This article brings you a summary of some of the top newspaper headlines in Ghana for Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Follow YEN.com.gh for details of the stories throughout the day.
SACK KOJO BONSU
The Daily Guide leads with news that the Kumasi Traditional Council (KTC) has asked President John Mahama to sack Kumasi Metropolitan Authority (KMA) Chief Executive, Kojo Bonsu, for allegedly showing gross disrespect to them.
29 PROSTITUTES NABBED IN ACTION
It reports that twenty-nine suspected prostitutes, including four males believed to be their clients, have been arrested by the police in a swoop conducted last Saturday dawn at Taifa, Kwabenya and its environs in Accra.
JB KILLERSS FIGHT OVER AGE
The newspaper has it that the defence lawyer in the trial of the two persons over the death of Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region, is battling the prosecution for a copy of the medical report regarding the age of his client.
NDC BOYS DRAGGED TO COURT
The newspaper’s fourth big story has it that Salifu Maase, popularly known as Mugabe, of Muntie FM fame has been dragged to the Supreme Court for contempt of court.
EC HOT OVER NHIS REGISTER
It reports that lawyers for the plaintiffs in the suit brought against the Electoral Commission (EC) headed by Charlotte Osei have filed a motion in opposition to the 56, 000 names of persons who used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards as a means of identification to register prior to the 2012 elections.
BOON TO POWER CONSUMERS AS GOVT PROVIDES GHC$300M SUBSIDIES
The Daily Graphic reports that following massive public outcry against high electricity tariffs, the government, after extensive consultation with all stakeholders in the power sector, has provided some reliefs by way of subsidies to all customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).
EFFUTU MUNICIPALITY STEPS UP EFFORTS TO ADDRESS TEENAGE PREGNANCY
Its second big story has it that the Effutu Municipal Education Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has stepped up efforts to tackle what it describes as the increasing cases of teenage pregnancy among school children in the municipality, since 2010.
PARLIAMENT MAY SIT MONDAYS, SATURDAYS
The newspaper quotes the chairman of the subsidiary legislation committee of parliament, Mr O.B. Amoah, as saying that the house may have to sit on Mondays and Saturdays to ensure that the constitutional (amendment) bill 2016 matures to pave the way for the conduct of the general election in November this year, instead of December.
GOVT, JUDICIAL COUNCIL, JUDGES CONDEMN TWO RADIO PANELLISTS
The reports that the government, the Judicial Council and the Association of Magistrates and Judges of Ghana (AMJG) have condemned utterances by two political commentators who threatened judges of the superior courts with death.