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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [3RD SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 3rd September, 2017.

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Olalekan Adetayo and Olaide Oyelude President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged members of the National Youth Service Corps to continue to promote unity and peaceful coexistence in Nigeria, saying they were an active symbol of the nation's unity. Buhari spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who addressed them in [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
DIABETES, described by the World Health Organisation as an important cause of premature death and disability, is mushrooming in Nigeria, but without the knowledge of many sufferers. A recent claim that over 50 per cent of diabetics do not know their status should be a cause for grave concern for health officials in a country [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Kunle Falayi The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Adebule, has called on Nigerians to be peaceful as they celebrate Sallah. She urged them to uphold the significance of the Eid day in obedience to God and sharing with others. Adebule said during the Eid el-Kabir prayer at the Dodan Barracks Praying Ground, Lagos, that [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Success Nwogu and Enyioha Opara The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, and his Kwara State counterpart, Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Friday, emphasised the need for all Nigerians to live in peace irrespective of tribe, or religion, stressing that development and progress could only be achieved when there is peace. Bello said this in Kontagora [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Nike Popoola The Federal Government's annual pension liabilities will rise above N474.12bn if the Nigeria Police Force and other paramilitary organisations are allowed to exit the Contributory Pension Scheme, findings have revealed. A bill to amend the Pension Reform Act 2014 that will lead to the exclusion of members of the NPF, the Nigerian Security [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
On the sideline of a workshop on Treasury Single Account, the Accountant General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed, spoke with IFEANYI ONUBA on the impact of the public financial management reforms on the economy Did you ever envisage that you would be made Accountant-General of the Federation in the course of your service career' As [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Ifeanyi Onuba As the National Bureau of Statistics plans to release the Gross Domestic Product growth rate for the second quarter on Tuesday, finance and economic experts have predicted that the economy is on its way out of recession. The NBS, which was initially meant to release the second quarter GDP on Monday, had explained [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Insurance companies are already coughing out huge claims from recent floods that ravaged some high-brow areas of Lagos State, even as there has been an increase in the demand for cover from residents in Lekki and its environs, NIKE POPOOLA reports Excessive rains that wreaked havoc in recent weeks in some areas of Lagos State [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Ife Ogunfuwa The Ministry of Labour and Employment and some relevant government agencies have directed the payment of salary shortfall to resident doctors before October ending in a bid to avert the impending strike by the doctors in the country. The doctors, under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, had notified [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Stanley Opara Aside from the massive recurrent national grid investments in Nigeria running into several billions of the United States dollar, the country is said to be spending N5tn ($14bn) on off-grid diesel generation yearly. Off-grid diesel generation refers to systems that have no connection with the national utility grid, but provide electricity for homes, [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Egbin power plant, the biggest in Nigeria, is owed N125bn ($352m) by the Federal Government and half of its output is wasted because of inadequate transmission infrastructure, its Chief Executive Officer, Dallas Peavey Jr., has said. Out of the roughly 1,300 megawatts currently generated by the facility's six units, which is close to full capacity, [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
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Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Anna Okon Lack of funds to carry out formal export through the nation's seaport has sent operators in the Micro Small and Medium Enterprise sector of the economy to the Export Marketing Academy, where they can learn to utililse the Internet for their export business. The academy, an initiative of Bellafricana and Digital Marketing Skill [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina Former Nigeria internationals, Etim Esin and Mutiu Adepoju, have warned the Super Eagles over getting complacent in their remaining Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers ' especially the reverse fixture against Cameroon in Yaounde on Monday. Nigeria beat Cameroon 4-0 to extend their lead in Group B to nine points ahead of Monday's reverse [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Nigeria have received clearance from FIFA for Hull City defender, Ola Aina, to represent the country. The clearance makes Aina eligible for Monday's Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier reverse fixture against Cameroon in Yaounde. Nigeria thrashed Cameroon 4-0 in Uyo on Friday in the first of the double-header. Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr said Aina, [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, has said the team's aim is to beat Cameroon in Yaounde on Monday to seal qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup. IfeanyiUbah keeper Ezenwa kept a clean sheet in his first start for the team as Nigeria beat African champions Cameroon 4-0 in Uyo on Friday. The 28-year-old Beijing [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
A brace from Brian Mwila and a goal from Enock Mwepu ensured Zambia bagged a 3-1 win over Algeria in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Group B match at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday, Supersport reports. Zambia now occupy the second spot in the group with four points and will hope [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Spain took a giant step towards qualifying for next years World Cup as Iscos double and Alvaro Moratas late strike swept aside Italy 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Isco was the star performer in a brilliant team display from the hosts as his early free-kick and long-range effort before half-time put Spain in [] 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Clement Nnachi A middle-aged man, Mr. Friday Njoku, has committed suicide after he allegedly murdered his fiance, Cynthia Nwofia, 25, over suspicion of infidelity in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital. The late Nwofia was murdered at her Abakaliki residence around 11.30pm on Wednesday, while the alleged killer, Njoku, committed suicide by drinking poison on Thursday. [] 
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