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NPP Weija-Gbawe Plot To Disqualify ‘Blue Boy’ At Vetting Exposed

Listen to articleAs the political season heats up with its accompanied intense scramble to secure parliamentary seats, it appears a grand scheme has emerged to disqualify key contenders in the parliamentary primaries of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Weija-Gbawe Constituency. Ever since the NPP opened political nominations for MPs in the parent constituencies and presidential aspirants, there have been loads of alleged mafia plots to disqualify candidates seen as threats to sitting MPs. There have been some writings on the wall which allegedly point to a grand attempt to impose the incumbent Member of Parliament, Tina Naa Aryeley Mensah on Weija-Gbawe NPP. The plots are allegedly being enforced by some NPP Weija-Gbawe constituency executives who are loyal to Tina Mensah. This is because ever since the incumbent MP, Tina Naa Aryeley Mensah failed in her bid to contest for re-election as an UNOPPOSED candidate, some alternative machinations against other candidates are r..

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New Register: Expect More Massive Protests – Opposing Parties Threaten EC

The Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voters Register says the Electoral Commission (EC) should brace itself for series of massive demonstrations nationwide. The threats follow the EC’s announcement of a date and modalities for the compilation of a new voters’ register despite a planned meeting between the Eminent Advisory Committee and the Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) scheduled for Thursday to iron out concerns raised over the exercise. The Communications Officer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi told Citi News that the Electoral Commission's posture is disrespectful to Ghanaians. “It is an insult to the EC as a corporate body because it is giving them away as a body which is not interested in protecting the democracy and the strides we have achieved since 1992. They should be prepared for more mass actions. We are not going to stop now. We are not going to give in.” “We are not going to give up. We know the will of the people is supreme a..

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NDC Used Stolen Money For ‘Yen Pene’ Demonstration–NPP Scribe Alleges

Listen to articleThe Eastern Regional Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. David Prah, has taken a swipe at the National Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), describing them as dishonest individuals who want to squeeze some of the “stolen” monies from the former President, John Mahama when he was in power. His accusation comes at the back of a leaked Memo from the Organisers of the Anti New Voter Registration Demonstration addressed to the Former President John Mahama, requesting a huge sum of money to organise the demonstration in Kumasi. This, has, angered the maverick Communicator of the ruling party in the Eastern Region, who has descended heavily on the Organisers which include the Executives of the National Democratic Congress describing their action as “thieves stealing from a thief man”. Speaking to the media on Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 in the Eastern Regional Capital, Koforidua, Mr. David Prah, mentioned that the NDC Executives are..

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Akufo-Addo Still Running A ‘Family And Friends’ Gov’t – NDC MP

The Member of Parliament for the Tamale Central Constituency of the Northern Region, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini has accused President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of nepotism in the appointment of persons serving in his government. According to him, the Akufo-Addo government has demonstrated high levels of hypocrisy since assuming office. “Akufo-Addo is a big hypocrite, look at how he is running the country with his family members and shielding them after corrupt activities,” Alhaji Inusah Fuseini told Kwaku Dawuro on Anopa Nkomo on Accra-based Kingdom FM 107.7 According to him, the current development where family members of President Akufo-Addo have been appointed to occupy key government positions makes a mockery of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s criticisms of him [Mahama] when the party was in opposition. He stressed that, said the NPP has so far abandoned its promise of forming an all-inclusive government as promised before the 2016 elections. He also indicated that the outlined policies of..

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‘Bawumia’s Usefulness In NPP Has Reduced Drastically’ – Magoo Jabs

Former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Suhum, Margaret Ansei aka Magoo has mocked Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia for being excluded from the committee tasked to investigate and arrest the dollar to free the cedi. Speaking on Inside Politics on Power 97.9 FM hosted by Mugabe Maase, the former appointee who is also known as Magoo noted that Dr Bawumia, who was once hailed as an economic guru within the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has been reduced to nothing in the party following the economic hardship in the country. Vice President Dr Bawumia She said the NPP in opposition held series of lectures on the economy where Dr Bawumia mocked the Mahama administration for performing poorly and proffered a lot of alternatives which he has failed to apply in government to effectively manage the economy because those lectures were propaganda tools to hoodwink Ghanaians to get their votes. After failing to stabilise the country’s economy and currency for the past three (3) years af..

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Angry Group Locks CPP Offices Over Alleged Fake Bank Account

A group calling itself Concerned Comrades of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has angrily locked up the offices of some CPP executives over alleged secret bank account operated by some officers of the party at the GCB bank. The group locked up the offices of the party’s acting Chairman, Hajiah Hamdatu; Acting General Secretary, James Kwabena Bomfeh and the National Youth Organiser, Nabila Basiru. The group accused these three of being behind the opening of the alleged secret account and wants them away from the office until the ongoing investigation exonerates them. “We are here to close these offices as members of the party to pave way so that the central committee members and the council of elders will take this party from these people and let them step aside as far as investigations are concerned,” one of the group members, Yakubu Habib, explained to Citi News. He insisted that these executives needed to “step aside for thorough investigations to continue.” The group’s actio..

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Confirmed: Obour joins NPP parliamentary race

Listen to articleFormer President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour, popularly known as Obour, has confirmed his bid to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). The ‘Konkontiba’ hitmaker will be contesting in the Asante Akyem South constituency where he has initiated several developmental projects. In a statement , Obour said his decision was borne out of his desire to serve his people and contribute his quota to society. “I am very happy to announce today the 24th Day of January 2020 that I, Bice Osei Kuffour (Obour), have firmly decided to contest the NPP primary in the Asante Akyem South Constituency to serve my people and contribute to improve the electoral fortunes of the great NPP ahead of the 2020 general election when given the nod,” the statement said. Below is the full statement: Once to every man, woman, and nation comes a moment to decide. Over the past few months after successfully leading the Musicians..

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Records Show Akufo-Addo Has Performed Better–Lawyer Buaben Asamoa

The Member of Parliament for the Adentan Constituency, Yaw Buaben Asamoa, has challenged the opposition NDC to a show of records in the office to enable Ghanaians judge who has met their aspirations the most. According to him, he is convinced that when pushed to a debate of facts and achievements, the NDC would have no leg to stand on and would resort to their usual refuge of obfuscation and goal-shifting. “The President assumed office with a very difficult economy. He has been at work for the past three years now. By the grace of the Almighty God, he has been able to do a lot of things he promised this country he was going to do,”Yaw Buaben Asamoah told Kwaku Dawuro on Anopa Nkomo on Accra-based Kingdom FM 107.7 “Things are really going on well and President Nana Addo is really working to make things happen as promised.” He rated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the best leader in recent times with his appointees as hardworking individuals who have helped transform the country..

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EC Picks Suppliers For Biometric Registration Kits

The Electoral Commission (EC) is set to pick suppliers for the new voters' registration kits to compile a new register. The EC insists that the current kits are outdated and needed to embark on new registration to bring the commission to speed on the way forward ahead of the next election in December. The commission said the compilation of a new voters' register and acquisition of Biometric Verification Devices (BVDs) would only boost the credibility and integrity of the elections. 4 Companies Shortlisted Four foreign-based suppliers have been shortlisted for the final selection after international competitive tender to enable the EC to roll out the new register. Two of the companies DAILY GUIDE learnt are from France and South Korea and the winner may likely emerge next week to kick-start the process ahead of the compilation of the new register. The EC has already awarded the contract for the construction of the new Data Centre to Persol Systems Limited, a local IT comp..

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