April 8, 2019

Nigeria’s New National Minimum Wage: Responses and Implications for the Economy

On March 19, 2019, the new national minimum wage bill, an issue that featured widely in the 2019 presidential campaigns, finally received legislative approval. The Senate approved ₦30,000 as the…

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March 27, 2019

Nigeria Education In Focus

The existing education data in Nigeria are Millennium Development Goal (MDG) centric with focus on enrolment, transition and completion statistics, with no statistics on the extent of learning taking place…

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March 4, 2019

How To Resolve The Tariff Disputes Blocking Nigeria’s Solar Project Pipeline?

In 2016, Nigeria signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) worth US$2.5 billion with 14 independent power producers (IPPs) to build a total 1,125 megawatts of installed solar capacity for the national…

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February 15, 2019

The need to boost political will for tobacco control policies in Nigeria

Tobacco use and the exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with the rising prevalence of non-communicable diseases some of which are the leading cause of preventable death in Nigeria. In…

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February 7, 2019

Why Nigeria needs higher taxes on tobacco products

Rising tobacco consumption in Nigeria is expected to increase fiscal and health burdens on the general public and government. A bold and innovative policy response is required and tobacco taxation…

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December 13, 2018

Africa’s Migration – Trends, Drivers and Policy Implications

Migration from Africa commonly evokes the image of a continent fleeing its own home. Many Africans leave to go to other places within and outside the continent in what can…

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November 26, 2018

Migration and Demography: Shaping Migration Policies for Demographic Dividend in Africa

The 8th African Policy Circle (APC) meeting which was hosted by the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa, in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and Global…

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November 22, 2018

CSEA Participates in the TTI Exchange 2018 (TTIX)

CSEA participated in the TTI Exchange 2018 (TTIX), held in Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel, on 12 – 14 November 2018. The event focused on the theme Sustainable Organisations for Sustainable…

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October 29, 2018

Challenges and Interventions Needs in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI)

Although Nigeria has been generating electricity in commercial quantities for over a century, the pace of electricity infrastructure development in the county is very slow and power supply remains highly…

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October 22, 2018

Educational Performance in Nigeria: Dimensions, Drivers and Implications for SDGs

On Wednesday, August 28, 2018, the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa, CSEA, organized a round-table discussion within the framework of Southern Voice’s study on the State…

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October 11, 2018

The Socioeconomic Implications of Exclusion of the Girl child in Education

Throughout the world, millions of girls are being deprived of a fundamental right – the right to education. This all-important right set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights…

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September 13, 2018

Africa’s Rising Debt: Implications for Development Finance

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) with support from Global Economic…

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September 3, 2018

Supporting Humanitarian Workers in North-Eastern Nigeria

North-eastern Nigeria, comprising of Borno, Taraba, Adamawa, Yobe, Gombe, and Bauchi states, has become the most uninhabitable region in the country due to series of Boko Haram attacks. Despite counterterrorism…

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August 6, 2018

Improving Youth Employability in Nigeria: Making a Case for Inclusive Skill Development

In September 2015, World Leaders at the United Nations Special summit adopted what has been described as “the most inclusive development agenda the world has ever seen” – the 2030…

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June 26, 2018

Innovative Fundraising Strategies For Think Tanks

Fundraising remains a challenge for most organizations, and the need to explore innovative ways to remain sustainable and competitive is becoming imperative. In this digital age, organizations are continuously exploring…

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May 30, 2018

Invest in Nigeria’s Most Valuable Resource

Human development indicators show that Nigeria does not adequately invest in its people. Nigeria continues to perform abysmally in key health and education indicators. The country is the second largest…

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