NEWS HEADLINES(27/05/16)

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📰📰Today’s front pages
Date: 27-05-2016

•Daily Guide

√IGP TO BAN SOCIAL MEDIA
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) John Kudalor has threatened a social media shutdown during the forthcoming elections, should it become necessary to do so.

√ANAS JUDGE THROWN OUT OVER PAY CUT
The Supreme Court in a unanimous decision yesterday dismissed the case in which two high court judges cited in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas judicial bribery and corruption scandal sued the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, for reducing their salaries by half.

√JUSTICE DOTSE’S BOMBSHELL REMOVE ALL NHIS VOTERS
Justice Jones Victor Dotse, a Supreme Court (SC) judge, has cleared the air about the cleaning of the voter register, saying that the court was explicit in its order to the Electoral Commission (EC) to clean the voter register ahead of the 2016 polls.

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•B&FT

√SAVINGS & LOANS FIRMS BATTLE IDENTITY CRISIS…CALL FOR INSTITUTIONAL NAME-CHANGE
Savings and loans companies in the country have appealed to the Bank of Ghana to consider creating a new identity for the industry, as the new image of their business has been severely battered as a consequence of the troubles in the microfinance sector.

√NIGERIA OIL CRISIS AFFECTS ACCRA-LAGOS FLIGHTS
Airlines plying the Accra-Lagos route have had to reschedule or cancel their flights altogether, following fuel supply challenges in Nigeria.

√ACH DIRECT CREDIT HITS GHC5.7BN IN FIRST 4MONTHS
Payments made through ACH Direct Credit continue to experience growth in patronage, with about GHc5.7 billion worth of transactions made between January and April this year.

•Finder

√BLEAK FUTURE FOR TEXTILE INDUSTRY
Ghana will soon not be able to point to a single textile manufacturing company in the country as the few existing ones are on the brink of total collapse.

√TEACHERS USE MOBILE PHONES IN TEACHING ICT
Information Communication Technology (ICT) education is said to hold the key to the country’s economic transformation and a tool for effective teaching and learning

👋TGIF👋

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