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Latest Kogi News For Monday, May 20th, 2019



FG Recognises Kogi As Oil-producing State, To Get Oil Derivation Fund

Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Kogi state news headlines for today Monday, May 20th, 2019.

Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from Kogi state, north-central Nigeria.

1. Kogi 2019: Late Audu’s Son To Leave YPP For New Political Party

Barely two months after declaring his intention to contest for Kogi State governorship election on the platform of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Mona Mustapha – son of late Prince Abubakar Audu – may dump the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mustapha had in March declared his intention to run for the governorship seat at the Children’s Amusement Park, Lokoja, amidst great funfair, putting to rest months of speculation.

2. Investigative Journalists Complete Investigation In Yahaya Bello’s Kogi

A group of investigative journalists, who are members of the Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists (NGIJ), have concluded it one-week assessment tour of Kogi state, north-central Nigeria currently governed by Yahaya Bello. Naija News reports NGIJ President, Wale Abydeen, made this known in a statement issued during the week.

That’s Kogi news for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.