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Speaker meets NDC, NPP leaders over confusion in Parliament

The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin has met the leaders of both National Democratic Congress (NDC)and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Caucus in Parliament over the confusion that rocked the inauguration of the 8th Parliament. Sources close to the meeting also indicated that the leaders of the two sides could …

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Claims in Election Petition are contrived, have no legal basis – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) says the full results of the December 7, 2020 Presidential Election were known to Mr John Mahama and that the claims in his petition are contrived. His claims have no legal basis and ought to be dismissed in limine, the Election management body said in a …

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Court adjourns Ablekuma Central election shooting case to January 18

An Accra Circuit Court has adjourned the shooting case at Ablekuma Central during the election on December 7, to January 18. The court had earlier remanded Collins Quarcoo over the alleged shooting incidence at the Ablekuma Central Collation Centre during December 7, 2020, polls. The adjournment was because the Court …

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Mahama’s electoral petition, incompetent, frivolous and vexatious – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described the Petition filed by Mr John Mahama, seeking a re-run of the presidential polls, as incompetent, frivolous and vexatious. He said the Petition disclosed no reasonable cause of action, and did not meet the threshold for invoking the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. …

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These are targeted attacks – Keta MP

Some unknown armed robbers have attacked a gas filling station, Roofsenaf Filling Station belonging to Mr Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Keta. The Sunday dawn attack, on the filling station at Satsimadza near Agbozume in the Ketu South Municipality left the security man on duty with …

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Ghana Parliament issues apologies for incidents at inauguration

Parliament has acknowledged that the events that characterized the inauguration of the eighth Parliament and the actions that took place during the night were regrettable. Parliament would therefore like to put those incidents behind it and work towards a more focused and unified membership aimed at promoting the best of …

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NPP candidate petitions Court against Savelugu Constituency election results

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) 2020 Parliamentary Candidate for Savelugu Constituency in the Northern Region, Mr Muhammed Abdul-Samed Gunu, has filed a petition at the Tamale High Court challenging the validity of the results declared by the Electoral Commission (EC). The parliamentary election petition dated January 8, 2021, had the …

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Alban Bagbin becomes Speaker of 8th Parliament of Ghana’s Fourth Republic

Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the immediate past Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, has been sworn in as the Seventh Speaker of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic. This was after he beat Professor Aaron Mike Quaye, the Speaker of the Seventh Parliament, in a closely contested election supervised by …

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Hohoe High Court adjourns Kofi Adams, EC case sine dine

Hohoe High Court, on Wednesday, adjourned sine dine a case before it seeking to place an “order of perpetual injunction” restraining Mr Kofi Adams from presenting himself to be sworn-in as MP-elect for Buem or holding himself as such. The decision by the Court was as a result of failure …

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Wenchi High Court clears Techiman South MP-elect

The Wenchi High Court presided by Justice Fredrick Arnold Nawurah has quashed a restraining order filed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) against the inauguration of Mr Martin Adjei-Mensah Korsah, as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Techiman South Constituency. The Party filed the injunction praying the court to …

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