Here are today's newspaper headlines
MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING AK 47 RIFLE FROM COP SLEEPING ON DUTY
A man who allegedly stole an AK 47 assault rifle from a policeman who was on duty has been arrested at Pokuase, near Accra.
PARLIAMENT TO WADE INTO GNPC EX-PAYMENT
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Mines and Energy has invited the management of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to appear before it today to explain the circumstances leading to the payment of the corporation.
TRAINEE TEACHERS KICK AGAINST EXAM POLICY
Trainee teachers at the Wesley College of Education in Kumasi on Tuesday embarked on a peaceful demonstration to kick against a new examination policy that gives a student just one opportunity to re-write a failed paper or be sacked.
MAHAMA BEGS ME – AMIDU REVEALS SECRETS
Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Martin Amidu says he does not have any personal scores to settle with President John Mahama and his NDC government, revealing that it is rather the president who has been sending emissaries to him.
GHANA 2ND MOST CORRUPT – SURVEY
Transparency International, a global anti-corruption body says Ghana is the second worst performing country in the fight against corruption, making the country second after South Africa in the corruption perception index on the continent.
VRA TO SHUT DOWN 1 TURBINE DUE TO DROPPING WATER LEVEL
Power generation from the Akosombo Dam is expected to drop from the current 520 to 390 megawatts due to a drop in water level.
GHANA IS 2ND MOST CORRUPT AFRICAN COUNTRY - REPORT
Ghana’s fight against corruption has been dealt another setback after the country was ranked the second most corrupt African Nation behind South Africa.
GNPC HASN’T PAID ME EX-GRATIA – ESTHER COBBAH
Madam Esther Cobbah has denied ever being paid any amount by the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) as being alleged by Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond.
MAD RUSH FOR 800MHZ SPECTRUM BEGINS
There is a mad rush by a host of companies for the 800MHz spectrum being auctioned by the National Communications Authority (NCA).
GNPC DEFENDS EX-GRATIA PAYMENT TO TSATSU TSIKATA, THREE OTHERS
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has mounted a spirited defence of the payments made to the former top four executives of the company.
SPEND OIL CASH ON EDUCATION – CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS
The Institute of Fiscal Policy and the Integrated Social Development Centre have called on government to consider allocating a higher proportion of its oil revenue to finance the education sector.
4G AUCTION WILL BE FREE AND FAIR – KPMG
KPMG, the National Communication Authority’s appointed auctioneer for Wednesday’s auction of the 800MHz spectrum, has assured bidders that the auction will be conducted in a highly transparent and professional manner.