Internal Party Democracy and Politics of Candidates’ Nomination

Internal Party Democracy and Politics of Candidates’ Nomination

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja Background On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, the expanded APC Tripartite Consultative Committee meeting chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Members of the APC Tripartite Consultative Committee include the Chairman of the APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), […]

Opposition Politics and Campaign for New Nigeria

Opposition Politics and Campaign for New Nigeria

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja With the successful conclusion of the PDP National Convention on Saturday, October 30, 2021, credit must be given to leaders and members of the party for being able to manage the process and elect a new leadership for the party. Those who are not members of the party should urge […]

Internal Democracy in Political Parties and Prospects for New Nigeria

Internal Democracy in Political Parties and Prospects for New Nigeria

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, the Nigerian Senate passed the electoral amendment bill, which among others approved electronic transmission of election results and compel all political parties in the country to use direct method of conducting party primary for the selection of candidates for electoral contests. These are significant decisions, […]

Nigerian Democracy and Challenges of Nation Building

Nigerian Democracy and Challenges of Nation Building

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja In the book, King of the Mountain: The Nature of Political Leadership, the Psychiatrist, Arnold M. Ludwig, observed that ‘One problem in judging the political genius of rulers is knowing what they should get credit for. The situation for rulers is a lot different than for other kinds of professionals. […]