Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [08 February, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Wednesday, February 08, 2017.

  • Buhari didn’t give us date of his return —Senate

  • CJN: Osinbajo set to send Onnoghen’s name to Senate

  • ICPC seizes 62 houses from female officer

  • Forex supply drops to $700m monthly

  • Nigeria paid N2.7tn for darkness in 16yrs – Dogara

  • Convert mosques to schools – Sanusi

  • Senate committee screens ambassadorial nominees using lamp

  • Centenary City: Reps grill ex-minister, walk out lawyer

  • 116 Nigerians killed in S'Africa in two years – FG

  • Tension in Katsina as EFCC drags Shema to court

  • Lagos takes hijab case to Supreme Court

  • Skye Bank promotes 300 workers, sacks 55

  • Abia says N3bn wage unsustainable

  • Teachers protest DSS brutality, storm governor, Speaker’s offices

  • Lagos painter bites off friend’s nose during fight

  • Friends abducted during birthday freed after ransom payment

  • Trailer loses brakes, kills polytechnic undergraduate

  • Come back home, mother of triplets begs fleeing husband


  • Nigeria’s greatest problem is hate, says Osinbajo

  • Wike, police clash over alleged N111.3m bribe

  • No need for emergency sitting over Buhari’s letter, says Senate

  • CBN mulls $50b biofuel equity fund

  • NCDMB: we ‘ll support Nigeria Machine tools

  • Nigeria to auction N142b Treasury bills

  • PDP crisis: Makarfi hopeful of victory at Appeal Court

  • Alleged N2.2b fraud: AGF withdraws charges against Supreme Court’s officials

  • Court orders freezing of Ozekhome’s N75m account

  • Six Lagos Assembly PDP lawmakers set for APC

  • Mimiko ‘has no plan to leave before February 24’

  • Amosun, Awosika urge youths to be enterprising

  • LAUTECH: ASUU demands release of report

  • Obaseki signs budget, Contributory Pension Act

  • Six travellers kidnapped in Kogi


  • We’ll No Longer Import Fuel By 2019 – Kachikwu

  • Re-run elections: Rivers govt bribed 23 polls officials with N360m – Police

  • FG Steps Up Quality Of Export-Bound Agric Products

  • Sanusi’s statement on converting mosques to schools is mischievous — Junaid

  • Army To Recruit Eligible IDPs

  • Gunmen Raid Cleric’s House In Delta

  • Frozen account: Ozekhome kicks, says Fayose paid me N75m as legal fees

  • Ondo Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

  • Edo Tribunal: How My Sister Based Abroad Was Accredited —Witness

  • Court Suspends Proceedings On Ecobank’s Suit Against Honeywell

  • Labour Directs TCN Workers To Shut Networks If…

  • Gov Lalong Loses Appeal Against Sacked 271 Councillors


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