This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
CPP DRAGS MAHAMA TO CHRAJ
The Daily Guide leads with news that the Convention People's Party (CPP) wants the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to institute a probe into President John Mahama's receipt of a Ford Expedition vehicle from a contractor.
RETRIEVE GHc1.5M STOLEN MONEY - PAC TELLS RAILWAYS
It reports that the Ghana Railway Company has been urged by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament to be very serious in retrieving a whopping amount of GHc1.5 million stolen by a former cashier of the company, J.W. Myles, in 2006, possibly with interest.
2 DECODER THIEVES LYNCHED IN BEREKUM
According to the newspaper, two suspected thieves who are said to have specialised in stealing TV decoders at Baiden, a suburb of Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region, have been lynched and their bodies have been deposited at the Berekum Holy Family Hospital.
NDC CLEARS ABUGA PELE FOR ELECTION
Its fourth big story has it that the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has finally slated July 9, 2016 as the date for the Chiana-Paga parliamentary primary, a letter signed by the General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has said.
EC TO EXHIBIT VOTERS' REGISTER FROM JULY 18 TO AUGUST 7
The Finder’s lead story has it that the Electoral Commission (EC) plans to exhibit the provisional voters' register from Monday, July 18, 2016 to Sunday, August 7, 2016.
'IMPLEMENT FREE MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTHCARE AT ALL LEVELS'
It reports in its second big story that a technical review committee set up to review the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suggested to government to implement free maternal and child health package at all levels.
40-YEAR DEVT PLAN NOT GUARANTEE FOR SUCCESS - NDPC
The newspaper quotes the director general of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Dr Nii Moi Thompson, as saying that Ghana's 40-year development plan is not a guarantee for the country's success.
GCCA WARNS OF POSSIBLE PLANE CRASHES AT KOTOKA
It reports on a call by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for air safety control equipment to be installed at the airport immediately to prevent plane crashes.
ATUGUBA BLASTS AG OVER GITMO 2 DETAINEES' SUIT
The Daily Heritage reports that a five-member panel of Supreme Court Justices lashed out at the Attorney-General's (AG) Department over the manner in which it had handled the case in which the State was sued over how the two Guantanamo detainees were admitted into the country.
SACK NATIONAL SECURITY COORDINATOR - OSU CHIEFS APPEAL TO MAHAMA
The paper has it that Nii Ako Nortei IV, the Mankralo of the Osu Stool, has called on government to investigate what he calls an act of lawlessness by security agencies who demolished their property at Achimota, a suburb of Accra.
ABUG PELE TRIAL: STATE ATTORNEY OUT OF THE COUNTRY - JUDGE GIVES SEVEN-DAY ULTIMATUM
According to the newspaper, state prosecutors have been given a seven-day ultimatum by the Court of Appeal to submit their response to an appeal case filed at the court by one of two accused person's, Philip Apkeene Assibit, who stands accused of causing financial loss to the State.
COLLINS DAUDA CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED - NANA KONTOR
Its fourth big story quotes Nana Owusu Kontor, the chief of Mehame in the Asutifi South District of the Brong Ahafo Region, as saying that the contributions by the minister of local government and rural development, Alhaji Collins Dauda to the development of the constituency is very remarkable.