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Anyidoho to appear in court today over coup comments

Detained National Democratic Congress (NDC) Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho, is likely to spend the weekend in the custody of the BNI. This is according to a member of his legal team, Chris Ackumey, who told Citi News, there are indications to put Mr. Anyidoho before a magistrate court today, although the court is expected to refuse jurisdiction because of ...

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Act maturely over Anyidoho’s arrest – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Former President Jerry Rawlings has called for cool heads and the rule of law to prevail in the matter of Koku Anyidoho’s arrest for treason. Describing the whole saga as a “media-political circus” in a statement on social media, Mr. Rawlings said, said the investigative processes must be adhered to without recourse to emotions. Following some complaints of police brutality ...

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‘External forces’ blocking Anyidoho’s bail – Lawyer

Lawyer for embattled Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, is suspecting that the influence of some ‘external forces’ is responsible for the refusal to grant his client bail. According to Victor Kojogah Adawudu, although the charge of treason brought against Anyidoho is a bailable offence, the security agencies have refused to grant his client ...

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NDC gurus, Mornah, lead anti-US ‘military base’ demo [Photos]

Hundreds of Ghanaians today [Wednesday], joined the Ghana First Patriotic Front, a coalition of opposition political parties, to demonstrate against the government for approving the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana and the US despite the massive resistance. Several politicians including the Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Bernard Mornah, former Trade Minister, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, former Transport Minister, Dzifa ...

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Mahama condemns Police ‘brutality’ on Anyidoho sympathizers

Former President John Mahama has condemned the Police for what he describes as their ‘high-handed’ responses to “innocent” Ghanaians who massed up at the Police Headquarters on Tuesday night in solidarity with arrested NDC Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho. In a Facebook post, the former President chided the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and President Akufo-Addo for the manner in ...

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Anyidoho’s ‘arrest’ over coup comment ‘needless’ – Sylvester Mensah

Sylvester Mensah is a member of the NDC

A member of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sylvester Mensah, has condemned the Criminal Investigations Department’s (CID) invitation of the party’s Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho. Anyidoho was invited by the CID after making comments deemed treasonable. Mr. Anyidoho in an interview on Accra-based Happy FM had indicated that President Akufo-Addo will be overthrown just like his father and the late ...

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‘They can’t scare us’ – Portuphy responds to Anyidoho’s ‘arrest’

National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Portuphy, has said his party will not be intimidated by the invitation of its Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho, to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over some comments the latter made which have been described as treasonable. Mr. Portuphy, who described the development as an attempt by the government to scare ...

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Anyidoho’s  coup comment reckless, amateurish – NPP

The governing New Patriotic Party [NPP], has described as reckless and amateurish a supposed treasonable comment made by the Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho. “The NPP as a party unreservedly condemns this reckless, amateurish, and misguided statement from Mr. Anyidoho, especially judging from his background as a former presidential spokesperson for former President ...

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Minority MP backs suit against ‘unconstitutional’ US military camp deal

James Agalga

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Builsa North, James Agalga has suggested that Minority Members of Parliament are ready to back the suit filed by a member of the party against the government over the defence cooperation agreement with the United States. Brogya Genfi, is among other things, praying the Court to “set aside” the agreement on grounds ...

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CID picks up Anyidoho for threatening a ‘coup d’état’

The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], Koku Anyidoho, has been invited by the Criminal Investigations Department [CID], for making what has been described as treasonable comments. He was picked up at the International Press Centre in Accra today [ Tuesday] during a press conference by a group of opposition political parties known as the Inter-Party ...

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