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NIA Accused Of Acts To Denationalize Voltarians

Written by | August 9, 2019 | 0
AUG 7, 2019  POLITICS  1 COMMENT The National Democratic Congres (NDC) is demanding the extension of the mass registration and issuance of Ghana Card exercise in the Volta due to the slow pace of the exercise coupled with the numerous challenges that have saddled the process. The NDC also says it will reject any attempt to make the National ID card a voting instrument in any national elections as they believe the National Identification Authority (NIA) is deliberately conducting the mass registration in a manner to denationalise the people of the Volta region. The NDC’s National Director of Elections, Elvis Afriye Ankrah addressing a press conference in Ho on Tuesday after a tour of some registration centres in the municipality, accused the NIA of deliberately orchestrating

Sammi Awuku Charges TESCON To Work Hard

Written by | August 9, 2019 | 0
AUG 7, 2019  POLITICS Sammi Awuku and Nana B, strategizing ahead of election 2020 Sammi Awuku, has tasked the Tertiary Confederacy of the New Patriotic Party (TESCON) to work hard and make the party more formidable. Without mincing words, the National Organizer of the ruling NPP stated emphatically that the party was counting heavily on TESCON – the tertiary wing of the party – to secure victory for the party in 2020. Sammi Awuku said he trusts in the expertise and commitment of the present TESCON leadership to deliver for the party during the upcoming elections. “I’m confident TESCON will deliver in 2020,” Mr Awuku said during a TESCON programme in Accra. He stated that the NPP government is committed to youth development and gave an assurance that President Akufo-Addo

Bagbin Exit Is A Cool Chop For Me — Bernard Mornah

Written by | August 9, 2019 | 0
AUG 7, 2019  POLITICS The National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Bernard Mornah, believes his path to Parliament may be easier now that the incumbent and Ghana’s longest-serving Member of Parliament, Alban S.K. Bagbin will not be seeking re-election. Mr. Mornah said Mr.Bagbin’s exit will “create even a fairer and an even playing field for all those who want to contest to represent the constituency.” He has declared his intention to contest the Nadowli-Kaleo Parliamentary seat in the Upper West Region for the second time. He notably increased the PNC’s parliamentary votes in the constituency from 196 in 2012 to 5,393 in 2016. Speaking to Citi News, he said he had a “burning desire” to serve his people. “This is the opportune moment

Mahama invested in Broadband; Bawumia riding on his sweat – Omane Boamah

Written by | August 9, 2019 | 0
Former Communications Minister under the National Democratic Congress government Dr. Edward Omane Boamah has called out the incumbent Vice-president Dr. Mahamoud Bawumia for riding on the sweat of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama. Dr. Omane Boamah made this statement with regards to discussions on Broadband expansions. In a tweet sighted by modernghana.com, the Former Minister stated that the then President John Dramani Mahama invested in broadband to boost E-services in the country. The Vice-president has been creating impressions that the ruling New Patriotic Party led by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has enormously improved E-services for Ghanaians which according to Dr. Edward Omane Boamah is a fallacy. Below is Dr. Edward Omane Boamah’s tweet Edward Omane Boamah@eomaneboamah https://nita.gov.gh/38-million-fiber-optic-backbone-project/ … The

I am not supporting any aspirant for Suhum NDC primaries – Former MCE Magoo

Written by | August 9, 2019 | 0
Former Municipal Chief Executive of Suhum, Madam Margaret Ansei has refuted claims that she is supporting some aspirants for the impending National Democratic Congress parliamentary primaries. In a statement copied to us, Madam Margaret Ansei indicated that she will join any of the three aspirants who eventually emerges as the winner after the primaries and all members of the party to campaign against the New Patriotic Party to rescue Ghanaians from Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s incompetence that has thronged the country into severe economic hardship and insecurity. The Suhum NDC parliamentary primaries is being contested by three women namely Lucy Koryo, Mary Ago and Amanda Okyere. Below is Madam Margaret Ansei’s statement **I AM NOT SUPPORTING ANY ASPIRANT FOR SUHUM NDC PRIMARIES

New Ameri Deal To Check ‘Overpricing’ Lands In Parliament

Written by | July 26, 2018 | 0
Government has laid before Parliament a fresh agreement to amend the controversial $510 million AMERI power deal that was approved by the same House in 2015. The John Mahama administration signed the deal at the height of the energy crisis, however, after the New Patriotic Party (NPP) took over power, a committee established by Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, concluded that the sole-sourced deal had been overpriced by $150 million. NPP MP for Adansi Asokwa K. T. Hammond filed a private motion in August 2017 seeking a review. At the time, the Minority walked out of the house when the speaker admitted the motion and referred it to the Mines and Energy committee, claiming an MP cannot cause the house to rescind an earlier approved agreement. The agreement was referred to the joint Energy and

Freddie Blay Should Be Investigated Over 275–Torgbe Afede

Written by | July 9, 2018 | 0
The National House of Chiefs has waded into the controversial one constituency, one commercial bus policy being implemented by the Freddie Blay led New Patriotic Party. President of the House, Togbe Afede XIV is questioning the source of the funding for the 275 buses said to have been procured by the NPP chairman. Addressing members of the House at its third General Meeting in Kumasi, Togbe Afede is happy the Special Prosecutor is looking into it. His comments follow a barrage of criticisms against Freddie Blay who has decided to fund the procurement of some 275 buses to be used for commercial activities and to raise funds for the constituencies. Freddie Blay He is reported to have already paid $3 million out of the entire amount of $11 million. The buses will be run by the State

#NPPConference: John Boadu elected General Secretary

Written by | July 8, 2018 | 0
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has elected John Boadu as its General Secretary. He beat his sole contender Richard Ahiagbah convincingly, to win the slot with 4,277 votes. Ahiagbah polled 1,274 votes. John Boadu was elected as the National Organizer of the NPP in 2014 at the party’s national delegates conference. He was later made to act as General Secretary after Kwabena Agyepong was suspended by the party ahead of the 2016 elections. Poll predicts John Boadu’s win Prior to the election, a poll believed to have been conducted by the National Security tipped John Boadu to win the General Secretary slot. The poll tipped Mr. Boadu to win by 78%. The same poll also tipped Freddie Blay to win the National chairmanship slot with 53%. Profile of John Boadu From 1996 to 2000, John Boadu

Branded Freddie Blay Biscuits Hit NPP Delegates Conference

Written by | July 7, 2018 | 0
The last may not have been seen of Acting National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Freddie Blay as regards goodies for delegates. Just before voting at the Koforidua Technical University Park, delegates were feted with customised medium-sized boxes containing biscuits from the former Convention People’s Party (CPP) Member of Parliament. On the boxes is an image of a bus with the inscription ‘One Constituency, One Bus’, clearly in allusion to his provision of buses to the 275 constituency branches of the party. Others also had fans in addition to the biscuits. Already, some opponents of Mr Blay, who is the substantive First National Vice Chairman of the party, have accused him of vote-buying with the goodies.

Freddie Blay: NPP Want To Stay In Power For Over 60 Years

Written by | July 7, 2018 | 0
Aspiring National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party, Freddie Blay, says his party is hoping to stay in power for the next 60 years. Speaking at the party’s National Delegate’s Conference in Koforidua on Saturday, Freddie Blay said: “It is our hope and the President keeps telling us that we want to stay in power not for eight years but for more than 60 years come the years that we look forward to.” Over 6,000 delegates of the NPP are at the Koforidua Technical University taking part in the conference to elect new leaders for the next four years. A united NPP can rule Ghana for eternity – Kufuor Also speaking at the conference, former President Agyekum Kufuor warned the NPP against internal strife and conflict that would undermine the achievements of the Akufo-Addo