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The Strength of Government

Nigeria teeters between coercion and consensus building. The federal government should not succumb to the former, having already initiated wide-ranging consultations with national stakeholders, including governors, traditional rulers, women and …

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, …

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 …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | Amotekun Long Overdue.

Amotokun is long overdue! Ditto other regional and State security outfits like Civilian JTF, Hisbah and State Vigilante Groups (VGs). In a nation where insecurity is rife, each State must …

Selonnes Consult Policy Brief 64/19:  Is Nigeria Still a Regional Hegemon?

Ejeviome Eloho Otobo & Oseloka H. Obaze*  “Nigeria’s status as a regional hegemon risks further regression, absent the restructuring of its governance arrangements, creatively tackling its myriad security challenges, promoting …

Selonnes Consult Policy Brief 62/19:  Receding, Emerging and Resurging Issues and Trends in the Security Sector

Paper Presented by Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze, MD/CEO of Selonnes Consult, Awka, Nigeria  At the CISLAC-FES Multi-Stakeholders Forum on Peace and Security Challenges in Nigeria, At the Consort Luxury Suite …

Selonnes Consult Policy Brief 61/19: Is Nigeria Bedeviled By The “Ungoverned Space” Syndrome?

Ejeviome Eloho Otobo and Oseloka H. Obaze  Ungoverned space is a new concept applied to an old problem, namely the lack of effective government presence in parts or places within …

News Track: Prime Witness: We owe it to posterity to evaluate our leadership – Obaze

A PUBLIC policy expert, the former secretary to Anambra state government and the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s candidate in the November 18 2017 Anambra state governorship election, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has …

Policy Brief 48/18: Imperatives of Nigeria’s Leadership in The Gulf of Guinea

Chiagozie Udeh and Oseloka H. Obaze    ​Introduction The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is unarguably one of the most dangerous maritime spaces in the world as it now attracts war …