Today's Headlines: Newly Recruited Soldier Commits Suicide, FEC Approves 6.04b For Water In Ogoni

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FEC Approves 6.04Billion For Water In 4 Ogoni Local Government Area

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N6,048,318,974.74 billion for the provision of potable water in the four Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ogoniland in Rivers State.

These are Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai local government areas.

The Minister of Environment, Muhammad Mahmoud, announced this on Wednesday while briefing State House reporters on the outcome of the federal cabinet meeting.

Mahmoud, while speaking on the approval, said: “If you recall, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, otherwise known as HYPREP, was commissioned in 2016 to clean Ogoniland, impacted areas of Ogoniland, based on a report by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).


Newly Recruited Soldier Commits Suicide In Bauchi

It is no more news that A newly recruited soldier has reportedly killed himself for a reason only known to him.

According to reports reaching Naija News it was confirmed that the gallant soldier of the Nigerian Army, whose name is identified as Bello Useni, shot himself dead while at his duty post at the Obienu barracks in Bauchi State.

Useni who was said to be one of the new intakes in 2020, while gisting as usual with colleagues reportedly cocked his rifle and shot himself in the stomach.


2.3 million Nigerians register for Covid-19 Vaccination Barely 24hoirs after arrival

Not less than 24 hours after the arrival of four million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, about 2.3 million Nigerians across the country have registered for vaccination.

This follows the recent rise in daily confirmed cases and deaths recorded across the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, announced the figure yesterday.

He stated this while dispelling fears that people might not want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 due to many impressions surrounding the vaccines’ origin.


Gov Matawalle Speaks

The watchman of Government Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara State was involved in the abduction of the schoolgirls on February 26.

This is according to the state governor, Bello Matawalle, who revealed this on Wednesday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today.

Although the governor did not reveal the identities of other personalities behind the abduction of the schoolgirls, the governor said information at his disposal indicated that the school’s security guard aided the bandits in whisking the students away.


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