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Weak Structures Of Nasara Will Be Fixed Under My Administration–NPP Aspirant

Written by | May 11, 2018 | 0
Mr Sulemana Alhassan Atakpo, an aspirant of the New Patriotic Party’s National Nasara Coordinator position on Wednesday said, he will build a strong structure from the grassroots to the national level if elected. ‘If given the mandate I pledged to make the Nasara wing of the party attractive and vibrant by mobilizing the grassroots through the constituency to the regional level to ensure the party win the 2020 general elections,’ he said. Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency in Accra after submitting his nomination forms, he explained that he was well grounded in the operations of the Nasara wing and had prepared adequately to address the challenges. ‘I understand Nasara inside out. When you look at the structure it ends at the constituency level where

Fred Amankwa Safo Rescinds Decision To Contest For NPP Elections

Written by | May 11, 2018 | 0
Fred Amankwah Safo, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) chairman hopeful has withdrawn from contesting in the upcoming NPP elections. The party Big Wig who made his intention of contesting for the prestigious position last year, today rescinded his decision and made it known that he has decided not to contest again. Just yesterday, suspended party member Sammy Krabbe also announced that he will not be contesting again after Hajia Fati vowed not to let him pick up forms last week because he had been suspended since the 2016 elections and thus had no right to pick up forms. Some months ago, Fred Amankwah Safo sounded very confident about winning the election but today whiles addressing the media at the NPP office premises at Assylum down, disclosed that after careful considerations, he has decided “Last

NPP National Delegates Conference To Be Postponed

Written by | May 11, 2018 | 0
The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) National Steering Committee is expected to meet next week to reschedule the date for its 2018 National Annual Delegates Conference. The NPP had earlier announced that it will hold its National Delegates Conference in Koforidua in the Eastern Region from June 15 to June 17, 2018. The acting General Secretary of the party, however, said the decision to reschedule the election has become necessary “due to the possibility of a clash with the date of observance of Eid-Ul- Fitr.” He added that the “venue for the conference and every other arrangement including vetting and other electoral arrangements, will remain unchanged.” On the date for the conference, John Boadu pointed out that there is a high possibility of a 3-week postponement because

Photo Of The Week: The ‘Real Founders’ Of The University Of Ghana?

Written by | May 11, 2018 | 0
President Nana Akufo-Ado’s claim that his uncle and nationalist, JB Danquah, founded the University of Ghana has brought fresh controversy about Ghana’s history. The President’s claim sparked concerns he may be about to rename the university after his uncle following a renaming spree in recent times. But a historian and researcher at the University of Ghana, Kweku Darko Ankrah, has suggested greater credit ought to go to cocoa farmers who provided the seed money for Ghana’s first university in 1948. Story by Ghana |myjoyonline.

NPP Elections: Dr. TK Picks Forms For National Organiser

Written by | May 11, 2018 | 0
One of the National Organiser Hopefuls in the upcoming National Delegates Congress of the New Patriotic Party Mr. Tweneboa Kodua has picked forms to contest for the position sending strong signals that he is in to win.   The National Organsier hopeful who many thought could not pick the forms due to threats from some youth of the party defied the serious threats through text messages and social media and made his intensions clear.   Dr. TK as he is affectionately called by party foot soldiers said the party belongs to ‘every card bearing member and i cannot be suppressed into cowardice by any other human’.   Speaking to journalists after picking the forms, Dr. TK noted that he has come into the race to give hope to the grass root members of the party.   Assuring

Rawlings, Bagbin Hailed In The Volta Region

Written by | May 11, 2018 | 0
A leading Flagbearer hopeful of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, continues to win hearts within the party with his pro-party executive campaign message. His promise to depart from previous leadership styles that alienated executives of the party has caught on in the Volta Region too. Executives of the NDC in Southern Volta have joined their Greater Accra, Ashanti and Western Region counterparts to welcome the ‘Bagbin-Way’. This came to light during a meeting of party members at Keta on Wednesday, where Mr Bagbin was hailed and endorsed as the NDC’s best choice for 2020, while former President Rawlings was also singled out for praise for his contributions over the years. Mr Christopher Mensah, NDC branch chairman in the Keta

Onion Sellers Demand Apology From NPP’s Hajia Fati

Written by | May 9, 2018 | 0
Onion sellers at the Agbogbloshie market in the greater Accra Region are demanding an immediate apology from New Patriotic Party ‘s(NPP) loyalist Hajia Fati for what they describe as a derogatory remark against onion sellers. Their agitation is culled from the alibi Hajia Fati used to somewhat justify her assault on Ohemaa Sakyiwaa ,a journalist from the multimedia group at the party headquarters last Friday. Hajia Fati who admitted to assaulting Ohemaa Sakyiwaa Ahwenepa in her defence said, she had no idea Sekyiwaa was a journalist because she did not introduce herself as such but thought she was an onion seller per her mode of dressing. “I had no idea she was a journalist because she did not introduce herself to me… I thought she was sent by Sammy Crabbe to come and take

NPP Condemns Attack On Adom FM Journalist By NPP Supporter

Written by | May 9, 2018 | 0
The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has condemned an attack on a journalist with the Multimedia Group, Ohemaa Sakyiwaa, by a known activist of the party, Hajia Fati. The reporter was slapped when she attempted taking a photo of Hajia Fati after she prevented Sammy Crabbe, a suspended Vice Chairman of the party from picking up forms to contest for the party’s chairmanship position at the party’s headquarters. Hajia Fati had subsequently explained that she thought the reporter was a member of Sammy Crabbe’s camp who had been sent to take pictures for ulterior motives. According to her, the reporter looked like an “onion seller” rather than a journalist. The NPP in a statement signed by its General Secretary, John Boadu, distanced the party from the act,

Brong-Ahafo TESCON Commends NPP For Successful Congress

Written by | April 25, 2018 | 0
The various branches of the Tertiary Education Confederacy (TESCON) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Brong-Ahafo on Monday, congratulated the Regional Election Committee, Council of Elders and the entire leadership of the Party for a successful Congress. Despite the uncertainties which characterised the Congress held at the Catholic Pastoral Centre in Sunyani on Sunday that elected new Regional Executives for the Party, the TESCON leadership in the Region described the election as free and fair, devoid of rigging. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Sunyani, the Confederacies appealed to the newly elected executives to facilitate effective collaboration with members of TESCON to identify and find lasting solutions to some key internal problems within the Party. They observed

GHC1 Billion NHIS Debt Payment: Minority Takes On Akufo-Addo

Written by | April 25, 2018 | 0
The Minority in Parliament is challenging claims by the president that government had cleared a whopping 1 billion cedis from the National Health Insurance Service debt it inherited from the erstwhile John Mahama administration. According to the Minority Chief Whip Muntaka Mubarak the figure churned out by the president which was repeated by the Vice President does not even exist. In an interview with Joy News’ Parliamentary correspondent Joseph Opoku Gakpo, the Minority MP said the entire debt as submitted by the National Health Insurance Authority to Parliament in 2016 does not even add up to half a billion. He wondered how the government would purport to clear a debt of one billion cedis it inherited from its predecessor government. The president, in delivering a keynote address