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), […]

Buhari Administration’s Unparalleled Reform of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector

Buhari Administration’s Unparalleled Reform of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector

Legacy Awareness & Campaign Press Statement: The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, noted that President Muhammadu Buhari was the pioneer Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), between 1977 and 1978.Combining this with his role as Federal Commissioner of Petroleum and Natural Resources, it was one of the first […]

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, […]

APC and Struggle for New Nigeria

APC and Struggle for New Nigeria

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja On October 1, 2021, Nigeria’s sixty-first independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari, in a national broadcast, acknowledged that, ‘the past eighteen months have been some of the most difficult periods in the history of Nigeria. Since the civil war, I doubt whether we have seen a period of more heightened challenges […]

APC’s High-Profile Membership Recruitment and Issues for 2023

APC’s High-Profile Membership Recruitment and Issues for 2023

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode’s Red-Carpet Reception Late on Thursday, September 16, 2021, reports emerged that Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode had joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) and he was received by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, in the company of His Excellency, Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the APC […]

Retrogressive Politics of Value Added Tax in Nigeria

Retrogressive Politics of Value Added Tax in Nigeria

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja The controversy around whether Value Added Tax (VAT) should be centrally collected by the federal government or decentralised so that state governments are the ones to collect, beyond anything, is a test about the type of democracy Nigerians want. Is it going to prioritise the development of the nation’s productive […]

Legacy Awareness Campaign

Legacy Awareness Campaign

Press Statement: President Buhari’s Covid-19 Response Creating Inclusive Growth The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, wish to acknowledges the remarkably clear and firm response of the APC led Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to Covid-19 pandemic. Nobody anticipated that the year 2020 would usher in the most disruptive pandemic in recent history of […]

Communiqué of Meeting of Commissioners of Health and Executive Secretaries of Primary Health Care Development Agency of APC Controlled States on Improving Primary Health Care Delivery in APC States

Communiqué of Meeting of Commissioners of Health and Executive Secretaries of Primary Health Care Development Agency of APC Controlled States on Improving Primary Health Care Delivery in APC States

1.​Background The Commissioners of Health and Executive Secretaries of State Primary Health Care Development Agencies/Boards from APC controlled States met on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Ilorin, Kwara State, with the theme “Improving Primary Health Care Delivery in APC State”. The meeting was declared opened by the Governor of KwaraState, His Excellency Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.  The objectives of the meeting were: • Identifying challenges of primary health care delivery. • Proffering sustainable […]

Legacy Awareness & Campaign

Legacy Awareness & Campaign

Press Statement: President Buhari’s Remarkable Development Initiatives in the Niger Delta The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, hereby specially acknowledge the remarkable development initiatives in the Niger Delta region of the country. A region well-endowed but left to the negative consequences of mineral exploitation, in particular oil extractive […]

Legacy Awareness & Campaign

Legacy Awareness & Campaign

Press Statement: Improving Security Situation in the Country The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, observed that in the last few weeks, there are some improvements in the security situation in the country. This is clearly the outcome of the renewed resolve of Nigeria’s security agencies to decisively deal with banditry, terrorism and […]