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Covid-19 has revealed waning strength of government –Oseloka Obaze

Federal and state governments have responded constructively to the Covid-19 pandemic within the scope of their governance abilities. But as a nation our overall response has been very weak. Some …

Interview: Nigerians Skeptical About Covid-19 Donations, Disbursements and Infection Figures – Obaze

AWKA – 12 May 2020: Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze is a diplomat, writer, public policy and governance expert and politician. He was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | Covid-19: Time to Recalibrate and Synergize Response

Sooner or later parts or whole of Nigeria will be locked down again. The alternative is too scary to contemplate. Nigerians don’t mind staying home so long as they have …

Remarks attributable to Oseloka H. Obaze | Relaxation of Lockdown in Anambra Precipitate

I do not routinely comment on policy actions of ANSG. However, there is a time to speak up. While not privy to the reasons that informed Anambra State authorities relaxing …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | NCDC needs to square the circle and connect the dots on community transmission 

Unfolding Covid-19 community transmissions in Abuja, Lagos and Kano outlying areas, while possibly traceable to untested asymptomatic carriers; possibly have a nexus to domestic and support staff and acolytes of …

Policy Brief 74-20: | Covid-19: Nigeria Must Avert Systemic Collapse 

Oseloka H. Obaze |   In just one week Africa garnered a 43% jump in its Covid-19 cases. These numbers are relative to Nigeria even as her recorded numerical remains …

News Track: Covid-19: | You can’t handle Covid-19 pandemic fight alone- Obaze tells FGN

By Pamela Eboh, Awka– The former governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Anambra State, Mr Oseloka Obaze has said that for Nigeria to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: |  Covid-19 Response; we must overcome groupthink.

For Nigeria to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, the national leadership must overcome the Groupthink syndrome that is driving national response. The “Central Minds of Government” can’t do it alone. By …

Guest Policy Topic: | Are Africans (Nigerians) immune to Coronavirus?

“It will be beyond recklessness and irresponsibility to relax the present ongoing social distancing measures in the inane belief that Nigerians have some innate or acquired resistance to COVID-19 virus…..African …

Policy Brief 73/20 | Lack of Resilience Strategy Hobbles Nigeria

Ejeviome Eloho Otobo and Oseloka H. Obaze* A well-worn cliché states that those who “Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail.” That has been Nigeria’s fate in battling the Covid-19 pandemic. …