NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 23 September, 2017.

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has said that the conspiracy among Independent National Electoral Commission, All Progressives Congress and the Police remains a threat to the nation's democracy. Speaking on Friday to the Inter-Party Advisory Council at the Government House, Port Harcourt, Wike stated that following the use of the [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
In the midst of agitations by different groups in the country, political analysts say the response of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has been devoid of the much-needed intellectualism, writes JESUSEGUN ALAGBE One of the major intellectual forces behind the women's rights movement in the 19th century America, Ernestine Rose [1810-1892], once said, 'Agitate! Agitate! [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Federal Government and the West African Power Pool have commenced the process for the construction of a second 330 kilovolt transmission line that will further boost electricity supply to the Republic of Benin. Nigeria supplies electricity to the Community Electric du Benin, the power firm of the Republic of Benin, and [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Femi Asu with agency report The Managing Director, Rainoil Limited, Mr. Gabriel Ogbechie, has said the Federal Government should deregulate fuel prices to enable it to increase quality without shouldering the cost. Ogbechie was quoted by Reuters to have said at the Platts refining conference in Brussels that the nation's efforts to cut sulphur levels [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC members ended in Vienna on Friday with an endorsement of Nigeria's position that the exemption granted it at the November 2016 ministerial conference and extended in May this year should be sustained until it stabilised [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Aviation unions in the country have threatened to down tools following the Federal Government's decision to give all international airports in the country as concession to private operators. The Federal Government had said this week that the planned concession of major airports across the country would go ahead as planned despite protests by [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Anna Okon Lawmakers are pushing for the local content policy currently existing in the oil and gas sector to be extended to the building and construction industry. This, they said, would not only generate employment opportunities for Nigerians, but would also save the country huge foreign exchange being spent on goods and services already available [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Maureen IhuaMaduenyi The Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria has recommended adherence to corporate governance as one of the means to curb corruption in the country. The Director of the society, Prof. Fabian Ajogwu, who stated this on Friday ahead of a conference expected to hold on Wednesday in Lagos, explained that corporate governance would ensure [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has backed on-loan Swansea forward, Tammy Abraham, for turning down the chance to play for Nigeria. Abraham, who joined Chelsea from Bristol in 2016, is eligible to play for Nigeria through his parents. The Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, during the week said Abraham, who has played [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Neymar was named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men's Player Award, which was announced in London on Friday, AFP reports. Brazil superstar Neymar, 25, won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona last season before joining Paris Saint-Germain in a blockbuster 222 million euros move that smashed [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has commended GTBank for its contribution to sports development in the state. Amosun, who spoke at the finals of the GTBank/Ogun State Principals' Cup season five at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta, on Thursday, said there was no way talents could be discovered without such a competition among schools in [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane joked Friday that he was 'jinxed' as his injury-depleted team comes under attack for their misfiring start to this season's La Liga title defence, AFP reports. 'So now I'm jinxed, am I'' the Frenchman said two days after Real suffered a shock 1-0 defeat by Real Betis. 'Before I was [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
No fewer than 120 veteran badminton players from Lagos, Niger and the FCT are expected to participate in a two-day championship tagged Ilorin 2017 from September 29 to 30, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. Chairman of the championship's Local Organising Committee, Wahab Oba, told reporters on Friday in Ilorin that arrangements were already [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Success Nwogu, Ilorin Stakeholders in the sports sector have called on the government to focus on grassroots sports development. The coach of Techvibe tennis team in Jos, Mr. Joseph Oke; and tennis player, Techvibe Mr. Michael Michael, stated that great attention and investment should be accorded to grassroots sports development to accelerate national sports growth. [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Clement Nnachi, Abakaliki A 70-year-old man, Simon Alobu, has been arrested by the Ebonyi State Police Command, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Akpoha Community, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State over the course of three years. The arrest of the suspect was sequel to a petition written to the police by [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Kunle Falayi A 71-year-old man, Peter Othormor, has been arrested alongside 10 other suspects for allegedly diverting a truck-load of goods worth N40m, which the police accused them of selling off at N5m. The suspects, who were arrested by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, in Lagos, were said to have been entrusted with [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Kunle Falayi A notorious cultist and ex-convict, Ibrahim Oriyomi Balogun (AKA Small Jpron), whom the police have accused of carrying out multiple murders around Somolu and Bariga areas of Lagos, has been 're-arraigned on charges of murder barely a year after he was arrested, charged to court and released. Thirty-six-year-old Balogun has been arrested at [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) In December, Abeokuta would host most of Nigeria's celebrated entertainers for the Best of Nollywood award. Already, two of industry's new generation actors; Gbenro Ajibade and Rahama Sadau, have been unveiled as hosts of the awards. The executive producer of BON, Seun [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) Blessing Egbe is not seen in front of the camera but she is really quite popular in the Nollywood industry being one of the A list moviemakers. Inasmuch as actors don't laugh all the way to the bank like movie producers, Egbe [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) Popular telenovela, Battleground, hit the 100th episode and so many Nigerian celebs gathered in Lagos recently for a special screening of the episode. Sponsored by Glo, Battleground features veteran and talented rising stars who have made the telenovela to become a must-watch [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) For fast rising singer, AY Makanaki, the journey to the top is a tough one. The young lad who is currently an undergraduate of the University of Benin explained that although it is tough combining schooling and music, dropping out is not [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) The year 2017 has been one of the toughest years actress, Omoni Oboli, has encountered. First, she was slammed with a law suit over her movie, 'Okafor's Law' and while she was still smarting from that episode, her father passed on. Describing [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) Though actress, Kate Henshaw is closer to 50 than 40, not just a few would think the actress is just in her late 20s. She has managed to look trim, fit and sexy despite her age. Known for her great love for [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) Residents of Lokoja, the capital city of Kogi State, will likely not forget in a hurry the fun they had last weekend when the Glo Laffta Fest came to the city. A-list comedians including Baskemouth, Bovi, Gordons, Senator and Bash really showed [] 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua aolonilua@punchng.com Instagram: demie.o Twitter: @aoloniluapunch 08116759809 (SMS only) Although Ufuoma Mcdermott came into the entertainment industry as a model back when she contested for Miss Nigeria beauty pageant and emerged as the first runner up over a decade ago, she did not become a household name till she ventured into [] 
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