The maiden edition of the year 2014. Monday 6th of January, 2014.
YAMOAH PONKOH SLAPPED
The Municipal Chief Executive of Ejisu/Juaben in the Ashanti Region, Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh has been allegedly slapped by a fuel station owner in the Ejisu Municipality.
FIREWORKS IN PARLIAMENT OVER MERCHANT BANK
Eighty New Patriotic Party (NPP) Members of Parliament (MPs) have been compelled to resort to the Constitution with regard to the controversial sale of Merchant Bank to Fortiz Private Equity Fund Ltd, asking the Speaker of Parliament to convene an emergency meeting on Monday to have a parliamentary inquiry into the matter.
MAN HACKS WIFE TO DEATH
Kobina Gama, a 38-year-old mand at Nyinasen, a suburb of Cape Coast in the Central Region, has been arrested for backing his wife, Efuwa Kweinowa, a with a cutlass, and leaving her body for dead.
I’M FED UP WITH POLITICS – BARIMA SIDNEY
Political satirist cum musician, Sidney Ofori, Known in showbiz circles as Barima Sidney has told NewsOne he has lost interest in doing political satire.
MAHAMA’S HURDLES IN 2014; GOV’T, LABOUR SET FOR SHOWDOWN
It is 2014 but last year’s old battles are refusing to go away. On the labour front, it’s the Minister of Finance’s proposal to freeze the salaries of public officials that has stirred the rage of labour groups in the country.
MOTHER, BABY KILLED ON XMAS DAY
An unidentified woman and her nine-month old baby girl were knocked down and killed by a vehicle on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 in Tema.
LOTTO COURT IN THE OFFING
The National Lotteries Authority (NLA) is collaborating with the Judicial Service to set up lotto courts to prosecute illegal lottery operators, otherwise referred to as ‘Banker to Banker’
MUSLIMS FIGHT OVER OWNERSHIP OF AFIENYA MOSQUE
The Dodowa District Police Command has set up secret intelligence teams at Afienya in the Shai-Osudoku District to pick up persons whose activities could escalate a seeming intra-religious tension in the area.
MONEY SWINE! GRAPHIC BOARD EARNS 1.7 BN CEDIS A MONTH
Perhaps the most lucrative job under the John Dramani Mahama’s administration is to be offered a portfolio as board member of any state institution and presto, one is assured of really good salary (allowance) without necessarily breaking a sweat.
SO WHO IS RICH IN GHANA?
Last week, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, vehemently objected to suggestions that he is one of the top 20 wealthiest persons in Ghana. The minister was reportedly 13th on list of some 20 wealthy Ghanaians.
Takashie tactics rock Ashanti Npp
House probe fortiz deal
Nigerian lured into prostitution
Police hunt for gang of female robbers
Gov’t to hold public forum today
Fireworks expected in parliament today
New Crusading Guide
Parliament sit over merchant bank sale- Egbert Ferbile welcomes move
ssnit on selling spree of banks