Business News Analyst Job in Nigeria

Nairametrics is a leading financial media platform dedicated to providing accurate, timely, and comprehensive information about the Nigerian economy, financial markets, and business landscape. We are committed to delivering insightful analysis and news to empower our audience in making informed financial decisions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business News Analyst (SW Nigeria Region Correspondent)

Location: Lagos (Remote)
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • We are seeking a talented Business News Analyst to serve as our SW Nigeria Region correspondent. In this role, you will be responsible for covering business news, market developments, and economic trends specifically in the South West (SW) region of Nigeria, including states such as Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, and Ekiti. Your role will involve conducting in-depth research, producing high-quality written content, and engaging with key stakeholders to provide valuable insights to our readership.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and analyze business news, market trends, and economic developments in the SW Nigeria region.
  • Produce high-quality written content, including articles, reports, and analyses, focusing on the business landscape in the region.
  • Conduct interviews with local entrepreneurs, business leaders, and industry experts to gather insights and perspectives.
  • Monitor and report on regulatory changes, policy developments, and market dynamics affecting businesses in the SW Nigeria region.
  • Collaborate with the editorial team to ensure the accuracy, relevance, and timeliness of content delivery.
  • Engage with our audience through various platforms, including social media, to foster discussion and interaction.


  • Bachelor's Degree in English Language, Mass Communication, Journalism, Economics, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in financial journalism, business analysis, or related roles.
  • Strong understanding of Nigerian markets, economic indicators, and business dynamics, particularly in the SW Nigeria region.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with content management systems.
  • Previous experience covering specific industries or sectors within the SW Nigeria region.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.