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Three incumbent MPs lose seats in NPP primaries in Central Region

Three incumbent Members of Parliament (MPs) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Central Region, have lost their bid to seek re-election into Parliament in the 2020 general election. They are Mr Anthony Effah, MP for Asikuma-Obdoben-Brakwa (AOB), Nana Amoako, Upper Denyira East and Mr Abraham Dwuma Oddoom, Twifo …

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Eastern Regional Minister loses in NPP primaries

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Eric Kwakye Darfour has failed to retain the Nkawkaw Parliamentary seat. He lost to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Constituency organizer, Mr Joseph Frimpong, a tutor at the Nkawkaw Senior High School by 159 votes to 206 votes. The four other contestants including a former …

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List of NPP parliamentary primaries winners and losers

The whole of yesterday June 20, 2020, the entire country was fixated on the primaries of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries that took place in some 101 constituencies around the country. The contest was largely peaceful, but some instances of skirmishes and violence were recorded. As usual …

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NPP Primaries: how the mighty fell

The outcome of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries on Saturday, June 20, produced shocking and interesting results with more than 20 sitting members of Parliament (MPs) losing their seats and therefore will not be part of the upcoming December 7 elections. The interesting aspect of the results was …

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Tema East MP wins NPP primaries

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema East has won a the slot to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 General Election. The polls, which was keenly contested, saw Mr. Daniel Titus-Glover emerge with 522 votes ahead of his rival, Mr. Benjamin Ashitey Armah who had 233 …

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Ledzokuku NPP acclaims Dr Boye  

The New Patriotic Party (NPP), Ledzokuku constituency in the Greater Accra Region has peacefully acclaimed Dr. Benard Okoe Boye, Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku as their parliamentary candidate for the 2020 general election. Dr Okoe Boye, in his speech at the “Acclamation Ceremony” held on Saturday, said he was thankful …

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Police harass, arrest journalist for taking pictures at NPP primaries

A female journalist of Kingdom FM covering the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) primaries in Tema East was on Saturday harassed, threatened and arrested by police officers at one of the polling centres for taking pictures of events. Miss Rebecca Asheley Armarh, the journalist, told the Ghana News Agency that she …

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NPP elects Parliamentary Candidates in 101 constituencies today 

Delegates of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) will Saturday elect Parliamentary candidates in 101 of the outstanding constituencies to represent them in December General Election. The voting, which is expected to start at 0700 hours and end 1300 hours will take place at 2,365 polling centres nationwide. The election …

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Supreme Court adjourns judgement indefinitely on NDC, EC old ID cards case

The Supreme Court (SC) has adjourned indefinitely the judgement of two suits challenging the Electoral Commission (EC) over the eligibility of the old voters ID cards in the upcoming Voters Registration Exercise. This was after the SC had granted an application by the Attorney General seeking the consolidation of the …

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NPP to acclaim Akufo-Addo as its 2020 flagbearer on June 27

The New Patriotic Party (NPP), Thursday, announced that it will acclaim President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as its Presidential Candidate for this year’s election on Saturday, June 27. President Akufo-Addo is the only candidate who filed to contest the Party’s presidential primary at the close of nominations, on February 20,2020. …

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