GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Tag Archives: Armed Forces

I only advised Mahama to leave military land – Nitiwul backtracks

Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, appears to have backtracked from his earlier harsh call on former president John Dramani Mahama to vacate his current property in Accra, alleged to be sited on Military land. According to Mr. Nitiwul, he only advised the former President to leave the disputed land to avoid being drawn into the ongoing battle over the site. “I ...

Read More »

Mahama doesn’t own military land; Nitiwul is ‘reckless’ – Mogtari

Former President John Dramani Mahama’s aide, Joyce Bawah Mogtari, has described as irresponsible and reckless claims by Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, that the land on which the former president’s residence is sited, belongs to the Ghana Armed Forces. In a strongly-worded statement which was released in the wake of the Minister’s comments, Joyce Bawah Mogtari stated emphatically that the former ...

Read More »

Kumasi shoe factory managers collapsing the company – Nitiwul

The Minister of Defense, Dominic Nitiwul, has attributed the current deplorable state of the Kumasi Shoe Factory, on the ineffective management of the company. Formerly known as the Ghana Industrial Holding Footwear Company Limited (GIHOC), the Kumasi Shoe Factory was revived in 2012 through a joint partnership between a Czech company, Knight Ghana Limited, and Defence Industries Holding Company Limited ...

Read More »

Armed Forces worried over influx of ‘fake soldiers’

The Ghana Armed Forces has said it is alarmed at the number of imposters using the identities of some of its senior officers to commit some crimes. According to them, some individuals are using the names and pictures of some senior Army officers to unlawfully solicit funds from the public with the promise to enlist them into the army. Speaking ...

Read More »

Shun partisan politics; be loyal to Ghana – Nana Addo to military

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admonished military personnel to eschew partisan politics in the discharge of their duties. He said it was imperative that the military becomes insulated from contentious partisan politics, irrespective of which constitutionally elected authority was in power. “We must all be grateful to the Almighty that there is now a firm and widespread consensus in ...

Read More »

Diaso lynching: Armed Forces calls for calm among soldiers

The Ghana Armed Forces is urging its troops to remain calm following the gruesome murder of an officer in the Central Region. It said it was working to bring justice to the deceased and those affected by his murder. Captain Maxwell Mahama of the 5th Infantry Battalion was lynched and burnt by some angry residents at Diaso, the capital of ...

Read More »

Armed Forces begins investigation into murder of Capt. Mahama

The Ghana Armed Forces has commenced investigations into the murder of one of its personnel deployed to Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region. The soldier, Captain Maxwell Mahama is reported to have been lynched and burnt by some youth at Diaso, a small town in the area who mistook him for an armed robber. The incident, which happened on Monday [May 29]  morning, ...

Read More »

Gov’t releases GHc23m for Army flats

The government has released GHc 23 million for the completion of some Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) residential facilities for personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces. According to the Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, some 5,000 soldiers do not have quality accommodation, which is one of the biggest challenges facing the Armed Forces. Three contracts have also been awarded ...

Read More »