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Nothing wrong with Sophia Akuffo’s nomination – A.B.A. Fuseini

A.B.A. Fuseini

The Chairman of the Minority Communications Committee in Parliament, A.B.A. Fuseini, has dismissed allegations of conflict of interest and nepotism against the President for nominating Justice Sophia Akuffo as the next Chief Justice. In a Citi News interview, A.B.A. Fuseini, the Sagnarigu MP, said Ghanaians must rise above the suspicions of nepotism as long as the idea of merit was ...

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Calls for NDC executives to be voted out premature – Anyidoho

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The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, has described as premature, calls for all current national executives of the party to be voted out. The latest to call for the complete overhaul of the national executives came from Ghana’s Former High Commissioner to the UK, Victor Smith. Mr. Victor Smith contended that, the abysmal ...

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Bawku West, Kassena Nankana MDCEs nominees confirmed

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The Bawku West District Assembly has endorsed the President’s nominee, Mrs. Victoria Ayamba, as its new District Chief Executive (DCE). Of the 49 members of the assembly, 35 voted in favor of the nominee, representing 71.4 percent, while 6 voted against her nomination. The President’s Municipal chief executive nominee for Nakessana Nankana , Mr. Williams Aduum, in his second confirmation, also ...

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Minority wants attack on Wassa East MP investigated

A.B.A. Fuseini

The Minority in Parliament are calling on the Police in the Western Region, to arrest persons who allegedly assaulted the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Wassa East constituency, Isaac Adjei Mensah. The spokesperson for the Minority in Parliament, A.B.A. Fuseini, stressed the need of the police to quickly bring the attackers to book, who he felt ...

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Builsa North, South DCE nominees confirmed

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The Builsa North District Assembly has endorsed the President’s nominee, Mr. David Amoabil Afoko, as its new District Chief Executive (DCE). Of the 44 members of the assembly, 30 voted in favour of the nominee, representing  68.1 percent, while 13 voted against his nomination. The President’s District Chief Executive Nominee for Builsa South, Mr. Daniel Gariba, was also confirmed with 89.6 ...

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Savelugu MCE nominee confirmed despite protest

File photo: Savelugu-Nantong MCE

The President’s Municipal Chief Executive nominee for the Savelugu/Nantong Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region, has been confirmed despite two demonstrations against her nomination. Fifty out of 64 assembly members voted yes for Hajia Ayishetu Seidu, whose nomination sparked hostilities in the Savelugu Township. The assembly members on Saturday downplayed the impact of the demonstrations and gave her the nod. ...

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“Disgraceful” Otiko, Bugri should have been sacked – Casely Hayford

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Social commentator, Sydney Casely Hayford, believes the Gender Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba, and the Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu should have been dismissed for their recent public spat. Speaking on The Big Issue on Citi FM,  Mr. Casely Hayford said their war of words disgraced the authority vested in them, as they exhibited gross indiscipline. He opined ...

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UK visa fraud: Asutifi North MP to come clean on allegations

Joseph Benhazin Dahah

The Member of Parliament for Asutifi North in the Brong Ahafo Region, Joseph Benhazin Dahah, has assured that he will soon open up on allegations of visa fraud leveled against him, and three others by the British  High Commission in Ghana. “In fact, for now, I would not want to comment on it. At an appropriate time, I will come out ...

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The “monster” in Otiko now eating up NPP – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba

The “monster” in the Minister of Gender and Social Protection, Otiko Djaba, is “eating up”the New Patriotic Party (NPP), private legal practitioner and member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba has said. Mr. Amaliba believes the governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) failure to rebuke Otiko Djaba for criticizing former President Mahama during the elections, created what he calls ...

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Freelance Journalist confirmed as DCE for Garu-Tempane District

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The Garu-Tempane  District Assembly has endorsed the President’s nominee, Mr. Asore Emmanuel Avoka , as its new District Chief Executive (DCE). Of the 43 members of the assembly present, 36 voted yes, representing 84 percent, while 7 voted against his nomination. The endorsement was supervised by the District Electoral Commission, and witnessed by the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Rockson Bukari ...

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