This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, June 3, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
NPP WHIPS SAMMY CRABBE
The Daily Guide leads with news on an Accra human rights court’s dismissal of a suit filed by Sammy Crabbe, the suspended 2nd national vice chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), over his suspension.
TERKPER IS HOT OVER PENSION TAX
Its second big story says that the Finance Minister Seth Terkper's decision to impose taxes has incurred the wrath of his fellow National Democratic Congress (NDC) members ,who are calling for his head.
WOYOME FIGHTS POLICE
The newspaper also reports that a team of about eight armed policemen from the Special Weapons and Tacts (SWAT) Unit of the Ghana Police Service, some staff of the Attorney General's Department and Lands Valuation Board yesterday stormed the Kokomlemle residence of businessman and NDC financier, Alfred Agbesi Woyome.
ORDEAL OF A 9-YEAR-OLD CLASS 3 PUPIL "HE TIED MY HANDS AND DEFILED ME"
The Finder leads with news that a nine-year-old primary three pupil who is just recovering from a surgical operation to correct a birth defect which has affected her speech has allegedly been brutally defiled by a 45-year-old security man at Ashaiman, a suburb of Accra.
JUNE 3 DISASTER: HAVE WE LEARNT ANY LESSONS?
The newspaper reports that the site where over 160 lives perished on in last year’s June 3 disaster still remains deserted a year after.
JUNE 3 STILL HAUNTS VICTIMS AFTER 1 YEAR
The Today newspaper reports that a year after the June 3 disaster in Accra, many of the survivors are still haunted by the memories of the night.
COURT THROWS OUT SAMMY CRABBE'S SUIT
It second big story is on the dismissal of a suit filed at the Accra High Court by the the suspended 2nd national vice chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Crabbe, over his suspension.
NPP JABS MAHAMA OVER KOMENDA SUGAR FACTORY
The newspaper reports that New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s Minority members in Parliament are confident that the recently commissioned Komenda Sugar Factory will soon become a failed project.
BOG OUTLINES NEW FOREX RULES
The B&FT’s big story is on the Bank of Ghana’s planned introduction of new foreign exchange rules that will from July 1 require exporters to repatriate all export proceeds to the country, altering several forex requirements of the central bank.
PARLIAMENT ABSOLVES ECG OF OVER-BILLING
It reports that Parliament has absolved the ECG of blame after the company was summoned to comment on customers complaints that they were paying more than required in electricity bills.
GNPC TO CREATE "ENERGY CITY"
The newspaper also reports that the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) plans to develop an "energy city" to house all major oil companies under one roof.
IS EC READY FOR NOV 7? - DI FEARS
The New Statesman big story says the Danquah Institute has expressed doubts over the ability of the EC to be ready in time for the election.
HIGH TAXES NOT ANSWER TO MISMANAGEMENT - BAWUMIA FIRE MAHAMA
The newspaper also reports that Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the running-mate to the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has condemned what he said was the government’s obsession with taxes.