This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Thursday, June 16, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
MAHAMA GRABS CAR GIFT
The Daily Guide leads with that President John Mahama has been associated with a scandal involving a car gift.
FIREWORKS AT NPP, AFOKO CASE
Its second big story has it that there were fireworks at the Human Rights Court in Accra yesterday when the case in which Paul Afoko is challenging his suspension by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as national chairman was called for hearing.
NANA, KUFUOR CONSOLE PRESIDENT
The newspaper also reports that former president,John Agyekum Kufuor, and Nana Akufo-Addo have both consoled President John Mahama following the death of his mother last Tuesday in Accra.
ASHIETEY WITHDRAWS REVIEW CASE
Finally, it report that lawyers for Nii Armah Ashietey, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Klottey Korley Constituency in Accra, have withdrawn the motion for judicial review filed at the Supreme Court.
DISASTER LOOMS IF ACHIMOTA FOREST ECOTOURISM PROJECT GOES AHEAD - NDPC BOSS
The Daily Graphic leads with a warning from the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) that the development of the Achimota Forest into an ecotourism site, as has been proposed, will result in disastrous consequences for the country.
CLEAN ELECTORAL ROLL OR FACE COURT - OSEI YEBOAH THREATENS EC
The newspaper reports that an independent presidential candidate in the 2012 elections, Mr Jacob Osei Yeboah, has threatened to drag the Electoral Commission (EC) to court, if it fails to clean the electoral roll.
POLICE GRAB 122 SUSPECTED CRIMINALS TO FIGHT CRIME AHEAD OF 2016 ELECTIONS
The Daily Heritage’s lead story has it that the Greater Accra Regional police command, in collaboration with three divisional commands from Nima, Kaneshie and Dansoman, arrested 122 suspected criminals in different police swoops on Wednesday.
INFLATION JUMPS TO 18.9%
It reports that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) that measures the change over time in the general price level of goods and services that households require for the purpose of consumption for the month of May, 2016 was 18.9%, an increase of 0.2% from the 18.7% recorded in April, 2016.
RAWLINGS PUNCHES ASHIETEY AGAIN
The newspaper reports that a newly constituted seven-member panel of the Supreme Court Justices has dismissed a review motion filed by incumbent National Democratic Congress' (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for the Klottey Korle Constituency, Nii Armah Ashietey challenging the apex court's ruling which quashed a high court judgment.
PARLIAMENT EULOGISES MOHAMMED ALI
Finally, it reports that members of Parliament (MPs) have eulogised former World Boxing Heavyweight Champion, Mohammed Ali describing him as not just a sports personality, but a symbol of free mind and humility.