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Confusion Rocks Government Appointees

CONFUSION MARRED the inauguration of Government Appointees into Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Tema Municipality of the Greater Accra Region as a result of people challenging the appointment of some of the nominees. The nationality of an appointee was challenged as well as the party membership of another during the inauguration. Earlier in the morning, a group …

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E/R:Man found decomposing at Akyem Nkronso

The decomposing body of young man believe to be 29 years has been found in his room at Akyem Nkronso. The body which was decomposing has since been conveyed by the Apedwa Police to the Suhum government hospital morgue. The deceased was found dead after family notice his absence in the house on Saturday hence broke into his room only …

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I wasn’t obliged for National Service at 40 – Otiko

The minister-designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba has further explained that she failed to do her national service because she was over 40-years-old when she completed tertiary education. Madam Otiko’s current explanation contradicts her earlier statements when she appeared before the appointment’s committee. She had earlier stated that she did not do her national service because …

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Nathaniel Otoo Resigns As NHIA Boss

Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Nathaniel Otoo, has brought down the curtain on his career at the Authority. Sources at the corridors of power reveal that his departure was sanctioned by government sometime last week following the receipt of his letter of resignation. It is not clear what necessitated his departure and where he is headed …

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Bawumia Weeps For Aide

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia could not subdue the pain of the loss of Kwabena Boadu, his 30-year-old press aide and confidante, when he read a tribute to the memory of the deceased at the forecourt of the State House last Saturday. He was virtually choked by the grief towards the dying moments of his remarks, and was unable to …

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Robbers Shoot Oman FM Reporter

BROADCAST journalist with Accra-based Oman FM, Michael Creg Afful, survived a gunshot Friday dawn when he was shot by suspected armed robbers at his residence at Official Town, a suburb of Ashaiman in Accra. The evangelist cum journalist, who resides with his nucleus family and his mother-in-law, was reportedly attacked by masked suspected armed robbers who ransacked the house and …

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Beg Me Or I Sue You …Abetefi MP Warns A-Plus

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Abetifi, Bryan Acheampong, has denied ever running a civil servants payroll software which he used in stealing money from the state as alleged by musician Kwame A-Plus. A-Plus in a Facebook post Wednesday alleged that a civil servants payroll software run by Mr Acheampong is using “ghost names” to rob the state of millions …

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Dismissed police recruits will be prosecuted – Supt. Arthur

The Ghana Police Service has revealed that the dismissed Police recruits will be prosecuted for forging documents used in their application. The Police Service on Friday dismissed some new recruits for failure to meet the basic qualification standards of the service. The recruitment was made under the former NDC government, and under the leadership of former IGP John Kudalor. Some …

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Harassing ex-gov’t officials for state assets wrong – Pelpuo

The Member of Parliament for Wa Central, Rashid Pelpuo, has described as wrong the continuous harassment of ex-government officials believed to have in their possession state properties. The home of the National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams, was raided on February 1 by men believed to be operatives of the National Security and the Driver …

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