Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [06 March, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Monday, March 06, 2017.

  • Jonathan rejected UK’s offer to rescue Chibok girls –Report

  • Buhari calls Obasanjo, Bello, tells gov all is well

  • Fayose seeks phone conversation with Buhari

  • Petroleum ministry faces $8bn judgment liability

  • PDP members have right to seek alternative platform –Markarfi

  • CBN new forex policy fails to excite foreign investors

  • Govt removes 10% contribution on mortgages below N5m

  • Firm to invest $6bn in electricity generation

  • Omatek founder, Florence Seriki, dies at 54

  • Kaduna increases workers pension savings to 20%

  • Diezani/Rivers rerun bribes: INEC to suspend 227 officials this week

  • Tinubu to inaugurate projects in Borno today

  • Four policemen die in Lagos crash

  • Killers of ex-councillor arrested after colleague stole clothes

  • Lagos farmer drowns in well while rescuing goat

  • Fake counsel for suspected thief arrested in court

  • Oluwo convoy vehicle collides with petrol tanker

  • Taraba youth corps member dies from electric shock


  • INEC probe panel on N23b bribe: REC got N140m cash

  • Senate uncovers N10tr petroleum industry fraud

  • Speculators lose N100m as CBN pumps dollars into interbank

  • Banks get 24hrs for BTA, PTA requests

  • I’m not under pressure to step down, says Makarfi

  • Fertiliser to cost below N6,000 per bag, says Ogbeh

  • Minister laments poor power supply to Abuja

  • Ezeemo: I’m not afraid of APC, APGA

  • Arik Air introduces N16,000 promo fare

  • Ikeja Electric to cut supply

  • Masari bans unlawful assembly in Katsina

  • #BBNaija: No eviction next Sunday after Uriel, Kemen sent packing


  • Buhari: I am returning soon to continue project of fixing Nigeria

  • Obasanjo, Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Mbang

  • N10m bribery scandal: Court admits statement implicating CCT boss

  • Yoruba Have Benefited Most From Buhari – Shittu, Communications Minister

  • COAS, DSS Boss Order New Officers To Sustain N/East Security

  • Toxic Waste: Don’t Panic, Govt Urges Deltans

  • Banking Sector: Economic Factors Pressure N5.2trn Risk Assets

  • NLC, TUC Write Ebonyi Gov Over Illegal Pension Deduction

  • Lagos Magistrate Orders Journalist Out Of Court

  • Ayade Fetes Bakassi IDPs To Mark 49th Birthday

  • Sokoto Plans Wedding For 100 Couples

  • MADE Marks Int’l Women’s Day With Agric Forum In Benin


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