Osato Guobadia

Osato Guobadia

Financial Journalist

Bio

Osato is a financial journalist at Stears Business with experience as a Senior Associate at KPMG and as a software engineer. He holds a Bachelors degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Mary Washington. At Stears, Osato focuses on the Banking, Energy and Telecoms sectors.

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Police reform: Ideas for Nigeria

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28 OCT 2020

Police reform: Ideas for Nigeria

Reforming Nigeria’s police with evidence from Georgia and Ghana.

Restructuring Nigeria’s banks: Holdco fever

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26 OCT 2020

Restructuring Nigeria’s banks: Holdco fever

Why Nigeria’s banks are re-strategising

Hell or high water: transporting crude oil to the Dangote refinery

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08 OCT 2020

Hell or high water: transporting crude oil to the Dangote refinery

Dangote’s transportation headache.

Nigeria’s nuclear option for power generation

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28 SEP 2020

Nigeria’s nuclear option for power generation

Nuclear energy may be the key to clean electricity generation, but will Nigeria ever unlock its potential?

Recruitment and progression at the NNPC

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22 SEP 2020

Recruitment and progression at the NNPC

Recruitment and promotion at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

Big spenders: Nigeria’s Tier 1 banks and your deposits

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10 SEP 2020

Big spenders: Nigeria’s Tier 1 banks and your deposits

Nine charts on Nigeria's top five banks

Nigeria’s subsidy story: The end of an era?

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01 SEP 2020

Nigeria’s subsidy story: The end of an era?

Pulling the plug on Nigeria’s subsidy

USSD and Nigeria's financial inclusion drive

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27 AUG 2020

USSD and Nigeria's financial inclusion drive

USSD’s role in banking the unbanked

The story of 9mobile’s tussle with debt and fleeing customers

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24 AUG 2020

The story of 9mobile’s tussle with debt and fleeing customers

A look into the fall of Etisalat and 9mobile's struggles

MainOne: West Africa’s internet connectivity giant meets its match

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13 AUG 2020

MainOne: West Africa’s internet connectivity giant meets its match

MainOne’s battle to retain market share in Nigeria's telecoms industry.

Salaries vs stock options: how startups in Nigeria compete for talent

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11 AUG 2020

Salaries vs stock options: how startups in Nigeria compete for talent

Why stock options fail to attract talent in Nigeria’s low trust environment.

So is MTN a monopoly or not?

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05 AUG 2020

So is MTN a monopoly or not?

We look at the market structure of the telco industry to determine the level of MTN's dominance

A run for your money (part I): Banks meet fintechs

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28 JUL 2020

A run for your money (part I): Banks meet fintechs

The first in a two-part series on the banking sector. We discuss the arrival of fintech startups

MTN's controversial dominance in the battle for Nigeria's airwaves

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15 JUL 2020

MTN's controversial dominance in the battle for Nigeria's airwaves

A story of Nigeria's heated competition for spectrum

NBET and the looming debt crisis that's keeping your lights on

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06 JUL 2020

NBET and the looming debt crisis that's keeping your lights on

The history behind the creation of Nigeria's Bulk Electricity Trading company- NBET.

From Shell to Seplat: Nigerians joining the oil production party

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01 JUL 2020

From Shell to Seplat: Nigerians joining the oil production party

Nigeria's marginal oil field history and their role in oil production

Private equity in Nigeria: Replicating Manchester United's model

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24 JUN 2020

Private equity in Nigeria: Replicating Manchester United's model

Promise of private equity investments in Nigeria

Fibre optics and the end of slow internet in Nigeria

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17 JUN 2020

Fibre optics and the end of slow internet in Nigeria

What it takes to boost Nigeria's broadband infrastructure

The Nigerian story of expensive electricity bills

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11 JUN 2020

The Nigerian story of expensive electricity bills

Understanding the scale of Nigeria's electricity metering challenges

How experience is helping build successful startups

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04 JUN 2020

How experience is helping build successful startups

The value of successful founders on growing African businesses.

Refining Nigeria's oil: Dangote's hard fix

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20 MAY 2020

Refining Nigeria's oil: Dangote's hard fix

What Dangote's entry into the refinery business means for Nigeria