Tag Archives: Ibrahim Mahama

Court to rule on Exton Cubic case in February 2018

A High Court in Accra has set February 8, 2018, to give a ruling on an injunction application filed by Exton Cubic Limited, challenging the revocation of their mining lease by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister. The Minister, John Peter Amewu, revoked the company’s licenses to prospect in the Nyinahini bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest Reserve, describing ...

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Allow Exton Cubic to operate – Nyinahin chiefs plead

Traditional leaders of Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti Region are pleading on the Akufo-Addo government to allow Exton Cubic Group limited to proceed with its operations in the Nyinahin bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest reserve. The spokesperson of the Chiefs, Nkwawiehene Nana Kusi Amankwa Maafo II, said all the three chiefs in the bauxite concession ...

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Bauxite deal: How Ibrahim Mahama’s trucks were seized [Audio]

Truck and equipment belonging to civil engineering firm, Engineers and Planners (E&P) were impounded by Ashanti Region Minister together with the District Chief Executive of the Atwima Mponua District about a week ago. The company owned by brother of former President John Mahama, Ibrahim Mahama had been engaged by a mining firm, Exton Cubic Group to help in prospecting bauxite ...

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Bauxite deal: EPA has been unfair to us – Exton Cubic

Embattled mining firm, Exton Cubic Group, has accused the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) of not giving it a fair hearing over the bauxite prospecting deal in the Tano-Offin Forest Reserve in the Ashanti Region. EPA had accused the company of entering the forest illegally and has asked Exton to halt operations and take steps to obtain the right permits. According ...

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EPA defends action against Exton over bauxite deal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has defended its decision asking Exton Cubic Group to halt prospecting of Bauxite in the Tano-Offin Forest Reserve in the Ashanti Region. EPA insists that Exton breached the agency’s requirement during the exercise. Exton Cubic which is prospecting Bauxite in the Forest Reserve together with Ibrahim Mahama’s company; Engineers and Planners (E&P), have been in ...

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Seizure of our equipment part of Gov’t witch hunt – Exton Cubic

Exton Cubic Group Limited believes the recent frustrations to halt its exploration of the Nyinahin bauxite concession may be a result of a witch hunt against it. The company has said the recent developments concerning the legality of operations in the Nyinahin bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest reserve have given it a reason to be concerned. Vehicles belonging to ...

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Bauxite deal: Gov’t frustrating Exton over Ibrahim Mahama – Amaliba

A member of the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) communication team, Abraham Amaliba has accused government of “unnecessarily frustrating” Exton Cubic Company, the firm prospecting Bauxite in the Tano-Offin Forest Reserve because of Ibrahim Mahama. According to him, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has adopted such tactics to cause disaffection for the company and subsequently withdraw the permit it gave ...

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Obtain permit from EPA, others – Exton Cubic ordered 

Exton Cubic Limited has been directed to obtain permit from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other regulatory bodies to legalise its operations at the Nyinahin bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest reserve. “Before undertaking an activity or operation under the mining lease, Exton Cubic shall obtain the necessary approvals and permits as may be required by law from ...

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Nyinahin youth issue ultimatum over Exton bauxite deal

The youth of Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region have given the government a 24-hour ultimatum to remove all machines belonging to Exton Cubic Group Limited, the company prospecting bauxite in the Tano-Offin Forest Reserve, from the area. In a petition to the President, the youth want the president to order all machinery of Exton Cubic Company ...

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Ibrahim Mahama’s trucks to remain seized until… – Minister

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah is waiting on official documentation from the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources before releasing vehicles and equipment belonging to Ibrahim Mahama’s Engineers and Planners (E&P). These vehicles were confiscated from a Nyinahin bauxite concession being explored by Exton Cubic Group Limited and some of the company’s officers were also detained. Exton Cubic Group accused Mr. ...

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