Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [21 February, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

  • Naira hits 520/dollar, forex retailers examine CBN action

  • Osinbajo has credibility, trust him, Jibrin advises Buhari

  • Osinbajo meets govs, ministers over rice, wheat production

  • Outrage as Indian-packaged garri sells in Nigeria

  • Reps query N450bn Amnesty contracts under Jonathan

  • 16 power turbines now functional, generation rises – Report

  • German firm pledges N97.5bn for Nigerian industrialists

  • CBN to make forex available for PTA, school fees, others

  • FG summons S’African envoy over attacks on Nigerians

  • Protest as Osun demolishes buildings in Ede

  • Anambra PDP asks assembly to impeach Obiano

  • Task force officials batter LASU student for videoing operation

  • Lagos housemaid disappears with Ghanaian family’s daughter


  • Jonathan backs Sheriff as Makarfi vows to fight on

  • Auditor-General plans weekly audit of agencies

  • APC governors meeting on budget fails to hold

  • Osinbajo absent in Akure again

  • NAHCON approves 131 Hajj operators

  • Gunmen kill 21 in Southern Kaduna attacks

  • Senate to EFCC: beam searchlight on CBN, NNPC, others

  • DPR seizes vessel laden with adultrated fuel

  • SON confiscates substandard tyres worth N200m

  • Fed Govt, China in talks over N900b loan

  • Strike: Govt agrees to pay CAC workers in arrears

  • NBA to nominate lawyers as Court of Appeal justices

  • Senate flays JVCs’ refusal to repatriate $850b oil proceeds

  • Court adjourns Patience Jonathan’s case to April 24

  • Lawyer withdraws suit seeking Magu’s sack

  • Supreme Court affirms 1958 Lagos’ acquisition of land

  • 100 Lagos workers get rent-to-own houses

  • Sokoto releases N2.2b for gratuity

  • Part payment for pilgrims in LagosBush meat hunters risk 10-year jail term in Oyo


  • Militants kidnap Army Lieutenant in Lagos; soldiers, police invade creeks

  • RECESSION: Cost Of Healthcare Hits The Roof

  • FG Bemoans Failed Auchi-Lokoja Highway

  • Law to ban polygamy: There’s a connection between polygamy, poverty, terrorism – Emir of Kano

  • Erha North Phase II Adds 65,000bpd To Nigeria’s Oil Production

  • Bakassi Still Exists Despite Ceding To Cameroon – Clan Head

  • Kukah Laments Christians’ Passive Attitude To Politics

  • 100,000 Live With HIV/AIDS In Nasarawa— NSACA

  • N-Delta Peace: Buhari Orders Return Of Egbesu Sword

  • Court Joins Chevron As Defendant In Suit By 235 Disengaged Workers

  • Ogun Chiefs Drag Alake To Court Over Chieftaincy Tussle

  • 25-Yr-Old Mechanic Found Dead In Calabar Waste Bin

  • Man Commits Suicide In Niger

  • Man shoots rival dead over girlfriend in Ogun


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