Adisadel Old Boys Association supports reduction in student intake

The Adisadel Old Boys Association in North America (AOBA ndash; NA) has expressed its strong support for the lower intake policy introduced by the school authorities. A statement issued and signed by Leonard Wryter, Secretary to the North America ...

Police arrest 5 members of Delta Force over Kumasi attack

The police in Kumasi have arrested five members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP)-affiliated vigilante group, Delta Force, over the attack on the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator, George Agyei, last Friday. The men arrested include, ...

Ghanaians enraged over police officer’s sexual assault of driver

The professionalism and ethical conduct of the Ghana Police Service is being called to question following a twitter user's terrible experience at a police check point at Dzorwulu in Accra. The user in a series of tweets on Monday ...

Judge recuses himself from $2m fraud case

An Accra high court judge handling a case involving an Accra-based lawyer, Charles Opoku Yeboah and another over an alleged $2 million estate fraud, on Thursday recused himself from the case. When the case was called, the presiding judge, Justice ...

Overcome greed and the obsession with materialism - Bishop

By Stephen Asante, GNA Kumasi, Mar 27, GNA - The Methodist Bishop of Kumasi, the Right Reverend Christopher Nyarko Andam, has asked public officials to overcome greed and obsession with money. He said they should demonstrate high sense of integri ...

Committing suicide is not the solution - Pastor tells youth

By Godwill Arthur- Mensah, GNA Accra, March 27, GNA - The Reverend Evans Nketsiah Egyir, the McCarthy District Pastor of the Church of Pentecost, has admonished the youth to develop the spirit of patience and not to rush in life to gain material wea ...

Water to become scarce if 'galamsey' is not stopped - Dr Bonsu

By Hafsa Obeng, GNA Accra, March 27, GNA - Dr Amin Bonsu, National Chairman of the Ghana Muslim Mission has expressed worry about the rapid increment of 'galamsey' (illegal mining) operations in the country in recent times. He said the activities ...

2017 Kwahu Paragliding Festival launched in Accra

By Hafsa Obeng, GNA Accra, March 27, GNA - The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, on Monday launched the 2017 Kwahu Paragliding Festival slated for Good Friday, April 14 to Resurrection Sunday, April 16, at Atibea in the Eastern Region. The y ...

Practical attitudes would transform our country - President Akufo-Addo

By Ken Sackey, GNA Accra, March 27, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has advised Ghanaians to put in the right and practical attitudes that would ensure a holistic transformation of the society and the country, rather than over reliance o ...

Bolgatanga Old Students initiate projects

Accra, March 27, GNA - The Bolgatanga Senior High School Old Students Association (BIG BOSS) is to construct a multi-purpose library complex, staff bungalow, an ICT Centre and fence the school at the cost of GHÈ 2.7 million. The project, which is ...

Manchester City fined £35,000 for failing to control players against Liverpool

Manchester City fined £35,000 for failing to control players against Liverpool

The Football Association has fined Manchester City £35,000, after the club admitted a misconduct charge for failing to control their players , during their 1-1 draw at the Etihad.

City’s players protested in the 50th minute, after referee Michael Oliver awarded a penalty to Jurgen Klopp’s side, after Gael Clichy

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Court remands UCH staff allegedly caught with human head in Ibadan

Court remands UCH staff allegedly caught with human head in Ibadan

A mortuary attendant with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Mr. Muritala Raimi was on Monday ordered to be remanded in Agodi Prisons, Ibadan for allegedly stealing a human skull, among the corpse kept in his work place.

Raimi, 57, was arraigned on a two-count charge of stealing and misconduct.

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Tunisia: Women Telling the Truth Help to Set Off 'Earthquake'

[ICTJ] "Tunisia wins. There is no going back."

Chime’s defection: Ex-lawmaker demands sack of Enugu PDP exco members

Chime’s defection: Ex-lawmaker demands sack of Enugu PDP exco members

A former member of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon Nwabueze Ugwu, Monday, called for the resignation of all the State Working Committee members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

His call followed the verbal attack on the party by former Governor, Sullivan Chime who dumped the party recently.

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South Africa: Mandela's Comrade Ahmed Kathrada is 'Deteriorating'

[Daily Maverick] Anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada's (87) condition has deteriorated in the last 24 hours.

Egypt: 'The Lion Is Back in His Den'

[Legalbrief] Hosni Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept through North Africa is a free man after spending six years in detention. Legalbrief reports that the extraordinary development marks the end of a futile campaign to find him accountable for numerous human rights abuses during his term in office.

EFCC docks Enugu business man over alleged issuance of N4.4m dud cheque

EFCC docks Enugu business man over alleged issuance of N4.4m dud cheque

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday arraigned an Enugu based businessman, Nicholas Emenike before Justice C.C. Ani of the State High Court, Enugu on a two-count charge bothering on obtaining the sum of N4,467,500 ( Four Million, Four Hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand, Five Hundred Naira Only)

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Aregbesola inaugurates commission of enquiry over Ile-Ife crisis

Aregbesola inaugurates commission of enquiry over Ile-Ife crisis

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has set up a 5-man commission of enquiry to unravel the remote and immediate cause of the bloody crisis that ravaged the ancient city of Ile-ife on March 8.

The Commission, which was given four weeks duration to complete its job has as members:

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Governor Ugwuanyi swears in ENSIEC chairman, Mike Ajogwu, others

Governor Ugwuanyi swears in ENSIEC chairman, Mike Ajogwu, others

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday swore in the Chairman and members of the newly reconstituted Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) whose appointments were announced last week.

The new chairman of the commission, Dr. Mike Ezegwu Ajiogwu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the other members

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Nigeria Police only parades poor suspects, not rich thieves – Falana

Nigeria Police only parades poor suspects, not rich thieves – Falana

Lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana has hit the Nigeria Police for always rushing to parade poor men without finding them guilty of any offence.

He said the same police would give rich men cover once they went against the law.

Falana, who was reacting to the recent arrest

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NASAC competition inside Sambisa signifies end of Boko Haram – Buhari

NASAC competition inside Sambisa signifies end of Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared that the conduct of the 2017 Nigerian‐Army Small Arms Championship, (NASAC) inside the notorious Sambisa forest, former enclave for the Boko Haram insurgents, has signified the end of the terrorist group.

President Buhari made the declaration, while declaring open the five-day NASAC 2017‐championship in

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We did not import any vehicle for Saraki – Importer, Dealer

We did not import any vehicle for Saraki – Importer, Dealer

The Importer of the Bullet-proof range rover allegedly belonging to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Tokunbo Akindele has denied bringing in any vehicle for the National Assembly Chairman.

According to him, “In 2015, we imported the bullet-proof SUV for the company use, we later changed our minds, as we got an

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I will resign if Abuja airport repair is not completed in six weeks – Minister

I will resign if Abuja airport repair is not completed in six weeks – Minister

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has vowed to resign if the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway is not ready in six weeks period from the period when it was shut down for repairs.

The Abuja airport was closed on the 8th of March to carry out

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I don’t believe Wenger can sell me – Ozil

I don’t believe Wenger can sell me – Ozil

Arsenal midfielder, Mesut Ozil has said he will not believe the report that Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger wants to sell him.

A report in Daily Express last week said that both Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could be sold by Wenger, with the pair yet to extend their contracts which expire

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CACOL calls for impeachment of Senate President, Bukola Saraki

CACOL calls for impeachment of Senate President, Bukola Saraki

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL has called for the impeachment of President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, describing him as an embarrassment to Nigeria.

CACOL made the call while reacting to report of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against Saraki on his involvement in the first

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Expect bloody reprisal – Herdsmen give Kwara govt. ultimatum over killings

Expect bloody reprisal – Herdsmen give Kwara govt. ultimatum over killings

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has raised the alarm over incessant killings of its members in some parts of Kwara State by suspected men of Vigilante Group of Nigeria.

MACBAN has consequently given the state government and security agencies two weeks ultimatum to unravel masterminds of the

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RECs: TMG warns against confirming corrupt nominees, laments gender bias

RECs: TMG warns against confirming corrupt nominees, laments gender bias

Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, on Monday welcomed the nomination of Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, as a laudable and necessary step towards putting in place the necessary structures for the 2019 general elections.

TMG, however, called for a thorough and transparent screening process “to ensure that persons of questionable characters or

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Global Health: As Cholera Spreads, Somalia Begins Vaccination Campaign

There are few options for treating cholera in this desperately poor country. Vaccination may be the only way to contain the outbreak....

My cordial relationship with elders, captains of industry has taken me this far – Stanley Uzochukwu

My cordial relationship with elders, captains of industry has taken me this far – Stanley Uzochukwu

By David Ujah Abakpa

The Chief Executive Officer of Stanel Group, Stanley Uzochukwu, has revealed that his source of wisdom and success stories were traceable to his respect and cordial relationship with successful elders and captains of industries. He said through their wise counsels, he had broken grounds as a

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Magu is a man of integrity despite seizing my N75m – Ozekhome

Magu is a man of integrity despite seizing my N75m – Ozekhome

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome, on Monday described the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu as a man of integrity despite seizing his N75m.

Speaking at the national anti-corruption summit in Abuja, Ozekhome said Magu showed a large heart by inviting him to

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