News Headlines For 20/04/16

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Today’s front pages: Wednesday, 20th April, 2016

JB KILLER ‘ESCAPES’ FROM BNI CELLS

Daniel Asiedu, the 19-year-old boy standing trial over the murder of Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, NPP MP for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region, yesterday left the custody of the BNI.

ADAMS FAMILY FIGHTS JUDGE OVER AFOKO TRIAL

The brothers of Adams Mahama, the murdered Upper East Regional Chairman of the NPP have petitioned the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, for a new judge in the trial of Gregory Afoko

ADB LANDS ON STOCK MARKET; OFFICIAL LISTING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY

  Barring any last minute hitch, the ADB will list on the Ghana Stock Exchange on Monday, April 25, 2016.

EC MUST STATE POSITION ON VOTERS REGISTER RECOMMENDATIONS – NPP

  The opposition NPP has challenged the EC of Ghana to make its position clear on the recommendations by the five-member committee report which indicates a validation as a “middle way” of cleaning the voters’ register ahead of the upcoming general election.

INVESTIGATIONS INTO MP’s MURDER ALMOST COMPLETE – NPP

  The police say they have almost completed investigations into the matter involving Daniel Asiedu, the alleged killer of Mr Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, MP for Abuakwa North.

MCA FUNDS TO TRICKLE IIN NEXT 60 DAYS – US AMBASSADOR

  Funds from the much-awaited Millennium Challenge Compact II should start coming in the next two months, United States Ambassador to Ghana Robert Jackson has said – stressing that reliable electricity, which the fund is meant to support, “is absolutely essential for Ghana’s industrial growth.”

E-ZWICH ROPES-IN REMITTANCES

  The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems has in partnership with the EDAPT User Group, launched a new product that will make it possible for international remittances to be transferred directly onto E-Zwich cards.

‘FIX OUR ROADS OR…’

  Residents of Tetegu, a fishing community in Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra region, have called on the Mahama administration for fix their roads.

PPP JABS EC OVER LIMITED BVR EXERCISE

  PPP has downplayed the importance of the upcoming limited Biometric Voters’ Registration Exercise, describing it as “garbage in, garbage out”.

JUDICIARY JOINS IN PRAYERS FOR GHANA AT RIDGE CHURCH
The leadership of the Judiciary will today join in the weekly prayer session for Ghana.