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What Nigeria’s Inflation will look like in 2023

January 11, 2023

Nigeria’s inflation rate jumped to 21.47% in November 2022—the highest in 17 years and a 0.38 percentage point increase over the October...

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The Macroeconomic Policy Priorities for Nigeria’s Next President

January 10, 2023

The impact of sound macroeconomic policies on improved economic activities, increase in job creation, increase in foreign & domestic...

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Technology Trends To Watch Out For In 2023

December 26, 2022

Think of any business or organization; software technology is at the heart of their operations. This puts Marc Andreessen's prescient ‘softw

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2022 is almost at an end and what a year it has been!

December 20, 2022

We’re around that period where we start to reflect on how our year went, going through the highs and the lows and probably flooding our...

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Brief Dive: The Geopolitics of Energy Security

December 9, 2022

The geopolitics of energy security has become increasingly important as energy resources become increasingly scarce, energy demands...

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Japa: Its Costs and Benefits

December 6, 2022

Earlier this year, my friend M called me to find out when I would love to Japa and to tell me how he was preparing to leave Nigeria.

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The FTX Saga - How To Not Go Bankrupt

December 5, 2022

If you haven’t already heard, FTX, the crypto exchange, has been all over the news for what people are calling “a scandal for the ages”.

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Outlook on the Crude Oil Market: Uncertainty Reigns

December 1, 2022

Oil prices slumped more than 7% to $74 on Monday; the lowest price in nearly a year. The immediate culprit was investors’ concerns over...

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The market for secondhand or used smartphones and PCs in Nigeria

November 8, 2022

Nigeria has had the highest growth in mobile phone penetration in Africa, averaging 81%, and a mobile phone subscriber base that reached...

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The Floods Wreaked Significant Havoc. Now What?

October 25, 2022

The statistics are grim. 600 deaths (officials say), 200,000 homes destroyed, 70,000 hectares of farmland submerged, 2 million people...

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Price Controls and the Inefficiencies in the Nigerian Economy

October 7, 2022

Nigeria has had a long history of price controls dating back to the 1970s when the government pegged the prices of commodities such as...

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Just In: Kwakol’s Podcast Debut

September 20, 2022

There is a mural in the lounge at Kwakol’s Headquarters that has the words “Think out of the box” artistically splayed in black, over...

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