Here are today's newspaper headlines
AGI, TUC UP IN ARMS
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) have kicked against proposals by the utility companies to increase tariffs.
NPP NEC AFFIRMS AFOKO’S SUSPENSION
The New Patriotic Party on Tuesday held its first National Executive Committee and National Council meetings to affirm the suspension of the National Chairman of the party, Paul Afoko.
2 ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO SMUGGLE INDIAN HEMP TO NIGERIA
A 58-year-old woman and a 36-year-old warehouse keeper have been arrested for allegedly concealing 650 slabs of a substance suspected to be narcotic in bales of used clothing and attempting to transport them to Nigeria.
NPP BOUNCES BACK: NANA NAMES CAMPAIGN TEAM
Calm and excitement have returned to the headquarters of the opposition New Patriotic Party which has of late gained notoriety for controversies.
NIGERIAN WOMAN BUSTED WITH WEE
The SWAT Unit of the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has apprehended a 58-year-old Nigerian woman for attempting to transport about 630 slabs of compressed dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp (wee) to Nigeria.
STUDENTS REJECT LIGHT BILL
Government’s decision to pass on electricity bills to students in public universities and other tertiary institutions across the country has been met with serious resistance by the various student bodies.
BOST MD IN STRANGE DEAL
Documents available to The Finder indicate that Managing Director of Bulk Oil Storage and Transport Company Limited (BOST), Kwame Awuah-Darko, for unexplained reasons, is selling a product of the company at a price lower than the bid price offered by Sure Gas Limited, a private company.
BLOWS AT NVTI OVER PROMOTIONS
Some staff of the National Vocational and Technical Institute (NVTI) are up in arms against management over new rules governing promotions.
COMPEL UTILITIES TO REDUCE TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL INEFFICIENCIES – TUC
Utility companies must be compelled to reduce their technical and operational inefficiencies as the condition for tariff review, Trades Union Congress (TUC) demands.
DON’T LET POLITICIANS INFILTRATE YOUR RANKS – CHRISTIAN COUNCIL WARNS RELIGIOUS LEADERS
The General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr, Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong has said Ghana would be doomed if religious leaders, Imams and traditional leaders allow politicians to infiltrate their ranks.
PNC CONGRESS THROWS OUT HASSAN AYARIGA’S BOYS
Ahead of the national congress of Peoples National Convention (PNC) to elect their presidential candidate, one of the presidential candidates Dr Hassan Ayariga who recently threatened to resign should the old crops of party leaders are retained suffered a big blow as his loyalist who are seeking various positions are thrown out.
WE WON’T PAY – INDUSTRY AND LABOUR SAY TO TARIFF HIKES
Imminent hikes in utility tariffs have provoked a salvo of reactions from a cross-section of employers and their workforces, with both sides asking for improvements in service delivery before they pay more.
PARLIAMENT TO TIGHTEN SCREWS ON PUBLIC FINANCES
The Finance Ministry is confident that by end of year, it will submit to cabinet a draft of the Public Financial Management (PFM) Bill, which among other things is expected to punish fiscal indiscipline arising from public sector managers.