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Another suspect in alleged Takoradi kidnapping remanded in custody

The Sekondi High Court Two on Wednesday remanded a 29-year-old John Oji into custody, in connection with the three kidnapped girls in Takoradi in the Western region. The 29-year old Nigerian, John Oji, who appeared at the Sekondi-Takoradi High Court was charged with the offence of conspiracy to kidnap and kidnapping and is to reappear on June 26, this year. …

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Police Officers educate Catholic congregants on terrorist attacks

The Holy Rosary Catholic Church at Adenta has organised an awareness lecture on terrorist threats on Catholic Churches in Ghana. The programme was in reaction to the world-wide threats on Catholic Churches including; the recent arrest of a terrorist who was wielding a revolver at the Hamile Catholic Church in the Upper West Region. The Adentan District Police Commander, Superintendent …

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It took police 25 minutes to rescue Canadian girls – Information Minister reveals

It took an estimated 25-minute period for national security personnel to rescue the two abducted Canadian ladies in Kumasi. Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah revealed this during a press briefing Wednesday as part of details about the rescue mission of the ladies whose story has made the headlines since their abduction on Tuesday. The two; Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, …

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Produce Afoko by June 19- ‘Angry’ Judge directs Police CID Boss

An Accra High Court presided over by Justice Jennifer Dodoo has directed the Director General of the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah to produce Mr. Gregory Afoko latest by June 19, 2019. The suspect who is standing trial for the murder of former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama was …

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Kidnapped Canadians rescued; 2 suspects arrested

MyNewsGh.com can exclusively report that the two Canadians who were kidnapped last week have been rescued according to a police source in Kumasi. They were reportedly rescued on Wednesday morning in a suburb of Kumasi by a police SWAT team our source revealed. It is gathered that the driver of the vehicle used for the kidnapping who is a mechanic …

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‘No imminent threat’: Ghana rejects UK, Canada security alerts

Government has rejected the recent dire travel advisories about Ghana, assuring that the country is safe. A statement released on Tuesday by Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, revealed that after examining the travel advisories on Monday, National Security officials have concluded that there was no actionable intelligence nor an imminent threat to Ghana. “Ghana’s safety and risk profiles remain largely …

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Supreme Court dismisses injunction against Electoral Commission

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an application for an interlocutory injunction to stop the Electoral Commission (EC) from carrying out its intended limited voter registration exercise. The application filed by Mr Umar Ayuba, a native of Daboya in the Savannah Region, prayed the Court to grant the application to prevent what he perceived as a threatened breach of the …

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Hanna Bisiw, women groups to petition UN, diplomats over kidnapped girls

Hundreds of women from different groups across the country will soon petition the diplomatic community in Ghana over cases of kidnappings in the country. The women led by the National Women’s Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Hanna Louisa Bisiw, are worried about how the security agencies, particularly the Criminal Investigative Department (CID) of the Ghana Police …

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You’re coward, shame unto you President Akufo-Addo – Hanna Bissiw charges

The National Women’s Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Hanna Louisa Bissiw, has chided the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo describing him as a coward, clueless who can’t govern but threatens and intimidates the opposition with the police. According to the angry party executive, there is a God who is greater than the president and should anything …

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Ghana to blow $15 million on 2019 AFCON – Reports

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has budgeted a humongous record amount of $15 million to execute Ghana’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign, representing the highest amount ever spent by a country playing in the tournament, a reliable source has revealed. The Sports Minister, who had vowed to slash Ghana’s financial expenditure on the Black Stars in the face …

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