NEWS HEADLINES (17/03/16)

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Date: 17-03-2016

•Daily Guide

√DOE ADJAHO IS PRESIDENT; MAHAMA, AMISSAH-ARTHUR OUT

The Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho, was yesterday sworn in by the Chief Justice, Georgina Wood, as acting President of the country in the absence of President John Mahama and his vice, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur.

√BUKOM BANKU VICTIMS SPEAK OUT

The three ladies who suffered brutalities at the hands of Bukom Banku, currently on police bail, have narrated a story of sheer brutish conduct on the part of the pugilist.

√SADA BLOWS GH¢5M ON BLOCK MACHINES

The Savanah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) is in the news again following the expenditure of close to GH¢5 million on block making machines

•Business Finder

√GNPC WASTES OIL MONEY; UNABLE TO RECOVER $122M

Five years after oil production, the misuse of Ghana’s oil revenues and the lack of transparency and accountability in the award of oil blocks among others are denying Ghanaians the full benefits of the oil resource.

√BAD LOANS HIT GH¢4.2 BILLION

Banks assests quality in 2015 deteriorated as non-performing loans increased from GH¢2.72 billion in December 2014 to GH¢4.52 billion in December 2015.

•Daily Graphic

√BE ALERT: DON’T IGNORE MINOR BREACHES, OWNERS OF PUBLIC PLACES ENGAGED

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Security chiefs have started a series of engagements with memebrs of the public, particularly owners of public places, as part of efforts to raise the consciousness of Ghanaians of potential terror attacks.

√PASSPORT APPLICANTS SEEK ANSWERS TO SHORTAGE OF FORMS

Confusion is reigning at the Passport Office in Accra following the halting of the sale of passport forms at commercial banks.

√JUSTICE DENNIS ADJEI EXONERATED

A petition for the removal of Mr Justice Dominic Dennis Adjei as an Appeal Court judge for corruption has been dismissed.