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Parliament summons Minister over Israel Pilgrimage

The Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Minister Kofi Dzamesi will be hauled before Parliament today, Wednesday June 21, 2017 to answer questions over a Christian pilgrimage to Israel. The move to send over a 100 persons to some Holy cities has been described by majority of the public as a misplaced priority on the part of government. The Christian Council of ...

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Constituency level confusion caused NDC’s defeat – Nii Lante

he 13-member Kwesi Botchway committee set up by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to probe the party’s election 2016 defeat, cited rifts between Parliamentary candidates and constituency executives as a major failing, according to the NDC MP for Odododiodioo, Nii Lante Vanderpuye. Speaking on Obuoba News, Mr. Vanderpuye, who was part of the committee, noted that “Parliamentary candidates were not ...

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John Mahama made irresponsible appointments – PC Appiah Ofori

The former New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Hon P C Appiah Ofori has observed that irresponsible appointments made by former President John Dramani Mahama, few days to exit office is to blame for the delay in the payment of salaries to the president’s ‘elephant size ministers’ There have been reports that ministers and other appointees ...

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Chief Justice to face bigger Appointments C’ttee June 19

The Chief Justice nominee Justice Sophia Akuffo will face an expanded Appointments Committee of Parliament during her vetting on June 19, 2017. The 26-member Committee has extended invitations to other select committee chairpersons overseeing constitutional or legal matters to beef up the team. President Akufo-Addo appointed Justice Akuffo to replace chief justice Georgina Theodora Wood who retired on June 7, ...

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We’ll put Nana Addo on his toes – Haruna Iddrisu

The leader of the Minority in Parliament has assured supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), that all one hundred and six members of the opposition caucus will work hard to put the Akufo Addo government on its toes. Addressing a charged crowd of party supporters at Ashaiman during its Silver jubilee celebration over the weekend, Haruna Iddrisu indicated ...

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Judgement debt lurks over Mahama’s last-minute armoured vehicles contract

Government has indicated the abrogation of a contract made by its predecessor to ship in 43 presidential armoured vehicles, could attract “significant judgement debts”. The Akufo-Addo government appears uninterested in the vehicles which were ordered by President John Mahama barely  eight (8) days before he handed over power to a new government on January 7, 2017. Speaking on the Super ...

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Efforts to unite Nkrumaists not dead – Mornah

The National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Mr Bernard Mornah, has said efforts to unite the Nkrumaists party are not dead. “The assertions from some members of the society that the unification talks amongst the Nkrumaists were dead are very erroneous,” he told the Daily Graphic in an interview in Accra yesterday. According to Mr Mornah, the attainment ...

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Blame Rawlings partly for our defeat – Victor Smith

Former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Ambassador Victor Smith has explained that the party’s Founder and Chairman of the Council of Elders, former President Jerry John Rawlings is partly to be blamed for the NDC’s abysmal performance in the 2016 general elections. Speaking on Obuoba FM’s Obuoba Kasa’s Programme, the former spokesperson for the Rawlingses explained that as a ...

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Afenyo-Markin abandons ECOWAS Parliamentary sitting after signing for allowance

The Honorable Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin has allegedly abandoned the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, two days after showing up in Abuja to sign for his allowance, investigations carried out by this paper have revealed. The Effutu law maker was spotted in his office in Ghana’s Parliament two weeks ago, whiles sitting in ...

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