Here are today's newspaper headlines.
GHANA GAS RESUMES FULL OPERATION
The Atuabo Gas Processing Plant has resumed full commercial operation after successfully undergoing its first planned mandatory maintenance.
GOVT TO RELEASE GH¢180 MILLION TO PAY NHIS ARREARS
The government has directed the release of GH¢180 million for the payment of arrears owed health insurance providers.
FAMILY CALLS FOR ENQUIRY INTO DEATH AFTER FERTILITY SURGERY
The family of a 34-year-old woman have called for an independent enquiry into circumstances leading to her death after a fertility surgery carried out on her at the Lister Hospital and Fertility Centre in Accra.
BOST CLEARS BDCs OF FRAUD
The Managing Director of Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST), Kingsley Kwame Awuah-Darko, has denied allegations of fraud against the Buik Oil Distributing Companies (BDCs).
PRESIDENTIAL STAFFER INSULTS STARS, CALLS THEM PROSTITUTES
Alhaji Halidu Haruna, a presidential staffer in the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, has taken a swipe at some of the country's celebrities for daring to criticise Government, in the wake of the current energy crisis.
3 MPs STEP DOWN
Three incumbent Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Eastern Region, namely, Ofosu Asamoa, David Oppong Kusi and Peter Wiafe Peprah of Kade, Ofoase Ayirebi and Abetifi constituencies respectively, have declared their inteins not to contest again.
THE GENERAL TELEGRAPH
2 JAILED FOR ATTEMPTING TO SELL MAN FOR ¢12,000
Two persons who attempted to sell a 40-year-old man, Evans Kumah, for ¢12,000 have been sentenced to 24 months' imprisonment each by the Donkokrom Magistrate Court presided over b Mr Anthony Abebrese.
MAHAMA MOVES TO RESOLVE DISPUTE AT ADB
In the wake of agitation among workers of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) against the proposed sale of the headquarters of the bank, President John Dramani Mahama has instructed the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu, to take steps to resolve the worker-management dispute over the proposed sale.
THE NEW STATEMAN
TACKLING THE PREOBLEM OF 'DUMSOR': HAS MAHAMA BEEN SMART?
The NPP has challenged President John Mahama to come out boldly to tell Ghanaians if he has been smart in tackling the current difficulties confronting the nation, especially the ongoing energy crisis that is crippling many businesses and causing them to lay-off workers.
AKUFO-ADDO CHARGES PRESIDENT TO ADDRESS WORKERS' CONCERNS WITH DEEDS
The 2016 Presidential Candidate of the NPP has charged President Mahama to cut the lip service, set his priorities right and respond to the growing concerns of Ghanaian workers.
BoG REPORT ON ATM CHARGES IS BOGUS - BANKS DECLARE
ATM users and some stakeholders in the banking industry are surprised at a recent publication released by the Bank of Ghana (BoG)on ATM charges in the country, describing it as an incomplete research.
OVER 3M GHANAIANS STRUGGLE FOR FOOD DAILY
More than three million Ghanaians, majority of whom live in agricultural communities in the northern parts of Ghana, struggle against the threat of food insecurity on a daily basis.
DECISION ON ECG SALE IMMINENT
Ghana is considering the sale of a stake in its national power distributor as part of an aid program to fund the ailing grid, according to a U.S. government official.
GHANA'S GROWTH AT SLOWEST PACE IN 20 YEARS
Ghana's economic growth slid to slowest pace in two decades last year as oil prices plunged and a domestic energy crisis cut the electricity supply nationwide.
TURKISH POWER BARGES NOW DUE IN SEPTEMBER
As Ghanaians expectantly look forward to the end of the power crisis in the shortest possible time, the power barges promised by government late last year have failed to arrive in April as scheduled.
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL TIMES
ECG TO UNDERGO 2-YEAR PRIVATE CARE
Government has finally settled on a concession arrangement that will see a private firm operate and manage the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) for a possible 20 to 25 year peroid.
ECONOMY NOW WORTH GH¢112BN; 2014 GROWTH FALLS SHORT OF EXPECTATION
The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has released the final GDP figures for 2014, which show the country's pace of economic expansion grew by 4%, down from a previous estimate of 4.2% and making it the lowest economic growth recorded in the last six years.
SIX FOREIGN FIRMS WANT STAKE IN ADB
About six international firms have expressed interest in acquiring a stake in Agriculture Development Bank (ADB) amid plans to float the banks initial Public Offer (IPO) on the Ghana Stock Exchange later this year.