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Progressive Politics – Which Way APC?

Progressive Politics – Which Way APC?

Salihu Moh. Lukman Progressive Governors Forum Abuja Following the excellent forthright and humble message of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, in his 2020 Eid-El-Kabir Sallah message to Lagosians, which was inspired by the viral online video of the small charming boy asking his mother to ‘calm down’ and give him ‘last chance’, APC leaders, after surviving […]

Condolence Message on the Death of Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

Condolence Message on the Death of Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihin rajiun We received the death of His Excellency, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi with heavy heart and gratitude to Allah (SWT) for a life well blessed. We, the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), join the family, people and government of Oyo State and the nation to pray for the repose of the soul of our dear and beloved Sen. Abiola Ajimobi. His death is a loss […]

Lessons from APC Leadership Crisis and Resolution

Lessons from APC Leadership Crisis and Resolution

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja Unfolding political events in Nigeria are difficult to engage, partly because we have so many experts who are strongly opinionated but perhaps more sycophantically inclined to demonstrate support for leading political actors. Analysis get reduced to imagined winners and losers, which substantially then blemish the real essence of what is […]

APC At Crossroads– Are There Going To Be Leaders Or Blacklegs?

APC At Crossroads– Are There Going To Be Leaders Or Blacklegs?

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja It was late Lee Iacocca, former President and Chief Executive Officer of US giant corporation, Chrysler, who posed the question, “Where Have All the Leaders Gone” as the cover title of his 2008 bestselling leadership book. In the book, one of the many questions he asked in reference to leaders […]

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 […]

Edo and Ondo States Governorship Election: Resolution of Teleconference Meeting of Progressive Governors

Edo and Ondo States Governorship Election: Resolution of Teleconference Meeting of Progressive Governors

Progressive Governors held an emergency teleconference meeting on Saturday, June 13, 2020 and resolved as follows: 1. Unanimously reaffirmed the commitment of all Progressive Governors to work for the unity of our party; 2. Collectively agreed to work to ensure strengthening fair and democratic internal party mechanism for the selection of party candidates in all elections, especially in respect of Edo and Ondo States 2020 Governorship elections. Forum members are confident that […]

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 […]