Here are today's newspaper headlines.
RECRUITMENT SCAM ATTRACTS HUNDREDS TO SIX POLICE DEPOTS
Hundreds of young men and women who turned up at five police training depots last Saturday for enlistment into the Ghana Police Service left disappointed.
EC MUST ANSWER FOR POSTPONEMENT OF DISTRICT LEVEL ELECTIONS – ODURO-OSAE
The Dean of Graduate Studies of the Institute of Local Government Studies, Dr Eric Oduro-Osae, says the Electoral Commission (EC) must be held responsible for violating a constitutional provision, resulting in the Supreme Court ruling that the commission halt the district level elections.
I’M NOT IN RACE TO BECOME CAMPAIGN MANAGER
Mr Daniel Kweku Botwe, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said he is not in any race to become the campaign manager for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the party’s flag bearer for the 2016 elections.
FITCH, IMF DISAGREE OVER GHANA’S FISCAL CONSOLIDATION
Credit ratings agency, Fitch has casts doubt over some targets expected to be achieved in the three-year International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout programme for Ghana.
IMF BAILOUT IMPOSES MORE HARDSHIPS
Supplementary measures approved by Cabinet to make adjustment to the 2015 budget due to the dramatic decline in crude oil prices as well as the introduction of new taxes announced by President John Dramani Mahama in the State of the Nation Address have dire consequences for the cost of living in the country.
BAWUMIA PUNCHES MAHAMA
Vice Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has questioned President John Mahama’s analogy in which the latter likened to the struggling Ghanaian Economy to the senior national soccer team, the Black Stars.
DEMO HITS NDC CHAIRMAN
There are deep cracks in the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region, which as a result, is jeopardizing the party’s much-talked-about one million votes target in the area in the 2016 presidential elections.
CHARGE EC FOR FINANCIAL LOSS – MARKIN
Alex Afenyo-MArkin, the lawyer who got the Supreme Court to cancel the March 3, 2015 District Assembly Elections, has accused the Electoral Commission (EC) of willfully causing financial loss to the State and challenged the Attorney General and Minister of Justice to open investigations into the commission’s conduct and prosecute anyone found culpable.
CHANGES AT MERCHANT BANK
Management of Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), has appointed John Awuah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Business and Financial Times
SIC ACCUSED OF FLEECING INSURERS
The seven insurance companies that joined SIC to provide a credit guarantee bond that have rattled the insurance industry in recent times have accused the company of misleading them on the deal as an Accra High Court has committed SIC to pay GHȻ19.3 million to Ivory Finance.
DAUDA INSPECTS SAGLEMI HOUSING PRAMPRAM PROJECT
The Minister of Water, Works and Housing, Collins Dauda and officials at the Ministry last week Wednesday paid a working visit to the Saglemi Housing Project site at Prampram.