Akinkunmi Akingbade

Akinkunmi Akingbade

Consultant

Bio

Akin is a Freelance Consultant and Writer with a background in Development Economics. He previously worked at Ventures Africa.

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In Lagos, all roads lead to the Island.

DEVELOPMENT - 11 SEP 2019

In Lagos, all roads lead to the Island.

The Lagos Island has become Lagos’ major commercial centre, racing other parts of the city behind.

The cost of Nigeria's “Tokunbo” policy

DEVELOPMENT - 01 APR 2019

The cost of Nigeria's “Tokunbo” policy

With the introduction of the Tokunbo policy, are more Nigerians buying new cars?

The struggle to fund Nigeria's Universities

DEVELOPMENT - 31 DEC 2018

The struggle to fund Nigeria's Universities

The Nigerian government has become overstretched in running its universities

Nigeria needs more SMEs in SEZs

COLUMNS - 17 SEP 2018

Nigeria needs more SMEs in SEZs

A vision of small businesses thriving in Nigeria's special economic zones, creating jobs and driving growth.

The Continental Crossroad

DEVELOPMENT - 24 MAY 2018

The Continental Crossroad

Africa’s resolve to take up a continental deal portrays an untenable trade-in motive

Nigeria and the Failure of Capital Expenditure

DEVELOPMENT - 16 MAR 2018

Nigeria and the Failure of Capital Expenditure

Despite Nigeria's huge infrastructure gap, the government has consistently failed to execute capital projects

Solving Nigeria's flood menace

DEVELOPMENT - 11 DEC 2017

Solving Nigeria's flood menace

Floods have ravaged Nigeria for years. What responsibilities do governments and citizens have in solving this?

More 'Boys' Needed

DEVELOPMENT - 13 OCT 2017

More 'Boys' Needed

The Nigerian Police Force needs to focus on more than just inflating police numbers to be effective.

Nigeria's Trade Facade

DEVELOPMENT - 16 AUG 2017

Nigeria's Trade Facade

Are trade agreements really the panacea for boosting Nigerian exports or will they do more harm?