NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [10 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 10 September, 2017.


Sun, 10 Sep 2017
TRAGIC incidents such as the recent Hurricane Harvey that swept through the Southern parts of the United States have once again brought home the fact of the inevitability of natural disasters and the need to adequately empower emergency services for an adequate and effective response whenever they occur. With a recent rash of disasters of [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
ENIOLA AKINKUOTU Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday disowned a group known as Osinbajo Volunteers, which is campaigning for his election as president in 2019. Distancing himself from activities of the group, Osinbajo, through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, asked Nigerians to disregard the group, adding that he had nothing [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Last week, one of President Muhammadu Buhari's ministers, Aisha Alhassan, voiced her support for the 2019 presidential ambition of one of the President's strongest rivals. BAYO AKINLOYE profiles Alhassan and other public officials who dared or defied Nigerian presidents Your Excellency,' the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, began in a video [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Isa Misau, who is accusing the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, of being involved in a N120bn-security scandal, tells JOHN ALECHENU the role police play in entrenching corruption in Nigeria Recently, you accused the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, of being involved in a financial scandal amounting [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Chukwudi Akasike Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, his counterpart in Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa and a former governor of the Delta State, James Ibori, have called on Niger Delta leaders to unite for the speedy development of the zone. Wike said that unity was needed in the zone to check the current situation where [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
A lawmaker representing Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency of Ondo State in the House of Representatives, Mike Omogbehin, tells PETER DADA why he thinks that recalling legislators by their constituents is unnecessary Is it true that you're under pressure to defect to the All Progressives Congress' I am not under any pressure; I am a consistent member [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, speaks with LEKE BAIYEWU about the cabal in the Presidency and President Muhammadu Buhari's challenge in implementing the report on the suspended SGF W'ill you describe the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Aisha Al-Hassan, as one of the 'hyenas and leopards' in the government for [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Senator Abba Ali, who represented Katsina/Dutsinma senatorial district under the defunct National Party of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983, is a childhood friend of President Muhammadu Buhari. He tells OLAIDE OYELUDE that only Buhari has what it takes to tackle corruption in the country What informed the decision of your former classmates to visit President [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Ogbonnaya Ikokwu The composer of the Biafra anthem, Charles Okereke, has urged the people of Anambra State to ignore the call made by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to boycott the state governorship election scheduled for November 18, 2017. Okereke, who spoke in Umuahia, the Abia state capital, said stopping [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Anna Okon About five vessels bearing maize, ethanol and wheat estimated at over $37.9m have arrived at the Lagos and Tin Can Island ports. According to information obtained from the Nigerian Ports Authority's daily Shipping Position, a vessel, Cape Daly, arrived at the ABTL terminal on September 1 carrying 10,150 metric tonnes of ethanol worth [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Ife Ogunfuwa The PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria has predicted a full economic recovery in the country by 2019. According to analysts at the multinational consulting firm, empirical evidence suggests that it takes one year for real Gross Domestic Product to recover to the pre-recession level. In a report on Friday, the analysts led by the Partner and [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, spoke on various issues bothering on the economy and the lender's half-year performance in an interview with journalists, AKINPELU DADA was there The National Bureau of Statistics recently announced that Nigeria had come out of recession, as a banker can you highlight some of [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Nike Popoola About N4.75tn of the total funds under the Contributory Pension Scheme has been invested in the Federal Government's securities. Figure obtained from the National Pension Commission showed this amounted to more than 70 per cent of the entire funds, which stood at N6.4tn as of the end of April. According to the commission, [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has said that the country's international safety rating remains positive following a recent audit by the United States Federal Aviation Authority. The regulatory agency said the five-day exercise, carried out in August, focused on the critical elements of aviation legislation, regulation, organisation, technical staff, quality and training, technical [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Ifeanyi Onuba With the country out of economic recession, having posted a growth rate of 0.55 per cent in Gross Domestic Product for the second quarter, finance and economic experts have said that the Federal Government's projected growth rate of 2.19 per cent at the end of this year may be achieved. They, however, said [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Stanley Opara with agency report The Red Cross has unveiled a funding model aimed at attracting private capital to conflict zones like Nigeria to help some of the world's neediest people, while giving investors a return on their money. The 'Humanitarian Impact Bond' set up by the International Committee of the Red Cross, with a [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina Champions D'Tigers on Saturday qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket championship with a convincing 90-67 win over West African rivals Mali in their second game in Rades, Tunisia. D'Tigers began their title defence at the competition with a nervy 78-77 win over Ivory Coast on Friday. The Ike Diogu captained [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored twice as Stoke ended Manchester United's perfect start to the season with a 2-2 draw at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday, Sky Sports reports. Summer signing Choupo-Moting put the hosts ahead in the 43rd minute, only for United to reply before the break as Paul Pogba's header deflected in off Marcus [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Manchester City got their first convincing win of the Premier League season after a comprehensive 5-0 win over 10-man Liverpool, who had Sadio Mane sent off in the first half, Sky Sports reports. Sergio Aguero gave City the lead in the 24th minute before Liverpool were reduced to 10 men after Mane's high boot caught [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina Plateau United on Saturday emerged champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the first time after beating last season's champions Enugu Rangers 2-0 at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos. They beat closest rivals MFM, who lost 2-1 to El-Kanemi in Maiduguri, to clinch the title. They finished the season with 66 points [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Sloane Stephens, sidelined for 11 months by a left foot injury until returning in July, captured her first Grand Slam title by routing fellow American Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 in Saturdays US Open final. Stephens took a $3.7 million (3.07 million euros) top prize from the biggest victory of her career, pitted against one of [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Mario Balotelli scored a brace as Monacos record 16-match winning streak in Ligue 1 was ended with a 4-0 thumping by Nice at the Allianz Riviera on Saturday. Balotellis early penalty put Nice ahead, before Alassane Plea made it two in the 18th minute. Monaco tried to apply some pressure early in the second period, [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Collated Spanish La Liga results on Saturday: Real Madrid 1 (Lucas Vazquez 36) Levante 1 (Ivi 12) Valencia 0 Atletico Madrid 0 Sevilla 3 (Ganso 46, Ben Yedder 76, Nolito 90+1) Eibar 0 Barcelona 5 (Messi 26, 35, 66, Pique 87, Suarez 89) Espanyol 0 Sunday (all times GMT) Deportivo La Coruna v Real Sociedad [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Lionel Messis hat-trick saw Barcelona move four points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as Ousmane Dembele marked his debut with an assist in a 5-0 rout of local rivals Espanyol on Saturday. Earlier, Madrid paid for the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo and a series of missed chances by [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
With the crowing of Plateau United as the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions on the last day of the competition, Lagos-Based MFM FC Coach, Fidelis Illechukwu, says the Jos-based team players are worthy champions. The win by the Kennedy Boboye-tutored side against Rangers International of Enugu at the Rwang Pam Stadium gave them [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
It is nearly one year ago that Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, placed him on alert: that she may not back him at the next election unless he shakes up his government. In her estimation, it had been hijacked by a few interlopers who were influencing his appointments. That story tumbled into [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
I have been fascinated by the recent exploits of our national football team, the Super Eagles (S.E) in the ongoing 2018 Russia World Cup Africa Qualifiers. Over the second-leg affair against Cameroon in the last 10 days, the team not only picked up four points out of a maximum six, but did so majestically. As [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
When two or more people come together to carry on a business for the purpose of making a profit, they are said to be in partnership. Business partnerships, like every other relationship, require input from all parties involved to be successful. All partners will have duties and obligations, either expressly stated or presumed. Even when [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
A friend and former course mate from my university days made a comment on my post on Facebook that made me laugh. She was sharing how shocking it was to know I could say certain things and it was funny. As the days go by and I do more writing and speaking, posting and talking [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Babatunde Humpe Most capital cities in developed countries like London, Washington D.C, Oslo, Dublin, Paris etc are very clean. This announces to visitors that they are in a capital city. No heap of refuse, no abandoned broken down vehicles, no abandoned bloated dead bodies on the road and no beggars competing with moving vehicles, almost [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Simon Utebor The family of Onyinye Eze, an employee of Globacom Nigeria Limited, allegedly murdered by her Australia returnee 'husband', Mr. Stephen Akpata, have described the suspect as a liar and swindler. On August 16, 2017, Akpata, according to police records, an indigene of Delta State and popularly called Bishop because he reportedly administered a [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
OLUSOLA FABIYI Blackmailers have asked the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Walid jibrin to give them N10m so that they would not publish a secret document they claimed to have on the former member of the National Assembly. The callers were said to have bombarded the BOT boss [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
SAMUEL AWOYINFA A nursing mother was crushed to death by a truck while crossing a road at Siun axis along Siun-Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway on Saturday. The accident was said to have been caused by the driver of the truck. The vehicle, a Mercedes Actros truck with number plate PKP 464 XA, after crushing the woman said [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Popular comedian, Justice Nuagbe, aka Ushbebe, speaks with JOY MARCUS on his memorable experience in Brazil Where is the most interesting place you have been to recently' That would be Brazil. I went for the 2014 FIFA World Cup competition and I spent about five days there. I stayed in Sao Paulo. Did you travel [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
There was some buzz on the Internet when former Big Brother Nigeria housemate, Uriel, publicly turned down the invitation of rapper, Ruggedman, who invited her to his video game contest, Rugged Premier League. Many Nigerians felt Uriel was rude and condescending in her response but Ruggedman doesn't think so. In an exclusive chat with Sunday [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Despite the claims by singer, Mr 2kay, that he was instrumental in making former Big Brother Nigeria housemate, Gifty Powers, what she is now; the actress has said that he is not relevant to her right now. In a chat with Sunday Scoop, Gifty refuted the claims that Mr 2kay helped her to rise in [] 

Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Actress, Annie Idibia, recently uploaded on Instagram, the video of a lady dancing in a club, and she expressed her disgust at the skimpy outfit worn by the lady. Shortly after, actor, IK Ogbonna's wife, Sonia, made a post about people intruding on the privacy of others by recording videos of them and putting it [] 
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