Today’s Major Headlines: Tuesday 5th March, 2016
48 COPS SACKED FOR ACTS OF MISCONDUCT IN POLICE SERVICE
Forty-eight police officers of different ranks were dismissed from the service for misconduct in 2015.
FPSO KWAME NKRUMAH’S PROBLEMS NOT OVER
The deterioration in the condition of the turret bearing on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah has compelled Tullow Oil, the lead Jubilee operator, to institute new measures to facilitate lifting of crude oil when production resumes on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
RENEWED CHIEFTAINCY CLASHES IN BOLGA
One personhas been confirmed dead and at least eight persons injured in renewed chieftaincy clashes in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region.
BAWUMIA STOPPED AT UMaT
Information Daily Guide has gathered indicates that the NPP vice presidential candidate, Mahamudu Bawumia, was on Monday denied access to the campus of the University of Mines and Technology at Tarkwa in the Western Region.
ISSAHAKU IS BoG GOVERNOR
Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku is the new Governor of the Bank of Ghana.
8 DROWN IN SABOBA
A pregnant woman and several persons have reportedly drowned in the Oti River in the Saboba District of the Northern Region.
NEW BoG GOVERNOR MUST BE INDEPENDENT
Financial industry players are expecting the new central bank Governor to the ‘strong’, ‘resilient ‘ and ‘independent’ while being able to strike the balance between his office and government.
DR ISSAHAKU SUCCEEDS WAMPAH AS GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK
President John Mahama has appointed Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku as Governor of the Central Bank. He replaces Dr Kofi Wampah who has since last week Thursday proceeded on leave prior to retirement.
KUMASI ATTRACTS REGIONAL FLIGHTS
Indigenous and regional airlines are in discussions with airport authorities about operating flights out of the Ashanti regional capital Kumasi to other destinations within the West Africa sub-region.
K’BU SENIOR STAFF STATE PROTEST
Staff of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital yesterday staged a peaceful demonstration in solidarity with he embattled President of Korle Bu Senior Staff Association, Mr Charles Ofei-Palm, calling on management of the hospital to rescind their decision to interdict him.
BOLGA REGSEC CALLS FOR REINFORCEMENT
Security in the Upper East Regional capital, Bolgatanga, has been beefed up upon a request by the Regional Security Council, following clashes between rival chieftaincy factions, Sunday night at Bolgatanga.