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



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

  • PDP: Sheriff nursing presidential ambition, says Makarfi

  • Certificate: ABU to speak on Melaye today, Senate begins probe

  • Uniform saga: AGF intervenes as lawyer sues Senate, Ali

  • Suicide: Confusion as doctor’s family rejects corpse

  • Court grants ex-NNPC boss, Yakubu, N300m bail

  • Only FG can explain my service extension – Perm Sec

  • Xenophobia: Five Nigerians attacked in S/Africa again

  • PDP has lost focus, says Bode George

  • FG plans second runway for Abuja airport

  • Grass-cutting probe: Senate panel re-invites SGF Lawal

  • 16 die from cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak in Niger

  • Air Meridien leaves 40 passengers stranded at Lagos airport

  • Mouka boss stresses importance of quality sleep

  • Cameroon expels Nigerians fleeing B’Haram, says UN

  • Polio: Rotary targets 56 million Nigerian children for vaccination

  • Live wire electrocutes three siblings in Delta

  • Police bar mother from seeing son arrested since 2015

  • Sacked Edo pastor plants explosives in church


  • Makarfi accuses Sheriff of plotting to hijack PDP for 2019 presidential bid

  • Senate angry as Customs chief Ali shuns invitation

  • AGF to Senate: stay action on CGC’s invitation

  • Senate to probe Saraki, Melaye over bullet-proof car, certificate forgery

  • N5b ‘sub-standard’ tyres: Chinese get N10m bail

  • Fed Govt states, councils share N429.127b for Feb

  • Peterside resigns from Stanbic IBTC board

  • PenCom seeks closer ties with RSAs, retirees with construction of six offices

  • Skye Bank begins sale of 2017 JAMB/UTME E-Pins

  • Senate summons Emefiele over intervention fund

  • INEC won’t transfer 2019 results manually

  • Fayose demolishes three filling stations

  • Ekiti earmarks N4b for pension

  • Benue lost N95b in herdsmen attacks


  • Naira Watch: Naira rises to N420/$

  • Autonomy: NULGE Begins Nationwide Protest Rally

  • Innoson Motors to establish world class manufacturing plant in Uyo

  • ASUU Rejects Pay Cut, Says Nigerian Lecturers Least Paid In Africa

  • LEDAP, SERAP, others condemn attack on Amnesty Int’l office

  • Jigawa Releases Council Elections Date, Guidelines

  • FRSC Mobile Court Convicts 45 Traffic Offenders

  • 20,000 Register For JAMB’s UTME In Two Days

  • Investing In Maternal Health Can Save Nigeria $1.5b Annually — UNFPA

  • Umahi To Southern Churches: Assist Your Counterparts In The North

  • LASG Shuts 100 ‘Pure Water’ Firms



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