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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [5TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 5th September, 2017.

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday confirmed the release of the sum of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government for the implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget. She confirmed the development exclusively to our correspondent during a telephone interview. The 2017 budget, [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina The Super Eagles on Monday ended the Indomitable Lions' hopes of qualifying for the Russia 2018 World Cup despite being held 1-1 by the Cameroonians in the reverse fixture of their Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying double-header in Yaounde. With the draw, the Eagles thus amassed four points from the double fixtures having [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government can borrow up to but not more than $22bn in the 2017 fiscal year, the Debt Management Office has said. The DMO, in its 'Determination of Borrowing Limit for 2017' report, stated that the Federal Government could borrow up to 5.89 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Federal Inland Revenue Service, through tax collection, generated the sum of N2.11tn as revenue from January to July this year. This is contained in a progress report of the FIRS for the period under review obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday, showing the revenue performance and impact of the new tax [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina The Nigeria Olympic Committee is set to present Nigeria weightlifter, Maryam Usman, with the 2008 Olympics women's 75kg weightlifting bronze awarded to her after the International Olympic Committee disqualified Koroboka Olha of Ukraine for doping. Olha, who finished second in Beijing, was stripped by the IOC of her medal and result in the [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Abiodun Doherty Moving from one city to another or from one area to another area is usually a part of life. The reason for relocating from one area to another is varied. Some relocation is unplanned for, such as when your employer decides to transfer you from one branch to another branch in a different [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina The Ahmadu Musa-Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation has dissociated itself from the Final 8 of the 2017 Kwese Premier Basketball League in Kano. The Tijjani Umar led faction of the federation announced that the competition would hold at the Sani Abacha Stadium from Monday to Saturday. In a letter directed to the eight [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Ife Ogunfuwa The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has warned the Joint Tax Board and some state boards of internal revenue against taxing withdrawals from voluntary pension contributions. While reacting to advertorials by the tax bodies, the association alleged that the bodies were threatening to forcefully impose taxes on withdrawals made [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Idris Adesina Nigeria weightlifters may not feature at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, after the country failed to appear at the 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, which began on Sunday in Australia. The Nigerian team, who are made up of four women weightlifters ' Chineye Fidelis (58kg), Oluwatoyin Adesanmi (63kg), Bilikis Otunla (75kg) [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Niyi Akinnaso At a time when countries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia are paying more and more attention to university education through infrastructural development, targeted funding, breakthrough research, and faculty and student exchange programmes, African countries are squabbling over political positions, with their elite being consumed in power struggle and primitive accumulation, while only [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Tony Okafor, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the November 18 poll in the state, Dr. Tony Nwoye, have disagreed on the performance of the governor and their chances at the poll. Nwoye described the tenure of the incumbent governor as an unmitigated disaster. [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
2018 World Cup qualifying European zone tables after Mondays Group C, E and F matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Group A France 8 5 2 1 15 5 17 Sweden 8 5 1 2 18 7 16 Netherlands 8 4 1 3 16 11 13 Bulgaria 8 4 0 4 [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Magnus Onyibe His eminence, Saad Abubakar lll, the Sultan of Sokoto's admonition that God does not make mistakes, must have struck strong chords in the hearts of members of both the Islamic and Christian faiths in Nigeria. The assumption above is underscored by the fact that people of the two major religions believe there is [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The National Council on Privatisation, which is chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the immediate revocation of the concession of the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex. The trade fair complex was in 2008 given to Aulic Nigeria Limited as a concession, a move that had come under severe criticism by [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Marcus Rashford atoned for a costly error to bring England a 2-1 home win over Slovakia on Monday that left them within touching distance of next years World Cup. The 19-year-old was at fault as Stanislav Lobotka stunned a two-thirds full Wembley to give Slovakia a third-minute lead, but set up the equaliser for Eric [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Tayo Oke This column routinely comments on financial law and capital markets in general; it rarely ventures into the arena of politics for a good reason. Politics already enjoys bulky column inches of daily coverage in all areas, especially in the print media, compared to any other domain of public life. Consequently, my self-imposed exclusivity [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria and the International Fund for Agricultural Development are in partnership to provide support for smallholder farmers and business women in the rural communities. The funding is being done through the Rural Finance Institution-Building programme. The Oyo State Microfinance Officer and Coordinator of RUFIN [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
PresidentMuhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to celebrate the Super Eagles after the teams 1-1 draw with the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde. The President in a tweet on Sunday said, Lets celebrate our Super Eagles, holding Cameroon to a draw in Yaound. The march to#Russia2018continues, and they have all [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Nike Popoola Your monthly bank account statement gives you a detailed review of the activity in your account for a specific period of time. It is your best opportunity to make sure your records match the bank's, according to www.bankrate.com. Check the statement When your statement arrives, look near the top of it for the [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Azuka Onwuka Many people have reacted to the Federal Government's application to the court to revoke the bail conditions of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and order his re-arrest. But the most striking was the view of a former military governor of Kaduna State, Col Abubakar Umar (retd.), who advised [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Check the statement to see how your cheques are listed. It could be chronological or by date paid or both. Understanding how cheques are listed makes it easier to reconcile the account. Ideally, the bank will list cancelled cheques in a way that is convenient for you and allows you to quickly see whether your [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Raymond Nkannebe While millions of Kenyans formed long orderly queues outside polling stations across the country on August 8, 2017 to vote in the presidential and local elections, little did they know that such exercise, the peak of their constitutional right as citizens would become a somewhat exercise in futility as the judgment of the [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Are you interested in working from home' Or better yet work while travelling around the world with a steady and stable income. Can you finance your travels while also saving for the future' If this is one of your goals, you should start looking into starting an online career as soon as possible. With [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Punch Editorial Board Further proof, if any was ever needed, of the excessive profligacy of successive Nigerian governments, was provided recently by the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Its audit of inflows from oil and gas revenues revealed how savings of $204.7 billion were squandered in a frenzied raiding of fiscal buffers that has left [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Akinpelu Dada The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has said it is not aware of any current discussion or negotiation with the management of Ethiopian Airlines regarding Arik Air Limited for the carrier to render management services to Arik. AMCON stated this in a statement made available to our correspondent on Monday by its Head, [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Stanley Opara Financial market analysts are expecting the stock market to spring back in anticipation of the release of the country's Gross Domestic Product figures for the second quarter of 2017, which are expected to be positive The market had recorded a loss last week owing largely to the profit-taking activities witnessed on certain large-cap [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Stanley Opara The regulators of the country's financial market must guarantee policy consistency so as to encourage more investments in the market within and outside of Nigeria, the President/Chief Executive Officer, Pearl Awards Nigeria, Mr. Tayo Orekoya, has said. He said there was the need to sustain the current tempo and further engender the market's [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The promoters of the Lagos landmark project, Atlantic Resort, have changed the name of the property to The Oceanna, following the completion of work by the consultant, Brash Brands, on appropriate branding of the project to give more value to stakeholders. A few weeks ago, the developer, Grenadines Homes, had signed on Cappa [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Etim Ekpimah, Uyo A member of a notorious robbery gang, identified simply as Frank, has escaped from police custody. Frank was reportedly arrested during a robbery at St. Patrick Quasi Catholic Parish, Obio Ndot, in the Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He was said to have been beaten and later handed [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Tony Okafor, Awka A man in Awka, the Anambra State capital, has allegedly killed his only son, Chibuzor, for planning to marry an older woman. It was alleged that the man, whose name had yet to be identified, procured the services of some military men to execute the act. A witness told our correspondent that [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Samson Folarin The Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has removed the Officer-in-Charge of the Anti-Kidnapping and Anti-Cultism Squad, State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, CSP Akinade Adejobi. Imohimi, in a statement issued on Monday by the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, said Adejobi should report to the command headquarters [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Samson Folarin The winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search Season 3, Oluwaseun Jobarteh, has been killed by some gunmen at his house on Olufowora Close, New Oko Oba, Agege, Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim, 38, was trailed to his house around 8am on Saturday by the assailants, shortly after picking up a [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Peter Dada, Akure A student of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Olagundoye Oladotun, has drowned in a river at Igbekebo, the headquarters of the Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State. The HND 2 Mathematics undergraduate was said to have gone to Igbekebo for the burial of his friend's father on Thursday, August 24, [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Clement Nnachi, Abakaliki A policeman attached to the Ebony State Police Command, Donatus Oyibe, has drowned in a well. It was gathered that the late Donatus hailed from Ndegu Ishieke, in the Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state, and resided in the Hausa Quarters area of the Abakaliki, the state capital. Investigations revealed that [] 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Olaide Oyelude, Katsina A young man, Yari Inusa, has died while competing with another suitor for a lady's hand in marriage. The incident happened at Durmin Biri village, in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Police sources said the man died following injuries he sustained on the head when he engaged in a [] 
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