Adesola Afolabi

Adesola Afolabi

Deputy Editor

Bio

Adesola is an experienced financial journalist with an Economics educational background. She has worked in reputable media organisations, including a Financial Times internship and a fellowship at the Reuters Institute in the University of Oxford. She is the Deputy Editor at Stears Business.

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Banking through agents: A successful path to inclusion?

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14 APR 2021

Banking through agents: A successful path to inclusion?

The impact of agency banking on financial inclusion.

The NSE's path to global competitiveness

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29 MAR 2021

The NSE's path to global competitiveness

Demutualisation: Understanding the Nigerian Stock Exchange's new status.

Human vs physical capital: Where should Nigeria spend money?

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18 MAR 2021

Human vs physical capital: Where should Nigeria spend money?

An analysis of Nigeria’s capital spending.

Why is financial inclusion low among Nigerian women?

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09 MAR 2021

Why is financial inclusion low among Nigerian women?

Seven charts showing Nigeria's financial inclusion by gender.

Can Ogun state be the next Lagos?

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03 MAR 2021

Can Ogun state be the next Lagos?

Assessing Ogun state's financial and economic potential.

Little earner, big spender: The federal government's troubled finances

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23 FEB 2021

Little earner, big spender: The federal government's troubled finances

How does the federal government earn and spend money?

One nation, underwater: Fighting Nigeria’s growing flood disaster

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16 FEB 2021

One nation, underwater: Fighting Nigeria’s growing flood disaster

How to fight Nigeria's flood menace.

Is social welfare eliminating poverty in Nigeria?

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08 FEB 2021

Is social welfare eliminating poverty in Nigeria?

Assessing the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP).

Crypto investments: The good and the ugly

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27 JAN 2021

Crypto investments: The good and the ugly

The risks and opportunities of investing in cryptocurrencies.

Has the Lagos BRT made your life easier?

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14 JAN 2021

Has the Lagos BRT made your life easier?

Assessing the BRT solution to Lagos transport problem

Improving Lagos traffic: Can infrastructure outpace population growth?

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29 DEC 2020

Improving Lagos traffic: Can infrastructure outpace population growth?

Why Lagos' traffic has stubbornly remained.

Nigeria’s government wants your unclaimed dividends

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09 DEC 2020

Nigeria’s government wants your unclaimed dividends

The grab for unclaimed investor profits.

Pension funds and the fight for your savings

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26 NOV 2020

Pension funds and the fight for your savings

We show what it's like in Nigeria's pension industry and breakdown acquisition and retention strategies for PFAs in Nigeria.

AMCON: Nigeria’s bad bank forever and ever?

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05 NOV 2020

AMCON: Nigeria’s bad bank forever and ever?

Has AMCON been a success? Is it time for it to go or should it stay?

What next for the Lekki Free Trade Zones?

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30 SEP 2020

What next for the Lekki Free Trade Zones?

Understanding the prospects of the Lekki Free Trade Zones and the delays in developing them

Nigeria’s costly rural road deficit keeps millions stuck

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15 SEP 2020

Nigeria’s costly rural road deficit keeps millions stuck

The importance of fixing rural roads in Nigeria

Meet one of the financiers behind Africa’s high-impact projects

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03 SEP 2020

Meet one of the financiers behind Africa’s high-impact projects

Plugging Africa’s infrastructure gap: The AFC roadmap

Beyond Dangote Cement: Nigeria’s Stock Exchange needs more market leaders

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20 AUG 2020

Beyond Dangote Cement: Nigeria’s Stock Exchange needs more market leaders

A look into improving the depth of Nigeria's Stock Exchange

The CBN’s battle for a cashless Nigeria

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06 AUG 2020

The CBN’s battle for a cashless Nigeria

We assess how Nigeria has fared in its drive to reduce the use of cash in the country.