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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, …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | Covid-19: A government that is Inattentive cannot beAdaptive  and Purposeful. 

Covid-19 has debunked illusions, unraveled myths, and shredded soft power of big and small nations, Nigeria included. It has upended normalcy. A government that is inattentive to outside expert opinion, …

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 …

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. …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: Nigeria needs to walk back her Covid-19 response strategy 

As the Covid-19 pandemic rages, the vast discussion of the scope of Nigeria’s response remains largely informal. It is now time to re-evaluate and walk back our national response policy …

Policy Brief 67/19:  Waning Strength of Government

Oseloka H. Obaze || Promoting democracy requires constant shielding of its sustaining institutions. That’s moral and strategic imperative. The expedient practice of mixing accepted international democratic norms, with self-serving precepts …

Selonnes Consult Policy Tidbits: Public Policies Should Be on Balance

There is nothing wrong with adopting a cashless policy. However, any public policy, which by its spirit or methods of implementation place undue burden on some States, even if temporarily, …

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 Titbits: FGN Hike of VAT, a Catch 22

Federal Executive Council (FEC) hike of Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5.0% to 7.2%, a 44% increase, presents a Catch-22 Situation for Nigeria’s economy. It may raise IGR but will …

 Obaze speaks on political zoning and cross political tier aspirations

A media house recently sought the views of Selonnes Consult MD/CEO Mr Oseloka H. Obaze on the question of political zoning in broad terms, and cross political tier aspirations of …