Africa at Work for Women

ECONOMY - 23 APR 2018

Africa at Work for Women

Why are women over-represented in low income and less secure jobs?

Fadekemi Abiru

N-Power or No Power?

ECONOMY - 18 APR 2018

N-Power or No Power?

We explore how impactful the N-Power scheme has been on youth unemployment in Nigeria.

Jobs cannot be created by force

ECONOMY - 11 APR 2018

Jobs cannot be created by force

African leaders often try and create jobs by fiat or decree, to the economic detriment of citizens.

Michael Famoroti

Why the Government should not pay ransoms

ECONOMY - 09 APR 2018

Why the Government should not pay ransoms

Moral hazard tells us that paying for the release of aducted Nigerians may do more harm than good

Fadekemi Abiru

What’s She got to do with It?

ECONOMY - 06 APR 2018

What’s She got to do with It?

We show the benefits of female empowerment through the four factors of production.

Desola Ososami

The story behind Nigerian cinemas

ECONOMY - 27 MAR 2018

The story behind Nigerian cinemas

Nigeria has a healthy cinema heritage, but do we have a cinema culture to support New Nollywood?

Merlin Uwalaka

ECONOMY - 21 MAR 2018

After Oil comes?

Fighting imports is a distraction from the need to diversify exports and developing competitive industries

Keleenna Onyeaka

ECONOMY - 12 MAR 2018

Why are banks not lending to agriculture?

We discuss the importance of allocating more credit to agriculture in Nigeria.

Nwamaka Ogbonna

ECONOMY - 04 MAR 2018

Girl power: why the numbers are distracting

Are women in power distracting us from the real gender issues?

Fadekemi Abiru

ECONOMY - 26 FEB 2018

Nigeria does not have 180 million people

All population numbers are inaccurate, but Nigeria's population numbers go beyond realism.

Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Jr.

A new minimum wage won’t be a silver bullet for Nigerian workers

ECONOMY - 22 FEB 2018

A new minimum wage won’t be a silver bullet for Nigerian workers

We break down the case for a higher minimum wage in Nigeria.

Adedayo Bakare

The solution to long-run growth in Nigeria

ECONOMY - 19 FEB 2018

The solution to long-run growth in Nigeria

Investment can drive Nigeria's economy for a while, but technology is the only answer to long-term growth.

Merlin Uwalaka

Nigeria and the lack of affordable housing

ECONOMY - 16 FEB 2018

Nigeria and the lack of affordable housing

There are not enough affordable homes in Nigeria, a problem exacerbated by high interest rates and land laws

Anselem Kadiri

On Lekki Toll Gate Prices

ECONOMY - 13 FEB 2018

On Lekki Toll Gate Prices

We take a look at the recent toll price hike that Lekki residents have had to face.

Fadekemi Abiru

Four charts showing Nigeria's Unemployment Problems

ECONOMY - 01 FEB 2018

Four charts showing Nigeria's Unemployment Problems

We know Nigeria has an unemployment problem, but just how bad is it? And is it much worse in certain regions?

Kitan Williams

Four charts that show how Nigeria's economy has improved

ECONOMY - 21 JAN 2018

Four charts that show how Nigeria's economy has improved

After riding a wave of recession through most of 2016 and 2017, green shoots show the economy is picking up

Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Jr.

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