Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

Citi FM commiserates with Sierra Leone [Photos]


A delegation from Citi FM on Tuesday visited the Sierra Leonean High Commission in Accra to express the grief of the station over the tragedy that struck Sierra Leone last week. The Chief Executive Officer of Citi FM, Samuel Atta-Mensah, signed the book of condolence at the High Commission and also informed the Commissioner that listeners of the station have ...

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Spio Garbrah will challenge Mahama for NDC’s 2020 ticket – Aide

spio garbrah (4)

Former Trade and Industry Minister Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah has given the strongest indication that he will contest the flagbearership position of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2018. According to his spokesperson, Kwaku Tawiah Ampah, reports saying he has abandoned his desire to lead the party in the 2020 elections, are false and must be disregarded. Speaking to ...

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Shake-up in GES; 16 directors reassigned

Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, acting GES Director

The Ghana Education Service has reassigned 16 of regional and divisional directors of the service across the country. Only two regions; Eastern and Northern, were not affected in the shake up which takes effect from September 1, 2017. “As a sequel to our information to you recently and in the interest of the Service, the following changes in Divisional/Regional Directors ...

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Black Stars lost to Burkina Faso over faulty tactics – Maxwell Konadu


Black Stars 2nd assistant Maxwell Konadu has admitted that the team’s game plan was flawed following Ghana’s loss to Burkina Faso in the 2nd leg of their 2018 CHAN tournament. The Black Stars B conceded two early goals in the first half and were left with the enormous task of trying to fight back to level the game which they ...

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Nigerian gov’t bans Davido’s ‘Fall,’ ‘If,’ 3 others


Henceforth, Nigerians will not be hearing Davido’s ‘If’, ‘Fall,’ and three other Nigerian hit songs on their airwaves, Citi Showbiz has learnt. According, the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Broadcasting Corporation has banned Davido’s two hit songs, Olamide’s ‘Wo’ and ‘Wavy Level,’ and ‘Living Things’ by 9ice. This comes a few days after Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of ...

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One-District-One-Factory: Ekumfi pineapple factory opens on Friday

Sammy Awuku

The president will open the first factory under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s, One-district-One factory program on Friday. This is according to the party’s National Youth Organizer of the party, Sammy Awuku. According to Mr. Awuku, a pineapple processing factory will be commissioned by the President, Nana Akufo-Addo in the Ekumfi District of the Central Region on Friday, August 25, ...

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A year ago today: Mahama pardoned Montie Three

Montie 3 ex-convicts

Exactly a year ago, former President John Mahama remitted the four-month prison sentence handed to the Montie FM host, Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe and two of his panelists who were convicted of contempt by the Supreme Court and jailed. John Mahama took the decision after receiving a petition signed by top government officials and National Democratic Congress (NDC) functionaries. It ...

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Nana Addo secures 15-year gas deal from Equatorial Guinea


The government of Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Equatorial Guinea to receive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from that country to supplement Ghana’s energy needs. This was made known by President Akufo-Addo while on a three-day visit to Equatorial Guinea. Speaking at a State Dinner held in his honour by President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, ...

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Otiko campaigns against child marriage in N/R


Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba is on a three-day advocacy tour of the Northern Region against child marriage which is hampering girl child education. She is to address the Northern Regional House of Chiefs, today (Tuesday) to garner enough support from the traditional authorities to minimize the situation. She is also expected to visit the ...

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Withdraw ‘overtime time tax’ now – Workers to Akufo-Addo

General Secretary of ICU, Solomon Kotei

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) on Friday appealed to government to withdraw the “over time tax” they claim has been a burden on the finances of workers in the country. According to the General Secretary of ICU, Solomon Kotei, it was time the “over time tax” which workers consider as a nuisance tax, was waived to lessen the ...

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