Here are today's newspaper headlines.
AFARI-GYAN BIDS GOODBYE TO STAFF AT EC
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) Kwadwo Afari Gyan, early yesterday morning took a graceful bow form the commission when he met the staff to bid them farewell at a brief durbar.
GUINEAN DUPES MOTOR COMPANIES OF Ȼ1.8, $200.000
A 26-year-old Guinean, described by the police as an international fraudster, is in the grip of the police for allegedly duping automobile companies in Ghana to the true of Ȼ1.8 million and $200.000.
NEW BOARDS FOR STATE-OWNED MEDIA
The National Media Commission (NMC) has appointed new chairpersons and members of governing boards of the state-owned media.
KOFI JUMAH GRANTED BAIL
Maxwell Kofi Jumah, the defeated candidate in the just ended New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primary in the Asokwa Constituency in the Ashanti Region, was yesterday put before the Kumasi Circuit Court, charged with causing unlawful damage to electoral material belonging to the Electoral Commission.
FEMALE LAWYER ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY AIDING CAMEROONIAN TO LAUNDER $2.5M
An Accra Circuit Court has remanded a legal practitioner into police custody for allegedly aiding a Cameroonian to launder $2.5 million into Ghana and repatriate $1 million to Equatorial Guinea.
DIRECTOR TAKES OVER PRINTING OF EXAM PAPERS
The Sunyani Municipal Education in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mary Gyimah, has taken over the printing of examination papers for all basic schools under her jurisdiction.
MORE BANK LOANS GO BAD
Banks have tightened further credit to private sector enterprises and consumers as more loans are going bad, reflecting challenges in the economy, the Bank of Ghana has reported.
MINERAL REVENUE DIPS BY 17% IN 2014
The Ghana Chamber of Mines says the mineral revenue of producing members declined from about US$4.8 billion in 2014.
CEDI DEPRECIATION REDUCES HOME OWNERSHIP
The depreciation of the local currency by more than 40 percent over the last 17 months has drastically reduced the number of people who qualify for mortgages.
NPP LOSERS CRY OUT
Unsuccessful aspirants in last Saturday’s parliamentary primaries of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are yet to come to terms with what could possibly have contributed to their defeat, two days after the exercise.
GOVERNMENT COVERS NDC GURUS IN WORLD CUP SCANDAL
Government’s White Paper on the 2014 World Cup Committee Report appears to have shielded leading NDC officials who were deeply involved in the organizations of the Black Stars trip to Brazil for the football fiesta.
PASTOR IN TROUBLE OVER ROBBERY
A self-styled man of God in Kumasi, who openly made derogatory remarks about the security agencies including the police, military and the prison service live on radio, is in deep trouble.