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Calls for suspension of Rawlings, Amidu unnecessary – NDC MP

Joseph Bipoba Naabu, MP for Yunyoo constituency in the Northern Region

A National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament in the Yunyoo constituency in the Northern Region, Joseph Bipoba Naabu has called for calm in his party after calls for the suspension of the party founder, Jerry John Rawlings and former Attorney General, Martin Amidu. According to the MP, such calls are not necessary because the suspension of the two NDC ...

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Stop attacking NDC; name corrupt persons – Pee Yalley to Martin Amidu

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A diplomat under the Mahama administration, Sam Pee Yalley has challenged anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu name the corrupt persons in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and stop attacking the party. “I challenge Martin Amidu and whoever to defend the Constitution of the NDC and to defend the Constitution of Ghana by pinpointing those who are alleged to be corrupt,” Mr. ...

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Delta Force 8 release: Minority’s reservations unconstitutional – Amidu

Martin Amidu

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority in Parliament is acting unconstitutionally in its complaints on the matter of the release of the eight members of pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) group, according to a former Attorney General, Martin Amidu. Mr. Amidu, in an article, described the Minority’s attitude as “political interference” in the duties of the Attorney General’s office, ostensibly nudging ...

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Current parliament can’t punish ‘visa fraud’ MPs for past wrongs – Amidu

Mike Oquaye

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has said that the 7th Parliament, currently led by Speaker, Prof. Mike Oquaye, cannot punish the three incumbent Members of Parliament and a former one, accused by the British High Commission of using their diplomatic passports to engage in visa fraud. The alleged visa fraud came to the fore after release of a confidential letter ...

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Amidu withdraws suit to examine Woyome

Alfred Woyome (L), Martin Amidu (R)

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has withdrawn his suit at the Supreme Court in which he was seeking to examine businessman Alfred Woyome, over the delay in the repayment of the GHc 51 million judgment debt paid to him. According to Mr. Amidu, his decision to withdraw the suit, was due to the change of government and the assurance by ...

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Mahama’s bungalow request premeditated – Amidu

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Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has said that former President John Mahama’s request to keep his official bungalow as part of his retirement package was a ploy he nursed over the years. John Mahama last week backtracked following a public outcry on a request he made to the Nana Akufo-Addo government to allow him keep  the bungalow No. 3, Prestige Link at ...

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Don’t repeat Mahama’s mistakes – Amidu to Akufo-Addo

Martin Amidu

Anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu, has admonished Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, not to repeat mistakes by his predecessor, John Dramani Mahama. Martin Amidu had accused Mahama’s government as very corrupt and campaigned against his re-election. Prior to the election, he also encouraged Ghanaians to vote against the Mahama-led government, to enable Ghana recoup the GHc51 million controversial judgment debt ...

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Ministers bribed MPs to approve them at vetting – Amidu

Martin Amidu

Some Ministers of State paid bribes to Members of Parliament’s vetting committee in 2011, to pass them during vetting after their nomination for ministerial appointment under President John Atta-Mills. Anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu, in one of his series of statements issued on Monday January 10, recounted the late President Mills telling him about some ministers he appointed who paid bribes ...

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Amidu exposes ‘massive corruption’ in 5th & 6th parliaments

Martin Amidu

Anti-corruption campaigner and former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Martin Amidu, has in his latest epistle, taken on the country’s legislature, accusing its members of engaging in all forms of corruption, in the 5th and 6th parliament. This revelation comes barely few days after the 6th parliament was dissolved on the midnight of January 7, 2017, to make way ...

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Don’t use Kufuor’s ‘midnight’ appointments as justification – Amidu to gov’t

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The referencing of last minute moves by the erstwhile Kufuor administration to justify the outgoing National Democratic Congress government’s recent last minute deals hold no substance, former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has said. “I disagreed with what President Kufuor did but the then President-elect and his Vice-President-elect decided to let it pass without testing their constitutionality or legality. Their decision ...

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