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‘Until Ghanaians stop selling votes, politicians will continue taking them for granted’ – Aryeequaye

Liberal Party of Ghana’s 2020 parliamentary candidate for Agona East constituency, Samuel Aryeequaye, has stated why Ghanaian politicians do not perform as expected after being voted into power. The monetization of votes in Africa, particularly Ghana, according to the politician, is the main reason why politicians do not follow through on their countless pledges. “Why should a politician think about …

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We’ll deal with you if you continue to disrespect parliamentary orders – A.B.A. Fuseini to Ofori-Atta

Member of Parliament for Sagnarigu in the Northern Region, A.B.A. Fuseini says Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta’s failure to appear before parliament is “becoming annoying”. “Who does he think he is?” he questioned in an interview with NEAT FM’s morning show, Ghana Montie. Mr Ofori-Atta has for the second time, failed to show up in parliament to account for how the government has spent COVID-19 funds. …

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Come and arrest… I’m waiting for you – Nii Lantey Vanderpuye chides Odoi Kwao family

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Odododiodio Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, says he is readily waiting for the arrest threat, which was issued by one of the factions claiming ownership of the Achimota Forest lands, Nii Odoi Kwao Family in Accra. The threat of arrest issued by the Nii Odoi Kwao is in relation …

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Vacate your seat if you don’t know when your ‘so-called’ problem will be over – Majority Leader to Adwoa Safo

Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Majority Leader of Parliament, Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has asked the Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwanebya, Sarah Adwoa Sarfo to quit parliament if she so desires. According to him this will enable government to carry out a bye-election and find a suitable person who will lead the people of the Dome-Kwabenya. The NPP MP for Dome-Kwabenya has continuously absented herself for more …

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The channel we used was the same channel Joy FM used to get Adwoa Safo to speak–Joe Wise

The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Chairman of the Privileges Committee has debunked claims by the embattled Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Sarah Adwoa Safo that she has not been duly invited to appear before the Committee to hear reasons for her long absence from her Parliamentary duties. According to Mr. Joe Osei …

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Explain how GHS450million was used to tackle Accra floods – Agbodza to Asenso-Boakye

The Ranking Member on the Roads and Transport Committee of Parliament, Kwame Agbodza, has raised value for money audit over the purported use of some GHS 450 million allocated to tackle perennial flooding in Accra. Speaking to Citi News, the Adaklu MP said there is a need for more scrutiny of the comments made by the Minister for Works and Housing, …

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We’ll treat every NDC flagbearer aspirant equally – Asiedu Nketia claims

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia says all NDC presidential aspirants are fit to hold forums to address issues concerning the country. According to him, the party is ever ready to support any hopeful aspirant who will call on them (National Executives) for such programs. “Any senior member in the party with an ambition to …

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High Court grants injunction against Fomena NPP constituency elections

A High Court in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has granted an injunction restraining the New Patriotic Party (NPP) from holding its Constituency elections in the Fomena Constituency. Two aggrieved members – Benjamin Ofori and Kwame Anokye – are challenging the credibility of the polling station elections supervised by a committee led by former Bantama lawmaker, Henry Kwabena Kokofu. They …

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Sanction Annoh-Dompreh over Bawumia endorsement – Political analyst

A Political analyst, Nii Amartey Amartie says the New Patriotic Party must take steps to sanction Majority Chief, Frank Annor Dompreh, for openly declaring support for Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia. Speaking to Joshua Kodjo Mensah on Starr Today Tuesday, Mr. Amartei indicated that such public outbursts could divide the party. “The Majority Chief Whip should be called to order and be sanctioned because …

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It is Time to End the Politico-Judicial Persecution of Dual Citizens

Article 94(2)(a) provides that a person is not qualified to be a member of Parliament if he owes allegiance to a country other than Ghana. This article did not and could not have aimed at disqualifying a group of Ghanaians, numbering in the millions. Modern Constitutions are not drafted that way and should not be interpreted to devalue citizenship or …

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