This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, May 27, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
IGP TO BAN SOCIAL MEDIA
The Daily Guide leads with news on a threat by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), John Kudalor, that social media could be blocked during the upcoming elections.
ANAS JUDGE THROWN OUT OVER PAY CUT
It reports that the Supreme Court in a unanimous decision yesterday dismissed the case in which two high court judges cited in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas judicial bribery and corruption scandal sued the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, for reducing their salaries by half.
JUSTICE DOTSE'S BOMBSHELL REMOVE ALL NHIS VOTERS
The newspapers third big story reports on a statement by Justice Jones Victor Dotse, a Supreme Court (SC) judge, to the effect that the court was explicit in its order to the Electoral Commission (EC) to clean the voter register ahead of the 2016 polls.
SAVINGS & LOANS FIRMS BATTLE IDENTITY CRISIS...CALL FOR INSTITUTIONAL NAME-CHANGE
The B&FT in its first story reports that the savings and loans companies in the country have appealed to the Bank of Ghana to consider creating a new identity for the industry, as the new image of their business has been severely battered as a consequence of the troubles in the microfinance sector.
NIGERIA OIL CRISIS AFFECTS ACCRA-LAGOS FLIGHTS
It also notes that Airlines plying the Accra-Lagos route have had to reschedule or cancel their flights altogether, following fuel supply challenges in Nigeria.
ACH DIRECT CREDIT HITS GHC5.7BN IN FIRST 4MNTHS
The newspaper, in its third big story, reports that payments made through ACH Direct Credit continue to experience growth in patronage, with about GHc5.7 billion worth of transactions made between January and April this year.
BLEAK FUTURE FOR TEXTILE INDUSTRY
The Finder’s lead story has it that Ghana will soon not be able to point to a single textile manufacturing company in the country as the few existing ones are on the brink of total collapse.
TEACHERS USE MOBILE PHONES IN TEACHING ICT
The newspaper also reports that the lack of facilities is hampering Information Communication Technology (ICT) education in Ghana.