Source: starrfmonline. com - The former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Amalgamated Bank Limited, (now Bank of Africa) Mr. Menson Torkornoo has slammed the Bank of Ghana for its decision to purchase 72 gold watches for some retiring staff.

 
 
Source: myjoyonline. com - The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu Constituency says the decision by the Bank of Ghana to purchase gold watches for its workers is in bad taste.

 
 
Source: kasapafmonline. com - Former Minister for Trade & Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, has told players in the small scale business sector to keep their hopes alive and vote massively for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the upcoming general elections in exchange for reduction in taxes.

 
 
Source: rainbowradioonline. com - Greater Accra Regional Chairman for the opposition New Patriotic Party(NPP), Ishmael Ashitey has stated that, Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo Addo, presidential candidate of the elephant family is more visible than his contender, President Mahama despite the unavailability of campaign billboards from their side. 

 
 
Source: classfmonline. com - Former Minister of Information Stephen Asamoah Boateng has pleaded with independent parliamentary aspirant for the Klottey Korle Constituency, Nii Noi Nortey, to return to the party.

“To my brother and close friend Nii Noi, if he is listening and if anyone here can trace him, they should go and tell him that I am on my knees and in all humility calling on him to return to the party so that we can work together as one,” Asa B, as he is popularly known, pleaded.

 
 
The United States of America is impacting its influence in West Africa to halts its Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with European Union, in retaliation to the failed talks between the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA) on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

 
 
Source: starrfmonline. com - President John Mahama needs a lesson in peace building far more than the NPP flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo, the Ashanti regional chairman of the NPP Bernard Antwi Bosiako has stated.

In the view of the NPP firebrand, Nana Addo proved his peaceful nature by his acceptance of the verdict of the election petition case.

 
 
Source: citifmonline. com -The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has denied claims it engaged in frivolous spending following reports that it blew US$504,000 on gold watches explaining that the expenditure is part of its policy.

The BoG in a statement also assured that no procurement rules were breached in presenting sole sourcing justification to the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) for approval.

 
 
Source: classfmonline. com -Theft of state funds has become commonplace in the Mahama administration, Ablekuma West MP Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has said.

Speaking at a rally at Shiabu, Dansoman, during flag bearer Nana Akufo-Addo’s tour of the Greater Accra Region on Tuesday, 4 October, Mrs Owusu-Ekuful said Ghanaians were tired of the corruption and thievery within government and urged the electorate to vote against President John Mahama and the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC).

 
 
Source: classfmonline. com - The office of Nana Akufo-Addo, flag bearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has not left for the UK as purported in a statement circulating on social media, his Press Secretary Eugene Arhin has said.