Pandemic

Oseloka H. Obaze’s two books, Waning Strength of Government & Africa’s Vision – A Second Anthology, published.

Announcing Parresia’s release of Oseloka H. Obaze’s two new (2020) books: Waning Strength of Government & Africa’s Vision – A Second Anthology.   Both books which will be available at bookstores …

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, …

Covid-19 has revealed waning strength of government –Oseloka Obaze

Federal and state governments have responded constructively to the Covid-19 pandemic within the scope of their governance abilities. But as a nation our overall response has been very weak. Some …

Interview: Nigerians Skeptical About Covid-19 Donations, Disbursements and Infection Figures – Obaze

AWKA – 12 May 2020: Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze is a diplomat, writer, public policy and governance expert and politician. He was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the …

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 needs to square the circle and connect the dots on community transmission 

Unfolding Covid-19 community transmissions in Abuja, Lagos and Kano outlying areas, while possibly traceable to untested asymptomatic carriers; possibly have a nexus to domestic and support staff and acolytes of …

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 …

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 …