This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Monday, June 27, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
NDC IS LOSING 2016 ELECTION - SAYS BNI SECRET REPORT
The Daily Guide reports in its lead story that a survey report by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), with support from a pollster (name withheld), casts doubts about President John Mahama and his ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s ability to win the upcoming general election.
NDC YOUTH BURN CHAIRMAN'S CAR OVER DCE
It reports that some irate youth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Wa West Constituency of the Upper West Region went on rampage, destroying party properties and burning the constituency office as well as the chairman's Mahindra vehicle. No arrests had been made as at press time last night, according to the police.
IGP BODYGUARD KILLS MAN...
The newspaper has it that the personal bodyguard of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), John Kudalor, shot and killed a man at Alajo, an Accra suburb.
DENKYIRA CHIEFS BAN 2 DCEs
The paper reports that the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Upper Denkyira East, Emelia Ankomah and her colleague District Chief Executive (DCE) for Upper Denkyira West in the Central Region, Ambrose Amoa Ashia, have incurred the wrath of the chiefs and people of the Denkyira Traditional Council following insults allegedly hurled on the paramount queen mother of Denkyira, Nana Ayensua Saara III.
EC FACES TALL ORDER
The Finder reports in its lead story that as the Electoral Commission (EC) compiles names of National Health Insurance (NHI) card registrants to be submitted to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, it risks further legal challenges if it presents that information in isolation.
CONFIRMED: KOMENDA SUGAR FACTORY SHUTS DOWN
It reports that the Komenda Sugar Factory has been closed down as scheduled, barely a month after President John Dramani Mahama commissioned it on May 30.
EC IS READY FOR 2016 POLLS - MR AMADU SULLEY
The newspaper quotes Mr Amadu Sulley, deputy chairman of the Electoral Commission in charge of Operations, as saying that the Electoral Commission is ready to oversee the upcoming November polls despite the challenges.
GOVT SECURES GHC811.04M 5-YR BONE AT 24.5% YIELD
It reports in its fourth big story that the government accepted GHc811.04m worth of bids for a five-year domestic bond even though it set out to raise GHc500m.
ANGRY NDC YOUTH SET PARTY OFFICE ABLAZE, BURN DOWN CHAIRMAN'S CAR
It also reports that some angry youth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Wa West Constituency in the Upper West Region set part of the party's office in the constituency on fire.
REVIVED AYENSU STARCH FACTORY RE-OPENED
The B&FT leads with news that the Indigenous starch-producing company Ayensu Starch Company Limited, situated at Awutu Bawjiase in the Central Region, has been re-opened to support breweries and industries that depend on the commodity for their production.
SADA BANK TO GIVE FARMERS LONG-TERM CREDIT - CEO
It quotes the chief executive officer of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), Charles Abugre, as saying that the establishment of the Savannah Investment and Development Bank is a move to assist farmers have access to medium to long term financing.
ENERGY DEALERS FACE CREDIT SQUEEZE AS NPLs HIT 6-YR HIGH
The newspaper reports that businesses in the economy's energy sector could face tougher times in accessing loans from banks, as the Bank of Ghana has backed banks in reducing their exposure to the sector amid concerns that many businesses in the country are earning too little to service their debts.
GOV'T SELLS GHC811.04 MLN (US$208 MLN) OF 5-YR BONDS AT 24.5% YIELD
It says Ghana accepted 811.04 million cedis ($208 million) worth of bids for a five-year domestic bond and will pay a yield of 24.5 percent, slightly lower than the yield at the previous issue, the central bank said on Thursday.