Here are today's newspaper headlines
RAID ON NPP OFFICES: RENTED BOYS PAID Ȼ50
The young men who were hired as a back-up group in the raiding of the New Patriotic Party headquarters on Monday received Ȼ50 each from the organisers.
NAME RUNNING MATE – NDC TELLS MAHAMA
The National Democratic Congress has tasked President John Mahama to name a running mate for the 2016 general elections before the close of 2015.
ROW OVER DUMSOR: VRA, POWER MINISTER, GHANA GAS IN BLAME GAME
The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) has refuted claims by the Power Ministry that it is responsible for the shutdown of thermal plants in the Takoradi power enclave, resulting in the loss of up to 650 megawatts of power that is generated from the up to 115 million standard cubic feet of gas per day from Ghana Gas.
350 WORKERS DEMAND 6-MONTH SALARY ARREARS
Over 350 ex-workers of the now defunct Better Ghana Management Services Limited (BGMSL) are demanding the payment of over Ȼ612,000 owed them as salary arrears.
MAHAMA GIVEN TIMELINE TO SELECT RUNNING MATE
The National Executive of the National Democratic Congress is urging President John Mahama to select a running mate for the 2016 election before the close of 2015.
OIL REVENUE GOES DOWN 56% AS SOLTPOND FILED SHUTS DOWN
Ghana’s share of oil revenue from the export of crude oil from the Jubilee Field has so far this year gone down by about 56.2 percent on year-on-year basis due mainly to the supply glut in the crude oil market.
2016 BUDGET UNINSPIRING – IFS DECLARES
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), an economic policy think-tank, has described the 2016 budget presented by Finance Minister, Seth Terkper to parliament a fortnight ago as “uninspiring” and failing to tackle fundamental challenges of the economy.
TOURISM FUND INFLOWS HIT Ȼ15M
Minister for Tourism and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare has indicated that her outfit will be seeking government’s support for funds to shore-up the Tourism Development Fund, which has accrued Ȼ15 million since its inception in 2012.