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