NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 JULY, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 16 July, 2017.



Canada at 150: Lessons for Nigeria
Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Punch Editorial Board On July 1, Canada, a North American country, celebrated its 150th anniversary as a nation. The milestone, commemorated across the country, marked the year the British North America Act was passed by the British parliament, paving the way for colonies of Canada ' which included two French territories, Ontario and Quebec ' [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tony Okafor An aspirant in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has refuted claims that he is running to spoil the chances of his kinsman, incumbent Governor Willie Obiano. Obaze, however, said if voted to power, he would serve a single tenure to maintain the prevailing understanding that had given [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Okechukwu Nnodim Power distribution companies did not remit N4.62bn revenue due to the sector in May, the latest report on the monthly performances of the Discos obtained from the electricity Market Operator has shown. An analysis of the report showed that the N4.62bn sectoral shortfall pushed up the total indebtedness of the Discos since the [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Nike Popoola Unilever Nigeria Plc has entered into a strategic partnership with the Kaduna State Government to launch a campaign with the ultimate goal of enhancing livelihoods and helping people take action to improve their health and well-being. A statement obtained from the firm said this was part of the firm's efforts aimed at empowering [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Like every other sector of the economy, a key challenge facing the Nigerian aviation industry is infrastructure. Do you think the sector is making any improvement in this area' On infrastructural challenges, I want to say we have not witnessed any improvement in the past 10 years and I even want to say it has [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to make adequate preparation for a likely cut in Nigeria's crude oil production, OKECHUKWU NNODIM reports A capping or reduction in Nigeria's crude oil output is likely going to happen soon and this will impact the economy adversely considering the economic significance of the commodity, stakeholders have said. [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Ozioma Ubabukoh Experts have said that the growth of the Information and Communications Technology in Lagos State is being threatened by the rise in insecurity in the state. They said on Friday that the insecurity challenges, such as the Ikorodu killings and kidnapping, were also a threat to its Gross Domestic Product of $136bn. In [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Ifeanyi Onuba The Federal Government is to offer tax defaulters with huge (tax) liabilities a period of three years to spread their tax payment under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme. This is one of the strategies of the government to ease the burden of such debtors by taking advantage of the new tax [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Anna Okon The Bank of Industry has said it is expanding its partnership with microfinance banks to increase access of small businesses to micro credit. According to the Managing Director, BoI, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, the move is in line with the bank's mandate to execute the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme aimed at providing micro [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Nike Popoola The number of indigenous insurance companies acquired by foreign investors will soon rise to 12, findings have revealed. Information obtained from the National Insurance Commission on Friday showed that 10 foreign firms had already acquired Nigerian underwriting firms and two were about to be taken. 'There were three foreign acquisitions into the sector [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr. The menace of the activities of cyber criminals is seriously on the increase as the days go by. I recently read Google's bleak painting of cyber security trends as, according to the search giant, the number of websites hacked rose by 32 per cent in 2016. This is a frightening development [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Femi Asu As the debate over the nation's debt sustainability continues, economic and financial experts have advised the Federal Government to sell some national assets as part of measures to increase its revenue. The nation's rising debt profile has raised concerns among experts and other stakeholders in recent times, with the World Bank describing the [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Australian government on Friday proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by suspected extremists and other criminals, hosted.ap.org reported on Friday. But some experts, as well as Facebook, warned that weakening end-to-end encryption services so that police could [] 



Sun, 16 Jul 2017
In recent years, Turkey has turned home for some of Nigeria's brightest talents and the trend doesn't seem like ending soon, as the movements of the country's footballers in the European transfer market depicts, reports 'TANA AIYEJINA In the last few seasons, Nigerians have had to watch some of their best players flood the Turkish [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Brazil trounced injury-hit Nigeria legends 3-0 in a final group game of the Star Sixes, but despite crashing out in the first round captain Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha and his team will earn $9,000-a-man as appearance fee, SCORENigeria has learnt. Brazil and Italy progressed to the semi-finals of the maiden Star Sixes with Nigeria and [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Simon Utebor The Nigerian Navy team from the Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have emerged winners in a novelty volleyball and basketball matches organised for retired Flag Officer Commanding, CNC, Rear Admiral Mohammed Garba. Teams from the Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Air Force, Operation Delta Safe, Nigerian Immigration Service and the Nigeria Police took part [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Eight people were killed during Senegals football league final in Dakar on Saturday in a stampede that broke out following clashes at the end of the match, the official APS news agency said. A wall collapsed at Demba Diop stadium as people attempted to exit the stadium after the game between local teams Ouakam and [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Sonala Olumhense Since the end of Nigeria's civil war, the population of Lagos has multiplied. So has the volume of automobiles on its roads, and sitting in traffic daily has become a significant drain on state, regional and national productivity. The following are a few thoughts on how the authorities can improve the situation in [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Seni Adetu Converting your dream to reality requires actions, actions require decisions, decisions require knowledge; and knowledge is built on insights. One of the biggest challenges leaders face is determining how much analysis or information is required for quality decisions to be made ' in other words, knowing when it's not too little or too [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tunji Olaopa I can really never stop talking about Nigeria. This statement is meant to explain why I keep returning to the federalism and restructuring issue that has taken the centre stage of national discourse lately. And this is rightly so too. No one who believes in Nigeria and the Nigerian project ought to keep [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tofarati Ige Rising actress, Crystabel Goddy, is fast donning the toga of a controversial persona in the movie industry. Months after she was accused of biting another actress on set, Crystabel decided to celebrate her birthday in a unique way. The actress decided to donate blood on her birthday and she told Sunday Scoop her [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tofarati Ige Where is Victor Olaotan' That is the question on the lips of many in the entertainment industry. The elderly actor who is famous for his role as Fred Ade-Williams in the popular TV series, Tinsel, had a ghastly accident in October 2016. And since the accident, the actor hasn't been seen in public. [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tofarati Ige Background It was sweet, though it was a life of hustling with my mum. I say it was sweet because if not for that experience, I don't think I would be where I am now. As a young girl, I engaged in a lot of businesses such as selling candies and biscuits. Education [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
popular rapper, Phyno, was in the news some weeks ago when an Internet personality, Ray HushPuppi accused him and Iceprince of wearing fake wrist-watches. HushPuppi had written, 'If you don't want people to patronise pirated copy (sic) of your work, don't patronise pirated copy of other people's work #Hypocrites.' Having none of that, Phyno took [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tofarati Ige 08068792241 (SMS only)tofaratiige@yahoo.com @grandtycoon @grandtycoonGT There have been lots of speculations as to why talented rapper, Jesse Jagz, left Chocolate City, the record label headed by his elder brother, MI. The wordsmith finally revealed to Sunday Scoop why he took the decision. He said, 'There is nothing personal about me leaving Chocolate City; [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Popular actress and filmmaker, Omoni Oboli, speaks with TOFARATI IGE on her career, family and other issues How would you describe your childhood' It was simple and also full of fun. I wasn't raised by rich parents. I lived with my mum and sister in the Delta Steel Company complex, Aladja. It was a great [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tofarati Ige Singer, Esegine Allen, aka Orezi, has been in the entertainment industry for a while and it is safe to say that he is one of the eligible bachelors out there. Even though he has composed quite a number of songs about girls, no one really knows the type of lady that can knock [] 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tofarati Ige Woju singer, Kiss Daniel has definitely come a long way in the music industry. With many awards in his kitty, his songs have also topped charts across Africa. However, there is something that the singer isn't happy about. He told Sunday Scoop, 'I often say that dropping engineering for music is the greatest [] 


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