JUDGES MAD AT MONTIE FM GANG
The Supreme Court justices hearing contempt charges against the owners of Accra-based Montie FM and three others were yesterday furious that the station owners refused to make themselves available to the court as ordered.
MUGABE RUNS FOR COVER
The embattled Montie FM afternoon political programme host, Salifu Maase popularly called Mugabe, who has been cited for contempt alongside others by the Supreme Court, is on his knees begging the court to "tamper justice with mercy and compassion."
NDC GOONS ATTACK JOURNALISTS
There was pandemonium at the Supreme Court yesterday as supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) brazenly assaulted journalists covering the case involving embattled Salifu Maase aka Mugabe, host of "Pampaso," a political talk-show on Montie FM, and two other panelists on the programme who issued death threats on the lives of the judges.
KOJO BONSU KICKED OUT
After several failed attempts, including apologies to save his job, Kojo Bonsu has finally succumbed to immense pressure by the Kumasi Traditional Council (KTC) as he tendered in his resignation letter as the Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Tuesday afternoon.
MINORITY DECRIES NEW MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENT
The appointments of Emmanuel Bombande, John Oti Bless and Joseph Agmor Tetteh as deputy ministers-designate for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Local Government and Rural Development and the Eastern Region respectively have officially been communicated to parliament and referred to the Appointments Committee by the speaker, Edward Doe Adjaho.
GOV'T BAILS OUT VRA
The government says it is taking steps to pay the GHc2.2 billion debt the Volta River Authority (VRA) owes local banks and its suppliers.
PRODUCE OTHER DIRECTORS OF MONTIE FM – SUPREME COURT
The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the Board of Directors of Montie FM, the radio station on which two political commentators allegedly threatened the lives of judges of the superior court, to appear before it on July 18, 2016.
JOB CREATION UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO GHANA'S FUTURE – AKUFO-ADDO
The creation of hundreds of thousands of jobs for the teeming masses of unemployed Ghanaian youth is of utmost importance if Ghana is to guarantee a bright future for her citizens, the 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said.
PUNISH KENNEDY AGYAPONG – QUEENMOTHERS APPEAL TO PARLIAMENT
The Greater Accra Queenmothers Association has appealed to Parliament to take action against Mr Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, for making undeserving comments about the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei.
DUMSOR: NPP WILL FIX IT
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) plans to establish a statutory body responsible for liquidity management system in the energy sector to ensure that the sector is self-sustaining and self-financing to avoid the current frightening debts collapsing the sector.
EC DELETES NAMES OF NHI CARD REGISTRANTS FROM REGISTER
The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has successfully deleted names of over 56,772 National Health Insurance (NHI) card registrants on the electoral roll.
MONTIE FM CONTEMNORS TO KNOW FATE MONDAY
The Supreme Court has adjourned to July 18 the contempt case involving two panellists of an Accra-based radio station, Montie FM.
MINORITY URGES PRESIDENT TO APPOINT SUBSTANTIVE POWER MINISTER
The Minority in Parliament yesterday urged President John Dramani Mahama to, as a matter of urgency, appoint a substantive Power Minister to effectively manage the energy challenges of the country.