Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [24 February, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Friday, February 24, 2017.

  • Xenophobic attack: Students give MTN, DStv, others two days to leave Nigeria

  • Xenophobic attacks: Protesters invade MTN office in Abuja

  • $17bn stolen oil: Reps summon Emefiele

  • Government must invest heavily in agriculture – ChristsonNNPC renegotiates offshore rig-rate, reduces cost by 72%

  • Create coherent, credible economic policies, IMF tells Nigeria

  • CBN reintroduces charges on cash deposits, withdrawals

  • No padding in 2017 budget, says FG

  • Rivers: 25 INEC officials to face trial over N111m bribe

  • Women’s league begins March 25

  • Kidnappers of German prof, associate demand N60m

  • I’m ready for Hayatou – Ahmad


  • Protest in Abuja over attacks in South Africa

  • Mimiko hands over to Akeredolu

  • Makarfi furious as Sheriff takes over PDP secretariat

  • Bank directors owe N740b, says NDIC chief

  • Court refuses Metuh’s request to invite Dasuki as witness

  • N20b green bond for 1.1m beneficiaries

  • 2017 budget: Presidency, lawmakers resolve grey areas

  • Amosun to intervene in Customs’, traders’ rift

  • Fed Govt, governors, firm meet over $4.5b Chinese agric loan

  • Akinrinade calls for national restructuring

  • ‘75 per cent of sickle cell cases is in Nigeria’

  • Senate plans sack of beggars, prostitutes, others in FCT

  • Account for alleged missing $246m, Senate tells NAPTIMS


  • North East: UN, Germany, Norway, Others To Raise $1.5bn For Urgent Food Assistance

  • 2017 Budget: Osinbajo Hosts Saraki, Dogara At His Aguda Residence

  • N5bn debt: Pay up or lose operating licence, NBC warns broadcast stations

  • APC-led Fed Govt failed to meet its campaign promises —WIKE

  • Murray-Bruce Urges PDP Members To Unite

  • Nigeria Needs $1bn Annually To Reverse Medical Tourism — MINISTER

  • Elizade Commences Production Of JAC

  • MASSOB backs national census, regrets action during 2006 exercise

  • Chinese govt demands dry yam from Nigeria

  • NYSC acquires 35 hectares of land in Delta for skills acquisition

  • CUSTOMS’ NIGHT RAID: Traders Storm Gov’s Office; Amosun Promises To Intervene

  • 10 Wounded, 20 Houses Destroyed As Hoodlums Sack Anambra Community



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