Nigerian newspaper headlines today: February 25

Nigerian newspaper headlines February 25, 2017.

Punch

Danger as psychiatrists reveal rising mental illness cases in Nigeria

Cases of mental illness have constantly been on the rise since 2016 in neuro-psychiatric hospitals across the country.

Guardian

FG sacks nine NCAA directors

The Federal Government yesterday sacked no fewer than nine directors at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Vanguard

Nigerians resort to self-defence against xenophobic attacks in S/Africa

Nigerian resident in South Africa resorted to self-defence yesterday in the face of xenophobic attacks by South Africans, who specifically targeted them in the latest wave of attacks against black immigrants.

The Nation

Xenophobia: S/African police fire rubber bullets at protesters

South African police yesterday fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to break up violent clashes between machete and rock wielding protesters and migrants in Pretoria at an anti-immigration march.

The Sun

Akure stands still for Akeredolu as Saraki, Akande, Tinubu, Fayose grace inauguration

Akure, the Ondo State capital yesterday stood still for hours in honour of the new governor of the state, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN as eminent personalities and leaders from across the country thronged the city.

Thisday

Drug Cartel Abandons Heroin at MMIA

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said they have discovered 6.158kg of heroin allegedly abandoned at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.

Leadership

PMB Speaks To Gov Masari As Thousands Pray For Him In Kebbi

Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari has joined those who have contacted President Muhammadu Buhari one on one, while he is still on vacation in the United Kingdom.

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