Hi. I’m Wilson Erumebor, an Economist with over a decade of experience in socio-economic research, data analysis and policy advocacy.


My Passion and Focus is to provide economic insights to aid decision making

Whether it’s for businesses, NGOs and government, I provide quality research outputs to ensure informed decision making.


For over a decade, I have built expertise in macroeconomic research, monetary and fiscal policies, industry analysis, education, youth development and poverty studies.





I provide macroeconomic reports, policy insights and rapporteuring services for corporates and international organisations. I feature on Panel Sessions and media outlets discussing issues around the Nigerian economy.


Some organisations I have engaged with include: Imara Africa, Nextnomics, World Bank, DFID PDF II, Basic Education Africa, Next Generation Summit, Union Bank, PAC Holdings, Siemens Nigeria and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.


  • These 10 tips will help you survive the forthcoming recession

    The world has been taken by a storm- COVID-19. In addition to its devastating impact on human lives, the virus and its associated impacts have resulted in a sharp drop in crude oil prices to below US$20 per barrel in April from US$70 per barrel at......

  • Covid-19, Crude Oil Price and their impacts on the Nigerian Economy

    On the 28th of April 2020, I (Wilson Erumebor) was interviewed by Africa Business Radio and we discussed the effect of the crash in crude oil price and the outbreak of Covid-19 on the Nigerian Economy. Below is the transcript of the interview. Interviewer: This global......

  • Understanding Nigeria’s N40 trillion Consumption Expenditure

    In May 2020, the National Bureau Statistics (NBS) released 2019 Consumption Expenditure Pattern in Nigeria. According to the NBS, the purpose of this report is to portray household consumption expenditure types by food and nonfood items at the national, zonal level, and state level, and......

  • Five reasons why Nigeria’s next economic recession will be worse than ever

    On Friday, February 28, 2020, Nigeria reported the first confirmed case of the Corona virus. Prior to this, Nigeria has been feeling the impact of the virus through declining crude oil prices in the international market. Oil price (Bonny light) declined from US$70 per barrel (pb) in January 2020 to US$50pb on February 28th, below the 2020 budget......

  • Three Scenarios for Nigeria going into 2050

    By the year 2050, Nigeria’s population will more than double its current size to reach 402 million, making Nigeria the third most populous country in the world. Also, in 2050, 67% will be below 35 years and about 62% will fall in the working age......

  • Nigeria’s Closure of Land Borders; What Next?

    In August 2019, the Nigerian government announced the partial closure of land borders in the country. The move was accentuated into a full closure in October with the government citing smuggling and lack of adherence to ECOWAS treaty by neighbouring countries as reasons. A month......

Need macroeconomic, industry or policy reports and presentations? Or you need an in-depth and informed analysis about the Nigerian economy to aid decision making?


Let’s discuss your needs in detail.

You can contact me

Wilson spoke with CNBC Africa in March, projecting a recession for Nigeria