News Headlines For 14/04/16

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Today’s front pages: Thursday April 14, 2016

BOMBSHELL! AL-QAEDA ATTACK REAL SAYS NATIONAL SECURITY
  The National Security Council Secretariat has confirmed imminent Al-Qaeda attack on Ghana and called for the beefing up of security across the country.

GHANA IN CRISIS – NANA DECLARES
  The NPP yesterday introduced an innovation to its fundraising strategies to aid its 2016 electioneering campaign, where the presidential candidate called on Ghanaians to join in salvaging the country through their donations.

GH¢3.6M SMARTTY’S DEAL STRIPPED
  An Accra High Court yesterday upheld an application for full disclosure filed by pressure group, Citizen Ghana Movement (CGM) directed at the Ministry of Transport to disclose the controversial contract for the rebranding of 116 Metro Mass Transit buses at a total cost of GH¢3.6 million.

GOV’T MOVES TO BUILD CLASSROOMS FOR MEPE R/C JHS
  Government has approved the construction of a new three classroom block facility for Mepe Roman Catholic JHS in North Tongu, following reports.

MAN CHOPS BROTHER’S HAND OVER MATTRESS
  A 24-year-old man, Kwabena Nsiah, domiciled in Saarkrum in Ahafo South District of the Ashanti Region has chopped off the left hand of his younger brother, Kwabena Amakye, following a misunderstanding over a mattress.

GHANA’S DEBT TO HIT GH¢114.7BN BY CLOSE OF THE YEAR
  Ghana’s total debt stock will hit GH¢114.7 billion by close of this year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has estimated.

BANKING SECTOR PERFORMS POORLY IN FIRST QUARTER
  The performance of the banking industry in the first quarter of 2016 remained unimpressive, Business Finder has gathered.