Pastoral Conflict

Selonnes Policy Tidbits | Kankara Kidnapping marks Three Strikes

In conflict situations, strike modalities are marked by a pertinent cliché: first strike as happenstance, second strike coincidence and the third strike is enemy action. Boko Haram having claimed to …

Vision 2020 – Was a Psychedelic Model of National Development Plan -Obaze

Points made by Oseloka H. Obaze during a Zoom meeting moderated by Richard Ali to preview his book Waning Strength of Government and Nigeria’s Vision 2020  As  I see it …

Current Policy Briefs on pressing security issues in Nigeria.

Selonnes Consult is proud to have collaborated with  Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in producing two seminal policy briefs dedicated to interrogating two pressing security issues in Nigeria:  Governing and Securing …

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 …

Remarks attributable to Oseloka H. Obaze | Relaxation of Lockdown in Anambra Precipitate

I do not routinely comment on policy actions of ANSG. However, there is a time to speak up. While not privy to the reasons that informed Anambra State authorities relaxing …

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  63/19: Folly and Falsities of Ruga Settlements

Oseloka H. Obaze*   The Ruga policy is fraught with folly and falsities. It has unquestionable ethnic coloration; and its processes are bereft of full disclosure. Indubitably, Ruga is not …

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 …

  A Time to Reflect: Herdsmen/Farmers Conflict 

 Ejeviome Eloho Otobo and Oseloka H. Obaze Independence anniversaries offer important opportunities to reflect on the course of national events. As Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary being marked today, coincides with …