National Security

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | Don’t defund the police, rather reform policing

George  Floyd’s death in the US, has precipitated calls for defunding of the police. Such policy move if adopted, will influence policing globally and in Nigeria. From a policy perspective …

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: | NCDC & FGN must urgently focus on Kano, possibly Nigeria’s next Covid-19 ground zero. 

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) need to shift focus urgently to Kano, possibly Nigeria’s next Covid-19 ground zero and investigate the spate …

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 …

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. …

Policy Brief 70-20:  COVID-19: Escalate National Resiliency Now

Oseloka H. Obaze It ought not to be a hard sell to convince anyone that, try as we may and have; Nigeria is well behind the emergency response curve required …

Selonnes Consult MD/CEO Speak on security in Nigeria and other national issues 

Awka, 3 March 2020   Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze,  Selonnes Consult MD/CEO,  is diplomat, politician, writer and public policy and governance expert. He contested for the Anambra State governorship in 2017, …

Nigeria Is Dying 

Oseloka H. Obaze  Nigeria faces an existential threat. Slowing but surely, Nigeria is dying. Its demise will not be by implosion and a bang as some had forecasted; but by …