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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [6TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 6th September, 2017.

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday granted the request seeking to serve court processes on Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra through substituted service. The court, however, ordered that other respondents in the matter, namely the Inspector-General of Police, the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Attorney General [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
JUST like many other public institutions, the Nigeria Immigration Service stinks of infernal corruption. Already, an expos in the media that applicants are being fleeced at the Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos passport office has triggered a probe by the NIS. The sleaze is a hurricane that sweeps across all NIS offices across the country. In theory, [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Oyetunji Abioye The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday injected $250m into the various segments of the inter-bank foreign exchange market, in order to lift the naira against other major currencies. Figures obtained from the CBN indicated that the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales segment of the market received the highest intervention with a total [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, says the Federal government has put in series of projects to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive. He said the intervention projects were geared towards reducing unemployment among the teeming youths, Enelamah said that loans and grants, which are being accessed by some firms, [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Stanley Opara Despite Nigeria exiting recession on Tuesday, the equities market closed in the red, shedding N35bn. On the release of the second quarter Gross Domestic Product data, the market opened this week's trading with a loss as Seplat Petroleum Production Company Plc, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Lafarge Africa Plc, Cadbury Nigeria Plc and Total [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Stanley Opara The Securities and Exchange Commission has given approval to Oando Plc to conduct its Annual General Meeting hitherto slated for September 11, 2017. This came after the Special Task Team constituted by SEC to review petitions filed by Alhaji Dahiru Bara'u Mangal and Ansbury Inc against Oando, submitted an interim report, which cleared [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Niyi Odebode and Ife Ogunfuwa The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party's Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has dismissed the celebration of the country's exit from recession. Makarfi, in an SMS to our correspondent on Tuesday, described the news of the exit as mere statistics, which did not reflect the 'reality as it affects ordinary [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says Nigeria's exit from economic recession is an evidence that the All Progressives Congress is competent. Dogara said this in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Turaki Hassan, on Tuesday. The Speaker said the time had come for the [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Oyetunji Abioye Economic experts and analysts on Tuesday welcomed the 0.55 per cent Gross Domestic Product growth rate recorded by the Nigerian economy in the second quarter of this year, which meant that the country had exited recession. They, however, expressed concern that the economic growth rate was weak and largely dependent on improvement in [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate on Tuesday applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicating that Nigeria's economy had staged a comeback from recession. The upper legislative chamber, in a statement by the Chairman of its Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, stated that it was truly commendable that after [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Akinpelu Dada, Eniola Akinkuotu, Ifeanyi Onuba and Anna Okon The news that the nation exited its worst recession in 25 years was received with cautious optimism by a cross section of Nigerians on Tuesday, with many economists and analysts saying the 0.55 per cent growth in the Gross Domestic Product in the second quarter was [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Dani Alves admits that Cristiano Ronaldo is the toughest opponent he has faced in his career, but maintains Lionel Messi and Neymar are superior. The Brazilian right-back has come up against the Real Madrid star on several occasions in his career through his time at Barcelona and Juventus, most recently in last season's Champions League [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Fishes are raised in an aquatic environment. Fish can be cultured anywhere there is water. Besides the natural habitat of fishes, researches have made us to understand that some fishes, especially catfish, are rugged. They can be raised in almost every object that can retain fresh water. However, cultured fishes are raised in a pond. [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Author of Practical Steps to Financial Independence and personal finance coach, Usiere Uko, writes about prioritising peace of mind over material things One thing I have come to realise through experience is that knowing what you really want makes decision making much easier. We make decisions all day long. Some of the decisions are related [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Plateau United's fairytale in the Nigeria Professional Football League would be complete if they get the job done over Rangers International of Enugu on the final match-day at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos. Not many gave Kennedy Boboye and his wards a chance at the start of the season but after putting in the leg [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
By setting up a standing order, one is concluding a contract with the bank, within the provisions of the civil code, with the consequence that the bank is obligated to execute the transfer in the set up amount and on time, according to www.deutscheskonto.org. There are only two cases, in which the bank is freed [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Nigerian tennis icon, Nduka Odizor says there is need to take the country's grassroots sports development program to a higher pedestal if Nigeria is to compete favourably with its international counterparts in the future. Odizor stated this in Asaba on Monday while briefing journalists ahead of the five-day Delta Summer Tennis Clinic organised by the [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Standing orders are transfers that are executed regularly with the same amount to the same receiver, according to www.deutscheskonto.org. Furthermore, standing orders are used for savings ' for example, an automised savings rate to a call money account ' or for the repayment of a loan. However, most banks switched to the direct debit procedure [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Chairman of Oyo State Football Association, James Odeniran, has said the present management of Shooting Stars Sports Club should be blamed for the club's woes. Shooting Stars are on the brink of being relegated to the lower league again unless they secure a vital result in their last match of the [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Feyisayo Popoola The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association has launched a new initiative on entrepreneurship called 'NECApreneur'. The Director-General, NECA, Mr. Segun Oshinowo, said the initiative was an e-solution targeted at providing easy-to-access opportunities for Nigerian youths. Oshinowo, quoting Prof. Pat Utomi, who described unemployment as the biggest issue in Nigeria, said the initiative was a [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
LekeBaiyewu, Abuja President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has commended the Super Eagles over their 'superlative performance' in the ongoing World Cup qualifying series which, he said, had put them at a vantage position to qualify for the 2018 tournament. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Ife Ogunfuwa The Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) says non-adherence to the principles of corporate governance is responsible for the failure of many business outfits in the public and private sectors in the country. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, the President of the institute, Prof. Munzali Jibril, said the realisation of the widespread [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has reached an agreement to sell the team to Houston billionaire TilmanFertitta for an NBA-record $2.2 billion, according to multiple reports on Tuesday morning. The reported $2.2 billion price tag would exceed the previous NBA record of $2 billion, which former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer paid for the Los Angeles Clippers [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Ife Ogunfuwa The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, a global accounting professional body, has partnered Baze University, an Abuja-based private university, to provide professional foundation for growing accounting graduates in the African sub-region. ACCA, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the Memorandum of Understanding was signed on July 13 this year on behalf of [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Ife Ogunfuwa The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited Joint Venture has empowered 30 Nigerians with vocational skills as part of its Entrepreneurship and Skills Acquisition for Youth project. The initiative, which was implemented by Isura Foundation, saw the beneficiaries acquiring skills in dress making, leather work, electrical installations, mobile [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Visa Inc., a global payment company, has appointed Oluwakemi Okunsanya as its new general manager for West Africa, effective September 1, 2017. A statement on Tuesday stated that Okunsanya joined Visa from MoneyGram International, where she was head of Anglophone Africa. According to the company, Okunsanya, in her role, will lead the team based in [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Jide Ojo Last Friday, September 1, 2017, the unprecedented happened in the East African country of Kenya. The Supreme Court of the country, led by Chief Justice David Maraga, upturned the electoral victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The apex court said the August 8 election was fraught with irregularities and deeply flawed. According to their [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Lekan Sote Diabetes is marked by morbid and excessive discharge of sugary urine. That is why ants quickly converge on a spot where a diabetic patient urinates. By the way, mellitot, very likely a root word for the Greek word, mellitus, is a combination of two words, meli, for honey, and lotos, for clover, a [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Uchenna Uwaleke Long queues at the Automated Teller Machines have become a common sight especially during festive periods. Recent reports in the media speak of gruelling experiences that bank customers (especially in Kano and Kaduna) went through in a bid to withdraw cash from the ATMs during the Eid el Kabir celebrations. The reasons ranged [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Samson Folarin The driver of a complainant in a case of alleged theft, Mr. Oluwaseun Sodiya, has said he was arrested and illegally detained by men of the Anti-Kidnapping and Anti-Cultism Squad of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Lagos State, for four days. The 38-year-old alleged that his family was forced by the [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
John Charles, Makurdi The only road linking Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, is about splitting into two at the Yelwa settlement, on the outskirts of Makurdi, Benue State. The situation was of serious concern to motorists and commuters plying the road on Tuesday as many of them were seen [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Afeez Hanafi The police in Lagos have arrested an estate agent, Ayo Ademola, said to be a member of a syndicate which specialises in swindling money out of intending tenants. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspects used pseudonyms and vacant houses, which were not in their care, in the Lekki area of the state to [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Some gunmen, suspected to be militants, have attacked a police checkpoint in Bayelsa State, killing a sergeant and stealing arms and ammunition. A police corporal and two civilians were also reportedly injured by the militants. The incident reportedly took place at the checkpoint at Kolo, in the Ogbia Local Government Area of [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Tony Okafor, Awka The Special Anti-Cultism Squad of the Anambra State Police Command has arrested two siblings and six others for alleged cult activities. The suspects were arrested on Tuesday at Ihiala Local Government Area of the state. The siblings ' Njideka Onyebukpo, female; and Chiemeka Onyebukpo, male ' who allegedly confessed to be members [] 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Osun State Police Command has arrested an herbalist, Adeniyi Adeyeye, with a suspected human skull at Moro, in the Ife North Local Government Area. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, said on Tuesday that Adeyeye was arrested in Ipetumodu following a tip-off. Adeoye said, 'We are still still investigating. [] 
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