📰📰 Today’s front pages
√BAWUMIA FIRES GOVT OVER $37BN DEBT
New Patriotic Party (NPP) vice presidential candidate, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has blasted the Mahama-led NDC administration for plunging the country into huge debt despite the enormous resources available to it.
√WEDOKU YOUTH PROTEST AGAINST ENCROACHERS
The Youth of Wedokum-Dodowa in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region last Saturday embarked on a massive demonstration against alleged land encroachers.
√OCCUPYGHANA REJECTS PHONE TAPPING LAW
Pressure Group OccupyGhana says the real motive behind the ‘Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunication Messages Bill’ is just to intrude the privacy of people and nothing else.
√AHEAD OF STATE OF NATION ADDRESS TODAY: NDUOM REMINDS MAHAMA OF CHAPTER 6
President of Groupe Nduom (GN), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has reminded President John Dramani Mahama of Chapter Six of the 1992 Constitution as he presents the State of the Nation Address to Parliament today Thursday, February 25th, 2016.
√CHIEF IN COOLER AS NDC GURUS TRY TO GET HIM BAIL
Following the arrest on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, by the Ministries Police, embattled Chief of Ngleshie Amanfro, Nii Kwashie Gborlor IV, known in private life as Humphrey Dzartor Botchway, has been allegedly kept behind bars by police for reasons yet to be made public.
√21 CHILDREN RESCUED IN SOUTH AFRICA; THEY SENT THERE TO BE TRAINED AS FOOTBALLERS
Twenty-one children aged between nine and 16 who are suspected to have been trafficked from Ghana to South Africa have been repartriated.
√GOVERNMENT, TEACHERS CLINCH DEAL
After a three-day crunch meeting at the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations between government representatives and teacher unions, the two parties have clinched a deal for the latter to call off their intended strike scheduled after Monday, February 29, 2016.
√BUSINESS OPERATORS DECLARE 3-DAY STRIKE FROM MONDAY
Nineteen business associations have resolved to close down all their shops from Monday, February 29 to Wednesday March 2, 2016 in protest against what they describe as “killer taxes” imposed by the government.
√2 CONSTABLES GRABBED FOR EXTORTION; ONE DRESSED AS INSPECTOR
Two policemen who allegedly mounted an unauthorized police checkpoint and extorted money from drivers have been arrested.
√PREZ DELIVERS STATE OF NATION ADDRESS TODAY
The attention of over 25 million Ghanaians will be on Parliament House today when President John Dramani Mahama delivers his last State of The Nation Address of his first term in office to the people’s representative in Parliament.