Nigeria

News Track: | COVID-19: Prepare For The Worst, Diplomat Tells Nigerians

Independent 2:13 pm , Tue, 7 April 20 (https://www.independent.ng/covid-19-prepare-for-the-worst-diplomat-tells-nigerians/)  Awka – Former diplomat and Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2017 Governorship election in Anambra State, …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: |  Covid-19 Nigerians exhibiting false sense of security

Federal authorities and NCDC continue to do their utmost in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet it is taking about 3-4 weeks to contact trace some travelers who returned into Nigeria …

Selonnes Consult MD/CEO Obaze Calls on FGN  to empower states proactively to grapple with COVID-19

Time for FGN to empower states proactively to grapple with COVID-19 – Obaze  Mr Oseloka H. OBAZE , the MD/CEO of Selonnes Consult, is diplomat, politician, writer, policy consultant and …

Selonnes Consult Policy Titbits: Hate Speech Bill Insidious and Unnecessary

The shrinking of Nigeria’s civic space should bother Nigerians. Whereas hate speech,  fighting and inciting words should be decried, those  who in a democratic setting craft extremist laws meant to …

Selonnes Consult MD/CEO Oseloka H. Obaze attends 9th Annual Lecture of Society for International Relations Awareness (SIRA) in Abuja 

Oseloka H. Obaze, MD/CEO of Selonnes Consult was among the participants at  Nigeria’s Society for International Realtions Awareness (SIRA) 9th Annual Lecture and General Assembly held on 30th October 2019 …

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 Brief 66/19:  Ending Spasmodic Xenophobia

Oseloka H. Obaze || The spasmodic xenophobic attacks, which commenced around 2000 and escalated recently, has placed South Africa front and centre of global criticisms. It is also fraught with …

Selonnes Consult Policy Tidbits: On Nigeria’s leadership challenges

When Chinua Achebe said that “being a Nigerian is abysmally frustrating and unbelievably exciting”(1967), and that the “the trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely the failure of leadership” (1984), …