Abdul Abdulrahim

Abdul Abdulrahim

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Is the market big enough for African fintechs?

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04 MAY 2022

Is the market big enough for African fintechs?

Uncovering the current state of adoption for fintech products in Africa.

How will Musk's Twitter change content creation?

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27 APR 2022

How will Musk's Twitter change content creation?

We unpack Elon Musk's latest decision to acquire Twitter for $44 billion, and the likely impact on the creator economy

How do we size Africa's digital economy?

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23 MAR 2022

How do we size Africa's digital economy?

How do countries figure out the size of the digital economy? We provide mental models to guide here.

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

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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.

How to get more Nigerians health insurance coverage

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14 FEB 2022

How to get more Nigerians health insurance coverage

An assessment of Nigeria's aversion to health insurance.

Why Web3 won't make the world more equal

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25 JAN 2022

Why Web3 won't make the world more equal

An assessment of web3 and its promise of equality.

Funding frenzy in African VC: the music won't stop

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22 DEC 2021

Funding frenzy in African VC: the music won't stop

A review of tech startup funding in 2021.

Forget the headlines, Nigeria's recovery will be unsteady

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01 DEC 2021

Forget the headlines, Nigeria's recovery will be unsteady

Nigeria's economic outlook without the frills.

Japa: Talent wars in the African tech ecosystem

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03 NOV 2021

Japa: Talent wars in the African tech ecosystem

Hiring and keeping tech talent in Africa is tough and expensive

Beyond giveaways: Abeg taps into a gap in access to finance

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02 AUG 2021

Beyond giveaways: Abeg taps into a gap in access to finance

A look at the business value in Nigeria's giveaway culture.

Why is free speech suppressed despite the law?

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08 JUN 2021

Why is free speech suppressed despite the law?

A look into how regulation gags free speech in Nigeria.

From the eyes of a founder: Stages to becoming a unicorn

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03 JUN 2021

From the eyes of a founder: Stages to becoming a unicorn

Startup funding and the steps to attaining unicorn status.

Government surveillance and free speech in Nigeria

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25 MAY 2021

Government surveillance and free speech in Nigeria

We discuss the problems with the government's surveillance and their crackdown on social media

Trade patterns and the prospects for Nigeria’s ports

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07 MAY 2021

Trade patterns and the prospects for Nigeria’s ports

ACFTA: What trade patterns tell us about the preparedness of Nigeria's ports.

Graphics: Unveiling the generational impact of financial insecurity

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24 MAR 2021

Graphics: Unveiling the generational impact of financial insecurity

An analysis of Millennial, Gen Z and Household survey results.

Unlocking consumer spending power in Nigeria

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17 FEB 2021

Unlocking consumer spending power in Nigeria

How to look at transaction data.

Nigeria's reduced import levy: More cars, more problems

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20 JAN 2021

Nigeria's reduced import levy: More cars, more problems

With reduced import duties we look at the effects of a potential increase in Nigeria’s vehicles.

No food for lazy man: The struggle for corporation tax in undeveloped economies

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03 DEC 2020

No food for lazy man: The struggle for corporation tax in undeveloped economies

A deep-dive into the world of global corporate taxation.

Taming the Tomato: local and global solutions for curbing waste

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06 OCT 2020

Taming the Tomato: local and global solutions for curbing waste

The tomato is one of Nigeria's most important type of produce. Reducing wastage is key to maximising returns.

Graphics: West Africa’s booming illicit drug trade

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09 SEP 2020

Graphics: West Africa’s booming illicit drug trade

How the drug trade has shifted to West Africa

Unemployment in 2020: The mystery behind Nigeria’s missing 10 million

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19 AUG 2020

Unemployment in 2020: The mystery behind Nigeria’s missing 10 million

We assess the methodology of Nigeria's unemployment figures.

Graphics: The ₦500,000 ticket into Nigeria’s middle class

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29 JUL 2020

Graphics: The ₦500,000 ticket into Nigeria’s middle class

Nine insightful visualisations on Nigerian income data

Graphics: What the new normal for air travel looks like

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09 JUL 2020

Graphics: What the new normal for air travel looks like

Flights resume in Nigeria under a new normal. we take a look at the effects of coronavirus on the aviation industry

What is the function of the Nigerian SEC?

Finance - 18 SEP 2017

What is the function of the Nigerian SEC?

The regulator of Nigeria's capital markets

What is the NSE Premium Board?

Finance - 18 SEP 2017

What is the NSE Premium Board?

Ever wondered what makes the Premium Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange exclusive?

Q2’17 GDP: Nigeria’s Economy Expands to End Slump

Finance - 06 SEP 2017

Q2’17 GDP: Nigeria’s Economy Expands to End Slump

The economy grows for the second quarter of 2017 and Nigeria officially exits recession.

Don’t Sell Me Bitcoin, Ripple or Ether

Finance - 31 JUL 2017

Don’t Sell Me Bitcoin, Ripple or Ether

Are cryptocurrencies currencies or commodities?

The Magic Formula for Investing on the NSE

Finance - 27 JUN 2017

The Magic Formula for Investing on the NSE

Can you consistently make money from the NSE using strategies from famous investors?

Becoming a Nigerian Billionaire

Finance - 20 JUN 2017

Becoming a Nigerian Billionaire

Could you become a billionaire by investing in the Nigerian stock market?

Regulating Our Way to a Digital Currency Ecosystem

Finance - 17 MAY 2017

Regulating Our Way to a Digital Currency Ecosystem

The disruptive potential of digital currencies has alerted central banks. Would CBN regulation be premature?