Gbemisola Alonge

Gbemisola Alonge

Financial Journalist

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Gbemisola is an economist. She is a Financial Journalist, covering Development and Macroeconomy at Stears Business.

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Why inflation is always higher in emerging economies

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24 NOV 2020

Why inflation is always higher in emerging economies

Understanding the relationship between inflation and economic growth from the emerging economies’ perspective.

It’s 2021, a COVID-19 vaccine is ready, what next for Nigeria?

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18 NOV 2020

It’s 2021, a COVID-19 vaccine is ready, what next for Nigeria?

The journey to immunise Nigerians against Covid-19

Agriculture sector growth: Not so fast

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11 NOV 2020

Agriculture sector growth: Not so fast

How the government can improve its agriculture policies

Crowdfarming and the pandemic: What went wrong?

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09 NOV 2020

Crowdfarming and the pandemic: What went wrong?

How the pandemic turned agricultural investment opportunities sour.

Covid-19 deaths in Nigeria: What the data says

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02 NOV 2020

Covid-19 deaths in Nigeria: What the data says

Tracking Covid-19 mortality in Nigeria

Traditional and herbal medicine need more than belief

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19 OCT 2020

Traditional and herbal medicine need more than belief

Unlocking Nigeria's traditional and herbal medicine opportunity.

Doctoora’s plan for affordable healthcare in Nigeria

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05 OCT 2020

Doctoora’s plan for affordable healthcare in Nigeria

A deep dive into Doctoora—a health business, unbundling affordable healthcare for Nigerians.

Attracting private investment in Nigeria's Universities

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28 SEP 2020

Attracting private investment in Nigeria's Universities

Nigeria's higher education funding model is broken; we explore innovative alternatives in the country.

Blind spot: How universities create unemployable graduates

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08 SEP 2020

Blind spot: How universities create unemployable graduates

A look into skills mismatch–a challenge fuelling Nigeria's unemployment crisis

Make Apapa a port again: The origins of congestion and how to fix it

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31 AUG 2020

Make Apapa a port again: The origins of congestion and how to fix it

Fixing Nigeria’s Apapa problem

Same start, different finish: Economic outcomes for Egypt and Nigeria

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26 AUG 2020

Same start, different finish: Economic outcomes for Egypt and Nigeria

Lessons for Nigeria and the bitter pill that transformed Egypt’s economy.

Microinsurance: The ambitious model to provide healthcare for all Nigerians

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17 AUG 2020

Microinsurance: The ambitious model to provide healthcare for all Nigerians

How microinsurance can solve Nigeria's low access to health care.

The timely prospect of mining gold in Nigeria

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10 AUG 2020

The timely prospect of mining gold in Nigeria

The future of gold in Nigeria: Segilola Gold project leads the way

How central banks use communication to influence policy

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03 AUG 2020

How central banks use communication to influence policy

Communication: a less pronounced monetary policy tool used to impact the economy

The silent success of sesame seeds in Nigeria

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22 JUL 2020

The silent success of sesame seeds in Nigeria

A deep dive into Nigeria's largest agricultural export, Sesame seeds

Nigeria’s ambiguous tax laws breed elusive taxpayers

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16 JUL 2020

Nigeria’s ambiguous tax laws breed elusive taxpayers

The government's failure at taxing Nigerians

Transporting blood in Lagos: Lifebank’s life-saving business model

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07 JUL 2020

Transporting blood in Lagos: Lifebank’s life-saving business model

How Lifebank is solving the problem of transporting blood in Lagos

Meet the new Nigeria under the ACFTA, a services economy

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02 JUL 2020

Meet the new Nigeria under the ACFTA, a services economy

What does the African continental free trade agreement mean for Nigeria's services sector?

The compounding costs of delayed development projects

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25 JUN 2020

The compounding costs of delayed development projects

The role of budget planning in implementing development projects in Nigeria

The odds against Nigerian women in agriculture

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15 JUN 2020

The odds against Nigerian women in agriculture

How women are side-lined in critical roles across the agricultural value chain.

Smallholder farmers need bespoke protection

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08 JUN 2020

Smallholder farmers need bespoke protection

Understanding what it takes to provide farmers with protection they can both understand and afford.

Nigeria needs a living wage, not a minimum wage

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03 JUN 2020

Nigeria needs a living wage, not a minimum wage

Why the minimum wage isn't enough for Nigerians

The tough job of a central bank governor

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27 MAY 2020

The tough job of a central bank governor

We look into the rationale behind some of the decisions made by the last three CBN governors.

Going to university is good but quality education matters more

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18 MAY 2020

Going to university is good but quality education matters more

Improving quality of tertiary education in Nigeria starts with improving the quality of teachers.

Funding primary healthcare: A more practical solution

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13 MAY 2020

Funding primary healthcare: A more practical solution

We discuss the importance of primary healthcare and assess better ways to fund it

The possibility of online learning at Nigerian universities

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07 MAY 2020

The possibility of online learning at Nigerian universities

Education technology could be a solution to our low capacity problem in Nigerian universities.

Making more with less: Nigeria's productivity problem

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30 APR 2020

Making more with less: Nigeria's productivity problem

Technology can help Nigerian farmers improve productivity.

Can closed borders solve food security?

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29 APR 2020

Can closed borders solve food security?

We assess if protectionist measures can help boost local production and reduce food insecurity in Nigeria

How consumption determines the economic impact of pandemics

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22 APR 2020

How consumption determines the economic impact of pandemics

The response of an economy in a pandemic can be explained by consumer behaviour and transmission rates.