Is Nigeria’s Population a problem?
Nigeria’s population exploded from 60 million at independence - 1960, to 150m in 2010. Currently, Nigeria has a population of 206 million, growing at a 2.67% annual CAGR. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s food production index…
How Resilient is NVIDIA in the Face of Today’s Downturn?
The global economy is off to a rough start in 2022, with the Russia-Ukraine conflict, China's lockdown, supply chain chaos, decades-high inflation, soaring oil prices, and increased global market uncertainty all playing a…
Is a NETFLIX Comeback on the Horizon?
NETFLIX started the year on a rough note as the platform reportedly lost 200k subscribers in Q1-22, the first time in over a decade. The streaming giant is also expected to lose 2…
A Nobel Prize For A Revolution In Economics
Let's time travel back in time to see why Card and Krueger's work was such a revolution. It was the early 1990s. A Tribe Called Quest and Nirvana were blaring on sound systems.…
Managing Divergent Recoveries
It is one year into the COVID-19 pandemic and the global community still confronts extreme social and economic strain as the human toll rises and millions remain unemployed. Yet, even with high uncertainty…
Questions and Answers Segment with the Founders of SCALE
Being the transcript of the questions and answers segment of the discussions with the founders of SCALE which was held at the GIFTEDANALYSTS WhatsApp group chat on 20th March 2021.
Why Nations Fail, America Edition
As we approach inauguration day, exactly two weeks after the Capitol insurrection, Americans are on edge. About twenty thousand National Guard soldiers will provide security tomorrow; more troops than in Iraq and Afghanistan.…
COVID’s Impact in Real Time: Finding Balance Amid the Crisis
The IMF analyzed the economic effects of lockdowns and voluntary social distancing using two high-frequency proxies for economic activity: mobility data from Google and job openings posted on the website Indeed. As illustrated…
Analysis of the Financial Performance of MTN Nigeria Communications Plc in Half Year 2020
MTN Nigeria increased its subscribers base by adding 6.8m to its network totaling 71.1m mobile subscribers as of June 2020. Total revenue generated was up by 12.5% (y/y) to ₦638.08bn for the first…
Implication of the Forex Ban on Food Items
With 84% of Nigeria’s export (as at Q2’2020) as oil products, we reiterate that Nigeria does not really have an import problem. Nigeria has an export problem and until that problem is solved,…