Caution on Divisive Campaigns and National Security Challenges

Caution on Divisive Campaigns and National Security Challenges

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja The section of our manifesto – APC – An Honest Contract with Nigeria, outlined our challenge as a nation bordering on whether “we have the will and courage to unite to radically reform, modernise and move our nation forward – not looking backward to the failed policies and practices of […]

Bureaucracies and Political Parties as Pillars of Strong Institutions in Democracy

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Communiqué of the Teleconference Meeting of Secretaries to Governments of All Progressives Congress States on Developing Common Policy Initiatives on Promoting Child Nutrition Held on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Communiqué of the Teleconference Meeting of Secretaries to Governments of All Progressives Congress States on Developing Common Policy Initiatives on Promoting Child Nutrition Held on Thursday, April 30, 2020

I. Background The 9th Quarterly meeting of the Secretaries to Government of the APC States (SGSs) held on Thursday, April 30, 2020, via teleconference. SGSs of APC States and other representatives of states were in attendance. Members of the PGF Governance Programme Steering Committee also attended. The theme of the meeting is Developing Common Policy Initiatives on Promoting Child Nutrition in APC States. The […]

Abule Ado Explosion: PGF with the People and Government of Lagos State

Abule Ado Explosion: PGF with the People and Government of Lagos State

We commiserate with the Government and people of Lagos for the sad incidence of the crude oil pipeline explosion that caused many deaths and devastating damages to many houses in Abule Ado area of Lagos state. At times like this, we send our condolence message to our colleague His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu and all the […]

INJUNCTION AGAINST COMRADE ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE: THE BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTY-BUILDING.

INJUNCTION AGAINST COMRADE ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE: THE BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTY-BUILDING.

Salihu Moh. Lukman Progressive Governors Forum, Abuja smlukman@gmail.com Following the interlocutory injunction by the FCT High Court presided over by Justice Danlami Senchi, against Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from acting as the National Chairman of the APC, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the question of the commitment of our political leaders to the rule of law, […]