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Prioritise Education, Infrastructure if you return – Okyenhene to Mahama

Prioritise Education, Infrastructure if you return – Okyenhene to Mahama

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Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has advised former President John Dramani Mahama to prioritise Education and Infrastructure should he be reelected as President . “If by God’s grace you are reelected as President, prioritize education and Infrastructure to create opportunities”. The Overload of Akyem Abuakwa noted that developed countries such as US and Indonesia did same and they were able to create opportunities for their citizens which he believes Ghana can emulate to move the country forward. He said as a traditional leader, he is always concerned about development and creation of opportunities for the youth . He stated that former President Mahama is endowed with knowledge and experience in governance having gone through the political ranks as a Minister, Vice P
I will make the NDC attractive again – Prof. Alabi

I will make the NDC attractive again – Prof. Alabi

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Prof Joshua Alabi, a leading presidential aspirant in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has identified re-branding the party to make it attractive to the Ghanaian electorate, as key to winning the next Presidential elections scheduled for 2020.  According to Prof Alabi, the re-branding of the NDC must come as part of an overall marketing strategy to position the NDC as the party of choice for the teeming Ghanaian youth who are in dire need of jobs, business opportunities and sustainable income.  As an expert in International Marketing, the former Vice-Chancellor of UPSA was of the view that the effective marketing of the NDC will naturally lead to the party's victory in 2020, saying: "In marketing, we say when the marketing man do his job well, the product sells. This
”Groom yourselves for leadership” – President Buhari tells Nigerian youths

”Groom yourselves for leadership” – President Buhari tells Nigerian youths

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President Buhari Friday in Abuja called on Nigerian youths to prepare themselves for political leadership as his generation will eventually quit the scene for the younger ones to takeover. Receiving the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing led by the Acting National Leader, Kingsley Dozie Lawrence, President Buhari described Nigerian youths as very active and critically important in the Nigerian project. ‘‘Youths are very virile and active. A greater part of the Nigerian population is made up of youths. They must always be a factor at all times. Youths must begin to groom themselves for the leadership of Nigeria. I said this to the leaders of the National Association of Nigerian Students yesterday (Thursday) – sooner than later we will leave the stage and you will takeover. You have to eq
Ayawaso West Wuogon seat: Why Dumelo failed to submit nomination form

Ayawaso West Wuogon seat: Why Dumelo failed to submit nomination form

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Greater Accra Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Theophilus Tetteh Chaie has disclosed why Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo pulled out of the NDC Ayawaso West Wuogon parliamentary primaries. Mr Dumelo was part of 8 persons who expressed interest to contest the by-election for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in January 2019. Speaking on Adom FM’s Morning Show Dwaso Nsem, Friday, Mr. Tetteh Chaie stated Mr Dumelo was not a registered voter in the constituency and that could not allow him to contest. “John Dumelo’s constituency is Hohoe and so he came for his nomination with the hope that his vote would be transferred to the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency but couldn’t happen and so he had no choice than to forget submitting his forms.” Mr Tetteh C
John Dumelo withdraws from NDC Ayawaso West Wuogon primaries

John Dumelo withdraws from NDC Ayawaso West Wuogon primaries

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Actor John Dumelo has withdrawn from contesting in the upcoming Ayawaso West Wuogon primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to a statement from the constituency office of the party, Mr. Dumelo and another candidate, Ewoenam Y. A. Attidokpo, withdrew from the race “due to some personal reasons.” A total of 8 persons expressed interest in contesting in the elections to lead the party in the by-election for the constituency in January 2019, but at the close of filing on Saturday, December 22, only three persons successfully filed their nomination. The three are Mr. Ekwow Acquah, Mr. Delali Kwasi Brempong and Madam Donna Selassie Agbo. Three other candidates, Alhaji Isaah Kamara, Madam Catherine Abrokwa Mante and Kojo Twum Boafo, failed to fil
BREAKING News: Court Throws Out Dr. DUFFOUR’s suit against BoG’s takeover of UNIBANK

BREAKING News: Court Throws Out Dr. DUFFOUR’s suit against BoG’s takeover of UNIBANK

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An Accra High Court has dismissed an application brought before it by Dr Kwabena Duffour, who is a former Minister of Finance and also a former Governor of the Bank of Ghana provoking the powers of the High Court in Accra to order the Bank of Ghana to give him back his bank Unibank. In the suit filed on Monday August 20, 2018, Dr Duffour was asking for an order of injunction restraining the Bank of Ghana from expropriating uniBank by its purported vesting of “good assets and liabilities” in Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited. But the Accra High court found the suit without merit, striking it out. The details of the ruling will be available soon. Other reliefs he sought included a declaration that the license purportedly granted to the Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited was not g
Amidu’s office can’t justify GH¢30m expenditure – Minority

Amidu’s office can’t justify GH¢30m expenditure – Minority

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The Minority in Parliament says the inability of the Office of the Special Prosecutor to justify some GH¢30 million expenditure items in its budget estimate makes nonsense of the mandate of the office. According to the Minority, the amount captured under management and administration and operations under anti-corruption management as other expenses of GH¢20million and GH¢10million respectively could not be justified by the Special Prosecutor’s office. Disclosing this Friday in Parliament during the debate for the approval of over GH¢180 million for the operations of the office of the special Prosecutor, a member of the Constitutional, legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee Rockson Dafeamekpor said the failure of the special Prosecutor to explain expenditure items in the budge
Injunction placed on NDC presidential elections.

Injunction placed on NDC presidential elections.

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A High Court in Accra has placed an injunction on the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) presidential primaries slated for January 26, 2018. Injunction Letter James Kabu Nartey and Abdallah Issah dragged the party to court in order to challenge the rules and guidelines set for the presidential primaries. The court in its order said the  “defendant or respondent [NDC], their committees, agents, private servants or authorized bodies and all persons acting through them be restrained from proceeding with the NDC 2019 Presidential Elections in the manner outlined in the guidelines as amended or at all until the final determination of the suit.” ALSO READ: Macho man, Caught on CCTV footage stealing Sibi Man’s Capsule from a Pharmacy https://www.activitiesgh.com/2018/
The race for the NDC Flag bearer-ship; Ricketts Hagan.

The race for the NDC Flag bearer-ship; Ricketts Hagan.

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Ricketts Hagan, Member of Parliament for the Cape Coast South Constituency 10th December served a notice of suspending his campaign as flag bearer aspirant of the National Democratic Congress. In his notice served, Mr. Hagan indicated that party delegates are vouching for one candidate which he feels is "well marketed and well resourced' for election 2020. "We took our message to the country especially to the NDC delegates of our party and across the country, people who were supporting their conscience flocked to our message and felt the need for the party to move forward but many in the party who are looking for a "quick return to power" as they put it, were all rooting for one candidate, which they feel is "well marketed and well-resourced" to deliver 2020" In the notice se...
Drones are for Medicinal Purposes; GHS boss throws at Minority

Drones are for Medicinal Purposes; GHS boss throws at Minority

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The Director General of the Ghana Health Service is debunking the claims of fraud and criminality in the execution of                 the drone health service delivery in the country. Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare insists the figures being bandied about by the Minority-led by the Cassiel Ato Forson are inaccurate and mischievous. Speaking on Joy FM’s news analysis programme Newsfile, Saturday, Dr Nsiah-Asare said the contract with Zipline is above board. He explained the service of supplying blood and other essential drugs to patients in remote regions and towns is lacking thus the initiative to use drones to supply this essential needs to patients across the nation. He added that, the introduction of the drone syste