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NDC election petition: Legal team of President Akufo-Addo ready for legal tussle  

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says the Legal Team of President Akufo-Addo is ready to expose the emptiness of NDC Flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama’s Election Petition at the Supreme Court. A statement signed and issued by Mr Yaw Buaben Asamoa, NPP’s Communications Director, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, …

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Mahama seeks annulment of Presidential election results and a run-off

Former President, John Mahama has filed a petition at the Supreme Court seeking an annulment of the Presidential election results and a re-run of the election between him and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who is the second Respondent in the petition. The petition is also seeking a mandatory injunction directing …

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Supreme Court to hear Amewu’s injunction case on January 4

The Supreme Court will on January 4 hear the application challenging the victory and swearing-in of Mr John Peter Amewu, Member of Parliament Elect for Hohoe Constituency. This was after the five member panel presided over by Mr. Justice Yaw Appau granted the request by Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame, Deputy …

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Attorney-Genral storms Supreme Court over Amewu’s victory and swearing -in

The Attorney-General (A-G) has invoked the supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to quash the decision of a Ho High Court on December 23, this year, in respect of an injunction against John Peter Amewu, Hohoe MP Elect from holding himself up as representing the constituency. The Ho High Court …

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Ghana opposition NDC to challenge 2020 election results at Supreme Court

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will petition the Supreme Court on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, to legally challenge the 2020 Presidential results and Techiman South Parliamentary results. Wednesday, December 30 is the last day of the mandated 21 days given under the country’s electoral laws for any aggrieved …

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NPP conceded defeat in 2008 election for prioritising sanctity of our democracy – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the NPP and the then Presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo conceded defeat in the 2008 General Election for the sake of the sanctity of the country’s democracy and for peace to prevail. He noted that the NPP lost the 2008 presidential election by just 40,000 …

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Gazette of Hohoe Parliamentary results won’t affect court order – Lawyer

Lawyer Nelson Kporha, Counsel for the applicants in the Hohoe Parliamentary election injunction case, says although the Electoral Commission (EC) has gazetted the Hohoe Parliamentary results it would not have any consequence on the restraining order from the Ho High Court. He said restraining the EC from gazetting Hohoe MP-elect, …

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Political parties appeal to NDC to concede defeat

The minor political parties that contested the just-ended elections has called on Mr John Mahama, the Presidential Candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to concede defeat and congratulate Akufo-Addo, the President-elect. The parties said it had become crucial for Mr Mahama to accept that he lost the elections and …

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Court bans NDC from further protests

The Accra Regional Police Command has secured a restraining order against the National Democratic Congress (NDC), from embarking on further protests and demonstrations in Accra. “In a matter between the Republic (Ghana Police Service) and National Democratic Congress and Kobina Ade Coker, the High Court, under Justice Elfreda Amy Dankyi …

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Ho High Court restrains EC from gazetting Amewu as MP-elect

A High Court in Ho has granted an interim injunction restraining the Electoral Commission (EC) from gazetting Mr John-Peter Amewu, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament-elect for Hohoe Constituency has been granted by a Ho High Court presided over by Justice Mr George Buadi. The court presided over by Justice …

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