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Board Directors of GOIL Apologise

Board Directors of GOIL

The Board of Directors of Ghana Oil Company (Goil,) has rendered an apology to President Nana Akufo-Addo after they falsely accused him of breaching procedures in appointing a new head for the company.

An online portal had earlier reported that President Nana Akufo-Addo had appointed Mr. Osei Prempeh as new GOIL CEO and also made fresh appointments to the Forestry Commission and the Ghana Health Service.

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AFCON 2015 BUDGET FINALLY OUT

Mr Mahama Ayariga

The most sought after information regarding how much of the public's purse was expended on the Ghanaian contigent at the just-ended 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is now an open secret.

Sports Minister, Mr Mahama Ayariga, on Wednesday told Parliament that Ghana’s participation in the 2015 AFCON, cost the country about GH₵17.9million or US$8million.

According to him, GH₵ 17,919,392.70 was the sum of government’s commitment to the preparation and adventures of the Black Stars in the tournament.

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2014 Legends And Legacy Ball (Afia Schwarzenegger Goes Pantless)

The fourth edition of the Legends and Legacy Ball, which was to honour Highlife giant, Kojo Antwi came off on Saturday, 1 November 2014 at the Accra International Conference Center with never seen before performances from some of Ghana’s award-winning musicians like Kwabena Kwabena, Kwaisey Pee, Wiyaala, Efya, Kaakie, MzVee, Akwaboah and many others.

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“If Elections Were Held Today…NDC Will Lose” Says Bature

Alhaji Bature

Managing Editor of the Al Hajj Newspaper, Alhaji Bature Iddrisu, has categorically stated that the ruling National Democratic Congress [NDC] will be kicked out from government by electorates if elections were to be conducted today.

According to him, despite efforts by the NDC Mahama-led administration to curtail the hardship being experienced by Ghanaians, the citizenry still feels disenchanted.

He further noted that, some members within the ‘umbrella’ party have also expressed anger as well as feelings of despondency against the government.

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Okudzeto Ablakwah Lambasted Government Communicators Over ''Yen tie Obiaa''

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwah

A Deputy Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwah has lambasted government communicators who claimed that President John Dramani Mahama’s favourite song is Yen tie Obiaa, one of the tracks on the latest album by celebrated highlife musician, Daddy Lumba.

According to him, President John Dramani Mahama has not stated anywhere that that was his favourite song, and moreover the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has not decided to use the song as its campaign song as being speculated by some government officials in the wake of these controversies.

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No Basis For That Statement...Why Single Out One Group? - Baako Ask Prez Mahama

 Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr.

~"You can make a general statement and nobody will have a problem with it…when you single out, you put yourself at risk. Whether he said Ashantis or not, it is negative especially coming from a President who is delivering goods and services; there was no basis for that statement," says the Managing Editor of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr.

The ace journalist’s comment comes on the back of comments made by President John Dramani Mahama during his three day tour of the Ashanti Region.

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Seth Terkper Must Be Fired If... – Allotey Jacobs

Seth Terkper: Minister of Finance and Economic Planning

Central Regional Communications Director for the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs is advocating for the dismissal of Seth Emmanuel Terkper, a Chartered Accountant and the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning in Mahama’s administration.

According to Allotey Jacobs, the Finance Minister has proven beyond doubt that despite his qualifications, he is incapable to steer affairs of the Ministry assigned to him by President John Dramani Mahama.

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A Political Analyst Says, Govt. Losing Trust Of Ghanaians

A political analyst says Government is gradually losing the trust of Ghanaians with its current communication lapses.

The president on Thursday April 24, 2014 ordered the acting Executive Director of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency, Kobby Acheampong, to immediately cancel the Agency’s invitation for proposals from the public toward implementing an ICT module.

Adverts in the state-owned Daily Graphic have been running for the proposals requests for months now.

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"Stop The Media Circus"-Says Afoko

 Paul Awentami Afoko

Newly-elected National Chairman and Leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Awentami Afoko, has made a passionate appeal to would-be flagbearer aspirants and their supporters to "stop the unnecessary media circus and rally behind the new leadership to reconcile and bring unity to the party".

The on-going wrangling in the elephant party, particularly among the top echelons, has been described as unhealthy by political analysts, especially for a party that ought to be positioning itself as an alternative to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).

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Wage Freeze Will Ignite An Industrial Bomb – Kweku Baako

Abdul Malik Kweku Baako

“It’s a big mine field that can easily ignite the industrial bombs if care is not taken. If they continue with this decision I am not sure they can contain the industrial action that will arise,” says Abdul Malik Kweku Baako.

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