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Amidu objects to Ayine’s application to file new statement

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has objected to an application by Bolga East MP, Dr. Dominic Ayine, to file a supplementary statement to the original case challenging the former’s eligibility to occupy the office of the Special Prosecutor on the basis of old age. In a fresh application to the Supreme Court dated March 23, 2018, Dr. Ayine filed an ...

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uniBank to challenge takeover by BoG

Management of insolvent indigenous Ghanaian bank, uniBank, has indicated that it will work to reverse the takeover of the bank by the Bank of Ghana (BoG). According to the Reuters News Agency, management of uniBank is of the view that the BoG did not meet the requirement to notify them before announcing the takeover. A legal adviser to uniBank, Dominic ...

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Ayine suit sponsored by NDC officials – Amidu

Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, is convinced that Dominic Ayine, who has filed a suit at the Supreme Court challenging his appointment, is being sponsored by officials of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Martin Amidu, who is a member of the party, said in his response to the suit brought against him that, the NDC officials are seeking to derail ...

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Minority not divided over Ayine’s suit against Amidu- Inusah

Alhaji Inusah Fuseini

Tamale Central MP, Inusah Fuseini, has refuted suggestions that the National Democratic Congress [NDC] Minority is divided over the suit by caucus member, Dominic Ayine, against the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. Mr. Fuseini insisted on Eyewitness News that the though the Minority was in support of the appointment of Mr. Amidu, Dr. Ayine was entitled to defend ...

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Suit against Amidu’s age good for posterity – Adom Otchere

Broadcast Journalist and host of Good Evening Ghana on Metro TV Paul Adom Otchere, has backed the decision of former Deputy Attorney General Dr. Dominic Ayine, to challenge the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor, due to his age. According to him the matter, bordering the age of appointees who are not already public servants, had been a ...

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Suit against Amidu’s SP nomination not out of fear – Ayine

A former Deputy Attorney-General, Dr. Dominic Ayine, has said his lawsuit challenging the nomination of Martin Amidu for the position of Special Prosecutor is not influenced by fear of prosecution as suggested. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Dr. Ayine, an appointee in the Mahama government, said such insinuations were without basis because prosecutorial powers were not limited to just the Special Prosecutor. He ...

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Special Prosecutor will make corruption unattractive – AG

The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, has told Parliament that the proposed Office of the Special Prosecutor will vigorously pursue the recovery of state funds in a bid to make corruption unattractive. Gloria Akufo added that, in order for this to be realized, the Office needed to be made independent of all interference from political actors and the Attorney General’s department. ...

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Don’t dare anti-galamsey soldiers – Nitiwul warns

The Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has cautioned Ghanaians to refrain from daring the joint police and military anti-galamsey task force deployed to enforce the country’s laws against the illegal activity. He said, “it will not be in your interest to do so.” The joint team is expected to clamp down on the illegal activity in the Ashanti, Eastern and Western Regions. ...

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Bring it on: Ayine dares Gov’t over prosecution of former NDC officials

A former Deputy Attorney General under the Mahama administration Dr Dominic Ayine has dared the Nana Addo government to make good on its threat to prosecute alleged corrupt former NDC officials. President Akufo Addo during an encounter with the media, on Tuesday, served notice of the possible prosecution of former government officials alleged to have engaged in corrupt practices. He ...

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Expedite action on RTI Bill – AG to Parliament

The Attorney General’s Department has asked Parliament to expeditiously work on the Right to Information Bill currently before the house. According to the Deputy Attorney General, Dr. Dominic Ayine, the Bill has been reworked, leaving it with only thirty two amendments that makes for easy perusal and passing by Parliament. There has been pressure on Parliament to pass the Bill ...

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