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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 ...

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‘China shoe’ importers misleading Nitiwul for personal gain – DIHOC

Managers of the Kumasi Shoe Factory, Defence Industries Holding Company Limited (DIHOC), have suggested that the recent criticism from Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, directed at them, might have been influenced by persons who stand to gain from the collapse of the company. The shoe factory had been tasked with solely producing boots for purchase by the Armed Forces and other security ...

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Nitiwul ‘lied’, he was briefed on Kumasi Shoe Factory – Managers

The Defence Industries Holding Company Limited (DIHOC), managers of the Kumasi Shoe Factory, have accused the Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul, of peddling falsehood about not being briefed on the state of the company. Mr. Nitiwul had earlier attributed the current deplorable state of the Kumasi Shoe Factory, to the ineffective management of the company. Speaking at the Meet the ...

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Gov’t to involve marine police in galamsey fight

Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has revealed that the services of marine police will soon be deployed to compliment government’s anti-galamsey task force, Operation Vanguard. He explained that government remained committed to ensuring the growth of the mining sector but insisted that illegal miners will be dealt with it so long as Operation Vanguard is still functioning under the New Patriotic Party ...

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Nitiwul must apologize for disrespecting Mahama – Mogtari

John Dramani Mahama’s Special Aide, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, is demanding an apology from the Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, for what she described as disparaging claims he recently made against the former president. The Minister had said Mr. Mahama had  wrongfully acquired lands belonging to the Ghana Armed Forces, and demanded that he vacates his current residence which is reportedly sited on ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Gov’t to use disputed Nkonya-Alavanyo land as military base

The Minister for Defence, Dominic Nitiwul, has indicated that government plans to acquire the disputed Nkonya-Alavanyo land. He said the plan is to develop the land into a military training camp. Speaking on the floor of Parliament on Thursday, the Minister said he believes the move will help resolve the over a century old conflict between the two towns that ...

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Mexico, Ghana to collaborate in defence and marine security

Mexico and Ghana are to strengthen bilateral ties in the areas of Defence, inland and marine security. Madam Maria de los Angeles Arriola Aguirre, the Mexican Ambassador to Ghana, said Mexico had vast experience in peacekeeping, which they intend to share with their Ghanaian counterparts. She was speaking during a courtesy call on Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Minister for Defence in Accra. The ...

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We’ll deal with Bimbilla conflict once and for all – Nitiwul

Minister for Defense and Member of Parliament for the Bimbilla constituency, Dominc Nitiwul, has pledged to ensure that chieftaincy disputes and related clashes in the constituency do not recur. The interior Ministry on Thursday [February 9], reviewed a long-standing curfew on the Bimbilla Township following the eruption of a gun battle on Thursday afternoon. There have been sporadic eruptions of violence ...

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