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Nitiwul offers GHc10,000 for capture of Bimbilla woman’s killer

Minister of Defence and Member of Parliament for Bimbila in the Northern Region, Dominic Nitiwul has offered a GHc 10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killers of a woman in the Bimbila township. The 40-year-old woman was shot dead following some sporadic gunfire that rocked the troubled town on Tuesday. The deceased’s 14-year-old daughter was also injured in ...

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Bimbilla: Woman killed in sporadic shooting; police begins probe

Police in the Bimbilla district of the Northern Region have commenced investigations into the sporadic shooting that occurred in the Bimbilla Township on Tuesday. The incident led to the death of a 40-year-old woman, and injured her 14-year-old daughter who is currently receiving treatment at the Bimbilla hospital. “He [Suspect] is an unidentified person. We have not made any arrest, ...

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Delay in ruling on Bimbilla chieftaincy case causing tension – Peace Council

The Northern Regional Executive Secretary for the National Peace Council, Father Thaddeus Kuusah, has attributed the heightened tension in the Bimbilla area in the Northern Region to the delay in the ruling of the Supreme Court on the chieftaincy dispute. He made this known at a two-day workshop in the area aimed at sensitizing the youth on the need for ...

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Minority’s comments on Bimbilla hypocritical – late chief’s family

The family of the late Naa Salifu Dawuni, has reacted to a press statement by the Minority in Parliament alleging that government officials are meddling in the Bimbilla chieftaincy issue. The statement described the National Democratic Congress (NDC), which the minority represents as rather hypocritical and scandalous. The statement further accused the previous NDC government as being responsible for the ...

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Bimbilla: Late Nakpaa-Naa’s family lauds gov’t support for burial

The family of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni in Bimbilla in the Northern Region has commended the government and all relevant stakeholders who ensured the late chief’s burial. Three years following his demise, the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni was finally buried in line with the customs and traditions of the Nanung traditional area. The family, in a Citi News interview, ...

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Bimbilla: Nakpaa-Naa finally buried after 3-years

The body of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni, has finally been buried at his private residence in Bimbilla, nearly three years after his demise. The burial was done in accordance with the traditions and customs of Nanung at 7:00pm Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was buried amidst heavy security at the burial site, the Bimbilla Regent’s palace, and at some ...

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Gov’t officials meddling in Bimbilla chieftaincy issues – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has called on President Akufo-Addo, to call officials of his government who have allegedly been interfering in the Bimbilla chieftaincy dispute, to order. According to the Minority, despite the President’s directive for his appointees not to get involved in the dispute, there have been claims that some members of the administration have tried to influence the matter. ...

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REGSEC beefs up Bimbilla security ahead of late chief’s burial

The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC), has reinforced security in the Nanung (Bimbilla) traditional area, ahead of the burial of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni on October 12, 2017. Scores of military and police personnel left Tamale today (Wednesday) for Bimbilla, to augment the operations of the team there. This is to avert any untoward situation in the area following the ...

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Bimbilla: Philanthropist donates to flood victims

A philanthropist and a native of Bimbilla has donated assorted items to flood victims in the Nanumba north district of the Northern with support of friends in Germany. Amadu Mustapha, who presented the item on behalf of colleagues to the District Chief Executive for the area, Abdulai Yaqoub told Citi News that his colleagues who are students in Germany wanted to ...

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Review of Bimbilla curfew hours long overdue – DCE

The District Security Council (DISEC) at Bimbilla in the Northern Region, has said a review of the curfew in the township is long overdue. According to him, the youth who are mostly used by the feuding factions have promised to live peacefully. The Interior Ministry had placed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the town following some protracted chieftaincy conflicts in the ...

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