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Dele Momodu, RMD, Abike Dabiri & More Support Juliet Ibrahim at Her “A Toast to Life” Book Launch

Written by | August 7, 2019 | 0
13 HOURS AGO  EXCLUSIVE NEWS On Sunday, August 4th, Juliet Ibrahim held an event to mark the release of her memoir titled, “A Toast to Life.” The book is a deeply personal narrative of her triumph over adversity faced at different stages in her life, and her journey to true self-love. Hosted by Denrele Edun, the event was attended by friends, well-wishers, and industry colleagues including Honorable Abike Dabiri (represented by Mrs Yemisi Ibrahim ), Chief Dele Momodu, Elvina Ibru, John Ogu, Kabiru Rabiu, Gloria Ibru, Sujimoto, Praiz, Tewa Onasanya, Oge Okoye, Pretty Mike, Skuki, Eniola Badmus, Adenike Oyetunde, and more. One of the most notable parts of the event was when excerpts from the book were read by RMD, Charles Otudor, Noble Igwe, and Chigurl. The audience was

Missing Girls: Police Find More Body Parts

Written by | August 7, 2019 | 0
The Ghana Police Service says it has discovered a fourth set of human remains in a well at Nkroful new site in Takoradi. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. According to the police, the remains were discovered at an uncompleted building where Samuel Willis Udutoek, one of the suspected kidnappers of the three missing Takoradi girls was re- arrested. Police made similar discovery last week, and DNA tests are expected to be conducted on the remains to confirm if they are those of the missing girls. Investigations are underway to establish the identity of the remains while Police continue with all angles of the ongoing investigation, the police said in a statement. —Daily Guide

Takoradi kidnappings: We’ll complete DNA test within four weeks – Police

Written by | August 6, 2019 | 0
9 HOURS AGO  HEADLINES  1 COMMENT Police say they expect to complete the DNA tests on the human parts found near the home of one of the suspects in the Takoradi kidnapping case within four weeks. “…It [Police administration] expects to conclude DNA tests within the next four weeks,” a statement from the police stated. In the meantime, the Police Administration in the statement assured it will be “covering all other angles of the investigation” as the search continues for the three kidnapped girls; Priscilla Blessing Bentum, Ruth Love Quayson and Priscilla Kuranchie. After the police found the human remains last Friday, they requested that the families be on standby to provide DNA samples for testing after meeting them on Saturday. But some of the families’

Youth Acquire Skills In Mushroom Cultivation And Snail Rearing

Written by | July 29, 2019 | 0
25 young people, 15 females and 10 males between the ages of 16 and 24 have graduated from a six-week course in mushroom cultivation and snail rearing. The youth who all live in Dansoman, a suburb of Accra also received training in bookkeeping, small business management and social media marketing. All the beneficiaries of the training are youth who have completed Junior High School but for various reasons were unable to enter Senior High School. One of the beneficiaries, Juliet Oppong said that the training has been very beneficial to her. “Apart from the specific training I got in mushroom growing, I also learnt a lot about how to run a business and market my products. That is knowledge I can apply in any other business I choose to pursue”. The training was organized by Educational Resources,

Akufo-Addo appoints James Oppong-Boanuh as acting IGP

Written by | July 22, 2019 | 0
New acting IGP, James Oppong-Boanuh President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Deputy Inspector General Police, James Oppong-Boanuh as the acting IGP following a directive for Mr. David Asante-Appeatu to proceed on leave with immediate effect. Mr. David Asante-Appeatu’s leave is pending his retirement from the Ghana Police Service on Wednesday 14, 2019. A statement signed by the Director of Communications of the Presidency, Eugene Arhin on Monday said, ” President Akufo-Addo has asked the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr. James Oppong-Boanug, to act as IGP until a substantive IGP is appointed in accordance with the Constitution.” COP Oppong-Boanuh who has equally hit his retirement age was granted an extension by President Akufo-Addo in 2018 after he wrote to the Interior Ministry

Agric Director Arrested Over 14,444 Bags Of Missing Fertilizers

Written by | June 28, 2019 | 0
JUN 27, 2019  CRIME & PUNISHMENT The Goaso Municipal Director of Agriculture, Eric Osei Aduamah, has been picked up by the police in connection with the alleged disappearance of 14,444 bags of fertilizers meant for the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative. According to the police, the fertilizers Mr. Aduamah allegedly failed to account for has a coupon value of GH¢946,000. This came to light during a special audit ordered by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in the Ashanti, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions. The audit started recently. Mr. Aduamah is currently in police custody helping the special team and the police in their investigations. Head of special audit team from MoFA, Nana Baffour Amo Kofi, on Tuesday reported the missing fertilizers to the Goaso

GAMA Improves Sanitation Through Innovative, Affordable Toilets

Written by | June 13, 2019 | 0
11 HOURS AGO  HEALTH Initially, David Arthur and his family shared a pit latrine which belonged to another person in their neighbourhood at Baba Yara. The pit latrine had a lot of houseflies. The stench was also awful. But in March this year, he heard of innovative and affordable toilets being sold by the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). Arthur was interested because of the flexible terms of payment and so decided to buy one. “I first paid GH 600 cedis and later on added GH 200 cedis. Now I am left with GH 300 cedis to pay,” said Arthur. “I am happy I have the new type of toilet. It is rather neat and you feel comfortable using it.” The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report in 2015 showed that Ghana performed poorly in the area of sanitation where only 15 percent

We Can’t Bring Menzgold CEO Home– Attorney General

Written by | April 27, 2019 | 0
The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo says the embattled CEO of gold dealership firm, Menzgold cannot be brought to Ghana yet. According to her, although NAM1 as he is popularly known, has been cleared in a case that was brought against him in the Emirati capital, Dubai, he cannot be brought to Ghana as has been demanded. “When he was acquitted, we were advised that there is a period that is open to the complainant to lodge an appeal and until that has run out, we cannot go and get him out of the place. “So we are having to wait out that period,” she said during an interview with Joy FM Drive Time host Lexis Bill on ‘Personality Profile’, Thursday. NAM 1 was arrested in Dubai sometime in December 2018 by a Dubai based company following his involvement in an alleged botched

New Regions To Get Legal Backing To Today

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
President Nana Akufo-Addo will from today, Tuesday through to Friday, present the Constitutional Instruments to give legal backing for the creation of six new regions in the country. This follows the December 27, 2018 referendum where residents within the catchment areas of the proposed new regions voted to give an overwhelming endorsement for the creation of the regions. The CI is expected to among other things name the selected capital towns of the regions. The new regions are Western North, Ahafo, Bono East, Oti, North East, and Savannah. According to a government statement, the North East and Savannah regions will have their constitutional instruments presented first on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, before the Bono East and Ahafo Region on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Jostling for capitals Even

“Police Are Joking With Us’ – Families Of Missing Girls

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
The families of three suspected kidnapped young ladies in Takoradi have issued a one-week ultimatum to police to find their daughters. Their ultimatum follows allegations by a key suspect in the matter, Samuel Oudotek Wills, that he was aided by a police officer when he escaped from cells last December. “It’s getting to three months, where is my sister? Whether she is alive or not we don’t know anything. We are joking with this guy [key suspect]…what is going on in Ghana here? Seriously, we don’t understand,” said Rebecca Quayson, a sister of one of the missing young ladies, Ruth Love Quayson. The key lead in the suspected kidnapping cases that happened in Takoradi, the Western Region capital, revealed in court Monday that a police investigator helped him break away from