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Speaker Bagbin speaks against security brutalities on the citizenry

Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin on Wednesday cautioned security personnel that the House would be forced to adopt stringent measures to curb brutalities unleashed on the citizenry. He said: “We will no longer tolerate police brutalities in the country. Parliament is the centre of this democracy in Ghana. The concept …

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Tema West NPP Chairman warns public servants against anti-government acts

Mr. Kwesi Poku Bosompem, Tema West New Patriotic Party (NPP) Chairman has warned civil and public servants in Tema West Municipality against engaging in acts that will make the government unpopular among residents. Mr. Bosompem, who is also the Assemblyman for Sakumono, and a former Presiding Member for the Tema …

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Majority Leader denies claims of undermining Speaker

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has denied claims attributed to him that he went public to contradict the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin regarding the release of funds to Parliament to run its business. According to him, he did not go out to undermine the Speaker but only spoke to the …

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Bawumia, Alan will not benefit from retention of incumbent NPP regional chairmen – Dr Mensah

The retention of almost all the regional chairmen of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the just-ended regional executive elections “will not be an advantage” for the two leading flagbearer hopefuls of the Party – Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and Mr Alan Kyeremanten. Dr Kobby Mensah, a Political Marketing Strategist, argued …

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Ghana needs a leader with late President Mills’ qualities – Archbishop Naameh

Most Reverend Philip Naameh, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale, said the current political atmosphere in the country requires a leader, who has qualities of former President Atta Mills, to rally along all the citizenry for national development. There was politicisation of the judiciary, the security services, use of state security …

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NPP internal elections underway in Accra and six other regions

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) internal ballots are underway in seven regions to elect regional executives. The regions are Greater Accra, Eastern, Upper West, Volta, Oti, Western and Ashanti. The Ashanti region elections which was originally scheduled for Friday had now been rescheduled with a change in venue from the …

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Speaker cautions Majority Leader against undermining his authority

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, is unhappy with the contradictory messages in the public by the Majority Leader, Mr Osei Kyei-Mesah-Bonsu, regarding the release of funds to Parliament to run its business. The Speaker said he would not take kindly to the Majority Leader always going on air to …

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155 MMDAs in Ghana operating without valid bylaws – Report

A 2021 Dennislaw Ghana Report has revealed that 155 out of the 261 metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana are operating without legitimate and valid bylaws. This translates to 59 per cent of the assemblies operating without the incorporation of local rules, which is in violation of the …

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Speaker summons Finance Minister over COVID-19 funds

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has directed the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta to appear before the House and account for all the monies approved for the utilization for COVID-19 related expenditures. The directive by the Speaker follows concerns raised by the Minority side in relation to a loan …

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Speaker laments over delays in releasing funds to Parliament

Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin on Thursday lamented over delays in releasing the first quarter funds to Parliament, to enable the House carry on its operations. He told the House that the delay in commencing proceedings of Thursday, May 26, was because they were facing some challenges at the Printing …

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