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Monday, 08-06-15

TOTAL STATION CLOSED DOWN FOR FUEL LEAKAGE

Operatives of the National Security Council Secretariat yesterday closed down the Total Fuel Station at the Community One Market in Tema.

THREE-DAY NATIONAL MOURNING FOR FLOOD VICTIMS BEGINS TODAY

The three-day national mourning declared by the government in remembrance of the people who lost their lives in the floods and fire disaster in Accra last Wednesday begins today.

‘ADUA’ HELD FOR ADAMS MAHAMA

The final funeral rites (Adua) of the Upper east Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alhaji Adams Mahama, who was soaked in acid by his assailants leading to his death took place in Bolgatanga, Sunday.

HUNT FOR ADAMS KILLER – NANA

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, has called on the family of the late Adams Mahama and members and supporters of the party, who are still in pain over the untimely death of the former Upper East Regional Chairman to calm down and cooperate with the security agencies to continue doing their work towards the arrest of the killers of Adams Mahama.

I HAVE FAILED – SAYS ACCRA MAYOR

Pressure is mounting on the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Chief Executive Alfred Oko Vanderpuije to resign his position following last Wednesday’s deadly floods that killed over a hundred people as the mayor concedes his failure in administering the city.

UNIVERSITY DEMANDS ARREST OF ASPIRING NPP MP

Credible information gathered by The General Telegraph has it that the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in the Central Region has called for the arrest of an aspiring Member of Parliament (MP) in the Akrofuom Constituency in the Ashanti Region.

COLLAPSED BUILDING KILLS SLEEPING STUDENT

In the aftermath of last Wednesday’s downpour, a 22-year-old student of the Nyankumasi Ahenkro Senior High School and resident of Essuekyir in the Cape Coast Metropolis was found dead last Thursday after the in which she was sleeping collapsed on her.

COST OF FLOOD HITS BILLIONS OF CEDIS

The cost of last Wednesday’s floods and its damage to properties is expected to run into billions of Ghana cedis, an insurance consultant, Edgar Wiredu, has stated in an interview.

NZEMAS CLASH WITH GHANA GAS

The chief of Anokyi, a community in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region, says they would not hesitate to invoke their gods to cease the flow of gas, from the Jubilee fields to the Ghana Gas Company (GGC), should Ghana gas continue to ignore the concerns of the surrounding communities.

INSURERS CHARGE Ȼ1.30P A DAY FOR THIRD-PARTY INSURANCE

Insurance companies have agreed to sell motor insurance cover at a cost Ȼ1.30 a day, making it the first time that car owners can purchase insurance on a short-term basis.

AIRPORTS COMPANY CLOSES IN ON US$230M LOAN

The Ghana Airports Company is to finalise arrangement for a syndicated loan of US$230 million for the construction of a third terminal (T3) AT THE Kotoka International Airport.

I’M COOL WITH PROMZY – REGGIE

If former VIP member, Promzy, intended to use his recent attacks on Reggie Rockstone, via Facebook, to start an open fight with the latter, he probably needs to find another “enemy”.

THUMBS UP FOR PAGEANTS

Although most beauty contests in Ghana leave in their trails controversies, Ganyobi Achawa, a contestant of Ghana’s Most Beautiful 2014 pageant, believes there are not enough pageants in the country and has called for even more of such events.