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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 most food items, including beans, sliced bread, groundnut oil, and tomato2. The average price per kg of beans rose by 50.1 percent from N331.5 in February […]

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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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Summary Report: Is Nigeria on track to achieving quality education for all?

Quality education is a key enabler for sustainable growth and development. The 2030 Agenda rightly recognises this with SDG 4. Despite the importance accorded to education, Nigeria’s educational performance is abysmally low in terms of quality and quantity. Poor educational outcomes are illustrated by the existence of more than 10.5 million out-of-school children in 2018, […]

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Why Costs Still Play a Role in Out-of-school Children Problem in Nigeria

In 2003, Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme was launched to provide free and compulsory education from primary to junior secondary school. More than 15years since the inception of UBE, it remains curious that many cases of out-of-school children (OOSC) are still been attributed to monetary costs. For instance, the National Education Data Surveys (NEDS, 2015) […]

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Digital Technology and Fertilizer Reforms in Nigeria

Over the years, several attempts have been made to boost farmers’ productivity, among which are supplying farm inputs (such as improved seeds, agrochemicals and fertilizers) at subsidized prices to the farmers. Various domestic and imported fertilizer production costs are subsidized to lower prices to farmers. A historical review of Nigerian fertilizer policies indicates an inconsistency […]

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