GHANA: Wontumi faces assault charges in court amidst heavy security
  Publié le : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic

Ashanti regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako faces a charge of assaulting a public officer, police sources have told Graphic Online.He has been taken to the Asokwa circuit court in a convoy

GHANA: ESPA staff, members undergo sanitation training
  Publié le : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic
Twenty-two people made up of staff of the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) and selected personnel from member companies have benefited from a 15-day  training programme with support from the governmen
NIGERIA: Why Ebola virus flares up in West Africa, by scientists
  Publié le : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian
Two new, but independent, studies published in Nature have provided clues about the repeated Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) flare-ups in West Africa and how aerial spraying to combat mosquitos is linked to increased risk of autism
NIGERIA: Lagos, Ife teaching hospitals record surgical feats
  Publié le : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic
The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has successfully carried out its first Bone Bridge surgery as well as Cochlear Implant surgery on three patients without inputs from expatriate medics, the state Commissioner
NIGERIA: Again, court adjourns as prosecutor fails to produce Dasuki for trial
  Publié le : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic
A Federal Capital Territory High Court yesterday adjourned the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki to May 23, 2016, for failure of the Federal Government to produce the accused in court
NIGERIA: Military to reassess performance of troops in Northeast – Buratai
  Publié le : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the military hierarchy will review the entire counter-insurgency operations in order to improve the performance of troops in the northeast.Buratai made the plan known while addressing troops

GHANA: Fertiliser subsidy programme targets smallholder farmers
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), needs to investigate and address the misnomer of how some large scale farmers and farms purchase subsidised fertilisers in larger quantities above the approved ration, a new report
GHANA: Star-Ghana supports initiatives to promote peaceful election
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic

An amount of $2.6 million has been disbursed to 35 institutions in the country to support initiatives to promote peaceful and credible elections this year.The initiative is also meant to assist the institutions in promoting issues-based and inclusive

GHANA: Kumasi power consumers threaten showdown with ECG
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic

Customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Kumasi are planning to vent their spleen on officials of the company after weeks of erratic power supply leading to the destruction of gadgets and stalling businesses.Many customers interrupted radio programmes

GHANA: Five Ghanaians in USA want ROPAA implemented
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic

Five ghanaians living in the United States of America (USA) have dragged the Electoral Commission (EC) to court over delays in the implementation of the Representation of the People Amendment Act 2006 (Act 699).The applicants want the Human Rights Division

NIGERIA: Double salary for ex-govs, count me out, says Ngige
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian
Following the allegation that ex-governors are receiving double salary from their states, the former governor of Anambra State and Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige has denied collecting any salary from his state
NIGERIA: 240,000 vehicles in Lagos not roadworthy, says official
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian

Determined to ensure safety on Lagos roads, Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has outlined plans to ensure that vehicles plying the road are compliant with vehicle inspection regulations.Lamenting the number of rickety vehicles

NIGERIA: I-G says 359 police officers were killed in active service in 2 years
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian

No fewer than 359 policemen were killed on duty between January 2014 and April 2016, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has said.Arase made this know at a lecture he delivered at the University of Jos,

NIGERIA: ‘One month allocation cannot pay Adamawa health workers’
  Publié le : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian
The situation of Adamawa state health workers worsened yesterday, as the commissioner for health in the state, Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar disclosed that one or two months Federal allocation to the state cannot pay one month salary
GHANA: Akufo-Addo Inaugurates NPP campaign sector committees (Statement)
  Publié le : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic
The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, April 26, inaugurated campaign sector committees of the party, tasked with the formulation of the policies and programmes
GHANA: Don’t be surprised if your favourite pastor doesn’t go to heaven
  Publié le : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic

The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Free Zones Board, Kwadwo Twum Boafo is pointing at what he says is deep-seated hypocrisy among sections of the clergy in Ghana.He is amazed at how a section of the clergy is quick

GHANA: Main bearing of FPSO damaged
  Publié le : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic
The main bearings aiding the rotation of the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah, are damaged, prompting the managers of the facility to tie the vessel to two tug boats to hold it
GHANA: Eastern Region records 25,285 teenage pregnancies in 2 years
  Publié le : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic

Available data at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) shows that a total of 25,285 teenage girls got pregnant in the Eastern Region over the past two years. Six hundred and sixty-nine (669) of these teenage mothers were aged between

NIGERIA: World Bank raises 2016 oil price forecast to $41 per barrel
  Publié le : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian

Fresh hope of a quicker recovery is on the horizon for cash-strapped Nigeria as the World Bank has raised its 2016 oil price forecast up from the previous level of $37 per barrel to a new height of $41.The crude oil price at the international market according

NIGERIA: Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meet to end budget impasse
  Publié le : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian
The much-awaited meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly finally took place last night with firm assurances between the executive and the legislature that the grey areas in the 2016
NIGERIA: Why Ebola virus flares up in West Africa, by scientists
Published the : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:23 times
Two new, but independent, studies published in Nature have provided clues about the repeated Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) flare-ups in West Africa and how aerial spraying to combat mosquitos is linked to increased risk of autism
NIGERIA: Lagos, Ife teaching hospitals record surgical feats
Published the : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:19 times
The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has successfully carried out its first Bone Bridge surgery as well as Cochlear Implant surgery on three patients without inputs from expatriate medics, the state Commissioner
NIGERIA: Again, court adjourns as prosecutor fails to produce Dasuki for trial
Published the : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:23 times
A Federal Capital Territory High Court yesterday adjourned the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki to May 23, 2016, for failure of the Federal Government to produce the accused in court
NIGERIA: Military to reassess performance of troops in Northeast – Buratai
Published the : Wednesday, May 4, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:23 times

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the military hierarchy will review the entire counter-insurgency operations in order to improve the performance of troops in the northeast.Buratai made the plan known while addressing troops

GHANA: Fertiliser subsidy programme targets smallholder farmers
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:76 times
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), needs to investigate and address the misnomer of how some large scale farmers and farms purchase subsidised fertilisers in larger quantities above the approved ration, a new report
GHANA: Star-Ghana supports initiatives to promote peaceful election
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:56 times

An amount of $2.6 million has been disbursed to 35 institutions in the country to support initiatives to promote peaceful and credible elections this year.The initiative is also meant to assist the institutions in promoting issues-based and inclusive

GHANA: Kumasi power consumers threaten showdown with ECG
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:50 times

Customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Kumasi are planning to vent their spleen on officials of the company after weeks of erratic power supply leading to the destruction of gadgets and stalling businesses.Many customers interrupted radio programmes

GHANA: Five Ghanaians in USA want ROPAA implemented
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:50 times

Five ghanaians living in the United States of America (USA) have dragged the Electoral Commission (EC) to court over delays in the implementation of the Representation of the People Amendment Act 2006 (Act 699).The applicants want the Human Rights Division

NIGERIA: Double salary for ex-govs, count me out, says Ngige
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:50 times
Following the allegation that ex-governors are receiving double salary from their states, the former governor of Anambra State and Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige has denied collecting any salary from his state
NIGERIA: 240,000 vehicles in Lagos not roadworthy, says official
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:63 times

Determined to ensure safety on Lagos roads, Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has outlined plans to ensure that vehicles plying the road are compliant with vehicle inspection regulations.Lamenting the number of rickety vehicles

NIGERIA: I-G says 359 police officers were killed in active service in 2 years
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:52 times

No fewer than 359 policemen were killed on duty between January 2014 and April 2016, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has said.Arase made this know at a lecture he delivered at the University of Jos,

NIGERIA: ‘One month allocation cannot pay Adamawa health workers’
Published the : Saturday, April 30, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:51 times
The situation of Adamawa state health workers worsened yesterday, as the commissioner for health in the state, Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar disclosed that one or two months Federal allocation to the state cannot pay one month salary
GHANA: Akufo-Addo Inaugurates NPP campaign sector committees (Statement)
Published the : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:55 times
The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, April 26, inaugurated campaign sector committees of the party, tasked with the formulation of the policies and programmes
GHANA: Don’t be surprised if your favourite pastor doesn’t go to heaven
Published the : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:57 times

The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Free Zones Board, Kwadwo Twum Boafo is pointing at what he says is deep-seated hypocrisy among sections of the clergy in Ghana.He is amazed at how a section of the clergy is quick

GHANA: Main bearing of FPSO damaged
Published the : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:67 times
The main bearings aiding the rotation of the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah, are damaged, prompting the managers of the facility to tie the vessel to two tug boats to hold it
GHANA: Eastern Region records 25,285 teenage pregnancies in 2 years
Published the : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Daily Graphic Read:53 times

Available data at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) shows that a total of 25,285 teenage girls got pregnant in the Eastern Region over the past two years. Six hundred and sixty-nine (669) of these teenage mothers were aged between

NIGERIA: World Bank raises 2016 oil price forecast to $41 per barrel
Published the : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:39 times

Fresh hope of a quicker recovery is on the horizon for cash-strapped Nigeria as the World Bank has raised its 2016 oil price forecast up from the previous level of $37 per barrel to a new height of $41.The crude oil price at the international market according

NIGERIA: Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meet to end budget impasse
Published the : Wednesday, April 27, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:42 times
The much-awaited meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly finally took place last night with firm assurances between the executive and the legislature that the grey areas in the 2016
NIGERIA: Six Turkish sailors abducted off Nigeria released
Published the : Tuesday, April 26, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:53 times

Six Turkish sailors kidnapped early this month from aboard their vessel off the coast of Nigeria have been released unhurt, a maritime consultancy firm said on Tuesday.Pirates attacked the merchant tanker used for crude oil operations

NIGERIA: Arase orders arrest, prosecution of fuel black marketers
Published the : Tuesday, April 26, 2016   Source : Nigerian Guardian Read:49 times
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has ordered all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, FCT and State Command Commissioners of Police to arrest anybody found selling petrol and other petroleum
 
 
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