Here are today's newspaper headlines.
FACTIONS SPLIT NPP; GROUP CALLS FOR AKUFO-ADDO’S RESIGNATION
Factionalism has taken centre stage within the New Patriotic Party (NPP), following the sudden death of Alhaji Adams Mahama, the Upper East Regional Chairman of the party last week.
I’M STILL AT POST – KWABENA AGYEPONG
Diverse views were expressed when news broke over the airwaves yesterday afternoon that Kwabena Agyepong had resigned his position as the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
AFOKO DODGES AS HE AVOIDS CAMERAS ON FIRST COURT APPEARANCE
Since news broke that the police have arrested Gregory Afoko in connection with the Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alhaji Adams Mahama, from an acid attack, the picture of the suspect has been missing in traditional and on social media.
WORLD CITY MAYORS MEET IN ACCRA NEXT WEEK
Accra is billed to host the fourth edition of the World Summit of Mayors from June 1 to 3, 2015 on the theme “Sustainable human development and economic empowerment between Africa and Diaspora”.
GREGORY AFOKO REMANDED IN CUSTODY
Gregory Afoko, brother of the National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Paul Afoko, who has been accused of conspiring to kill the Upper East Regional Chairman of the party Alhaji Adams Mahama, was yesterday charged with murder and remanded in custody by an Accra Magistrate’s Court.
CEDI LOSES 44% VALUE IN 17 MONTHS
The local currency continues to attain record lows on the bank of its poor performance which began at the beginning of January 2014 – losing cumulatively about half of its value since then.
UDS, OTHERS SANCTIONED
The National Accreditation Board (NAB) has sanctioned Jayee University College and Datalink Institute, both private-owned to cease enrolment in all their programmes for 2015/16 academic year.
USAID IMPROVES LIVES OF RURAL FARMERS IN ASHANTI
Support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the implementation its Scaling Seeds and Technology Partnership (SSTP) project in three districts of the Ashanti Region, is impacting heavily on the livelihoods of smallholder farmers spread across the region.
AFOKO’S BOTHER CHARGED FOR MURDER – ACID FOUND
Gregory Afoko, the younger brother of Paul Afoko, National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), who was arrested in connection with the fatal acid attack on Adams Mahama, was yesterday remanded into police custody by an Accra Central Magistrate Court.
I WON’T RESIGN – KWABENA AGYEPONG
Beleaguered General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyepong, has called the bluff of those calling for his resignation together with the party’s National Chairman, Paul Afoko.
33 NATIONAL SERVICE STAFF INTERDICTED
The management of the National Service Scheme, on the advice of the Board, has, with immediate effect, interdicted 33 staff of the Scheme.