Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [26 February, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Sunday, February 26, 2017.

  • Abortion, bribery scandal rock Lagos Police College … senior police officers, abortion syndicate squeeze cadets for cash

  • Southern Kaduna: Osinbajo summons IGP to Aso Rock

  • Akeredolu seeks removal of PDP LG chairmen

  • Access to President: Buhari’s powerful aides bar ministers, family, friends

  • Rivers rerun: Hoodlums chop off INEC official’s hand

  • FG to recover stolen $600m, £321m from UK, Switzerland

  • Fresh attacks on Nigerians in South Africa

  • FGC killings: BBOG demands compensation for victims’ families

  • Dangote foundation renovates Kano hospital

  • Bomb explosion kills soldier, two others in Niger

  • Four killed amid Ondo gov’s swearing-in

  • Edo Speaker escapes assassination

  • Kano conducts mass wedding of 1,520 couples today

  • Police arrest 61 suspected robbers in Nasarawa

  • JTF destroys illegal refineries in Delta, Rivers

  • Researchers discover fake yam flour in Nigerian markets


  • Rivers rerun: Soldiers arrest PDP official, 50 ‘thugs’

  • Buhari to Adesina: ‘Thanks for holding out against mischief makers’

  • Wike schemed to be governor from Day One –Amaechi

  • FG recovers N7b, $10m from private homes’ – AGF

  • FG to roll out new anti-kidnapping measures

  • Vehicles import ban: It’s business as usual

  • PDP has been bashed, some due to our mistakes – Makarfi

  • FG recalls two sacked NCAA directors

  • CBN, OPS at war over N50 stamp duty

  • Jigawa highest with cases of malnourished children – UNICEF

  • Pressure mounts on DSS to fire officials over attack on school


  • NIMASA repositions to attract investments

  • Amosun rescues accident victims on Akure-Ondo Road

  • 661 RIFLES Concerns Grow Over ‘Sick’ Scanners Clearing Deadly Cargoes

  • CAF U-20 Nations Cup Kicks Off Without Defending Champions, Nigeria

  • Half Of The $48bn Squandered By Jonathan Could Have Fixed Lagos-Kano-Calabar Rail Projects – Amaechi

  • Akeredolu Goes To Court Of Appeal To Dissolve Ondo Councils

  • Four Killed As Rival Cult Groups Clash In Ondo

  • Battle For ‘Forest Oil Deposit’: 23 Bodies Recovered, 18 Villagers Still Missing – Akwa Ibom Monarch

  • Big Brother Naija Show should be banned, Lagos lawmaker tells FG

  • Jonathan salutes Shagari at 92


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