For all of Friday’s trending topics, read the major stories making headlines in the Ghanaian newspapers…
PASTORS CONTRACT FAKE MARRIAGES EXPERT WARNS POTENTIAL COUPLES
It may have been the most glamorous and well-attended church wedding, but after all the glitz and glamour, the event may not be legally recognised.
MAN BUTCHERS STEPSON
A 55-year-old fisherman from Gomoa Awomerew, new Winneba, is in police custody for butchering his stepson.
BAWUMIA ELECTRIFIES WITH KILLER PUNCHES
The NPP vice presidential candidate, Mahamudu Bawumia, says President Mahama and the NDC government have failed woefully, adding that it would be suicidal for Ghanaians to renew the president’s mandate on December 7.
TRAINEE ALLOWANCE WON’T BE RESTORED EVEN IF IT WILL COST ME THE ELECTION – PREZ
President John Mahama says he remains resolute in his government’s decision to scrap the teacher trainee allowance, noting that he prefers losing the December 7 elections to restoring the allowance.
MAHAMA ADMINISTRATION HAS DECEIVED GHANAIANS – BAWUMIA
The running mate to the presidential candidate of the NPP in the 2012 elections, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has accused the Mahama-led administration of deceiving Ghanaians under the pretext of having undertaken massive and unprecedented infrastructure development, while in actual fact it had borrowed more but spent less.
GALAMSEY THREATENS COCOA SECTOR
Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Samson Ahi, has bemoaned the debilitating effect illegal mining is having on the cocoa industry, charging Licenced Buying Companies to join the fight to end the situation.
‘PICK AND ROB’ HITS KUMASI AGAIN
The Ashanti Region Commander, Commissioner of Police Nathan Kofi Boakye, who gave the warning, said the drivers usually operated with other accomplices who posed as passengers and later robbed the innocent passengers before dropping off the victim out of the moving car.
PROPHETESS ARRESTED FOR FRAUD
The prophetess of the Yesu Apam Mogya Prayer Camp at Hohoe is in the grips of the law for allegedly swindling a provision shop owner of GH¢69,854.