Here are today's newspaper headlines.
WOYOME: I’LL REFUND Ȼ51.2M TO STATE BY END OF YEAR
The lead council for Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, the businessman who was recently acquitted and discharged on two counts of defrauding by false pretence and causing financial loss to the state, yesterday assured the Supreme Court that his client had agreed to refund the Ȼ51.2 million he wrongfully procured from the State by the end of the year.
GAF DEMOLISH STRUCTURES AT TSEADO TO MAKE WAY FOR SECURITY BUFFER ZONE
There is growing anger among some property owners at Tseado in the La Dadekotopon municipality in the Greater Accra Region over what they describe as attempts by the military to take over their lands in the name of a security buffer zone.
BUHARI WINS NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL POLL
Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, has a President-elect. With the results declared in all the 37 states by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, has won the presidential election.
BETTER COUGH Ȼ51.2M – CJ WARNS WOYOME
The Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, has warned embattled National Democratic Congress (NDC) bankroller, Alfred Agebsi Woyome, to refund the Ȼ51.28 million he took from the state as judgement debt.
BUHARI SWEEPS AWAY GOODLUCK
Former Nigeria military leader, General Muhammadu Buhari; yesterday emerged the winner of last Saturday’s presidential election, as president Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat.
FUEL SUPPLY CHALLENGES
While the nation faces another possible fuel shortage due to huge indebtedness to Bulk Oil Distributors Companies (BDCs), state-owned Tema oil Refinery (TOR) needs $37.7 million to produce at full capacity.
AMA, ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION TO CREATE 10.000 JOBS
The Rockefeller Foundation, in collaboration with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, is to create 10,000 jobs through the building of a Business Processing Centre.
GOODLUCK RUNS OUT OF LUCK
Election Commission declares victory for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan.
The New Stateman
NANA ADDO CONGRATULATES GEN BUHARI
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, has congratulated the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, General Muhammadu Buhari, on his election as the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
NPP COUNCIL MEETS TODAY
The National Council, the 2nd highest decision making body of the New Patriotic Party will at 10 am today meet to review some controversial decisions of the National Executive Committee regarding the impending the parliamentary primaries that have sparked internal party outrage.
SALARIED TAKE ALL
The Education Ministry has planned to spend almost its entire budget for this year on staff remunerations, joining a long list of state institutions with minimal resources to undertake critical capital projects.
COMMON ECOWAS TARIFF SET FOR JULY 2
The country is expected to start implementing the Common External Tariffs (CET) regime by July 2, 2015, following approval by Cabinet and imminent passage of the bill by Parliament.
DECADES OF PROFLIGACY RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR MESS
The country’s current economic hardship is the consequence of over 30 years profligacy and successive mismanagement of this economy by various gain from implementing CET in 2015 is projected at Ȼ986 million.