Five charts explaining PE Funding in Africa

FINANCE - 23 APR 2018

Five charts explaining PE Funding in Africa

Trends in the private equity sector in Africa

Derin Adebayo

Four charts breaking down the Nigerian Stock Exchange

ECONOMY - 15 APR 2018

Four charts breaking down the Nigerian Stock Exchange

We look at the market performance, investor composition, and sectoral breakdown of the NSE.

The many pitfalls of e-commerce in Nigeria

FINANCE - 17 APR 2018

The many pitfalls of e-commerce in Nigeria

The recent trials of Konga raise questions about the viability of e-commerce in Nigeria.

Anselem Kadiri

Where are the best places to Invest in Nigeria?

FINANCE - 03 APR 2018

Where are the best places to Invest in Nigeria?

Leading financial services firm, Investment One, has ideas about how Nigerians should invest.

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How is Fake News Monetised?

OTHER - 23 MAR 2018

How is Fake News Monetised?

We briefly explain how fake news makes money for media organisations / publishers.

Aisha Salaudeen

Is it now easy to do business in Nigeria?

ECONOMY - 19 MAR 2018

Is it now easy to do business in Nigeria?

Nigeria shot up the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Ranking. Does this mark a change in the environment?

Olanrewaju Rufai

ECONOMY - 07 MAR 2018

Nigeria and J.P. Morgan: Rekindling an Old Flame?

We revisit Nigeria's expulsion from the J.P. Morgan Government Bond Index and the case for potential reentry

Somto Okeke

FINANCE - 15 FEB 2018

Nigerians are not real entrepreneurs

The idea that the Nigerian landscape is filled with entrepreneurs is one that falls flat on deeper analysis.

Timeyin Preston Ideh

ECONOMY - 08 FEB 2018

Where is Your Insurance?

We look into the benefits of insurance and analyse how it can be made more inclusive

Keleenna Onyeaka

FINANCE - 07 FEB 2018

Stears is Hiring a Business Journalist!

Stears is looking for a Business Journalist to join the team

Editorial Board

Nigeria is losing money to Illicit Financial Flows

FINANCE - 05 FEB 2018

Nigeria is losing money to Illicit Financial Flows

Could IFFs provide an opportunity for the Nigerian government to bolster its revenue streams?

Toluwanimi Segun

Nigeria and the failure of Foreign Investment

FINANCE - 25 JAN 2018

Nigeria and the failure of Foreign Investment

We explain why Nigeria remains an unattractive destination for foreign investment.

Olanrewaju Rufai

Selling Smarter

FINANCE - 09 JAN 2018

Selling Smarter

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

Bunmi M.F

Stears Business Top Ten Stories of 2017

ECONOMY - 29 DEC 2017

Stears Business Top Ten Stories of 2017

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

Editorial Board

The dangers of high interest rates in Nigeria

FINANCE - 21 NOV 2017

The dangers of high interest rates in Nigeria

Many groups bemoan Nigeria's high interest rates, but what are its precise effects on the economy?

Olanrewaju Rufai

The Economic Logic of New Banknotes

FINANCE - 03 NOV 2017

The Economic Logic of New Banknotes

We take a look at the relevance of bank note denominations in an economy

Korede Ologun

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