Water scarcity Hits Lokoja

Residents of Lokoja the Kogi state capital are grappling with water scarcity following the shutdown of the greater Lokoja Water Treatment Plant on March 27th. The scarcity has affected the production and distribution of sachet water or pure water as many of the manufacturers source their water from the public water works. According to reports, many of the manufacturers of pure water have closed down operations while those still in production have increased the prices from N100 per bag to N120 per bag. Residents are now patronizing commercial water hawkers…

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Rumbles in late Prince Abubakar Audu family over son’s Gubernatorial Ambition

 ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA The last week gubernatorial declaration of Mustapha Mona Audu, one of the sons of the late former Governor of kogi state, Prince Abubakar Audu has been denounced by the family. Mustapha Mona Audu had on Thursday last week in an elaborate ceremony in lokoja , publicly declared his intention to run for the forthcoming gubernatorial election on the platform of the Young Progressive Party ( YPP)  the decision that has pitched him against the family.  Speaking on behalf of the late prince Abubakar Audu’s ‘family, Alhaji Usman Audu stated that…

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