APC: Reminder about Our Values

APC: Reminder about Our Values

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja Around late evening of Monday, February 8, 2021, Nigerian media, especially social media, became alive with photos of our National Chairman, HE Mai Mala Buni and our Kogi State Governor, HE Yahaya Bello, in the company of Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, a notable leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The […]

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. […]

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 […]

Nigerian Democracy and Challenge of Interests’ Negotiation

Nigerian Democracy and Challenge of Interests’ Negotiation

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja The renowned leadership scholars Warren Bennis, Steven B. Sample and Rob Asghar, in the book, The Art and Adventure of Leadership, made the point that ‘Democracy works well when it is understood as inherently being a grand compromise – and acknowledged that democratic governance struggles when compromise is despised.’ How […]

Crisis Merchants and Benefactors of Leadership Conflict in APC

Crisis Merchants and Benefactors of Leadership Conflict in APC

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja One of the Sunday Newspaper of June 21, 2020 sensationally carry a headline “13 governors back NWC, 7 oppose”. The report claimed, “The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) has divided the governors elected on the platform of the party.” The report alleged that “13 governors are backing the […]

Old Ambition-Virus 2023: Why a Meeting of NEC is the Solution

Salihu Moh. Lukman Progressive Governors Forum Abuja That the All Progressives Congress (APC) is having leadership crisis is no longer news. What is news now is that the party is collapsing with no leader in charge. Following the Appeal Court ruling sustaining the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the party, […]

Struggle for the Soul of APC

Struggle for the Soul of APC

Salihu Moh. Lukman Progressive Governors Forum Asokoro, Abuja It is very difficult and challenging to come to terms with unfolding development in APC. The disconcerting reality of becoming clobbered into another undemocratic political platform, which is intolerant to basic tenets of free and fair contests is hard to admit. We may be in denial on […]

Disciplinary Actions by the ‘Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC’: Why APC must be Rule-Based.

Disciplinary Actions by the ‘Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC’: Why APC must be Rule-Based.

Salihu Moh. Lukman Progressive Governors Forum Asokoro, Abuja With the emergency National Executive Council (NEC) of APC scheduled to hold Tuesday, March 17, 2019, apart from the issue of appointing an acting National Chairman, the resolution of cases of so-called suspension of members of the National Working Committee (NWC) would have to be addressed. This […]

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, […]