Policy Brief

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, …

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: | 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 …

Policy Brief 74-20: | Covid-19: Nigeria Must Avert Systemic Collapse 

Oseloka H. Obaze |   In just one week Africa garnered a 43% jump in its Covid-19 cases. These numbers are relative to Nigeria even as her recorded numerical remains …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: Nigeria needs to walk back her Covid-19 response strategy 

As the Covid-19 pandemic rages, the vast discussion of the scope of Nigeria’s response remains largely informal. It is now time to re-evaluate and walk back our national response policy …

Selonnes Policy Tidbits: | From the ED Frontline – Covid 19 management

Note: Lots of healthcare providers across the globe are compiling and sharing data from global hotspots. Here is an instructive post from a Diaspora doctor close to home who is …

Policy Brief 70-20:  COVID-19: Escalate National Resiliency Now

Oseloka H. Obaze It ought not to be a hard sell to convince anyone that, try as we may and have; Nigeria is well behind the emergency response curve required …

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 Tidbits:  Whither Emergent EAC?

From a policy perspective, the recent emergence of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), hints at the Economic Management Team (EMT) and its advocated policies not being efficacious. Curiously, the EAC …