Today's Front Pages
“MANHOLES TAKE OVER ROADS”
A good number of roads in parts of the Accra metropolis are in a deplorable state. A drive by the Daily Graphic through some parts of the national capital last Saturday revealed roads were riddled with potholes of different sizes, shapes and depths.
SEEK CONSENSUS ON NATIONAL CONSTITUTION - CHAMBAS
African leaders have been advised to build a comprehensive national consensus on controversial issues before proceeding to seek amendments to sensitive clauses in their national constitutions, the UN special Representative for West Africa, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, has said.
KUMASI POLY IN DARKNESS FOR OWING ECG GHâ‚µ3 MILLION
Power supply to the Kumasi Polytechnic has been disconnected by the ECG plunging the institution into total darkness and disrupting the pursuit of academic programmes.
GHâ‚µ22M BLOWN ON MPS CHINESE CHAIRS
There is an unfolding drama in the controversial acquisition of chairs and other items from China by the leadership of Parliament for the reconfiguration and refurbishment of the House.
GUNS, GANJA AT NDC CONGRESS
There were sporadic gunshots at the weekend during the Regional Delegates' Congress of the NDC held at the WAEC hall in Tamale, the Northern Regional Capital.
PARLIAMENT PROBES $700M GNPC LOAN
Parliament will be looking into the $700 million loan contracted by the GNPC which was without the consent of the legislature.
UNIONS WON'T MEET GOVERNMENT
Government's plan to meet 12 labout unions demanding the release of their tier-two pension contributions this morning at 10am will not happen after all.
WHY GHANA GAS TIE-IN DELAYED
Reliable sources in the energy sector have hinted The Finder that the physical Tie-in of the Ghana National Gas Company's 58 kilometre Offshore Pipeline to that of the 2 kilometre flexible riser of the Jubilee Partners, led by Tullow, was stopped and delayed because of several last-minute requests by the upstream partners on the national gas processing company.
NPP MP ON RAMPAGE
The NPP MP for Asougyaman Constituency, Kofi Osei Ameyaw went on rampage last week when he stormed the Senchi Ferry site lorry station, seizing booking fees and revenue belonging to the local transport unions and the Asougyaman district Assembly. The MP also sacked the transport operators from the Senchi ferry Lorry Park.
GOV'T MUST PAY CHIEFS AND QUEENS MONTHLY
A sub chief of Sapeiman in the Ga West Municipality, Nii Adamu Hamid has charged government to pay traditional leaders every month as a way of improving the living standard of the traditional leaders and to mitigate land disputes.
TEMA POLICE CRIME OFFICER FACES CONTEMPT CHARGES
The Tema regional police crime officer, ACP Atuluk has been cited for contempt in a petition over a disputed parcel of land case between SETHO Classic Engineering Co. Limited (plaintiff) and HFC bank (respondent) at an Accra High Court.
SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT MUST BE IMPEACHED
The speaker of Parliament, Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho, has stirred up constitutional controversy over his refusal to swear the presidential oath in the absence of both the President and the Vice- President form the country.
BNI ARRESTS FLAGSTAFF HOUSE IMPOSTER
The BNI has arrested Patrick Nii Adjah Torto for parading himself as BNI operative attached to the office of the First Lady, Lordina Mahama, and the Chief of Staff, Prosper Banni.
GOV'T EYES â‚µ30.2BN REVENUE IN 2015
Government is hoping to dig deep to raise GHâ‚µ30.2 billion in domestic revenue for the 2015 fiscal year, the guidelines for preparation of the 2015-17 budget prepared by the Finance Ministry and issued to MDAs and MMDAs has revealed.
CEDI TO REMAIN STABLE
Some bankers the BFT had a chat with have expressed optimism in the cedi as it has showed some signs of stability in the last three months, noting that they do not expects any drastic change for the worse for the rest of the year.
BANKS RUN OUT OF CASH
Some major banks in Ghana have run out of liquidity, forcing them to resort to “deposit and win” promotions to raise cash in order to meet withdrawal demands of customers.
TULLOW OIL FOR SALE?
India's ONGC VIdesh, the overseas investment arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corp, is looking to buy a stake in the assets of Africa-focused Exploration Company, Tullow Oil Plc a source with direct knowledge of the matter has said.
EBOLA WILL CRASH GHANA'S ECONOMY – UNDP REPORT
Should the Ebola crisis hit Ghana, its economic activities would grind to a halt, a UNDP report cited by the Business Day, has revealed.