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Here are the major headlines for Friday, September 9, 2017

The SUN
Farmers angry with FG over maize import
Government should enforce building insurance laws –Orimolade
Like Akunyili, like ‘Mama Taraba’
Why most Nigerians can’t afford solar roof
How to create robust mortgage industry
Anambra guber: AD candidate not genuine party member, says Avazi
BREAKING : ASUU, FG reach agreement at last
Anti-graft war: Senate bombs Itse Sagay
Why FG cannot legislate on rent
Police corporal, 5 others paraded for killing Catholic priest
FG to release N422bn for striking doctors
Buhari dumped me after 2015 polls –Atiku
Yoruba leaders demand immediate restructuring of Nigeria
Hurricane Irma kills 11 as it tears through Caribbean
…Prove me wrong, tell the world your salary
Niger Delta militants withdraw quit notice to Yoruba, northerners
AfroBasket 2017: Nigeria begins title defence against Cote d’ Ivoire
Dalung hails Usman on Beijing 2008 bronze medal
LMC knocks IfeanyiUbah for assault on refs
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
2019: Buhari’s minister in Villa, insists on backing Atiku
Strike: FG, ASUU agree on some contentious issues
We’ve only recovered 15% of Diezani loot, says Magu
Ohanaeze, Niger Delta leaders back Yoruba’s demand for regional govt
N50,000 bail: Committee meets, quizzes Adejobi, others
Police demand vehicle from complainant to arrest kidnapper
Police arrest ex-corporal, five others for abducting, killing Imo Catholic priest
Man fights armed robber for stealing girlfriend’s phone, collects gun
We kidnapped students, killed, sold parts for N15m – Suspects
Australia returnee allegedly murders wife over arguments on suspicious text message
Anambra poll: Politicians buy voter cards for N5,000
2019: Buhari’s minister in Villa, insists on backing Atiku
Bayelsa PDP faults alleged move by Jonathan to hijack party
Ekiti PDP imposition won’t stand – Olujimi, Adeyeye, others
ICYMI: Adeyeye resigns as Ekiti varsity Pro-Chancellor
PHOTOS: APC panel on restructuring meets in Abuja
2019: Minister pledges to back Atiku against Buhari
I invite you to invest in Chad – President Idriss Deby
Adeyeye, others kick as Fayose’s deputy emerges PDP gov candidate
Scale up your enterprise with accelerator programmes
Eight things that banks will never ask you to do
Naira may depreciate on dollar shortage
Load shedding threatens eight NIPP plants
Akwa Ibom launches Africa’s largest syringe factory
Get technocrats to manage economy, group tells Buhari
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
FG, ASUU reach agreement on demands
Yoruba demands return to regionalism, restructuring
Edo House petitioned over ATM dispensing fake Naira notes
IPOB trainer nabbed in Anambra
Buhari, APC’s dumping of Atiku party affair – Abdullahi
Call Sagay to order, stop him from making hate speeches, Senate tells Buhari
Gunmen intercept commercial bus in Rivers, abduct 20 passengers
2nd term: President Buhari will disclose his intention … – Oyegun
Anambra PDP primaries: Aspirants petition NWC over alleged irregularities
Dropped APGA Councillorship Candidates plot revenge
US court deals blow to Trump travel ban
Anambra Peoples Assembly pledges support to Gov Obiano’s 2nd term bid
Liverpool recruit Ox excited by Klopp link-up
Record 4 American women in US Open semi-finals
FCT Cricket Association optimistic of medals at NYG
Premier League to close transfer window before start of season
Felabration: The Legend is coming
I’m proud of Debbie Rise —Harrysong
PEFTI launches multi-million naira executive training facility
I’m at the inception of my career and creating exemplary music- OBT
Energy accounts for 40% production cost — DG MAN
Nigeria can achieve 7% GDP with sufficient electricity, says Siemens
Naira depreciates as NAFEX records $178.5m
Recession: Recovery a gradual process — NBS boss
And Prince Babatunde Ajayi is new Akarigbo of Remoland
FG to dredge River Benue, construct drainage in Makurdi
Motorists groan as federal roads turn to nightmares in Igboland
72 –hr Rain in Makurdi: I lost all I laboured for to raging flood — Widow
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Government begins payment of varsity teachers’ salary arrears
MAN urges indigenous policies for inclusive growth
Impeachment looms in AFN
APC neglected me after 2015 election victory, says Atiku
Israeli defence chiefs warn Iran, Syria after air strike
US Fed official sees gradual rate hikes even amid low inflation
Niger Delta agitators suspend planned attacks on oil installations
Police to recruit 31,000 officers yearly, says IGP
Adeyeye quits Ekiti varsity appointment in protest
Ex-police officer, five others arrested for alleged murder of Imo Catholic priest
Senate asks Buhari to restrain Sagay from attacking National Assembly
Nigeria’s Federal Road Safety Corps intercept child trafficker
Rooney looks to redeem himself against Spurs
Conte has no worries over squad’s resilience
Coutinho and Sanchez seek to overcome transfer disappointment
Nigerian weightlifters still hopeful of 2018 Commonwealth Games ticket
Del Potro outlasts Federer to reach semifinals
Victor Ochei Wheelchair Basketball Championship begins October 22
Nnamdi Kanu and other matters
Massive Ebola data site to combat outbreaks
Kogi State APC in political quandary over reconciliation
Yoruba nation holds summit, demands restructuring
Youths warned against political desperation
Nigeria, Ghana move to localize internet content
African airlines record 6.5% passenger traffic growth
Holla Cab app launches, dangles freebies on riders and drivers
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
2019: Anxiety in APC over minister’s Buhari comment
Anti-graft war now total, says Magu
Ibadan summit seeks return to 1963 Constitution
Fed Govt to states, council areas: brace for floods
CP Edgal vows to prosecute owner of Agbowa shrine
PACAC boss urges senators to publish salaries
Senate to Buhari: call Sagay to order
Husband ‘strangles’ wife to death
Southeast governors deny accusing Fed Govt of killing IPOB members
Typhoid kills three in Benue community
19 convicts await execution in Niger
Nurses nationwide threaten strike over allowances, others
Fayemi’s lawyer warns Ekiti panel against contempt of court
Fayose replaces Adeyeye with Adesina
Senate vows to expose banks used for MMM fraud
Recession exit signals positive economic growth, says Araraume
‘Expect excellence in information dissemination’
Ram thief to court: I’m guilty as charged
The Good News of Peace and Development
Policeman, five others held over Imo Catholic priest’s death
Edo, Singaporean firm mull $50m agro-allied investment
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Alhassan Doubles Down on Comment, Saying Buhari Promised Not to Run…
Kale: Economic Recovery is a Gradual Process
Sagay is a Loose Cannon, Call Him to Order, Senate Tells…
N’Delta Agitators Rescind Quit Notice to Northerners, Yoruba
Lagos Faults FG’s Design for Oshodi-Airport Road
A President’s 32″ Screen
Senate C’ttee Vows to Expose Banks Used for MMM
TCN: 11 Discos Rejected 22,277.53MW of Electricity in Eight Days
Don’t Expect Power on a Platter of Gold, Political Leaders Tell Youths
Suspects: We Sold Parts of Killed Students for N15 million
UNICEF: 1.4m IDPs in Danger of Cholera Outbreak
Court Adjourns Suit on Detention of 16 Chinese Nationals
140 Suspects Arrested in A’Ibom as Police Embark on Full Community Policing
DSS Can Now Detain Suspects for 45 Days, Says Court
We Didn’t Accuse FG of Killing IPOB Members, Say S’East Govs
Atiku Applauds UK for Pledging £200m to Rebuild Nigeria
Ahmed: Why Kwara will Access $60m Loan
NAF Now a Dominant Force in W’Africa, Gulf of Guinea, Says Air Force Chief
EFCC Arrests Gombe SEMA Officials for Theft
Igbo Elite Team up with IPOB for Biafra Restoration
Former IPAC Chairman Fault’s Minister over Security Situation in Cross River
Danbatta: Telecoms Sector Added N1.5tn to GDP in Second Qtr
Arewa Quit Notice: Christian Elders Accuse Northern Governors of Subversion
Army General Joins Enugu Council Chairmanship Race
Adeyeye Parts Ways With Fayose, Resigns Appointment
End of Recession: Sign of Positive Economic Growth, Says Araraume
I Will Jail You for Contempt, Fayemi Threatens Ekiti Judicial Panel
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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