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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COVID 19 and the Informal Sector in Nigeria: The Socio-Economic Cost Implications

As the world is currently being ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, nations are grappling with how to contain the spread and limit its effect with their borders. Nigeria, Africa‚Äôs most populous country, has reported 873 cases of COVID-19, and 28 deaths as of April 23rd. The government has implemented a range of measures to curb […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 11)

Foreign capital imported to Nigeria declined by 32% from US$5.6 billion to US$3.8 billion between Q3 and Q4 2019, indicating a decline for the third consecutive quarter1. The decline during the period was driven by a fall in two components of foreign capital imports as portfolio investment and other investment declined by 37.7% and 30.5% […]


CSEA Nigeria

This film is a part of a series that captures key lessons learned by African Think Tanks that participated in the Think Tank Initiative over the last 10 years. This video features interviews with staff members from Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA), a think tank based in Nigeria. The series, […]

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An assessment on livelihood opportunities for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria (Pt2)

In 2015, the majority of the IDPs population arising from the Boko Haram insurgency constituted 79 per cent of the IDPs population in Nigeria. These Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) including widowed women and children orphaned by the conflict, are largely catered for by international humanitarian Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and agencies of the United Nations, in […]

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