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Resource Special Prosecutor now – Vitus Azeem to gov’t

Anti-Corruption crusader, Vitus Azeem, is challenging the government to prove its commitment to the fight against corruption by resourcing the Office of the Special Prosecutor. Citi News checks have shown that the office is incomplete; a month after the Prosecutor was sworn into office by the President. The Deputy Special Prosecutor and the Board members needed for the running of ...

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Give Amidu freedom to compose Special Prosecutor’s office – Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, has suggested that Martin Amidu must be given free reign to constitute the Special Prosecutor’s Office, after it was announced that the outspoken former Attorney General would head the outfit.   According to Mr. Azeem, this would ensure the office remains independent after it is fully set up. After the nomination of Martin Amidu as Special ...

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Gov’t posture on premix scandal not inspiring – Vitus Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, has little confidence in the Akufo-Addo administration’s ability to effectively probe the premix fuel diversion scandal, and possibly holding the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye culpable. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Azeem said he was questioning “not just capacity but the unwillingness and refusal [of the government] to deal with these things that they promised ...

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Promoting ACP Addo-Danquah not good for corruption fight – Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, has described the promotion of ACP Maame Tiwaa Addo Danquah as the acting Director General of the Police Service’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID), as a worrying development in the fight against corruption in the country. ACP Addo-Danquah replaced DCOP Bright Oduro, who was relieved of his post after just nine months in charge of the CID. The move has generated ...

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CHRAJ can probe A-Plus saga to restore credibility – Vitus Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, has suggested the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) probes the corruption allegations by Kwame Asare Obeng, aka A-Plus, against two presidential staffers, saying that will be considered more credible than that of the police. His comment follows the latest controversy over a leaked audio tape purportedly indicating there was a cover-up in the probe ...

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Prosecute A-Plus for baseless corruption claims – Vitus Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, is calling for the prosecution of musician, Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as A-Plus, for making “baseless” corruption allegations against two government officials. Mr. Azeem’s comment comes after the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, stated that A-Plus could not prove his corruption allegations against the Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye, and ...

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Fight corruption with action, not words – Vitus Azeem to Nana Addo

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem has challenged President Nana Akufo-Addo to back his words against corruption with action. The President during the New Patriotic Party’s delegates’ conference over the weekend announced he will not preside over a corrupt administration, further directing the security agencies to investigate persons accused of corruption in his administration. President Akufo-Addo also stated that persons who make allegations of ...

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Bribery allegations: Parliament shouldn’t probe itself – Azeem

Vitus Azeem, a former Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, is of the view Parliament would not be able to adequately investigate the bribery scandal involving some of its members on the Appointments Committee. This is after the allegations of bribery levelled against the Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, by a Minority member of the Appointments Committee, Mahama Ayariga. Mr. ...

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Ray J arrested for battery, trespassing and vandalism

Ray J was arrested after getting into an altercation at a swanky Beverly Hills hotel on Friday night, according to multiple reports. Authorities were called to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel after the singer, best known for making a sex tape in 2007 with Kim Kardashian, allegedly grabbed a woman’s backside, according to a release from the Beverly Hills Police Department. Ray J, ...

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