This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Friday, June 24, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
POTHOLES ON KANAZOE ROAD
The Daily Guide leads with news that the concerns of shoddy work regarding the eastern corridor road have moved from the realm of perception to reality.
JUDGES BLAST EC
It reports that the Supreme Court yesterday descended heavily on the Electoral Commission (EC), vowing never to allow it to plunge the country into chaos as the November 7 general election reaches home stretch.
I DON'T LIKE AMERICAN CARS - SAYS MAHAMA
It also quotes President John Mahama as saying that he does not like American cars in response to those accusing him of corruption for receiving a Ford Expedition gift from a Burkina Faso businessman.
5 NABBED OVER PETROL DEALER'S DEATH
The newspaper reports that the Ashanti Regional Police Command has declared two people including one Papa Djan, a firewood seller at BB at Asafo in Kumasi, wanted over the killing of Anthony Drobo, a fuel dealer at Atwima Kotwi, who was shot and butchered with a machete by armed robbers who attacked his home Tuesday evening.
PRISONS: OVERCROWDING HITS 45.5% - 2,684 OUT OF 14,368 INMATES ARE ON REMAND
The Finder leads with news that Ghana's prisons are overcrowded by 45.50 per cent, citing statistics provided the Ghana Prisons Service.
TEXTILE WORKERS TO HIT STREET OVER INDUSTRY COLLAPSE
It reports that textile industry workers in the country will hit the streets on July 6, 2016 to draw government's attention to the collapse of the textile industry in the country.
OSU CEMETARY TURNED INTO REFUSE DUMP
The newspaper has it that the Osu Cemetery in Accra, one of the final resting places in the city for the dead, has currently been turned into a defecation and dumping site.
CHIEF IMAM DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM PEACE COUNCIL - ON RELIGIOUS RIGHTS AND TOLERANCE IN SCHOOLS
It reports that the office of the Chief Imam has called on the National Peace Council (NPC) to provide it with information regarding the exercise of religious rights and tolerance in public and private schools as well as workplaces.
PPP DRAGS MAHAMA TO CHRAJ OVER FORD GIFT
The Today newspaper leads with news that the Progressive People's Party (PPP) has officially petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the alleged Ford Expedition vehicle given to President John Dramani Mahama in 2012 as a gift by a Burkinabe contractor, Mr Djibril Kanazoe.
COURT SETS JULY 5 TO RULE ON CREDILITY OF VOTERS' REGISTER
It reports that the Supreme Court of Ghana has set July 5, 2016 to determine whether the current voter's register is credible or not for this year's general elections.
COURT SETS JULY 5 TO RULE ON CREDIBILITY OF VOTER'S REGISTER
It says the court's decision follows a request by lawyer for the Brong Ahafo youth organiser of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwame Baffoe, who is in court, challenging the credibility of the voter's register.