Here are today's newspaper headlines
PRICE WAR OVER PETROL
There is disagreement over the pricing of petroleum products for consumers between wholesalers and retailers of the products.
3 ARRESTED FOR SIM BOX FRAUD
Three persons, including a teenager, who allegedly engaged in the termination of international calls and caused the government a revenue loss of $196, 992 have been arrested by the police.
SUPREME COURT GIVES LEGON NOT TO COLLECT ROAD TOLLS
A suit by two students of the University of Ghana which sought to challenge the collection of road tolls by the university authorities was yesterday dismissed by the Supreme Court.
STAKEHOLDERS CONSIDER TEMPORARY BAN ON PLASTICS BAGS
Plastic manufacturers and producers have been directed to use biodegradable additives in the production of plastic products including carrier bags and water sachets for consumers on the market.
TROUBLE FOR ADAM’S KILLERS
Family members of the late Upper east Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party Adams Mahama, appear to be angry with the manner in which suspects arrested in connection with his murder are being tried especially the granting of bail to one of them.
MPS FIGHT OVER 20 BIRD FLU CARS
A recommendation by the Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs Committee of parliament seeking approval of an amount of Ȼ11 million to fight the outbreak of bird flu in the country has turned into a heated debate.
3 BUSTED FOR SIMBOX FRAUD
Three persons including a 16-year-old boy have been arrested by the Communications Fraud Task Force for SIMBox fraud.
PROF DODOO PLEADS FOR FORGIVENESS
Professor is Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Ghana, Alex Dodoo, has yesterday rendered an unqualified apology for his comments against the House.
MIXED FEELINGS AS FUEL PRICES REDUCE
Some Ghanaians yesterday expressed mixed feelings about the reduction of fuel prices in the country.
THREE BUSTED FOR ANOTHER SIMBOX FRAUD
Three persons, including a 16-year-old boy, have been busted in a special operation in connection with Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Box fraud at Tema, which robbed the state of 196, dollars in revenue.
KIDNEYS FOR SALE BUT LACK OF LEGISLATION COULD DRIVE ILLEGAL ORGANS MARKET
A potential boom in the sale of certain vital organs such as the kidney in the country propelled mainly by poverty is raising eyebrows among medical practitioners, who hold the view that a regulation is needed urgently to forestall a chaotic situation.
GRADUATE UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES DOUBLE
The membership of the Ghana Unemployed Graduates Association has more than doubles over the last two years, according to figures obtained by Weekend Finder from the Association.
MIDNIGHT GANG ATTACK ON MINORITY LEADER FOILED
About 10 unidentified men attempted to attack the Minority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu on Tuesday, but his personal security was swift to avert the nefarious plan.
COURT ORDERS RAWLINGS TO ACT AS MEDIATOR
Former President Jerry Rawlings has been ordered by a Fast Tract High Court to mediate a dispute between a taxi driver and Melbond Microfinance Company.
WAMPAH BAITS INFLATION WITH CEDI MAGIC
Government of the Central Bank, Kofi Wampah is confident his new found ‘cedi magic’ could help achieve single-digit inflation much earlier that the BoG had earlier projected.
OIL PALM GROWERS PUSH FOR PROTECTION
Government needs to urgently introduce policy measures to protect the oil palm industry so as to attract investors and rural dwellers, oil palm out growers and smallholder farmers in the Eastern Region have said.
US$65.5M LOST TO SIM BOX FRAUD IN 7 MONTHS
Telecom companies and the government are estimated to have lost over US$65.5 million to SIMBox fraudsters in just seven months this year.