April 8, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 12)

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) held the second meeting for the year on the 21st of March, 2022, and voted to retain the Monetary…

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April 6, 2022

The Long-Term Labor Market Effect of Drought Exposure: Evidence from Nigeria

This study shows that women’s labour market outcomes in adulthood vary depending on the circumstance that prevails in the early stages of their lives. Exploiting the variation in drought incidences…

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March 29, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 11)

Following the food inflation of 17.1 percent in February 2022, the Selected Food Price Watch of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicates an increase in the average cost of…

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March 23, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 10)

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data shows that headline inflation for February 2022 was 15.7 percent. Headline inflation in February 2022 is 0.1 percent points higher than 15.6 percent…

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March 16, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 9)

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Power Sector Data report shows that Nigeria generated 36,397.92 Gwh of electricity in 2021, a 2 percent increase of over 35,720.27 Gwh generated in…

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March 9, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 8)

Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) revealed that crude oil price rose above $100 in February 2022 and has exceeded its historical price since 20143. The rise in…

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March 4, 2022

Curtailing State Extremism In Data Governance

There is an increasing level of attention and growing conversations at the national, regional and global levels, around the imperative for a more effective set of rules and regulations to…

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March 1, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 7)

The NBS report shows that the average retail price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit (petrol) slightly increased to N166.40 per litre in January 2022 from N 164.09 per…

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February 21, 2022

Optimizing Agronomic-Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Maize Production in Tanzania

This study aimed at assessing different production functions for maize production in Tanzania. The maize yield performance, and agronomic – nitrogen use efficiency (AE) were evaluated under 6 rates of…

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February 21, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 6)

A report on the telecommunications sector released by the National Bureau of Statistics shows that in Q4 2021, a total of 195.4 million subscribers were active on voice compared to…

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February 15, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 5)

The CBN, in a recent circular to all banks and other financial institutions communicated an amendment to the Global Standing Instruction (GSI).3 The initial GSI which was introduced in July…

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February 9, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 4)

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) retained the Monetary Poli-cy Rate (MPR) at 11.5 percent, as well as all other monetary parameters, at the first…

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February 8, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 3)

On behalf of the Federal Government, the Debt Management Office (DMO) issued a N250 billion sovereign sukuk bond between the 16th and 23rd of December 2021, with a 346 percent…

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February 3, 2022

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 2)

According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria’s headline inflation rate increased on a month-on-month basis, from 15.40 percent in November 2021 to 15.63 percent in December 20211. This…

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February 2, 2022

Income Diversification and Agricultural Intensification of Rural Households in Nigeria: Synergies and Tradeoffs

This study examines the relationship between income diversification and agricultural intensification of rural households in Nigeria, using panel data models. We use the Inverse Herfindahl Index (IHI) to measure the…

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January 31, 2022

Gendered Entrepreneurship, Social Media Platforms Influencers and Dietary Choices

Social media platforms are increasingly shaping many aspects of our cultural, political, and economic decisions, including entrepreneurship, migration, trade, fashionomics, investment, mobility, education, and health. Most enterprises categorize their social…

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