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Who Needs Traditional Rulers?

We take a look at two opposing perspectives on the roles of traditional rulers in Nigeria.

Timeyin Preston Ideh

In Memoriam

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In Memoriam

What does the Armed Forces Day actually remember?

Afolabi Adekaiyaoja

Paying for Cheap Petrol

Economy

Paying for Cheap Petrol

Given Nigerians' addiction to cheap petrol and low political will to change this, subsidies are inevitable.

Kitan Williams

2018 is NOT an Election Year

Governance

2018 is NOT an Election Year

Nigerian elections may be necessary, but do not quite benefit the average man.

Timeyin Preston Ideh

Selling Smarter

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Selling Smarter

What are entrepreneurs and service providers not doing to grow their businesses?

Bunmi Korede

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Imo: State of Happiness

Is Imo State's new ministry of happiness warranted?

Keleenna Onyeaka

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2018 from the Cynics

The Stears Writers take a look at what 2018 could look like if the worst case scenarios play out

Editorial Board

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Stears Business Top Ten Stories of 2017

The articles which most caught our readers’ attention in 2017.

Editorial Board

Nigeria is for Sale

Governance

Nigeria is for Sale

The price of poverty is higher in a country where everything is for sale.

Kitan Williams

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Columns

To BVN or Not to BVN?

from Shock Value by Ebehi Iyoha

To BVN or Not to BVN?

The FG forfeiture order may increase BVN compliance in Nigeria, but at what cost?

ECONOMIC CALENDAR

Date Description Prior Actual
01 Dec 17 Manufacturing PMI 55.0 55.9
01 Dec 17 Non-Manufacturing PMI 55.3 57.6
11 Dec 17 Q3 2017 Current Account Balance N0.5 trn N1.2 trn
19 Dec 17 November Inflation 15.91% 15.90%
22 Dec 17 Nigeria Unemployment Rate 14.20% 18.80%
22 Dec 17 Nigeria Underemployment Rate 35.20% 40.00%
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The Anambra Puzzle

Governance

The Anambra Puzzle

Anambra State is unique because of its politics. We take a look at its history as elections approach.

Chukwuka Ezeh