NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [9TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 9th September, 2017.

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Eight farmers lost their lives in Borno State on Thursday when Boko Haram terrorists attacked several communities near the capital, Maiduguri. According to the AFP, an international news agency, the killings were perpetrated by members of the deadly Islamic sect moving in large convoys of pickup trucks and motorcycles. The group also [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Two months before the governorship election in Anambra State, TONY OKAFOR looks at the chances of success of the parties and their candidates No fewer than 15 political parties will field candidates in the Anambra State governorship election scheduled for November 18. The political parties had as at September 2 rounded off their primaries, during [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Akinpelu Dada with agency report Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, is among those considering counteroffers for PPC Group Limited that could signal a bidding contest for South Africa's largest cement maker, according to people familiar with the matter. Dangote Cement Plc sees a bid for the Johannesburg-based company as a way to accelerate expansion outside [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Friday gave an assurance that the Federal Government would soon find a lasting solution to the crisis between farmers and herdsmen. He said this during a media briefing on a conference to be held next week to discuss the recurring clashes [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Ozioma Ubabukoh Experts in the business of digital and pay television services have said that Original Equipment Manufacturers of television sets across the world are cutting down on the number of TV sets being produced annually. They stated this on Friday as they converged on Lagos for a town hall meeting organised by Dr. Strive [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Aviation stakeholders have said that the planned national carrier should be devoid of government funding. Members of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative stated on Friday that the government should only create an enabling environment for interested investors to operate the planned national carrier. The ARTI noted that its reservations about government involvement [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Akinpelu Dada The Central Bank of Nigeria has said it will continue to intervene in the inter-bank foreign exchange market in order to sustain liquidity and stability in the sector. The Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, gave the assurance in Abuja on Friday, stressing that the measures being taken by the [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The global glut plaguing liquefied natural gas markets may start to dwindle in five years, threatening to spur a deficit equivalent to twice the output of leading producer Qatar. The development may have spiral effect on Nigeria, according to analysts. New projects are needed to fill the shortfall, with demand for the super-chilled fuel forecast [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina After nine months of intense battles, either Plateau United or MFM FC are set to be crowned champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the first time ever, on the final day of the season on Saturday. Any of the two sides who emerge victorious today will dethrone last season's champions, Enugu [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Fit-again Eden Hazard is set to feature in Chelsea's Premier League visit to Leicester City this weekend, Antonio Conte has confirmed, Soccerway reports. The forward fractured his right ankle while on Belgium duty in June, but was used by his country in World Cup qualifiers against Gibraltar and Greece during the recent international break. Conte [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina An amazing 13 clubs are battling to avoid the drop on the final day of the Nigeria Professional Football League on Saturday. Remo Stars and Gombe United are already relegated. But mathematically, 13 clubs ' from sixth to 18th position on the league table ' could end up being relegated. In 18th-place ABS [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina Nasarawa United coach Kabiru Dogo intends to finish the campaign on a high note when they host ABS in Lafia on Saturday. A defeat would all but end 18th place ABS' survival dreams. But Dogo feels his side deserve more than a seventh-place finish and hopes to steer his side to victory on [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina Remo Stars have said they want to end the season with a win over Sunshine Stars in Sagamu to give their fans something to cheer. The Sky Blue Stars said they have begun working towards ensuring that the team return to the topflight immediately. The final day of the Nigeria Professional Football League [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan Ex-international, Felix Owolabi, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation and the League Management Company to monitor the final matches of the season on Saturday. Owolabi lamented that the NFF had never thought of such a task in the past, stressing that it was shameful that league winners and other representatives of [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Scott Sinclair grabbed a brace as Celtic returned to the top of the Scottish Premiership with a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Hamilton on Friday. The manner of victory will boost the confidence of the Scottish champions ahead of their Champions League opener against French giants Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday at Parkhead. Stuart Armstrongs composed finish [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Kylian Mbappe scored on his debut as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 5-1 away thumping of 10-man Metz in Ligue 1 on Friday. Neymars pin-point through ball created the opening goal for Edinson Cavani in the 31st minute, only for Emmanuel Riviere to head in an equaliser before half-time. But the game was all but [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The police in Bayelsa State have apprehended a 47-year-old man, Moses Otimba, for killing a five-day-old baby boy he fathered with the younger sister of his pregnant wife. The suspect, was said to have impregnated the girl, Joy, and allegedly killed the child and buried it in a shallow grave near a [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Peter Dada, Akure Sixteen persons were arraigned by the police at an Akure Chief Magistrate's Court on Thursday over the gruesome murder of one Banji Adafin, an entrepreneur based in the United States of America. The deceased was allegedly killed at his residence at Muyiwa Oni Avenue in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on July [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Sodiq The Vice President of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Students' Union, Tosin Jacob, says she resorted to using a broken bottle to defend herself during a clash over N3.8m because she feared she might be sexually attacked. The clash occurred during a meeting on the utilisation of N3.8m recently disbursed to the union by the [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Kunle Falayi Over 1,000 suspects were arrested over the last one year, in the Nigeria Police's anti-kidnapping war, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. For this reason, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said that it is time to review the template for routing out kidnappers in the country along with other criminal elements. Suspects have been [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Kunle Falayi Five suspects have been arrested over the shooting of a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Daniel Nwankwo of the St. Thomas Catholic Church Onireke, on Friday. Saturday PUNCH learnt that he had just finished mass at about 9am when one of the assailants opened fire on him. They fled when he raised the alarm, [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Kunle Falayi Two men arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps for vandalising electricity transformers belonging to Ikeja Electric have been sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour. The convicts, Mayowa Adedoyin and Yemi Aina, were arrested in August at Oshodi, Lagos. They were convicted by the Federal High Court in Lagos [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Plateau Police Command has confirmed 19 persons killed and five others injured in an attack on Ancha village, Bassa Local Government, on Friday. The Plateau Police Commissioner, Mr. Peter Ogunyanwo, who briefed newsmen on Friday in Jos, said preliminary investigation had indicated that the attack was carried out by Fulani herdsmen. 'We are investigating [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua Nigerians in Texas, USA are getting set to have some fun and a taste of home as the fourth edition of A Taste of Nigeria is all set to hold. Saturday Beats gathered that America-based Nigerian singer, Kelly Hansome and Black Velvet, are warming up to show Yankee people how [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua So many people have yet to get over the harm and the loss they incurred with the recent flooding in Makurdi, Benue State; singer, Zakki Azzay is one of them. The torch-carrying musician said the recent disaster affected his property in the state. 'I have a mini estate in Makurdi. [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua Not just a few of her friends and fans reached out to Nollwyood actress, Halima Abubakar, during the time she was critically ill. The young lady has been reportedly sick and has been away from the movie industry for quite some time due to her ill health. In a recent [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua Popular singer, Busola Oke, widely known as Eleyele has been off the music scene for a while. As much as she was a household name years ago, she left the scene when the ovation was loudest. In a recent telephone chat with Saturday Beats, the singer said she had to [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua Former beauty queen, Anna Banner, not only attained stardom when she won in the Most Beautiful Girl competition in Nigeria some years back, but becoming singer, Flavour's baby mama added to her popularity. And as much as she said she never used her pregnancy to 'hook' the singer, Anna, in [] 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Country singerDon Williamshas died at the age of 78. The late country star passed away after a 'short illness' on Friday. A press release from the singers PR team confirmed his death, saying that funeral arrangements are pending. In a statement Friday, Kyle Young, CEO of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in [] 
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