Nigeria

Nigeria

In-depth economic insights and evidence-based analysis of the Nigerian economy

Most recent analyses

Chart of the Week: Nigerian electricity subsidy removal requires a phased approach

Chart of the Week: Nigerian electricity subsidy removal requires a phased approach

We analyse the impact of an electricity subsidy removal on low-income Nigerian households.

Noelle O.

28 Feb 2024

The Brief: Nigerian central bank boldly hikes rates by 400 basis points

The Brief: Nigerian central bank boldly hikes rates by 400 basis points

We assess the immediate and future implications of the CBN’s 400 bps rate hike.

Dumebi O.

27 Feb 2024

Weekly Report: The CBN’s inflation-targeting success hinges on a robust monetary policy transmission

Weekly Report: The CBN’s inflation-targeting success hinges on a robust monetary policy transmission

We unpack the CBN’s decision to adopt the inflation-targeting framework using evidence from pe...

Dumebi O.

26 Feb 2024

Chart of the Week: CBN policy affects Nigerian households' $21 billion remittances

Chart of the Week: CBN policy affects Nigerian households' $21 billion remittances

The CBN’s decision to bar international money transfer licenses for fintechs and banks could f...

Nchedolisa A.

21 Feb 2024

February 2024 FX outlook: implications of the naira’s sharp decline

February 2024 FX outlook: implications of the naira’s sharp decline

Forex market disequilibrium and the lingering dollar dearth continue to fuel currency pressure...

Dumebi O.

02 Feb 2024

2024 outlook: Persistent inflation challenges in African economies

2024 outlook: Persistent inflation challenges in African economies

We unpack the drivers of inflation in Nigeria and Kenya in 2023 and provide an outlook for 2024

Dumebi O.

15 Jan 2024

January 2024 FX outlook: African central banks rally for exchange rate stability

January 2024 FX outlook: African central banks rally for exchange rate stability

We unpack the exchange rate performance in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa, providing an outl...

Dumebi O.

10 Jan 2024

Funding slowdown triggers record startup shutdowns

Funding slowdown triggers record startup shutdowns

What lies ahead in 2024?

Nnamdi I.

08 Jan 2024