About Us


NEXTNOMICS is an integrated economics, business and development advisory firm that advises businesses, governments and development organizations in Nigeria and the rest of the middle Africa on transforming enterprises and economies.

Insights: We apply economics insights, information and ideas to public policy, business advisory, and development issues recognizing the interaction and interface of markets, institutions, strategies, and policies.

Our Vision: Middle Africa's premier integrated economic, business, and development advisory firm.

Our Mission: Enabling growing businesses and governments with economic consulting services for the transformation of enterprises and economies in Nigeria and Middle Africa.

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Dr. Temitope Oshikoya, Founder, CEO/Chief Economic Strategist, Nextnomics is a seasoned economist, policy analyst, chartered banker, and certified management accountant. With over two decades of experience in senior management spanning several sectors, he has held several notable positions in private sector, public sector, consulting, academia, at national and international levels. He served as Director-General/CEO of the West African Monetary Institute, appointed by the Authority of Heads of States of Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and The Gambia; and worked with governors of Central Banks and Ministers of Finance. He has also served as Group Head of Public Sector at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated covering 35 African countries, and a $2.5 billion business; pioneer Chief Economist at Africa Finance Corporation; a Director at the African Development Bank, and a consultant to the World Bank. Temitope has also served on the Board of Directors of several organizations in Africa including ARM Securities, East African Development Bank and African Capacity Building Foundation; and as First Vice President and member of the Governing Council of Nigerian Economic Society.

He is a widely published leader of thought in his field with over 50 published articles and 2 books and also having served on editorial boards of professional journals including the Journal of African Economies, Journal of African Finance and as Editor of the African Development Review. He served as Joint Coordinator of African Competitiveness Report of ADB, World Economic Forum, and World Bank; and of African Economic Outlook of ADB, OECD, and UNECA. His Op-ed and commentaries have appeared in The Guardian, This Day, Business Day, and The Banker of Financial Times. He holds PhD/MA in Economics from McMaster University, Ontario; MBA, Finance from the University of Liverpool; a B.Sc. first class honour degree in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; and an Accounting certificate from the University of California, Los Angeles extension program. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB), England and Nigeria; and member, Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA), USA. He has professional training in Competitive Strategy at INSEAD, Risk Management and Corporate Governance at United Nations Institute of Training/Research, Banking Valuation, Corporate Finance and IFRS with Euro-Money.

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