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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 ...

EC Can’t Produce NHIS Card Registrants – CODEO

THE COALITION of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), has suggested that the Electoral Commission may not be able to furnish the Supreme Court with the full list of persons who registered onto the voters’ register with the National Health Insurance Scheme cards (NHIS), as proof of citizenship within six days. The five panel of judges in giving the order said it will help the court bring to a closure to the ...

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Flagstaff House Confident Of Mahama’s Innocence In Ford Saga

PRESIDENTIAL STAFFERS have stated they are confident President John Dramani Mahama will be exonerated in the on-going investigations by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) into the Ford Expedition gift saga. Deputy Chief of Staff at the Presidency, Jonny Osei Kofi, said CHRAJ’s findings will prove what the Ghanaian leader has been trumpeting that he is innocent of the charge. “ ...

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Management Of SADA Fund Is Weak – PAC

THE PUBLIC Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament says management of the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Fund is weak and directed the Authority to retrieve GH₵ 186,372 from Mr Gilbert Iddi, former boss of the Board. The amount is in respect of a trip to Turkey in 2012 which PAC, sitting on Monday, described the expenditure as wasteful. The directive of the Committee, chaired by Mr Kwaku Ag ...

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2016 Election: Don’t Endorse Candidates – Asantehene To Chiefs

THE ASANTEHENE Otumfuo Osei Tutu has warned chiefs under his jurisdiction to desist from endorsing political parties and candidates as Ghana readies for the 2016 elections. According to the Ashanti monarch, although the law does not bar chiefs from voting, they must not compromise their neutrality in the eyes of their subjects. Addressing the Ashanti regional House of Chiefs, Otumfuo however noted that ther ...

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Car Gift: ‘Mahama Not Being Truthful’ – Amoako Baah

PRESIDENT JOHN Mahama’s response to corruption and conflict of interest charges levelled against him by critics in connection with his acceptance of a Ford Expedition car from a Burkinabe contractor shows he is not being “truthful”, political scientist Dr Richard Amoako Baah has stated. Mr Mahama has received a lot of flak from anti-graft bodies and opposition parties recently over a revelation that he rece ...

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$40bn Borrowed By NDC Could’ve Built 1,142 Factories – Bawumia

THE GOVERNMENT of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), since 2009, has borrowed monies worth $40 billion, which could have established 1,142 factories in Ghana, economist Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has calculated. According to him, if the Mahama administration used $35 million in establishing a new sugar factory at Komenda, then more than a thousand factories could have been built from the $40 billion he insist ...

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We’ll Stop EC From Plunging Ghana Into Chaos – Supreme Court

THE APEX court of the land, the Supreme Court has warned that the Electoral commission, will not be allowed to plunge the country into chaos. The visibly unhappy panel of justices presided over by Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, indicated their displeasure over what they termed the lackadaisical attitude of the EC in complying with their orders in the Abu Ramadan suit. The EC today [Thursday], failed ...

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Supreme Court Orders EC To Submit Names Of NHIS Registrants To Court

THE SUPREME Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to submit before it, a “comprehensive” list of all persons who registered with NHIS cards in 2012, by June 29. Additionally, the apex court directed the EC to develop a guideline on the specific processes and methods they intend to adopt in implementing the orders in the May 5 judgement on the voters register. The orders follow the interpretation-confus ...

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Ford Gift Controversy: CPP Denies Dragging Mahama to CHRAJ

THE COMMISSION for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) says it has initiated steps that could lead to an investigation of President John Dramani Mahama following the receipt of two petitions from the CPP about the Ford Expedition gift given to him by a Burkinabe contractor. But the National Women’s Organizer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Hajia Aisha Futa says the petition has nothing t ...

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