Tokunbo is an Economist and the Editor in Chief.
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African leaders are taking more hits to Covid than their citizens, and it would take the continent much longer to achieve herd immunity.
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Nigerian households explained: A Stears Data leverage.
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The words written via central banks circulars have taken an interesting turn over the years, but have they elicited the expected reaction?
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The full story: Why the CBN restricted activities of crypto trading exchanges.
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The lessons I learnt from trading cryptocurrencies.
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Here are six events that shocked us in 2020.
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We analyse factors responsible for the development of the Covid-19 vaccine and discuss their implications.
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Is Bitcoin money? And what are its main uses in Nigeria?
Economy - 16 OCT 2020
Bad policing has been unfair to Nigeria’s economy
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A look into Nigeria's new business laws
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A guide to understanding the importance of trains and railways in Nigeria.
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.