POLITICS

Akufo-Addo drops names of 212 MMDCEs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named his remaining 212 persons as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). New Patriotic Party (NPP) aficionados have been up in arms over the nominations, condemning some of the president’s decisions against their wish. However, announcing the names on Wednesday, the Minister for Local Government, Hajia Alima Mahama appealed to party faithful to ...

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We’ve not raided Vanderpuije’s home – Asset Task Force

The Chairman of the government’s Asset Retrieval Committee, ACP Aboagye Nyarko,  has strongly dismissed reports that officials of the task force stormed the private residence of  former Youth and Sports Minister in search of stolen state vehicles. According to him, he was surprised by Nii Lantey Vanderpuije’s  insistence that the force raided his residence Tuesday. The Odododiodoo Member of Parliament ...

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Don’t blame Mahama for your failures; Joyce Bawa tells NPP

Joyce Bawa Mogtari, Special Aide to former President John Dramani Mahama has advised the government not to blame Mr. Mahama for their failures. In a strongly worded statement released on Wednesday, April 26, Mrs Mogtari condemned what she described as a government-sponsored attack that has been launched on the former President “based on a deliberately concocted lie, that the former ...

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Four Ghana MPs fingered in UK visa fraud

The UK High Commission in Ghana has fingered three sitting lawmakers and a former one in alleged visa fraud and have been slapped with a 10-year travelling ban to the UK. According to the High Commission, the MPs used their diplomatic passports to apply for visas for persons traveling to the UK and they never returned. The MPs are Richard ...

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Mpohor NPP warns Akufo-Addo over DCE appointment

Irate supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Mpohor District of the Western region have issued a stern warning to President Akufo-Addo to appoint no other person than their former constituency chairman George Bernard Eshun as District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area. The supporters who were clad in red armbands said information available to them suggest that ...

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Ibrahim Mahama admires Nana Addo’s leadership style – Alhaji Bature

Alhaji Bature, Managing Editor of the Alhajj Newspaper has revealed that brother of Former President John Dramani Mahama, Ibrahim Mahama believes in the leadership qualities of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and will be the last person to attempt to defraud the state. “This is someone who is lauding the president behind the scenes for his efforts to empower local ...

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I’m not sabotaging Akufo-Addo’s Free SHS – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has rubbished rumours that he is working to “scuttle the government’s free secondary education policy.” Speculations are rife that the immediate past president is scheming with officials of the Ghana Education Service and the Bureau of National Investigations “and some faceless South Africans to make it impossible” for the NPP’s popular Free Education policy to ...

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National Security unaware of raid at Nii Lantey Vanderpuye’s house – Wife of MP

Wife of Member of Parliament for Odododiodio Nii Lantey Vanderpuye has dismissed reports that personnel from the National Security and Bureau of National Investigations invaded their residence to seize vehicles allegedly belonging to the State. According to Naa Komley Vanderpuye, a group of men numbering about twenty demanded entry into their house at Aplaku to retrieve two saloon cars and ...

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Ibrahim Mahama warned GRA not to withdraw cheques – Amaliba

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) went ahead to draw cheques from an account belonging to former President John Mahama’s brother, Ibrahim, despite an earlier warning to the revenue-collecting state agency to hold on with the withdrawals until certain payments had been made into it by the government, private legal practitioner Abraham Amaliba has said. His revelations come amidst a two-week ...

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