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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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.