Michael Famoroti

Michael Famoroti

Economist

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Part-time philosopher. Full-time economist. Editor-in-Chief

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Review: Ten facts about Investment Banking in Nigeria

FINANCE - 18 JUL 2019

Review: Ten facts about Investment Banking in Nigeria

Frontier Capital Markets

Nigerian banks would lend more if they had more data

FINANCE - 28 JUN 2019

Nigerian banks would lend more if they had more data

We take a look at the importance of data in Nigeria's credit market

Nigeria's New Minimum Wage: Very Few Winners

ECONOMY - 30 APR 2019

Nigeria's New Minimum Wage: Very Few Winners

The new minimum wage is a boon to workers, but everyone else is likely to lose out in a costly way

In Nigeria, FinTechs show the way to alternative investments

FINANCE - 15 APR 2019

In Nigeria, FinTechs show the way to alternative investments

In partnership with FINT, we take a look at the FinTech landscape in Nigeria

10 data trends from the 2019 Presidential Election Results

GOVERNANCE - 28 FEB 2019

10 data trends from the 2019 Presidential Election Results

After looking through the election data, we take a look trends that voters and analyst need to know.

Ten Worrying Statistics about the Nigerian Economy

ECONOMY - 10 JAN 2019

Ten Worrying Statistics about the Nigerian Economy

Here are the 10 numbers that make us worried about the Nigerian economy in 2019.

Humans of New York reminds us about how poor we are

DEVELOPMENT - 08 OCT 2018

Humans of New York reminds us about how poor we are

Are stories of poverty a reflection of the struggle of living in Nigeria or just poverty porn?

Jobs cannot be created by force

ECONOMY - 11 APR 2018

Jobs cannot be created by force

African leaders often try and create jobs by fiat or decree, to the economic detriment of citizens.

The Potential of Diaspora Bonds in Africa

ECONOMY - 31 MAR 2017

The Potential of Diaspora Bonds in Africa

Targeting their diaspora population offers African countries another financing opportunity.