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Otiko Djaba Trends After Vetting

The Minister-designate of Gender, Children and Social Protection Otiko Afisa Djaba has been trending on social media platform Facebook following her appearance before the Appointments Committee in parliament on Monday, 30 January. Ms Djaba stood by her words during the campaign ahead of the 2016 elections when she described the former president John Mahama as “evil,” “wicked” and “an embarrassment” …

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New IGP Shakes Police

In his maiden post-appointment postings as the Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante-Apeatu has replaced COP Prosper Kwame Agblor with DCOP Bright Oduro as the Director General of the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID). In a police signal signed by Mr Asante-Apeatu and stumbled upon by DAILY GUIDE, COP Prosper Agblor is now Director-General, Special Duties. DCOP Bright Oduro, …

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3 Paddies In GHȼ150,000 Fraudulent Deal

Three persons, who allegedly forged some documents to secure a loan of GHȼ150,000 from a micro finance company in Adabraka, Accra, are in hot water. The suspects are Kwabena Adofo, Isaac Lord Damtse and George E. Williams. They allegedly presented documents covering a building at McCarthy Hills to Reob Ferkams Microfinance at Adabraka and obtained a loan to the tune …

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Wrongfully jailed teacher files for GHS10m compensation

Eric Asante, a 40-year-old teacher who was wrongfully convicted for a 15-year jail term for defilement, is seeking from the government, a total sum of GHS10m compensation in rebuilding his shattered life. Human rights lawyer Francis Xavier Sosu, who is counsel for the accused, told Fiifi Banson on Anopa Kasapa on Kasapa 102.5 FM Friday that “the state should be …

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Agyarko Chilling Story Draws Tears At Vetting

The story of the `Minister-designate for Energy, Boakye Kyeremateng Agyarko, that he went into exile when he became a victim of military coup after some ‘heartless soldiers’ had fetched him from his house and shot him in the groin, sent chills down the spines of members of the Appointments Committee of Parliament as well as the audience at his vetting …

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‘We Will Scrap 17.5% Bank VAT’

Government has announced plans to remove the financial sector Value Added Tax of 17.5 percent. Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister-designate, who appeared before the Appointments Committee of Parliament, said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, was not against the collection of taxes. “Government is not saying that it will not collect taxes. There …

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PHOTOS: Prez Akufo Addo appoints Asante Apeatu as new IGP

President Nana Akufo Addo has named COP David Asante-Apeatu former CID Boss as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP) following the retirement of John Kudalor. The former IGP went to bid the president farewell at the Flagstaff House on Wednesday (today). Mr. Kudalor was appointed by former President, John Dramani Mahama to the position in an acting capacity in …

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