This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
ALLOTEY JACOBS DRAGGED TO FBI OVER USA TRIP
The Daily Guide leads with news that the United States government's Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) may soon be on the heels of Central Regional chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs.
A-G GRABS WOYOME HOUSE
Its second story has it that the woes of embattled businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, over the controversial GHc51.2 million judgement debt paid to him by the state seem to be deepening.
MAYHEM AT KROFROM OVER BOY'S DEATH
The newspaper also reports that youth at Krofrom in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region yesterday morning blocked roads and burnt car tyres to express their anger at the result of an autopsy which stated that Richmond Osei aka Tawiah, a shoe seller in the area, died of "congestive heart failure."
'VOTE MASSIVELY FOR PPP'
The Today newspaper leads with news that the women's wing of Progressive People's Party (PPP) held its first national women conference with a call on the electorate to vote massively for the PPP in November 7 polls in order to change the fortunes of Ghana.
YOUTH ON WARPATH - CLASH WITH POLICE OVER AUTOPSY REPORT
It also reports on rioting yesterday which saw hundreds of irate youth in Krofrom, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, clash with police over the autopsy report of a 22-year-old man.
NDC FIRES NPP OVER WIN 30% VOTES IN VOLTA
The newspaper, in its third big story, says the Volta Regional director of communications of the incumbent National Democratic Congress, Mr Kafui Agbleze, has described the plan of the opposition New Patriotic Party to garner 30 percent of votes in the in the region as an unrealistic and overambitious target.
GHANA BUYS 180MW FROM IVORY COAST TO TACKLE DUMSOR
The Finder's big story reports that despite sinking millions of dollars into acquiring new generation capacity, especially expensive emergency power plants, to fix the power crisis which has hiked electricity tariffs, Ghana is still importing 180 megawatts of electricity from Ivory Coast to close deficits.
ADB IPO TO BE RE-LAUNCHED
It also reports that the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) is to relaunch its Initial Public Offer (IPO) as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has directed the transaction advisor to return all monies received from applicants who purchased the offer at GHc2 per share.
GOVT SUPPORT FOR INDUSTRY POOR - NPP
In its third big story, the newspaper reports on the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)'s condemnation of the Mahama-led ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) for, according to the party, investing too little to support industry in spite of the huge revenue inflows it received from oil proceeds and the billions it has borrowed since the party took over the reins of government.