This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, May 20, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
ELECTRICITY CONSUMERS SHORTCHANGED - RESEARCH SHOWS
The B&FT leads with news that research has determined that electricity consumers in Accra are paying more than twice the approved tariffs set by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission.
HO AIRPORT READY Q1 2017
It also reports that passengers travelling to the Volta Region will benefit from the construction of a new regional airport in the capital Ho, which is set for completion in 2017.
MP 'NAMED' IN JB MURDER - 3RD SUSPECT GRABBED
The Daily Guide’s frontpage has it that the young man who is being held for allegedly killing Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, New Patriotic Party (NPP), Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region, has reportedly claimed that he is now relying on his initial statement he gave to the police.
EC BOSS FACES CONTEMPT
In its second big story that newspaper reports on news that the Electoral Commission (EC) would not delete names of NHIS registrants from the voters register and notes that possibly all the seven Commissioners could be facing contempt charges as a results.
NDC SNUBS IEA
It also reported on news that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) boycotted a meeting being put together by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) to discuss plans for this year’s presidential debate scheduled for September.
BURIALS NOW A LUXURY GRAVES ON LEASE FOR 20 YEARS, FAMILIES PAY GHC26, 000 MINIMUM
The Weekend Finder leads with news that it is becoming difficult to find a decent final resting place for a departed loved one in Accra.
USE OF APHRODISIACS KILLING GHANAIANS
The newspaper also reports that the Ghana Public Health Association has called for an open discussion on the burden of sexual dysfunction and loss of libido amongst men and women in Ghana and to develop a programme for managing these dysfunctions within the formal healthcare system.