Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [16 February, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Thursday, February 16, 2017


  • Inflation rate rises to 18.72%

  • Saraki, Dogara visit Buhari in UK

  • Fayose at finance ministry, demands payment of N1.1bn allocation

  • Alleged N108bn fraud: EFCC seizes Akpabio’s wife’s school

  • Workers shut CAC over poor welfare

  • Oil production now two million barrels daily – Kachikwu

  • CCTV exposes Rivers police kill painter by roadside

  • FEC okays national health policy, awards N126bn road contracts

  • Lagos targets generation of 3,000MW by 2022

  • Nigeria’s oil export to India falls by 54%

  • Electricity cable vandal bags two-year jail term

  • Stakeholder writes FG over faulty scanners at seaports

  • Baby with heart disease seeks N4m for surgery


  • Buhari to Nigerians: I thank you for prayers on my health

  • 30 years after, another toxic waste scare hits Koko

  • AMCON seeks private investors for Arik Air

  • Dangote, farmers, Sokoto sign rice growers’ agreement

  • Fed Govt mulls using TSA to fund budget

  • Power generation hits 4,043Mw as gas supply improves

  • Alleged N1.162b fraud: Court adjourns Dariye’s suit till March 2

  • FEC okays N126b road contracts in eight states

  • Two ‘killed’ in Benue/Cross River communal clash

  • Court strikes out case against Oluwo

  • Katsina lawmaker dead

  • Court to rule on bail for Shi’ite members March 1

  • Alleged fraud: Filmmaker Egbegbe to remain in prison

  • Eagles/Burkina Faso friendly cancelled

  • Man nabbed with human head


  • Rann IDPs bombing: Probe panel seeks extension of mandate

  • N8bn CBN Scam: I Screamed On Seeing Papers, Not Money — Witness

  • Wike unveils land ship, MV Rivers Pride

  • NASS wants FERMA boss sacked

  • BoI’s Entrepreneurship Scheme: Applicants Lament Non-Disbursement Of Loans

  • A-Court declines to sack Gov Ugwuanyi of Enugu

  • PDP House Caucus Hails Wike Over Apostle Of Peace Award

  • NPFL Players Deserve A Chance In Eagles – Lawal Tells Rohr

  • Uyo residents accuse govt, PHEDC of insensitivity over 15 years blackout

  • Epe farm kidnap: Kidnappers demand N50m

  • C-River retirees protest nonpayment of gratuity four years after retirement

  • I killed my day-old baby ’cos she’ll be extra burden – Mother

  • Kerosene Explosion Kills 50-Yr-Old Woman In Cross River

  • 18-yr-old jailbird says he has stolen countless number of phones



  • Nigerian-Newspapers.jpg
    67.4 KB · Views: 17