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Woyome’s day of reckoning will come – Deputy AG

Godfred Dame

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 ...

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AG’s stay of execution plea against Indian businessman dismissed

Indian Businessman, Ashok Sivaram [middle]

An Accra High Court has dismissed an application praying it for a stay of execution of an earlier judgment ordering the Immigration Service to restore the work and residence visa of Indian businessman, Ashok Kumar Sivaram. The Presiding judge, Justice Naa Adoley Azu, explained that her decision was to prevent Mr. Ashok from being at the mercy of the Immigration ...

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AG files stay of execution in GIS vs Indian businessman case

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General

The Attorney General has filed an application at the High Court to stay execution of the judgment ordering the Ghana Immigration Service, to restore the work and residence visa of Indian Businessman Ashok Kumar Sivaram. According to the Attorney General, it has filed an appeal against the decision quashing the deportation order, and wants the restoration order put on hold ...

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NPP’s collaboration with former AG on ITLOS case ‘wise’ – Mahama

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Former president John Mahama has lauded President Nana Akufo-Addo and the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo for their “wise” decision to join forces with the former Attorney General under his administration, Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong in the just ended maritime dispute with Cote d’Ivoire. John Mahama, who initiated the legal proceedings against La Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 said that the ruling which went ...

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Anlo Youth sue Minerals Commission over Adina salt

File photo: Adina salt

The Anlo Youth Council in the Volta Region has dragged the Minerals Commission and three other state institutions to the Supreme Court for giving some firms — Kensington Industries Limited and Seven Seas Salt Limited, the license to mine salt in the Keta Lagoon. The Council wants the court to declare as unconstitutional the issuance of the license to the ...

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AG courts support for Special Prosecutor Bill

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General

Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, has called for a dispassionate discussion on the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill 2017, to enable the creation of a truly independent office to deal with public sector corruption. The Bill is expected to among other things define modalities for the appointment and operations of the Special Prosecutor. It is expected to be laid before ...

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AG shouldn’t be defending Ofori Atta in $2.25bn saga – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba

A member of the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) legal team, Abraham Amaliba, has described as an irregularity, the Attorney General’s office’s decision to respond to the petition brought before the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), against Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta. “The AG and Ken Ofori Atta simply do not understand the case before CHRAJ or they ...

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AG’s response to questions about $2.25bn bond baffling – Lawyer

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General

The lawyer who requested for more details on the controversial $2.25 billion domestic bond, Victor Adawudu has been taken aback by the Attorney General’s claim that such details are unavailable to her. In an interview with Citi News, Mr. Adawudu said the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo could at least have solicited information on the bond from the Ministry of Finance or ...

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AG wants to make K’si State Attorney a “scapegoat” – Amaliba

Gloria Akuffo

The Attorney General, Gloria Akufo only wishes to make a scapegoat out of the Kumasi State Attorney who provided advice for the freeing of the Delta Force 8 by a Kumasi Circuit Court. This is according to a member of the opposition NDC Legal Team, Abraham Amaliba. His comments follow reports that the state prosecutor, Marie- Louise Simmons has been ...

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Delta Force 8: State Attorney needn’t have consulted AG – Amidu

Martin Amidu

A former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, is of the view the Ashanti Regional State Attorney did not err in her decision to drop charges against members of the pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) group, Delta Force, without consulting the Attorney General. Mr. Amidu, per his assessment of the case, described the State Attorney’s handling of the matter as unassailably professional. The eight were freed after ...

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