GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Tag Archives: Attorney General

With Amidu; I may not need prosecutorial powers – Auditor General

Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo (1)

The Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo, says his desire for prosecutorial powers from the Attorney General has abated a little following the appointment of Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor. According to him, under section three of the Special Prosecutor’s Act, the Office can investigate alleged corruption and corruption-related offences, which are submitted to Parliament and the Attorney General by the Audit ...

Read More »

Gov’t to employ additional 50 State Attorneys

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs. Gloria Akuffo, has hinted that government has secured financial clearance from the Ministry of Finance for the  employment Fifty (50) State Attorneys to augment and strengthen the delivery of justice in the country. Gloria Akuffo disclosed this at Bolgatanga during a familiarization tour of the Upper East Region on Thursday. The tour ...

Read More »

Give me power to prosecute – Auditor-General to AG

The Auditor-General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo, says he has applied to the Attorney General to grant him powers to prosecute persons indicted in the Auditor General’s report. Addressing journalists on Monday, February 5, 2018, Mr. Domelevo said “…if a fiat is given by the Attorney General to Audit Service just like it has been given to the police and others to prosecute…which ...

Read More »

Re-lay Law School admissions L.I. – AG advises Parliament

The Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Gloria Afua Akuffo has advised Parliament to withdraw the controversial Legal Profession Regulations and take steps to re-lay it in the House. This, according to the Attorney General, is because some processes governing such regulations were not adhered to, adding that the regulation was not gazetted on time, hence the advice. “Your directive ...

Read More »

Occupy Ghana petitions AG over blacklisted names by Births and Deaths

Pressure Group, Occupy Ghana, has written to the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, to complain about the blacklisting of certain names such as Nana, Nii, Junior, among others from being registered by the Births & Deaths Registry. Occupy Ghana in the letter argued that, the Registry’s action has no basis in law, and charged the Attorney General to take steps to address ...

Read More »

Amidu’s appointment doesn’t scare us – Kofi Adams

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is unfazed by the nomination of former Attorney General, Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor, the National Organiser of the party, Kofi Adams has said. Mr. Amidu, a member of the NDC and a former Attorney General was nominated as Special Prosecutor on Thursday September 11, 2018. He is expected to be vetted and approved by ...

Read More »

Minister, AG sued over alleged creation of traditional councils in Anlo state

The Awoamefia of Anlo Traditional Area, Togbui Sri III, has filed a suit against the Attorney General and the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, over attempts to create two other Traditional Councils in the Anlo State. According to Togbui Sri, the move amounts to an attempt to usurp the authority of the Anlo Traditional Council. In the suit, sighted by ...

Read More »

AG’s application against Indian businessman dismissed again

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an application of a stay of execution by the Attorney General in the case where the residence and work permits of an Indian Businessman, Ashok Sivaram are under contention. According to the court made up of three justices, the application and argument by the AG were unmeritorious, hence their decision to dismiss it. The ...

Read More »

Group to petition AG, CJ for stiffer punishments for galamsey

The Convenor of the Media Coalition Against Galamsey, Kenneth Ashigbey, has hinted of plans to petition the Chief Justice and Attorney Genera,l to consider empowering the law courts to hand out harsh sentences to persons who engage in illegal mining in the country. He is optimistic that stiff and harsh punishment meted to offenders, will serve as a deterrent to residents ...

Read More »

Woyome’s day of reckoning will come – Deputy AG

A Deputy Attorney General, Godfred Dame, has vowed that the government will retrieve the GH¢51 million owed the state by businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome. He said Mr. Woyome’s “day of reckoning will come” as the state is will employ every legitimate means to retrieve the money. The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an application by businessman Alfred Woyome, which sought ...

Read More »