Why Dangote's refinery won't solve our fuel crisis

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21 MAR 2022

Why Dangote's refinery won't solve our fuel crisis

Even when Dangote's refinery comes online, Nigeria needs to deregulate local petrol prices to solve its petrol issues. How much would petrol rise to?

Noelle Okwedy

Is it time to replace the dollar as the world's reserve currency?

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17 MAR 2022

Is it time to replace the dollar as the world's reserve currency?

Most countries keep a lot of their foreign reserves in dollars. That is unlikely to change anytime soon.

Why Nigerian tech talent gets paid less than foreign talent

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14 MAR 2022

Why Nigerian tech talent gets paid less than foreign talent

A look into how and why wage differs among global tech talents.

Fadekemi Abiru

Explainer: Petrol scarcity, diesel prices and a stubborn subsidy

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11 MAR 2022

Explainer: Petrol scarcity, diesel prices and a stubborn subsidy

When it comes to energy, Nigeria is caught between the devil and the deep blue sea.

Michael Famoroti

Why airlines should charge some passengers more

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10 MAR 2022

Why airlines should charge some passengers more

A look into the economic reasons behind the 100% price hike in domestic flight tickets and if airlines can sustain it.

Anne-Marie Amadi-Emina

Why Nigeria needs more edtechs

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09 MAR 2022

Why Nigeria needs more edtechs

A look into the funding challenge of basic education in Nigeria.

Gbemisola Alonge

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07 MAR 2022

Can Nigeria increase gas supplies amidst a Russian shortage?

A look into Nigeria's gas reserves, infrastructure, and everything we would need to help Europe meet its gas needs.

Noelle Okwedy

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04 MAR 2022

How Amazon, Coupang and Jumia are changing last-mile delivery

A look into what successful e-Commerce giants are doing to change last-mile delivery.

Abdul Abdulrahim

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03 MAR 2022

Why Nigerians don't pay tax

The Nigerian government has broken the social contract that makes Nigerians willing to pay taxes. This story looks into how that contract is broken.

Gbemisola Alonge

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01 MAR 2022

Is 'Buy Now, Pay Later' good for the Nigerian economy?

Nigerians can buy now and pay later. We looked into how beneficial that is to the economy.

Fadekemi Abiru

Nigeria is addicted to price control and it's hurting us

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28 FEB 2022

Nigeria is addicted to price control and it's hurting us

A deep dive into Nigeria's assertion as a market economy.

Michael Famoroti

Why Nigeria's $400m census is overdue

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25 FEB 2022

Why Nigeria's $400m census is overdue

Nigeria plans to spend $400m to hold its first digital census in history. This story analyses the economic reasons behind a census exercise.

Stephannie Adinde

Will the $1.5bn Lekki deep seaport end Lagos' woes?

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24 FEB 2022

Will the $1.5bn Lekki deep seaport end Lagos' woes?

A look into transport infrastructure inadequacy in the Lekki-Epe axis of Lagos

Adesola Afolabi

Can Nigeria tax its remote workers?

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23 FEB 2022

Can Nigeria tax its remote workers?

A look into the possibility of taxing Nigeria's remote workers.

Gbemisola Alonge

Why privatising NEPA did not work

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22 FEB 2022

Why privatising NEPA did not work

A look into the privatisation process of Nigeria's electricity sector.

Noelle Okwedy

Nigeria's Central Bank needs to get out of politics

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18 FEB 2022

Nigeria's Central Bank needs to get out of politics

The strong political influence on the CBN raises questions around the bank's identity crisis.

Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Jr.

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