Here are today's newspaper headlines.
POLICE RECRUITMENT SCAM:
1,100 PAID GH¢2.7 MILLION; TIMBILLA'S SIGNATURE FOR FORENSIC TEST It has now been established that GH¢2.7 million was paid by 1,100 people as bribes in the recent scam recruitment into the Ghana Police Service.
NPP STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING STIRS CONTROVERSY
The Steering Committee of the NPP has convened an emergency meeting in the absence of the National Chairman, Mr Paul Afoko, who is out of the country, to deliberate on the party's parliamentary primaries.
KEY SUSPECT IN CHINTO CHIEF'S MURDER ARRESTED A man believed to be the main suspect behind the shooting of the Chief of Chinto, near Nsawam in the Eastern Region, has been arrested by the Police.
NO COUP! NPP VETS ASPIRANTS
A reported coup in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday turned out to be a hoax as the party held an emergency Steering Committee meeting to deliberate on the vetting process towards the party's parliamentary primaries.
STARS HIT THE STREETS OVER DUMSOR
The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration's inability to fix the unending energy crisis, popularly called dumsor, has incensed the country's celebrities and they are planning to stage a demonstration against the government to make it find a solution to problem.
WHY OTENG ADJEI HIJACKED FLASHY CAR
The Attorney General has filed a defence in the case in which pressure group, OccupyGhana, is suing former Minister of State Dr Joe Oteng Adjei over a luxurious vehicle he allegedly kept even after his exit from government.
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL TIMES
T-BILLS RATE SLIDE PERSISTS
Treasury yields, which indicate the cost of government's borrowing, have been falling consistently since February 20.
PRUDENTIAL LIFE LAUNCHES UNIQUE FAREWELL PLAN
Prudential Life Insurance Ghana has launched an innovative new product to protect customers and their loved ones against the final expense of life, and give them the unique farewell they deserve.
FIRST CLASS LOSES LUSTRE AS STUDENTS LOSE SLEEP OVER JOBS INSTEAD
University students have put the desire for first class honours on the back-burner as they worry more about jobs.
BATTLING DUMSOR COSTS OMCs GH¢100M IN 4 MONTHS
Oil marketing companies have sunk in excess of GH¢100million since the start of the year into battling the ongoing power crisis that has single-handedly brought some businesses to their knees.
GOVT LOSES GH¢500M TO DUTY EXEMPTIONS IN 2014 ALONE
As government struggles to increase revenue generation, it has lost GH¢499.54 million revenue in 2014 due to exemptions granted on imports.
6 SITTNG NPP MPs OPT OUT
As many as six incumbent New Patriotic Party (NPP) Members of Parliament have opted out of the party's parliamentary primaries as at the close of nominations on Thursday, April 30, 2015.
ADWOA AMOAKO JOINS TEMA WEST NPP RACE
Three aspirants - two women are one man - are set to contest the primaries of the NPP in the Tema West Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.
3 ECOWAS COUNTRIES REFUSE TO SIGN EPA
Three West African countries are yet to accede to the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Anthony Nyame-Baafi, Director for Multi, Regional and Bilateral Trade at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, has disclosed.
HIGH INTEREST PAYMENTS SQUEEZE ECONOMY
The Finance Minister, Mr Seth Terkper, has expressed worry over the excessive rise in the country's interest payments, explaining that the cost at, which the government loans and overdrafts were serviced remained the single most daunting challenge threatening the smooth and quick recovery of the economy.
CHRAJ IS BROKE
Today can report that the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is currently broke and for that matter may not be able to effectively carry out its constitutional mandate.
PPP EXECUTIVES URGED TO WORK HARD
In its quest to wrestle power from the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) the Progressive People's Party (PPP) has urged its executives in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region to work hard.