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Akufo-Addo Justifies 110 Ministers

Akufo-Addo Justifies 110 Ministers

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reacted to the brouhaha that has greeted the appointment of 110 ministers and deputy ministers, justifying the move as critical to the eff ...

Montie 3 Weep At Nsawam Prison

Montie 3 Weep At Nsawam Prison

DETAILS ARE emerging of how the three National Democratic Congress (NDC) activists – now known as Montie 3 – convicted for contempt by the Supreme Court, were whisked away to the N ...

Petition For Presidential Pardon Is ‘Dangerous Landmine’ – Baako

Petition For Presidential Pardon Is ‘Dangerous Landmine’ – Baako

EDITOR-IN-chief of the Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has described the petition for President John Mahama to pardon the Montie 3 contemnors to be a potentially ...

Attack On CJ Worse Than Rwandan Genocide Propaganda – Franklin Cudjoe

Attack On CJ Worse Than Rwandan Genocide Propaganda – Franklin Cudjoe

FOLLOWING THE emergence of audio evidence of the MP for Nkwanta North, John Bless Oti, verbally attacking the Chief Justice, the President of IMANI, Franklin Cudjoe has likened the ...

Abu Ramadan Mulls Over Another Court Action Against EC

Abu Ramadan Mulls Over Another Court Action Against EC

ONE OF those who challenged the Electoral Commission (EC)’s use of National Health Issurance Scheme (NHIS) card for voter registration at the Supreme Court and secured a favourable ...

Nigeria: EFCC finds N2.5b in former Aviation Minister housemaid’s account

Nigeria: EFCC finds N2.5b in former Aviation Minister housemaid’s account

AGENTS OF the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have discovered the sum of N2.5 billion in a bank account opened in the name of a housemaid to former Minister of Avia ...

Mario Balotelli Defends Ghana Snub

Mario Balotelli Defends Ghana Snub

ITALY STRIKER Mario Balotelli has no regrets over his decision to commit his international future to the four-time world champions ahead of Ghana. Born to Ghanaian immigrants in Pa ...

GBA Demands Arrest Of Montie FM Panelists Over Threats To Kill Judges

THE GHANA Bar Association is calling on the Inspector General of Police to as a matter of urgency arrest some two radio panelists who threatened the lives of judges in the country. The two, Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn who were speaking on Accra based radio station, Montie FM on June 29, 2016 allegedly threatened to unleash mayhem on Supreme Court and High Courts judges in the country claiming that t ...

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Government Withdraws Spy Bill

THE GOVERNMENT has withdrawn from Parliament the Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages Bill, 2016, citing “certain critical issues” as the reason for the move. The Bill has, however, been replaced with a revised version. Mr James Agalga, the Deputy Minister of the Interior, who withdrew the Bill, which received critical scrutiny from stakeholders, said certain critical issues that c ...

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EC: Missing Names On NHIS List An ‘Error’

THE ELECTORAL Commission (EC) of Ghana has attributed some concerns raised by plaintiffs after the submission of some 56,000 names of voters who registered onto the electoral roll using the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card as a means of identification, to an “error” during compilation of the names. The EC was ordered by the apex court on Thursday, June 23 to submit the list. According to the cou ...

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Process To Give Legal Backing To New Election Date Starts

PARLIAMENT HAS started the process to amend portions of the 1992 Constitution to give legal backing to the change in the date of the impending General Election from December 7 to November 7, 2016. The amendment would also seek to make the first Monday of November of an election year, the tentative national date for general election. The proposed date for this year’s general election, also falls on a Monday. ...

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NDC MPs To Resist Probe Into Mahama’s Ford ‘Gift’

A PROPOSED Parliamentary probe into circumstances under which John Dramani Mahama received a four-wheel vehicle as a gift from a Burkinabe contractor is likely to be shot down by the majority in Parliament before it is even tabled Wojaku has learnt. In a media report monitored by Wojaku’s NewsHawkers, Deputy Majority Leader, Alfred Agbesi has stated that the majority will resist any attempt by the New Patri ...

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Justice Ivy Heward Mills Removed From Office

JUSTICE IVY Heward Mills, has been removed from office with effect from June 20, after she was found culpable in the judicial corruption scandal uncovered by Anas Aremeyaw Anas of tigereyepi. She has been asked to hand over her bungalow and all official property in her possession including her official vehicle, dockets and record books to the Judicial Secretary. Her name would be deleted from the payroll of ...

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CHRAJ Investigating Mahama An Exercise In Futility – Karbo

ANTHONY ABAYIFA Karbo, a Deputy Communications Director of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has cast doubt on the credibility of investigations to be carried out by the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) into alleged acts of corruption levelled against the first gentlemen of the state, President John Dramani Mahama. According to Mr. Karbo, he does not see the constitution ...

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EC Begins Compiling Names Of NHIS Registrants

IN COMPLIANCE with the Supreme Court’s 23rd June directive, the Electoral Commission (EC) has begun compiling names of all voters who registered with a National Health Insurance Card (NHIS) as proof of identity ahead of the 2012 elections. The Supreme Court issued the six-day ultimatum to the Commission ordering it (EC) to also submit details of how it intends to clean up the electoral roll. Speaking to the ...

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Scrutinize EC List To Supreme Court – Lawyer

A LEGAL practitioner, Lawyer Gary Nimako Marfo has cautioned Supreme Court judges and political parties to scrutinize the list of voters to be presented by the Electoral Commission (EC) as persons who registered with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards. The Supreme Court ordered the EC to furnish it with the full list of persons who registered with the NHIS cards as a form of identification, i ...

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Kotoko Pay Duncan GH¢80K Severance Package

REPORTS SAY David Duncan pocketed GH¢ 80,000 as compensation fee from Asante Kotoko who decided to part ways with him. The club announced on Wednesday they had reached “mutual termination package” with the coach who was told to step aside in April. But Duncan could not confirm the amount to the media. “I am content with the agreement and the mutual termination so I can move on,” he said. Duncan has hinted h ...

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