Tag Archives: NPP

‘Free SHS law’ needed to prevent political interference – Atuguba

A Senior Law lecturer at the University of Ghana Law School, Dr. Raymond Atuguba, has asked the Akufo-Addo government to pass a legislation making the Free Senior High School policy binding on future administrations. He has expressed fears that if such legislation is not passed, the policy may collapse as it could be abandoned by a different political party that assumes ...

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Blame police for cases of political party vigilantism – Rev. Asante

The Chairman of the National Peace Council, Reverend Emmanuel Asante, has asked Ghanaians to question the police rather than blame the Akufo-Addo government for the hooliganism by some pro-New Patriotic Party youth groups. Since the NPP government came to office in January 2017, reports on the activities of vigilante groups across the country have persisted throughout the year. In light ...

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NPP Gov’t losing credibility – Bole-Bamboi MP

The Member of Parliament for Bole-Bamboi, Yusif Sulemana, has said  the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, is fast losing credibility in how it is managing the country. His comment is a reaction to the Gender Minister’s response in Parliament to his question on the 30 percent protocol allocation to some persons selected as caterers for the programme. The Minister told ...

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You can go to court over 2018 budget – Majority dares Minority

The Majority in Parliament has dared the Minority to proceed to court for redress if they are convinced that the 2018 Budget breaches the laws of the country. This follows the Minority’s firm admonition to government to withdraw the budget during the first day of debate, because they claim the Finance Minister reviewed aspects of the last budget in July ...

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Asantehene questions quality of justice after Delta Force saga

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, questioned the quality of justice delivery in Ghana in light of the lenient handling of the Delta Force, a New Patriotic Party-affiliated group, whose members were at the centre of one of the most notorious cases of political party vigilantism. Speaking at the Chief Justice’s forum in Kumasi on Monday, the Asantehene referenced the GHc 1,800 ...

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2018 budget full of slogans and ‘half-truths’ – Muntaka

Minority Chief, Mubarak Muntaka, has pooh-poohed government’s 2018 budget and policy statement presented in Parliament today [Wednesday], November 15. Speaking to Citi Business News Editor, Vivian Kai Lokko after the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta had presented the budget in the lawmaking house, Muntaka Mubarak, who is also the MP for Asawase, said government failed to provide actual figures to back ...

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NPP has regretted making numerous promises – Fiifi Kwetey

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ketu South, Fiifi Kwetey, believes that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is already regretting the numerous promises it made to Ghanaians, as the pressure to fulfill them, is creating a lot of the revenue-allocation problems for the government. According to Fiifi Kwetey, the NPP did not need to make as many ...

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IGP orders immediate action over Ada East confusion

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), has directed the Tema Regional Police Commander to take immediate action on persons identified to have caused disturbances during the Ada East DCE nominee confirmation on Friday, November 3. The pro-New Patriotic Party vigilante group, Invincible Forces, is suspected to be behind the chaos that ensued during the election. The police in a statement said ...

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Nanumba North DCE, NPP youth ‘seize’ water treatment plant

Some youth suspected to be supporters of the New Patriotic Party, backed by the Nanumba North District Chief Executive, Abdulai Yaquob, have taken control of the community water system at Binbcheratanga in the Nanumba North District of Northern Region. This has led to a water shortage over the past four days in Binbcheratanga, forcing residents to trek long distances to a single borehole ...

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We’ve not received any petition for Agyapong’s reinstatement – Blay

The hierarchy of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), is yet to receive any official petition demanding the reinstatement of its suspended General Secretary, Kwabena Agyapong. This is regardless of a number of groups making appeals in the media for the NPP hierarchy to forgive him. The NPP suspended its 2nd Vice Chairman, Sammy Crabbe, alongside Mr. Agyapong in 2015, after they were ...

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