*OTTING DANIEL AWUAH*
*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, OCTOBER 7.*👇
*WAPCO TO RESUME GAS SUPPLY WHILST $162 MILLION VRA DEBT LINGERS*
The West Africa Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) has said it is ready to resume transportation of some 30 million standard cubic feet per day of gas to the Volta River Authority, although it expects the latter to fully settle $50 million out of its $162 million debt as soon as possible.
*MIXED RESULTS HALF-WAY THROUGH IMF BAILOUT*
In April last year when the Finance Minister Seth Terkper put pen to paper on a 3-year Extended Credit Facility deal with the IMF, many economists including the Fund itself described the $918 million deal as “ambitious”.
*BoG FACES PROBE OVER GH¢2 MILLION GOLD WATCHES*
Many Ghanaians have expressed outrage and have called for a probe into the decision of the Bank of Ghana to purchase gold watches for its retiring staff who have served the bank for 30 years or more.
*CRISIS AT USHER CLINIC*
Effective health delivery at the Ussher Polyclinic in Accra has suffered some major setbacks over the past few months due to the inability of the clinic to provide X-ray services to patients at the facility.
*REJECT ‘JM TOASO’ SAYS NANA*
The flag bearer of the NPP Nana Akufo-Addo has urged the Ghanaian electorate not to fall for President John Mahama’s ‘JM Toaso’ mantra, which he says is deceptive.
*DROP GABBY – CPP TELLS IVOR*
The man selected by the CPP flag bearer to be his running mate for the December presidential election Gabby Nsiah Nketiah is under fire from some of the party’s members.
*2 KILLED AT PETROL STATION*
Two supermarket attendants at Masson Filing Station at Dome, a suburb of Accra, were burnt to death when fire engulfed the facility in the wee hours of yesterday.
*EVA LOKKO IS DEAD*
The death is reported of Eva Lokko the PPP’s parliamentary candidate for Klottey Korle Constituency in Accra.
*NDC SCORES 52.9% ON 2012 MANIFESTO*
The ruling NDC has been able to achieve 52.9% of its 2012 manifesto promises, IMANI Ghana, a policy think tank has stated.
*NDUOM IS A TRUE LEADER – SAVELUGU CHIEF*
Chief of Savelugu in the Northern Region, Yoo Na Bukari Jiba, has indicated that the presidential hopeful of the PPP, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, is ‘indeed a true leader’.
*💥CODEO to deploy 7000 observers for December polls.* ghanaweb.com
*💥Nduom suspends campaign over Eva Lokko’s death*
Flagbearer of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has suspended his campaign following the death of Eva Lokko.
*💥Illegal miners on AngloGold Ashanti lands to be forced out Monday* – Minerals Commission Sent a strong warning. Starrfmomline.com
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*💥World Cup Qualifier:* Ghana play Uganda Today. Kick Off ; 3 : 00 pm.
💥Asamoah Gyan set to take over former club Liberty Professionals, Ghana captain to own majority shares. Ghanasoccernet.com
*💥Tite’s Brazil trashes Bolivia 5-0 in a World Cup qualifiers as Neymar scores 300th goal*
💥England plot move to snatch 13-year-old Celtic wonderkid Karamoko Dembele from Scotland’s clutches. dailymail.co.uk
*💥Verizon pushes for $1 billion discount on Yahoo deal: New York Post*
Verizon Communications (VZ.N) is pressing for a $1 billion discount off its pending $4.8 billion agreement to buy Yahoo, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Reuters.com
💥Sony says its image sensor output will reach full capacity between October-March. Reuters.com
*💥Mugabe to soften controversial foreign company law*
President Robert Mugabe has announced plans to water down a contentious law obliging foreign companies to hand over most of their shares to black Zimbabweans.
The “indigenisation law” has been blamed for choking off investment.
*💥Militants attack refugee camp in Niger.* BBC.com
*💥Hurricane Matthew batters Florida as Haiti death toll rises*
Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida on Friday with heavy rains and winds after killing at least 339 people in Haiti on its destructive march north through the Caribbean.
*💥Nobel Peace Prize 2016: Winner to be revealed*
The winner of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize is set to be announced later in Norway’s capital, Oslo. BBC.com
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*OTTING DANIEL AWUAH*
NEWS HEADLINES (07/10/16)