Policy Briefs

Interview| Nigeria is in Dire Straits – Obaze

AWKA – 15 April 2021: Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze the MD/CEO Selonnes Consult, a policy, governance and management consulting firm based in Awka spoke recently with the Editorial team of …

Op-ed| 2021: Anambra Should Go South

Oseloka H. Obaze*   In Nigerian politics, oftentimes expediency trumps morality. Honour is also a scarce commodity. Sadly, this norm has gained toehold. As the 6 November 2021 Anambra State …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | Covid 19 Vaccine – Nigeria Must Attend to Most Vulnerable First.

Global best practices in any sector, requires copying or emulating policies adopted by other members of the international community to promote the welfare of their citizens. In that regard, there …

Selonnes Policy  Tidbits: |  Nigeria Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Controversy

Nigeria’s Covid-19 response regime has been fraught with controversy from the onset. Now the distribution plan and anticipated expenses are also mired in controversy. This is a result of lack …

Policy Brief 82-21| Nigeria’s Divergent Tales of Fishermen and Herdsmen

Ejeviome Eloho Otobo & Oseloka H. Obaze*   In Nigeria, two important traditional food and agricultural occupations face existential threats. The fishermen in the coastal areas of the country and …

Policy Brief 81-21| Biden’s Likely Policy Orientation Toward Africa

Ejeviome Eloho Otobo & Oseloka H. Obaze* “U.S. support for Africa should transcend the promotion of democracy, and include actions on a range of economic-related issues, in particular support for …

Policy Brief 80-21| The World According To Biden

  Oseloka H. Obaze   Introduction   While indeed Biden will not underscore Pax Americana, he cannot gloss over it or abandon it entirely. What stands jettisoned is the “America First” …

Selonnes Policy  Tidbits:  | PMB’s Appointment of Service Chiefs Anti-Climatic

President Buhari’s appointment of new armed forces Service Chiefs is rather anti-climatic since it was way long overdue. The new Service Chiefs – Gen. LEO Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff, …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | The World According To Biden

Hope waxes eternal. And so it is, for the United States and the rest of the world, with the swearing in of Joe Biden on 20th January as the 46th …

Covid-19 R-Factor and Weak Links in Nigeria

Oseloka H. Obaze   Neither federal nor the 36 State governments can say categorically the number of Nigerians infected with COVID-19. As per Nigeria’s R-Factor (Infection Risk Factor), NCDCs extant …