Policy Briefs

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: …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | NEC’s setting up of State-based Judicial Panels of Inquiry on rights violations by Police, propitious, but belated

National Economic Council’s recent directive to establish of State-based Judicial Panels of Inquiry nationwide to investigate complaints of Police brutality or related extra-judicial killings is propitious, but a tad belated. …

INDIGENE, WIFE AND/OR DAUGHTER: SCARS OF WOMEN’S POLITICAL EXCLUSION IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA

Remarks by Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze, MD/CEO Selonnes Consult, during the Women for Women Community Zoom Webinar Session, At 6:00 p.m. Thursday 15 October 2020   Introduction Across the globe, …

Editorial Team of Pacesetter Frontier magazine pays courtesy call on Obaze

The Editorial Team of Pacesetter Frontier magazine, today paid a courtesy on Oseloka H. Obaze, MD/CEO Selonnes Consult at his office in Awka. The Enugu-based team, made up of youths …

Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter) calls on Obaze 

Ahead of their annual holding of the 5th Chinua Achebe Literary Festival on 16th November, 2020, the Executives of Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter) today called on …