Was the Nigerian government right to increase VAT?

ECONOMY - 14 JAN 2020

Was the Nigerian government right to increase VAT?

We discuss arguments for and against the government's recent VAT rate increase from 5% to 7.5%

Rilwan Shittu

Four economic insights from the 2020 Nigerian budget

ECONOMY - 07 JAN 2020

Four economic insights from the 2020 Nigerian budget

What does the 2020 budget tell us about Nigeria's economic policies this coming year?

AfCFTA: A free trade agreement with no industries to benefit

ECONOMY - 20 DEC 2019

AfCFTA: A free trade agreement with no industries to benefit

We discuss why Africa should work on its industrial strategy to reap the full benefits of the AfCFTA

Franklin Olakunle Amoo

Lagos Island: A deep dive into Nigeria's Fashion Industry

ECONOMY - 13 DEC 2019

Lagos Island: A deep dive into Nigeria's Fashion Industry

A visit to Lagos Island provides an insight into the workings of the Nigerian fashion industry

Michael Adesanya

Nigeria Has a Revenue Problem

ECONOMY - 29 NOV 2019

Nigeria Has a Revenue Problem

A look into Nigeria's historically poor non-oil revenue collection

Soala Ekine

Christmas in Lagos: the opportunities for entrepreneurs

ECONOMY - 07 NOV 2019

Christmas in Lagos: the opportunities for entrepreneurs

We assess the business opportunities from a busy Christmas in Lagos

Abieyuwa Obaseki

ECONOMY - 21 OCT 2019

The costs of Nigeria's growing remittances market

As remittances grow, we investigate the hidden costs to Nigeria's economy

Temitayo Lawal

ECONOMY - 09 OCT 2019

Nigeria's Central Bank needs more independence, not more power

The independence of the CBN has been undermined by its increased prominence.

Soala Ekine

ECONOMY - 18 SEP 2019

Why the Saudi Aramco attack is a huge deal for Nigeria

Saudi Arabia's crude oil production has halved following a drone attack. How does this affect Nigeria?

Henry Eze

ECONOMY - 28 AUG 2019

The Economics of Aso Ebi at Nigerian Weddings

Why is there price discrimination between male and female wedding guests?

Fadekemi Abiru

Rethinking Infrastructure in Nigerian States

ECONOMY - 18 AUG 2019

Rethinking Infrastructure in Nigerian States

State governments must prioritise infrastructure that suit their state's economic and demographic profile

Adedayo Bakare

Street Hawking in Nigeria

ECONOMY - 14 AUG 2019

Street Hawking in Nigeria

Street vendors contribute significantly to the informal economy. But, their presence comes at a cost.

Stephannie Adinde

Economic Growth for All

ECONOMY - 07 AUG 2019

Economic Growth for All

Is economic growth enough to deliver real development?

Fadekemi Abiru

The Cost of Abandoned Projects in Nigeria

ECONOMY - 26 JUL 2019

The Cost of Abandoned Projects in Nigeria

A look into the costs of uncompleted projects in Nigeria and what can be done to avoid them

Fifehan Ogunde

Is the Nigerian economy capitalist, socialist or mixed?

ECONOMY - 12 JUL 2019

Is the Nigerian economy capitalist, socialist or mixed?

A look into what type of economic system Nigeria currently is, and what system might improve growth

Fifehan Ogunde

The Nigerian economy revolves around Lagos ports

ECONOMY - 08 JUL 2019

The Nigerian economy revolves around Lagos ports

This article looks at the central role of the Apapa port in Lagos and how it has become so important for trade

Ibrahim Tarfa

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