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Trade Fair CEO threatens to sue PNC’s Atik for defamation

atik mohammed and agnes adu

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Trade Fair Company Limited, Dr. Agnes Adu, is threatening to take legal action against suspended General Secretary of People’s National Convention (PNC), Atik Mohammed for defamation. Atik Mohammed in a Facebook post accused Dr. Agnes Adu of collecting GHc20, 000 as monthly salary describing her as “insensitive” considering that the company was not ...

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Amidu’s acceptance speech at his swearing-in [Full text]

Martin A.B.K. Amidu was sworn into office on Friday, February 23, 2018 by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House. Amidu at the swearing in ceremony thanked the Attorney General and the President for appointing him, and promised to fight corruption in the country without fear or favour. Martin Amidu, also promised not to fail in delivering on ...

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Minority summons Atta-Akyea over flooding fears

Samuel Atta-Akyea

The Minority in Parliament has invited the Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta-Akyea, to brief the House on steps the Ministry was taking to reduce the impact of floods in Accra. According to the Minority, the recent rains in Accra, “if it is anything to go by, should be a wake-up call to the government to put in the necessary ...

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KSM to retire from comedy with last show

Satirist Kwaku Sintim-Misa (KSM) has hinted that he is preparing to hold his last comedy show before he finally bows out of stage comedy. He told Graphic Showbiz that even though he admits his reign as the king of comedy is over, he needs to serve his fans one show before he exits. “I am about to retire but that ...

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Amidu will restore integrity in governance – Rawlings

Former President John Rawlings has reiterated his approval of the appointment of Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor, stating that the former Attorney General will restore the integrity of governance in the country. Mr. Rawlings chided the NDC governments under the late Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama for failing to take full advantage of the expertise and ...

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I wish I could lessen Abuga Pele’s pain – Mahama Ayariga

Mahama Ayariga

Following the six-year jail term handed out to former National Democratic Congress MP, Abuga Pele, the Bawku Central MP, Mahama Ayariga, has extended his sympathies to his former colleague. Mr. Ayariga acknowledged his friendship with Abuga Pele, a former MP for Chiana Paga, but said he “respected the conclusions of the court.” “He is a friend, a colleague. I have known ...

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Philip Addison eyes Klottey Korle seat again in 2020

Philip Addison

The 2016 New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for the Klottey Korle Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Philip Addison, has hinted of a possible comeback in the 2020 elections. Although not 100% certain of his comeback, Mr. Addison said he is currently ensuring that all the obstacles that blocked the NPP’s victory in the last election are removed. “At ...

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Give Nana Addo credit, NDC only demonised Amidu – Rawlings

Former President John Rawlings has lauded the New Patriotic Party government for leveraging Martin Amidu’s drive to fight corruption by appointing him as Ghana’s Special Prosecutor. Mr. Rawlings said this was in contrast to Mr. Amidu’s own National Democratic Congress which only demonized the man nicknamed the citizen vigilante. The former President was speaking to journalists at the State House during the ...

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Amidu jabs GLC; recounts almost being ‘cheated’ by Law School

Swearing-in of Martin A.B.K Amidu as Special Prosecutor

Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, threw a subtle jab at the General Legal Council (GLC) during his swearing in on Friday. During his acceptance speech, he recalled the support of his Hall Tutor at Commonwealth Hall who essentially saved his law ambitions. Expressing his gratitude, Mr. Amidu recounted his experience with this lecturer, Professor J.N.D. Doodoo, “without whom I ...

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Zabzugu MP, others involved in car crash

Alhassan Umar Obaako

The Member of Parliament for Zabzugu Constituency in the Northern Region, Alhassan Umar Obaako, has been involved in a car crash on the Tamale-Zabzugu road. A former District Chief Executive for the area, Iddrisu Alidu Laabandoo, and their driver, were part of those on-board. Alhassan Umar Obaako reportedly broke an arm, whilst the former DCE also sustained some minor injuries. The ...

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