Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [17 February, 2017]

Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Friday, February 17, 2017

  • Naira crashes to 516 as dollar scarcity widens

  • Judge orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s $153m to FG

  • N522bn Paris Club refund: We’re ready for probe, govs tell EFCC

  • FG to include religion, ethnicity in 2018 census

  • NNPC recorded N197.5bn loss in 2016 –Report

  • Nigeria not ripe for N17.36tn debt forgiveness – DMO

  • NSE executive urges pupils to embrace science subjects

  • FG inaugurates anti-corruption crusade for schoolchildren

  • BoI, Bayelsa unveil N2bn MSME fund

  • FUTMinna students burn clinic, destroy libraries over student’s death

  • Man, who hanged murdered wife, sentenced to death by hanging

  • Scarcity of raw materials hits Imo poultry industry

  • 14 die in Katsina road crashes

  • Siasia gets more rivals for Bafana job

  • Lagos cancels placement test resit

  • Ogun to introduce road safety in school curriculum


  • CBN: we don’t allocate forex directly to bank customers

  • N388.3b refund probe sets governors against Magu

  • Boko Haram attacks NAF’s chopper

  • NEC demands review of foreign exchange policy

  • 2018 census: Fed Govt releases N775m

  • N94m bullet-proof tyres for Buhari, others

  • Fed Govt denies withholding Ekiti’s allocation

  • Danfo crashes in ‘Strategic Transport Master Plan’ for Lagos

  • Six Lagos PDP lawmakers join APC

  • Kidnapped FRSC man, wife freed

  • UN plans $1b humanitarian fund for Northeast

  • My wife is cheating on me, says police officer

  • CAN hails Ambode


  • Gunmen Kill 27-Yr-Old Undergraduate, Watchman In Jigawa

  • Jos Residents Protest High Electricity Tariff, Fake Metres

  • We’ll Defeat Criminality —Kogi Govt

  • Labour Warns Against Breach Of Industrial Peace In The Ports

  • Host Community To Oil Firm: Give Us 40% Of Contracts Or Forget New Drilling Project

  • Delta Govt Urged To Audit DESOPADEC’s Account

  • Women Protest ‘Incessant Abduction Of Children’ In Kano

  • Ogoni clean-up: FG launches soil mgt centre, engages 1,200 women

  • FC IfeanyiUbah Storm Egypt With 75-Man Supporters Club

  • Train crushes teenager to death in Lagos


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