CSEA Press

May 30, 2023


Did you know? African governments spent 16.5% of their revenues servicing external debt in 2021, leading to debt distress. Domestic policy and global support are needed to address the current…

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March 23, 2023

How Mobile Money can help solve Nigeria’s ongoing Naira scarcity

Nigeria continues to miss its financial inclusion targets. Because of the numerous constraints surrounding the formal banking system, a significant proportion of the Nigerian population remains excluded from the formal…

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December 3, 2022

The Need for Africa’s Active Role in the Global Digital Governance Environment

Globally, a plethora of rich and stimulating conversations are currently taking place around the emerging institution of digital governance, reinforcing the  fact that digital governance is inextricably linked to development.…

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October 31, 2022

Nigeria to build more capacity for technology developers

The history of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the public service agency tasked with the sole responsibility of implementing the policies and guidelines that drive ICT in Nigeria,…

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September 20, 2022

Africa needs Innovation to be a leader in the Global Digital Market

The recent emergence of Mauritius (an island country in the Indian Ocean, which is located off the eastern coast of Africa) as the most digitally prepared of all African countries…

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August 14, 2022

Nigeria’s plans for the biggest data governance drive in Africa

The Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), the newest Nigerian government digital agency, was birthed on February 4, 2022, following President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of its establishment. Stating its statutory functions,…

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July 20, 2022

Podcast: Covid, conflict and oil – a Nigerian economic story

While the Government’s response had proved effective at containing the Ebola virus just a handful of years earlier, Dr. Adeniran describes how it soon became clear that this new shock…

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February 3, 2022

New tools for understanding learning crisis in Nigeria Workshop

The Centre for the Study of Economies of Africa (CSEA) in collaboration with Research on Improving Systems in Education (RISE) and Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, organized a…

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December 8, 2021


DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 5 out-of-school children globally is in Nigeria? Poverty, cultural practices and limited supply, including targeted kidnappings and Insurgency in recent times, have aggravated the education…

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October 12, 2021

An Interview with Dr. Adedeji Adeniran on Data Governance in Africa

The conversation around Data Governance continues. Dr Adedeji Adeniran, Director of Research at CSEA, shares his thoughts on maximising the potentials and limiting the risks of data governance.

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September 14, 2021

An Interview with On Think Tanks and Dr Chukwuka Onyekwena

In this interview, Dr Chukwuka talks about the policy space in Nigeria and the context in which think tanks operate, how the Covid-19 crisis has impacted the demand for research…

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September 2, 2021


DID YOU KNOW? Africa’s digital economy has the potential to reach 5.2 percent of the continent’s GDP by 2025, amounting to US$180 billion. #DigIntoTheFacts in Episode 3 of the Professor…

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August 11, 2021

Dig Into The Facts With Professor Probe 2

DID YOU KNOW? The African Continental Free Trade Agreement #afcfta, is expected to boost intra-African trade by 52 percent by 2022?

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May 31, 2021

Dig Into The Facts With Professor Probe

Professor Probe is one of our very finest researchers here at CSEA. He just loves facts and will be bringing you all of the exciting ones from our research.

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November 5, 2020

The Poor man’s Pandemic

CSEA investigates the depths of the impacts of Covid-19 on Nigeria’s poorest people.Click here for more insights on our research on Covid-19.

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January 23, 2020

Investigating the Historical Demand for Education in Nigeria – (Episode 1) Chief Onyeama of Eke

Within our Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) Project across Nigeria, we investigate the compelling story of late Chief Onyeama of Eke and his impact on education there and…

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