Stephannie Adinde

Stephannie Adinde

Economist

Bio

Stephannie holds a first class degree in Economics and Politics and a Masters in Emerging Economies and International Development from King’s College London. Passionate about poverty alleviation, female empowerment, governance and the economic prosperity of African nations.

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Street Hawking in Nigeria

ECONOMY - 14 AUG 2019

Street Hawking in Nigeria

Street vendors contribute significantly to the informal economy. But, their presence comes at a cost.

Nigeria's ethnic diversity can harm economic growth

DEVELOPMENT - 01 JUL 2019

Nigeria's ethnic diversity can harm economic growth

This article explores the consequences of ethnic diversity on Nigeria's development

Nigeria's oil curse perpetuates patriarchy

ECONOMY - 23 APR 2019

Nigeria's oil curse perpetuates patriarchy

This article explores how the presence of oil has propelled the problem of patriarchy in Nigeria

Excess Crude Account: the oil fund paying for Nigerian elections

ECONOMY - 04 MAR 2019

Excess Crude Account: the oil fund paying for Nigerian elections

This article explores how the Nigerian government has diverged oil savings to fund national elections

Behind Bars - Prison Reform in Nigeria

ECONOMY - 15 FEB 2019

Behind Bars - Prison Reform in Nigeria

Nigeria's current prison system is extremely dysfunctional and in a dire need of reform

Nigeria’s Skin-Bleaching Epidemic

ECONOMY - 12 DEC 2018

Nigeria’s Skin-Bleaching Epidemic

Skin-bleaching has become a way of life for many Nigerians, with huge health, social and economic costs.

Poverty in the Midst of Plenty

ECONOMY - 01 NOV 2018

Poverty in the Midst of Plenty

This article explores how population growth is perpetuating poverty in Nigeria and Africa as a whole

Policy Inconsistency in Nigeria

ECONOMY - 04 OCT 2018

Policy Inconsistency in Nigeria

This article explores the implications of policy inconsistency and discontinuity in Nigeria

NYSC has overstayed its welcome

ECONOMY - 03 SEP 2018

NYSC has overstayed its welcome

NYSC is a failed relic and Nigeria ought to free its youth from the burden of the scheme.

Welcome to the poverty capital of Nigeria

ECONOMY - 17 JUL 2018

Welcome to the poverty capital of Nigeria

We analyse the significant North-South poverty divide in Nigeria.