Tokunbo is an Economics Editor and a public sector economist. He also holds a BSc (Bristol) and MSc (LSE) in Economics. He previously worked at Barclays and First Bank, and he has a strong interest in monetary economics.
GOVERNANCE - 19 JUN 2019
We discuss Nigerian monopolistic political parties and assess how more competition can improve policy making
GOVERNANCE - 11 MAR 2019
Nigeria's recent elections issues could be attributed to both INEC and other external factors
ECONOMY - 29 MAY 2018
As part of our Democracy Day 2018 series, we look at the connection between voting and the budget
ECONOMY - 26 FEB 2018
All population numbers are inaccurate, but Nigeria's population numbers go beyond realism.
ECONOMY - 21 JAN 2018
After riding a wave of recession through most of 2016 and 2017, green shoots show the economy is picking up
ECONOMY - 03 DEC 2017
We explain why Nigeria's inflation says little about the prices you experience – and why that doesn't matter.
ECONOMY - 06 NOV 2017
We explore the possibility of lower interest rates as CBN gives reasons to expect cheaper borrowing.
ECONOMY - 23 OCT 2017
Low salaries in Nigeria are caused by a range of factors, but bargaining power remains a prominent issue.
ECONOMY - 18 SEP 2017
Is agriculture an avenue for higher forex earnings against the backdrop of high food prices at home?
ECONOMY - 18 JUL 2017
With the CBN determined to keep the naira fixed, we look at the pros and cons of this exchange rate regime.
ECONOMY - 14 JUN 2017
We don't all pay the same price for the items we buy and economics says that's ok.
ECONOMY - 24 APR 2017
How cost-effective is government intervention?
ECONOMY - 27 MAR 2017
Rebuilding confidence in Nigeria's economy is an underappreciated element of the desired recovery.
ECONOMY - 27 FEB 2017
Why has the CBN resorted to farming as a key element of monetary policy?
ECONOMY - 06 FEB 2017
Making the naira equal to the dollar sounds like a dream but could really be a nightmare for many.
ECONOMY - 31 JAN 2017
The Naira has been a pain recently, is it time to jump ship for the Eco?
ECONOMY - 30 JAN 2017
An in depth economic analysis of the proposed ECOWAS currency union.
ECONOMY - 06 JAN 2017
Analysing the CBN decision to tighten monetary policy to combat high inflation.