Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [22 February, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

  • Reps kick as Presidency budgets N60m for grass-cutting in N’East

  • I was told Buhari’s lawyer gave Justice Ademola N500,000 — Witness

  • PDP: I did not endorse Sheriff, says Jonathan

  • Farmers flee kidnappers’ den as gang scouts for victims

  • Overseas treatment: Health workers protest in Abuja

  • Whistle-blowing: Blackmailers on the increase, says Uduaghan

  • My husband became President because he never gave up – Aisha Buhari

  • Death toll rises in southern Kaduna killings

  • Three dogs attack five-year-old girl, damage eye, tooth

  • Married couple, cobbler electrocuted in Rivers

  • Driver arrested for N23m bus stolen at lover’s house

  • MMM victim, who drank insecticide, dies in Abuja

  • Family petitions IG over Rivers police killing of painter


  • Whistle-blower exposes N8.4b fake bank account

  • INEC report on Rivers rerun indicts police, others

  • Buhari to rest more in UK

  • 171 Libyan returnees arrive in Lagos airport

  • Nigeria spends N1.1tr on debt servicing

  • Fed Govt eyes $2.3b from World Bank, China

  • March 8 deadline to pass budget 2017 fails

  • Govt yet to implement 18% pension contribution, says PenCom DG

  • ’We found $1m in Badeh’s wardrobe’

  • Naira value to rise in the next six months, says Ajimobi

  • NYSC pulls out of Rivers’ Saturday rerun

  • Ogun tops NECO Nov/Dec SSCE

  • N200b blown on special intervention in 2015, says Fed Govt

  • We won’t allow anyone hold Nigeria to ransom, says Osinbajo

  • Court remands pool clerk over client’s death


  • Naira rises by N4 as CBN intervenes with $411.8m

  • Stay Away From ‘Indian Garri’, NAFDAC Warns

  • NNPC Admits Non-Remittance Of N23bn NESS Fees

  • Labour Threatens Over FG’s Plan To Sack 3,500 Workers

  • FG, Partners Sign 70m Euros Pact To Improve MNCH

  • 2018 Census’ll Be Biometric Based —NPC

  • Okowa, Uduaghan, Osunbor decry high rate of blackmail on social media

  • Our Reasons For Paying Half-Salary In Bayelsa – Commissioner For Information

  • Ajimobi, Alaafin, Others Pray For Buhari, Nigeria

  • Military Invasion: Delta Community Cries Out Over Hunger, Lack Of Healthcare

  • Mother tongue language day: Lagos directs schools to conduct Thursdays assembly in Yoruba

  • Man dies rehabilitating 170-foot well in Lagos

  • Imo Civil Guards now carry guns

  • Kidnapping, armed robbery: Ayade announces N1m for whistleblowers

  • Ebonyi/C-River crisis: Ebonyi govt donates relief materials to 184 families


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