Archive: November 2020

The Strength of Government

Nigeria teeters between coercion and consensus building. The federal government should not succumb to the former, having already initiated wide-ranging consultations with national stakeholders, including governors, traditional rulers, women and …

Obaze’s Waning Strength of Government Resonates

Book Review, 30/10/2020; Title: ​​Waning Strength of Government; Author: ​Oseloka H. Obaze; Publisher:​Parrésia Publishers, Lagos Nigeria;  Pages: ​255​; Price: ​N4,500 (Jumia); $11.50 (Amazon); Reviewer: ​Chiagozie Udeh.   Oseloka H. Obaze, diplomat, …

If the Dead Could Speak, What Would Achebe Say of Present Day Nigeria?

Keynote Address by Hon. Oseloka Henry Obaze, MD/CEO Selonnes Consult Ltd.At the Fifth Chinua Achebe Literary Festival, Awka, Nigeria, 16th November, 2020   Introduction I am thrilled to have been …

Africa’s Vision Merits a Niche in the Contemporary Poetic Canon

 Book Review;   15/11/2020; Title: ​​Africa’s Vision; Author: ​Oseloka H. Obaze​​​​; Publisher:​Parrésia Publishers, Lagos Nigeria; Pages: ​125​; Price: ​$8.53 (Amazon); N3,500 (Jumia); Reviewer: ​Reginald Chiedu Ofodile.    Africa’s Vision is …

Reference U.S. politics; leaders need to grasp the fundamentals of leadership in turbulent times.

The dramatic political developments in the U.S. underpin the essence use of history in decision-making. Only once in America’s history has there been such an impasse in presidential transition. Lesson: …