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Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter’s grand wedding 4 years ago

Written by | April 13, 2018 | 0
Faith is the former President’s first child and when she married on April 12 2014 , it was a shut down of lavish proportions. Throwback to Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter’s wedding in 2014.  (NikkyNaz’ Blog) Let’s take you back to when Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter Faith Sakwe, tied the knot with Godswill Edward in a grand, lavish ceremony in Abuja! Faith is the first child of the former President and on April 12 2014 when she walked down the aisle at Abuja Ecumenical Center, the ceremony got aired live on NTA! With a wedding dress fit for royals, Faith Sakwe waled down the aisle in 2014.  (George Oshodi) We remember well the breathtaking crystal encrusted dress she wore. With that majestic cathedral train fit for royalty, how could anyone forget the gown so

19 Years Of Consistency; The Story Of Israel Laryea

Written by | April 10, 2018 | 0
Perhaps one of the most difficult things to do in these days of short attention span is to keep your viewers glued to their television screens to watch the news. Over time, as an uninvited guest into the houses of many, you have to create a loving relationship with the thousands who time to watch you on TV. A unique relationship with viewers and listeners it has been for The Multimedia Group’s Israel Laryea, who has made it pleasing to connect with him on TV. He has become the cool dude who loves you like a parent, relates to you like a brother, and indulges you in a unique relationship! Affectionately referred to as Izzy by many of his colleagues, he described his close to two decades journey in the media as one which thrived on consistency. “I think it has been consistency…being

NDC Gov’t Started Controversial 2018 Military Pact – Defence Committee Chair

Written by | April 7, 2018 | 0
Hanna Tetteh signed deal In the heat of the opposition that greeted the defence agreement, Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, also said Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Hanna Tetteh, granted American soldiers access to Ghana’s facilities in 2015. According to Mr Nitiwul, the US Army is not the only foreign military to have accessed Ghana’s facilities as several other foreign troops have had same. NDC opposition The NDC has been spearheading opposition to the Ghana-US military cooperation agreement. The opposition MPs say Ghana may be surrendering her sovereignty if aspects of the deal that has been ratified by a one-sided Parliament are not altered. President Akufo-Addo has remained committed to keeping the deal in its current form, stating that it was important to enhancing

Military Sets Records Right Over Dead Band Members

Written by | April 7, 2018 | 0
The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has stated that three people, who died in an accident near Adaklu in the Volta Region, are not soldiers. According to the Defence Intelligence of GAF, the deceased were all civilian employees of the military. They were attached to the Supreme Canons Band of the 66 Artillery Regiment, Volta Barracks in Ho. They died when the Styre Troops Carrier Military truck with registration number 72- GA- 70 on which they were travelling veered off the road and fell into a ditch. The accident, which occurred close to Spring Fields University campus on the Ho-Kpetoe Road, involved 15 members of the band, who were travelling to Akatsi Abor for an Easter programme. W.O. Lango of the Defence Intelligence Unit at the Southern Command, in an interview with DAILY GUIDE to

Stop Having Sex With Your Students – Judge Warns Male Teachers

Written by | March 26, 2018 | 0
A Justice of the Court of Appeal, Her Ladyship Justice Irene Charity Larbi, has sent a strong warning to male teachers against having sexual relations with school girls, adding that such perpetrators will be dealt with accordingly. She has thus implored heads of schools to keenly monitor teachers who perpetrate such acts and see to it that they are brought to book. In her strongly worded caution to teachers, she said, “they (the girls) are entrusted to your care by their parents with the understanding that you will provide them academic and moral guidance. It is most unethical, not to mention criminal, for this duty of care to be compromised by amorous relationships”. Her Ladyship gave the warning in her speech at the 58th Speech and Prize-Giving Day of Mfantsiman Girls’ Senior

Companies Show Interest In 2018 Kiddie Mile Races

Written by | March 10, 2018 | 0
A number of local companies have agreed to support the upcoming 2018 KIDDIE MILE RACE which comes off on March 17, 2018, at the El Wak Sports Stadium in Accra. According to the organisers, Unilever, Bic, Plan International Ghana, Indomie, Brompton Security, Multipac Ltd, Tasty Bites cupcakes SmartBooks and Corporate Gifts Ltd are some of the companies who have intended to sponsor the young sports boys and girls who are being groomed to become future champions. About 1,500 kids between the ages of 3years to 15 years from over 40 schools are expected to grace the 2018 edition of the Kiddie Mile Races. Mrs Carthy Morton chief director of the event said this year’s Race is going to be very interesting as new schools and children are joining and the events are going to be keenly contested. She

Ebony’s Incident Drew Me Closer To God

Written by | March 10, 2018 | 0
Sensational actress Efia Odo says the death of vibrant dancehall artiste Ebony reigns pushed her to get closer to God and make up her mind not to joke with God. “When she passed away it got me closer to God, it made my mind strong and defined that I’m not gonna play with God anymore.” The beautiful actress stated in an interview on SVTVCHAT aired on SVTV Africa. She continued to say that change is a gradual process and though she is closer to God now change in her physical appearance is going to take a little bit of time. Born Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng and popularly known as Ebony reigns died in a gruesome accident on the Kumasi-Sunyani road when returning from Sunyani after a visit to her mother. Ebony died at the age of 20 together with two others; Franky Kuri and Lance

Kiki Gbeho Appointed Dep. Head Of AU-UN Mission In Dafur

Written by | March 7, 2018 | 0
United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres and African Union Commission Cha irperson Moussa Faki on Tuesday announced the appointment of Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Ms. Gbeho succeeds Bintou Keita of Guinea, to whom the Secretary-General and the Commission Chairperson are grateful for her dedicated service during her tenure with UNAMID. Ms. Gbeho brings to the position a wealth of experience from her distinguished career in the United Nations. Since 2015, she has served as Resident Coordinator/Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme, Namibia, where she supported the Government of Namibia to coordinate its external development assistance through

I’m Not Aware Of The Latest Corruption Perception Index – Rawlings

Written by | February 23, 2018 | 0
Former President Rawlings in a chart with President Nana Addo Former President Jerry John Rawlings has said he is unaware of the latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) indicting the government of Ghana of doing little to fight the canker. Ghana was ranked 81 out of 180 countries in the 2017 CPI released on Wednesday by Transparency International, scoring 40 as against last year’s score of 43 and dropping 11 places in the process. It is Ghana’s worst performance in the last six years in its fight against the canker. Quizzed on the latest CPI, Mr. Rawlings who is widely known for his great abhorrence of all forms of public sector corruption, stated that he is ignorant of the latest index. “I am not aware of it,” he told Starr News’ Daniel Nii Lartey on the sidelines

Parliament Approves Amidu As Special Prosecutor

Written by | February 20, 2018 | 0
Parliament has approved Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor to tackle corruption cases in the country. Prior to that, Deputy Minority Ranking Member on Constitutional Affairs, Dr. Dominic Ayine, asked Parliament to put the approval on hold, as his suit against Mr. Amidu’s nomination is still pending at the Supreme Court. Drawing on Standing order 93(1), Dr. Ayine invited the Speaker of Parliament to rule on whether the House’s intention to approve the nominee will not be wrong pending the Supreme Court case. But the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, ruled against Dr. Ayine’s argument thus paving the way for Amidu’s approval. Mr. Amidu was vetted by Parliament’s Appointments Committee last Tuesday, February 13. The vetting,