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Supreme Court quashes injunction against Amewu

The Supreme Court has quashed an interim injunction of a Ho High Court seeking to prevent the Member of Parliament-elect for Hohoe, John Peter Amewu, from being gazetted. The Ho High Court, on December 23, 2020, granted an interim injunction restraining the Electoral Commission (EC) from gazetting John Amewu of …

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Kofi Adams, EC sued over December 7 Parliamentary election

Some 13 voters from the Oti Region have sued Kofi Adams, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament-elect for the Buem Constituency and the Electoral Commission (EC) in a Hohoe High Court for excluding them from the December 7 Parliamentary election. The voters include Stephen Brempong, Wing Commander (rtd) Emmanuel …

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Minority MPs would not respond to social media invitation – Haruna Iddrisu

The Minority Leader, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has said the Minority Caucus would not respond to social media invitation by the Ghana Police Service regarding their recent walk to the Electoral Commission (EC) Head office. The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) Caucus in Parliament marched to the EC Head Office in …

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Assin North Parliamentary results petition filed at Oguaa High Court

A parliamentary election petition has been filed at the Cape Coast High Court seeking to annul the declaration of Mr James Gyakye Quayson as the Member of Parliament (MP) elect for the Assin North Constituency. The petition filed by one Michael Ankomah -Nimfa of Assin Bereku, has served the Electoral …

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Supreme Court to rule on Amewu’s injunction petition on January 6

The Supreme Court will deliver judgment on the Election Injunction Petition against Mr John Peter Amewu, Member of Parliament-Elect for Hohoe, on Wednesday, January 06, 2021. Last week, a Ho High Court granted an interim injunction restraining the Electoral Commission (EC) from gazetting John-Peter Amewu, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member …

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Court adjourns NDC minority MPs case to January 19

An Accra Circuit Court on Monday adjourned the matter involving 20 minority Members of Parliament, who allegedly failed to notify the Police before holding a special event. They were charged with unlawful assembly contrary to section 202 of the Criminal Offences Act and sections 1, 2 and 9 of the …

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Election 2020: I’m in court to ensure removal of doubt – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the December 7, 2020 Presidential Election, says his decision to contest the 2020 presidential results is based on principles. He said the decision would “remove all forms of doubt“about the presidential election result. “Ghana must be …

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I’m humbled to be re-elected – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he is humbled to be re-elected to serve the people of Ghana for another four-year term. He said though the mandate imposed on him had“some very serious and grave responsibilities”, with God’s guidance, and the tenacity of purpose, he would work to meet the …

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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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