Here are today's newspaper headlines
TWO GHANAIANS JOIN ISIS
The National Security Co-ordinator has confirmed that two Ghanaians have joined the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
CHRAJ PROBE COMMITTEE TO PRESENT REPORT NEXT MONTH
The five-member committee investigating complaints of abuse of office against the suspended commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CRAJ), Ms Lauretta Lamptey is set to present its findings later in the September this year.
NDC STALWARTS PICK FORMS TO CONTEST PRIMARIES
Aspiring candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have begun picking nomination forms to contest the party’s November 7 presidential and parliamentary primaries.
TEMA GIRL JOINS ISIS
A Ghanaian female, Shakira Mohammed, has also joined the ranks of the terrorist organisation, Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
No bail for Ekow Micah
An Accra Circuit Court Thursday denied a bail request for Lester Ekow Micah, President of the Ghana Music Council, on trial over narcotics related charges.
EPA WARNS CONCRETE COMPANY OVER POLLUTION
Residents of SDA, a suburb of the Adenta Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, are groaning with pain over excessive noise and dust being generated by a concrete manufacturing company
ASSEMBLY ELECTION FACES LOW TURNOUT
Lack of adequate awareness on the upcoming District Assembly Elections could lead to a further dive turnout when the polls open on Tuesday September 1, 2015, the Coalition of Domestic Observers (CODEO) has observed.
ABORTION: MARRIED WOMEN TOP LIST
A worrying development Weekend Finder has gathered is that married women top the list of people who go for regular abortions – some of which are unsafe leading to maternal deaths.
NATIONAL SECURITY PROBES ISIS REPORTS
The National Security establishment has initiated investigation into reports about Ghana becoming a potentially fertile ground for the recruitment of would-be terrorists.
KPANDO CHIEFS DEMAND REPLACEMENT OF MP
A number of chiefs and opinion leaders and some executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Kpando constituency in the Volta Region have threatened to vote against the party if the sitting Member of Parliament, Dela Sowah is not replaced.
NDUOM URGES YOUTH TO WORK HARD
President of Groupe Nduom Papa Kwesi Nduom, has charged the youth of Ghana to make good use of opportunities that may come their way, stressing that opportunity once wasted can never be regained.
MINISTER CITED FOR CONTEMPT
Today can report that the Ga Mantse suit led by Nii Tetteh Kwei II have filed a contempt application against six defendants including the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, for flouting an injunction placed on the Ga Mashie Homowo celebration.
BANKS FACE CUSTOMERS’ BETRAYAL – PWC BANKING SURVEY
Universal banks that are yet to adopt relevant technology and innovative banking solutions are facing an increasing risk of losing their customers to rival banks that are more IT-inclined, the PwC 2015 Banking Survey has revealed.
ECG BILLS PREPAID METER USERS
Electricity consumers on the prepaid metering platform are being served with bills by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) officials demanding full payment for alleged arrears as result of technical failure some existing prepaid meters.
Kufuor pushes for private sector export
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged government and entrepreneurs to focus more on driving the agenda of private sector export to save the country from over dependence on imports.