Peace and security

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 …

Obaze’s Waning Strength of Government Resonates

Book Review, 30/10/2020; Title: ​​Waning Strength of Government; Author: ​Oseloka H. Obaze; Publisher:​Parrésia Publishers, Lagos Nigeria;  Pages: ​255​; Price: ​N4,500 (Jumia); $11.50 (Amazon); Reviewer: ​Chiagozie Udeh.   Oseloka H. Obaze, diplomat, …

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 …

Selonnes Consult MD/CEO Oseloka H. Obaze Sceduled to Participate in the “UN75 People’s Forum for the UN We Need.”

Selonnes Consult MD/CEO Oseloka H. Obaze  is one of the many dignitaries,  political leaders, experts and peace advocates that will on 14 &15 May 2020, participate in the “UN75 People’s …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | Covid-19: Time to Recalibrate and Synergize Response

Sooner or later parts or whole of Nigeria will be locked down again. The alternative is too scary to contemplate. Nigerians don’t mind staying home so long as they have …

Selonnes Consult MD/CEO Mr Oseloka H Obaze Participates in e-Consultations on UN75 African Region (March 30 – April 12)

The Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD), The Stimson Center, Global Challenges Foundation, Together First and UN2020, are jointly hosting formally an E-consultation for UN75 African Region, to …

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 …

U.S. Killing of Gen. Soleimani likely to escalate insecurity ~ Obaze 

The new year ought to start with peace overtures, not the opening of a chain of conflicts! The U.S. airstrike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, though perceptibly in U.S. strategic …

We Must Forge National Consensus, Restructure For Nationhood To Be Sustained – Obaze

Remarks Attributable to Hon. Oseloka H. Obaze, MD/CEO Selonnes Consult and the PDP 2017 Gubernatorial Candidate in Anambra State Year 2019 was an extremely difficult and challenging year for Nigerians. …

Selonnes Consult Policy Titbits:   In the absence of resiliency disasters happen

When natural and man made disasters happen, including fire accidents – like that in Onitsha yesterday- the scope and efficacy of initial emergency response and how the situations are handled, …