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Mma Amara Ekeruche

Your Nigerian Economist

Mma Amara Ekeruche

Inclusive growth lies at the heart of Nigeria's development. From macroeconomic policies to energy resources; trade to development topics, Your Nigerian Economist engages the citizenry in discussing relevant economic issues and proffers solutions towards a fairer, more developed economy.

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Editorial Board

Editorial

Editorial Board

The Editorial is the purest expression of Stears' peculiar editorial stance. It analyses issues, drawing on theory and empirics to outline the competing assumptions for issues; each time drawing conclusions that can be elicited, so as to give a comprehensive yet indefinite picture.

Young Children
Tobi Jaiyesimi
Martha Sambe
Akinkunmi Akingbade

Devonomics

Tobi Jaiyesimi

Martha Sambe

Akinkunmi Akingbade

It is difficult to answer questions about how Nigeria can and should achieve sustainable economic, social and political growth. This column takes a look at well known development economic theories and applies them to the unique Nigerian context.

Tobi Jaiyesimi
Martha Sambe
Akinkunmi Akingbade

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Rethinking Roads in Nigeria

Martha Sambe

Solving Nigeria's flood menace

Akinkunmi Akingbade

Does Poverty Fuel Terrorism?

Martha Sambe

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Ebehi Iyoha

Shock Value

Ebehi Iyoha

The Nigerian economy, like any other, experiences “shocks”— events or policy decisions that can send a ripple of changes through the system. This column zooms in on these ripples in a range of sectors to explore how and why these shocks matter.

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Chuba Ezekwesili

Thinking Economics

Chuba Ezekwesili

Most human behaviour can be viewed through an economic lens to identify trends, patterns, biases and misconceptions. This column assesses Nigerian behaviour by applying Economics to behaviour and behaviour to Economics.