Bureaucracies and Political Parties as Pillars of Strong Institutions in Democracy

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja My good friend, comrade and political associate for over three decades, currently serving as Chief of Staff to His Excellency, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Otive Igbuzor, posted the challenging remark on his Facebook timeline on Wednesday, January 6, 2021: “Strong institutions that are not […]

Nigeria’s National Security Embarrassment Must be Brought to an End

Nigeria’s National Security Embarrassment Must be Brought to an End

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja This is dedicated to over three hundred students at Government Science Secondary School (GSSS), Kankara, Katsina State by Armed Bandits on Friday, December 11, 2020. May God Almighty protect and return them safely to their parents safely. Amin! The abduction of over 500 school children of Government Science Secondary School […]

Condolence Message on the Death of Mr. Samuel Nda-Isaiah

Condolence Message on the Death of Mr. Samuel Nda-Isaiah

May His Soul Rest in Perfect Peace The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) received the death of Mr. Samuel Nda-Isaiah with heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well lived. We join the family, members of All Progressives Congress in NigerState and the nation, to pray for the repose of the soul of our dear and beloved Chairman of Leadership Newspapers Group and former presidential aspirant on the platform of our […]

Seductiveness of Conventional Politics and the Challenges facing APC

Seductiveness of Conventional Politics and the Challenges facing APC

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja This is dedicated to Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah, a founding member of the APC and Presidential Aspirant on the platform of the party in 2014, who died on Friday, December 11, 2020. May God Almighty grant the family and all our leaders the fortitude to bear this heavy loss. Amin! Barrack […]

Commencement of APC Membership Registration and Re-validation

Commencement of APC Membership Registration and Re-validation

Press Statement The APC National Caretaker Extraordinary/Convention Planning Committee has concluded arrangement for the commencement of membership registration and revalidation. Having consulted stakeholders, including His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, the APC membership registration and revalidation is scheduled to hold from Saturday, December 12, 2020 to Saturday, January 9, 2021. All our members are hereby invited to revalidate their membership in […]

Progressive Reinforcement: Welcoming Chief David Nweze Umahi to the APC

Progressive Reinforcement: Welcoming Chief David Nweze Umahi to the APC

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) heartily welcome His Excellency, Chief David Nweze Umahi, Governor of Ebonyi State to the All Progressives Congress (APC). We celebrate the decision of Chief Umahi as a testament to our party’s capacity to mobilise all Nigerians. The vision of the founding fathers of our legacy parties is for the APC to serve as a platform to unite all Nigerians under a progressive umbrella. […]

Press Statement – APC Membership Registration/Revalidation

Press Statement – APC Membership Registration/Revalidation

Since the assumption of office on June 25, 2020, the Caretaker Committee has been working to pull our party away from the crisis in the party by prioritizing reconciliation at all levels. It has been a painstaking responsibility, which requires every effort to be invested to bring down tempers and ensure that some sanity returned to the party. The process of reconciliation […]

EndSARS Protest and Need for Radical Politics in Nigeria

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja Radical politics defined by commitment to principles of social change was a feature of opposition Nigerian politics. Associated mainly with Action Group (AG), Northern Element Progressive Union (NEPU), to some extent National Council of Nigeria and Cameroun (NCNC) and their alliance partners under United Progressive Grand Alliance (UPGA) in the […]

Attack on Governor Zulum’s Convoy: PGF Commiserate with the People and Government of Borno State

Attack on Governor Zulum’s Convoy: PGF Commiserate with the People and Government of Borno State

We commiserate with the people and government of Borno State over the unfortunate attack of Saturday, September 26, 2020 on two convoys along Maiduguri/Baga Road of Borno State – one belonging to His Excellency Governor Babagana Umara Zulumand the second belonging to the Committee on Bagareconstruction. As Progressive Governors, we are saddened by this dastardly attack, which has resulted in the unfortunate death of precious lives of security personnel and […]