Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [13 March, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Monday, March 13, 2017.


  • Controversy as Buhari extends perm sec’s tenure twice

  • Alleged N360m Wike’s bribe: 14 policemen to testify against 23 INEC officials

  • NDLEA accuses man of swallowing 935g of cocaine

  • Customs policy on vehicle import duty immoral – NLC

  • Vehicle duty: Senate insists on Ali’s appearance in Customs uniform

  • Domestic debt servicing gulped N1.23tn in 2016 – DMO

  • Expose promoters of substandard products, SON urges Nigerians

  • Buhari congratulates Osundare at 70

  • Police promote 44 officers to DSP

  • Lagos commits N30bn to new transport plan

  • We prefer trade partnership with US, not aid –Kogi gov

  • Troops kill pregnant suicide bomber, rescue 211 in Borno

  • Gunmen kill three herdsmen in Southern Kaduna

  • BEDC worker electrocuted in Ondo

  • Jealous air force man kills female colleague in Benue


  • Terms for states as N500b Paris Club refund is ready

  • $1.6b Malabu Oil deal: Adoke names Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, others

  • Banks seek buyers as CBN floods market with forex

  • Fed Govt rolls out N5,000 savings bonds today

  • Makarfi slams Dickson’s proposal on PDP crisis

  • Fed Govt removes NTDC D-G

  • Nigeria may lose OPEC‘s oil production exemption

  • Century Power begins 2000Mw power plant construction

  • INTELS acquires N1.8b crane, largest in Africa

  • Ondo councils’ account: Chairmen to sue govt

  • Energy theft: EKEDC to reward whistle blowers

  • Ogun tops minerals production

  • BoI, Diamond Bank partner on N140b loan to cooperatives, farmers


  • N5bn debt: NBC to release list of indebted broadcast stations today

  • EFCC holding me without Charge, denying me medical attention – Andrew Yakubu

  • Ibori Endorses Okowa For Second Term

  • Ife Crisis: Ooni Sets Up Truth, Reconciliation C’ttee

  • Ogun Customs Goes Tough Over Import, Export Duties, Others

  • Police Kill 3 Robbers In Kogi

  • Oyo To Prosecute Hate Preachers, Herdsmen With Guns

  • Zenith Bank Revives Delta State Principals Cup

  • Lagos Task Force Arrests 87 Miscreants, 35 Cultists

  • No Toxic Waste In Our Community —Koko Indigenes

  • SERAP Gives Ministry 7 Days To Recall Whistle-Blower


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