Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [31 March, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Friday, March 31, 2017.


  • Buhari will return to see UK doctors –Presidency

  • FG extends 2016 capital budget implementation to May 5

  • Electoral Act: Senate okays e-voting, legalises card reader

  • Forex manipulation: EFCC invites more senior CBN officials

  • Again, objections stall Amosu’s N22.8bn fraud case

  • Abuja airport: FG builds lounge for elderly, physically-challenged

  • DSS quizzes Ifeanyi Ubah on NNPC’s N11bn claim

  • Fraudsters impersonate Tinubu, Saraki, dupe job seekers of N20m

  • Crisis looms for Eagles as NFF fails to pay Rohr

  • Reps say Buhari lacks power to extend perm sec tenure

  • EFCC arraigns A’Ibom Rep for certificate forgery

  • Stallion to produce 1.5 million tonnes of rice

  • Two bag 12 years’ imprisonment for gang-raping girl

  • Father of seven commits suicide in Bayelsa

  • Katsina man held for allegedly raping 7-month-old stepdaughter

  • Youths invade Delta school, hold principal hostage

  • Court jails father nine years for impregnating daughter

  • Cultists kill 22-year-old IMSU graduate

  • EFCC arrests herbalist for N45m fraud


  • Senator in trouble over N4b contracts, 20 bank accounts

  • Abuja Airport runway ‘is 57.5% ready’

  • Unify exchange rates, IMF advises Nigeria

  • 2017 budget: Saraki directs committees to submit reports

  • Senator in trouble over N4b contracts, 20 bank accounts

  • JAMB: we only modified Computer-Based Test for UTME

  • Presidency: No plan to bring London doctors to treat Buhari in Abuja

  • Reps query N3b quarters for Fed Govt’s officials

  • NULGE begins nationwide protests over autonomy

  • Peace Corps boss gets N10m bail

  • Ooni: I’ll ensure harmony between Yoruba and Hausa

  • Dangote, Adenuga, Alakija, seven others on richest list

  • Niger community signs $250m rice production contract

  • Superstition ends, hope rises as Imo lake gets new stock

  • Bird ‘turns to woman’after electrocution


  • Biafra: Kanu’s Continued Incarceration Just To Impress Buhari — IPOB

  • Reps Battle Transport Minister Over Infrastructure In South East

  • Senate Welcomes Buhari’s C’ttee On Executive, Legislature Row

  • Naira Watch: Naira falls to N390/$

  • N2.1bn contract fraud: EFCC probes Senator Nwaoboshi, brother

  • Process For Cargo Survey Contract Ongoing — NPA

  • DPR Seals Over 35 Filling Stations In Imo

  • Tenure Of INC Leadership Has Expired, Say Chairmen Of Four Chapters

  • Groups Shop For Okorocha’s Successor

  • PDP Chieftain Backs Okowa’s Move To Abolish Illegal Devt Levies

  • Africa To Get 9 Slots In FIFA’s 48-Team World Cup

  • Again, Delta NUT Loses Members, NYSC Member In Auto Crash


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