Legacy Awareness & Campaign: Aviation Sector Revolution of President Buhari Administration

Legacy Awareness & Campaign: Aviation Sector Revolution of President Buhari Administration

Press Statement: The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, in May 2016, launched its Aviation Roadmap, with the aim of transforming the sector, in terms of safety, infrastructure and economic viability. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, recognise major highlights of the Roadmap to include the Establishment of a National Carrier, Development of Agro-Allied/Cargo Terminals, Concessioning of the Major International […]

Resolution of Emergency Meeting of Progressive Governors

Resolution of Emergency Meeting of Progressive Governors

Progressive Governors held an emergency meeting on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 and resolved as follows: Autonomy for Judiciary and State Legislature:1. Reviewed the work done by NGF Committee on autonomy for Judiciary and State Legislature under the Chairmanship of His Excellency Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State;2. Noted that the Governor Tambuwal-led NGF Committee consulted all the […]

True Federalism and Labour Issues

True Federalism and Labour Issues

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja Background After its March 2, 2021 National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) announced that ‘should the need arise, it has empowered the National Administrative Council (NAC) to declare and enforce a national strike action especially if the legislators continue on ruinous path of moving the National Minimum […]

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 […]

Significance of Leadership Disagreements to Political Contests

Significance of Leadership Disagreements to Political Contests

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja This is dedicated to Prince Tony Momoh, one of the founding fathers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who died on February 1, 2021. May God Almighty bless the sacrifices of all leaders of our legacy parties’, bless their sacrifices by ensuring that political decisions meet public expectations and endow […]

Politicizing Anti-Corruption Campaign in Nigeria

Politicizing Anti-Corruption Campaign in Nigeria

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja While revalidating his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on January 30, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari accused Nigerian elites of harassing government and pleaded with them to be fair in their assessment of his performance by taking cognisance of the state of the country’s finances. No doubt the President […]

Ethnic and Religious Hatred and the Deceitful Campaigns in Nigeria

Ethnic and Religious Hatred and the Deceitful Campaigns in Nigeria

Salihu Moh. LukmanProgressive Governors ForumAbuja The American political scientist, John Mearsheimer, in the book, The Great Delusion – Liberal Dreams and International Realities, draw attention to how our capability for critical thinking and reasoning as humans distinguishes us with all other creatures and makes it possible to dominate our planet earth. It is also the […]

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 […]