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



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

  • FG unveils economic recovery plan, to raise VAT on luxury items

  • 171 more Nigerians repatriated from Libya

  • Reps demand account of seized cash, others from EFCC

  • Customs ultimatum on old vehicles arbitrary, unlawful – Senate

  • Saraki, Dogara, Amosun, Bello hail Osinbajo at 60

  • Ekiti declares Wednesday work free to celebrate women

  • Rivers rerun: INEC officials named, face seven counts for receiving N350m from Wike

  • I got seized N3bn as gifts during ceremonies –Yakubu

  • New Lagos-Ibadan rail project for completion in 2018 – Osinbajo

  • FG to reduce stakes in refineries, oil assets

  • Customs seal warehouse containing 23,000 bags of rice

  • Bauchi okays death sentence for kidnappers

  • Lagos pastor goes blind after DSS torture

  • Housemaid sells boss’ car, steals property

  • 72-year-old lawyer arraigned for forging late professor’s will


  • Naira to float in 3-year economic recovery plan

  • Lagos-Ibadan’s N458b speed rail project takes off

  • FRC: Fed Govt, states’ debts hit N11.84tr

  • Makarfi gives terms for peace in PDP

  • Senate stops Customs’ duty payment on old vehicles

  • Nigerians free to travel to U.S., says Fed Govt

  • FIRS nets N27b from ‘tax amnesty’, as 814,000 new payers are listed

  • Disquiet in aviation sector over AMCON takeover of airlines

  • Lagos retirees get N801 million

  • Fire razes Kaduna NUJ correspondents’ chapel

  • 364 persons convicted for drug trafficking in Kano

  • Ambode swears in three judges today

  • Engineer killed as gunmen invade home


  • NBC To Shut Down Broadcast Stations Over N5bn Debt

  • Senate directs Customs to halt vehicle duty ultimatum

  • Osinbajo, Ngige, APC mourn Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo

  • Abia INEC ICT Centre burgled, computers, vital documents stolen

  • 5 Killed In Ondo Bank Robbery

  • Child Traffickers Hide Under Orphanage Homes To Operate — Imo Police

  • A-Ibom To Establish 5 More Cottage Industries

  • IYC Founding Fathers, Eradiri Bicker Over Omare’s Presidency

  • We Are Biafrans In Spirit, We Need 50 Year Devt Plan For Igboland – Obi Of Onitsha

  • Biafra: CLO Chides Army Over Arrest Of Newspaper Vendors In Aba

  • Ekwueme To Be Installed Life Patron Of Oko Sports Club

  • Stakeholders Probe Alleged Illegal Fees In Imo School Of Nursing



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