Economy

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 …

Nigeria Has Suffered A Severe Reverse In Governance – Obaze

By Ikeddy Isiguzo Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze is a diplomat, writer, public policy and governance expert and politician. He is the MD/CEO of Selonnes Consult, a policy, governance and management …

Policy Brief No. 76-20 | ANIDS:  An Optimal Governance Model

Oseloka H. Obaze, Chinelo Ofoche & Izuchukwu J. Okoye   ABSTRACT: This policy brief and public policy assessment paper focuses on the Anambra State Integrated Development Strategy (ANIDS) – a …

Policy  Brief 75-20 |Nigeria In the next 36 months

Ejeviome Eloho Otobo. & Oseloka H. Obaze   Ever before the first ballot in the 2019 presidential elections was cast, some members of Nigeria’s leadership elite, across the political spectrum, …

Guest Policy Topic:  | First we need to fix this key thing. Then we can reopen

Jeffrey Sachs | April 24, 2020 | CNN.com    (CNN) With the US surpassing the grim toll of 50,000 confirmed Covid-19 deaths, perhaps our nation will now properly address the …

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 …

Policy Brief 68/19: At 59: Economic Policies Adversely Affect Poor Nigerians

Chinelo Ofoche  & Izuchukwu J. Okoye ||   As Nigeria celebrates its 59th independence anniversary, it becomes imperative to assess how the average citizen is faring economically. The Federal Government …

Selonnes Consult Policy Tidbits:  CBN cashless policy discriminatory, should be universally applied or suspended immediately

The just announced CBN cashless policy, even with the best of intentions, is discriminatory as it targets selected States- Lagos, Ogun, Kano, Abia, Anambra, Rivers and FCT – as pilot …

Selonnes Consult Policy Tidbits:  Whither Emergent EAC?

From a policy perspective, the recent emergence of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), hints at the Economic Management Team (EMT) and its advocated policies not being efficacious. Curiously, the EAC …