CSEA Press

May 30, 2024

Highlighting the need for climate and development debt swaps in Nigeria

The unmanageable increase in debt over the last few years and the bad effects of climate change on Nigeria’s economy for more than a decade have brought about the need…

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May 30, 2024

Dig into the facts with Professor Probe- Episode 7

A nation cannot develop in the face of endemic corruption. The fight against corruption cannot be won unless the rationale (how and why) for the act of corruption is understood…

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May 10, 2024

Public Procurement in Nigeria: What are the Challenges and How Can We Overcome Them?

Public procurement plays a pivotal role in shaping the efficacy of public service delivery and fostering a conducive environment for inclusive growth in Nigeria. In this episode of the Research…

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May 6, 2024

Advancing Tobacco Control in Africa

Development Gateway (DG) has partnered with CSEA for the second phase of the Tobacco Control Data Initiative (TCDI). TCDI 2.0 aims to advance the work achieved in TCDI 1.0, which…

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March 30, 2024

Press Release: Sensitization Workshop on ‘Understanding New Nigerian Labour Force Statistics’

In a sensitization workshop event titled “Understanding New Nigerian Labour Force Statistics,” experts and other stakeholders gathered in Abuja on Monday, March 18, 2024, to deliberate on the importance and…

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November 1, 2023

Reflections on Nigeria’s Learning Crisis and Adopting a Systems Lens to Study and Address It

In this episode, RISE research fellow Julius Atuhurra speaks to CSEA’s Director of Research, Dr. Adedeji Adeniran, about CSEA’s education research journey that has evolved from an initial focus on…

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September 13, 2023

Press Release: Aligning Nigeria’s Debt Reduction Policies with Gender and Climate Goals

In a groundbreaking report dissemination event titled “Towards Reconciling Economic and Debt Management Policies with Gender and Climate Objectives in Nigeria,” experts and other stakeholders convened in Abuja on Wednesday,…

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September 11, 2023

Dig into the facts with Professor Probe – Episode 6

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming businesses and economic activities worldwide through its capacity to mimic or replicate human-like intelligence. With the growing potential of AI, many countries are adopting various…

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August 26, 2023

The Impact of Fuel Subsidy on the Nigerian Economy

In the maiden edition of ‘The CSEA Podcast’, Dr Adedeji Adeniran, Director of Research at CSEA, speaks on the impact of the Fuel Subsidy Removal on the Nigerian Economy.

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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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