Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, June 17, 2016

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, June 17, 2016

This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, June 17, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, June 17, 2016

BURKINA CONTRACTOR RUNS AWAY FROM GHC82M ROAD CONTRACT

The Daily Guide leads with news that the Burkinabe contractor, whose personal relationship with President John Dramani Mahama, according to the paper, seems to have earned him a number of contracts in Ghana, has pulled out of another project he was scheduled to undertake.

MP FEEDS 1,800 BECE CANDIDATES

It reports in its second big story that the Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona East Constituency of the Central Region, Queenstar Maame Pokuah Sawyer, has taken it upon herself to provide free meals for candidates writing the ongoing Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the constituency.

INTERIOR MINISTRY TAKES OVER BNI, NATIONAL SECURITY

It also reports that the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), Financial Intelligence Centre and the National Security have all come under the supervision of the Ministry of the Interior.

KWABENA AGYEPONG DUMPS AFOKO

The newspaper also has a story on the failure of suspended general Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, to testify for the former national chairman, Paul Afoko, who has sued the party over his suspension.

RAWLINGS MOURNS WITH MAHAMA

It also reports that former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings joined hundreds of mourners yesterday to commiserate with President John Dramani Mahama folllowing the loss of his mother, Hajia Abiba Nnaba.

Today's newspaper headlines: Friday, June 17, 2016

TRADER LOSES EYE OVER GHC10

The Daily Heritage leads with news that a twenty-five-year-old trader at Shiabu, a suburb of Dansoman in the Greater Accra Region, Mrs Esther Agyiri Ofori, has lost her right eye over Ghc10.00 debt owed her by a customer.

BECE CANDIDATES TRAVEL 33KM TO WRITE EXAMS

The newspaper reports that pupils writing this year's Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Eastern Region travel 33 kilometers to examination centres daily.

KWABENA AGYEPONG DUMPS AFOKO

It also reports on the the failure of suspended general secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, to testify for the former national chairman, Paul Afoko, who has sued the party over his suspension.ONE TERM PRESIDENCY WILL NEVER HAPPEN UNDER OUR WATCH - NDC

In its fourth big story, the Daily Heritage quotes the leadership of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Eastern Region has stated they will work hard to avoid a one term presidency in the Fourth Republic.

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