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RISE Educators Fellowship

CSEA is proud to announce the launch of the RISE Educators Fellowship. The program is designed to prepare Corps members for productive employment post-NYSC. The first cohort will begin in May 2022 and take place during the third term of the school year. Programming: The program includes an opportunity to receive the following: Intensive training […]

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WEBINAR INVITATION: STRENGTHENING WOMEN IN TRADE IN THE AFRICAN REGION

Join us to discuss the challenges and opportunities for women in trade in Africa. Participants will have the opportunity to provide insights and suggestions on policies that would support more inclusion of women and address the binding constraints to women empowerment in domestic and international trade. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pZf6ROckSH2RgliNWanPnw?t=1645001351445

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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 represents a 1.8 percent increase, breaking an eight-month streak of headline inflation declines since April 2021. However, on a year-on-year comparison, the headline inflation rate […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 50)

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited remitted N511.7 billion to the federation account between January and October 2021, against the projected sum of N2.09 trillion, resulting in a shortfall of N1.58 trillion.3 This is according to data obtained from the NNPC. The shortfall can be attributed to two main factors: low revenue generation by […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 1)

Discussions are underway between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and a range of foreign and Nigerian trading houses with the NNPC aiming to raise $1 billion oil prepayment towards the revamping of the Port Harcourt refinery.¹ The funds acquired are expected to be repaid through the delivery of refined products over a span of […]

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Inequality and female labour force participation in West Africa

This study examined the impact of income inequality on female labour force participation in West Africa for the period 2004 to 2016. The study employed the Gini coefficient, the Atkinson index and the Palma ratio as measures of income inequality. For robustness, the study also utilises female employment and female unemployment as measures of female […]

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Prof. Okonjo: Celebrating the life and achievements of CSEA’s first Board Chairman

Representatives from CSEA joined family, friends and other dignitaries for a memorial and thanksgiving service to celebrate the life of His Royal Majesty, Professor Chukuka Okonjo, the Obi of Ogwashi-Ukwu Kingdom in Delta State on December 21, 2019. Prof Okonjo was the pioneer chairman of the CSEA’s Board of Trustees since its inception in 2008. He was […]

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SDG Learning Session on Policy Coherence

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena was a panelist at the SDG Learning session “From silos to synergies: Governance and policy coherence tools for implementing the SDGs in an integrated manner”. The Panel discussion on “Translating policy coherence into action: exchange of good practices and lessons learnt” was part of the High level political forum on sustainable development which took place […]

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Progress on the 2030 Agenda: Insights from country experiences

The United Nations Foundation and Southern Voice convened participants at a high-level event on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to discuss progress on the 2030 Agenda for the Southern Voice’s State of the SDGs research initiative. The aim is to identify those who are “left behind” within diverse contextual realities, reveal the complex relationship of trade-offs and synergies […]

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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 strategies of the Government, the Boko Haram insurgency has shown no signs of abating and have widened in its complexity. Additionally, clashes between nomadic Fulani […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 18)

A total of ₦342.6 billion was generated internally as revenue by 35 states and the FCT in 2018Q41. The figure indicates a growth rate of 22.8% compared to ₦264.3 billion generated in the previous quarter. For the fiscal year, 2018, total IGR rose by 24.8% to ₦1.17 trillion, from ₦936.5 billion recorded in 2017. While […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 12)

The Nigerian mining and quarrying sector recorded growth in the production of solid minerals in 2018. The total quantity of solid minerals produced rose from 45.7 million tons in 2017, to 55.9 million tons in 20181 – representing a 22% increase. Disaggregated by type of solid mineral, Limestone was the most produced – production grew […]

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CSEA works with a number of external experts from different Institutions to provide technical expertise and support, mainly on a project basis. Our array of experts includes development professionals and practitioners from the Academia, government Institutions, Civil Society Organizations and the Private Sector.

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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 inadequate. In 2013, two segments of Nigeria’s power sector (generation and distribution) were privatized to resolve the challenges associated with the prior monopoly of government […]

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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 agenda for sustainable development. The 17 ambitious goals provide the impetus for countries and communities to tackle confronting challenges, including those in the world of […]

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