Nana Akufo-Addo congratulates Tinubu as President-elect of Nigeria

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his condolences to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s President-elect. In a social media post, Ghana’s president expressed his country’s and people’s best wishes to Mr. Tinubu. “On behalf of the Ghanaian people and their government, I warmly congratulate the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his victory in the Nigerian presidential election on Sa...[Read More]

Call off Independence Day celebrations – John Dumelo

John Dumelo, a National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary aspirant, has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to postpone this year’s Independence Day celebrations. He stated that the Ghanaian economy cannot currently support the March 6 celebrations in all regional capitals. “Greetings @NAkufoAddo, respectfully we are in hard times, can you please cancel all state, regional, and district Independence Day celebrations?” the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency aspirant ...[Read More]

Mahama promises to cancel ex-gratia payments if re-elected President

Former President John Dramani Mahama, who is running for the National Democratic Congress flagbearer in the 2024 elections, has promised to cancel ex-gratia payments to members of the executive if he is elected President of Ghana again. On Thursday, February 2, he said this and other things at the launch of his flagbearership campaign, titled “Building Ghana We Want Together,” in Ho, the Volta Regional capital. “The payment of ex-gratia to executive members under Article 71 wil...[Read More]

“I’m not above the law – McDan says

Daniel McKorley, Chief Executive Officer of the McDan Group of Companies, has praised the judge who convicted and sentenced him for contempt, saying the incident has increased his respect for Ghana’s judiciary. The fact that the court did not respect his social standing and was bold enough to deal with him in accordance with the law, according to the multi-millionaire, demonstrates that no one is above the law. McDan told journalists after the sentence that he had learned a lot from his co...[Read More]

Tinubu wins Nigeria’s most closely contested Presidential election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu, has been declared the winner of the 2023 presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The commission’s chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced the former Lagos governor winner of the election after four days of collating the results of the February 25 election at the National Collation Centre in Abuja. Tinubu won the same number of states as his two main rivals, but he received more votes than A...[Read More]

Missing military officer found

Lt. Col. Peter Amoah, the military officer reported missing on February 25th, 2023, has been found, according to the police. The officer was discovered by police in the Central Region. “He has since been handed over to the Military while the Police investigation continues to determine the circumstances surrounding his disappearance,” the Police said in a statement on Sunday, February 26. The disappearance of Lt Col Peter Amoah of the Directorate of Army Peace Keeping Operations has a...[Read More]

Tinubu won 99.4% of votes in Buhari’s polling unit

Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, has won nearly flawlessly in President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit. The president has been accused of not fully supporting his party’s candidate on numerous occasions. After voting at his Sarkin Yara polling unit in Daura, Katsina State, the 80-year-old publicly displayed his ballot paper to the media, possibly to put an end to the rumors. Buhari can also now flaunt the result of his polling unit to solidify his relation...[Read More]

2022 Private Candidates WASSCE results released

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released preliminary results for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates in 2022, which was taken by 43,742 candidates. The examination body disclosed that the entry figure is composed of 20,164 males and 23,578 females. 76 of the candidates were also visually impaired, and two were deaf. The results of approximately 901 candidates accused of exam malpractice have been withheld. Meanwhile, caution has ...[Read More]

Ghana-Ivory Coast land border reopens since its closure in 2020

Ivory Coast’s government has officially reopened its land borders, which had been closed to travelers from Ghana since March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Moses Akakpo, the Western Region Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Immigration Service, who confirmed the news to Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson, the host of Connect FM’s Omanbapa morning show, the development will allow free flow of travelers between the two countries. “We are all aware that that side of...[Read More]

Police officer on trial for defiling a student have admitted touching her breast

A police officer on trial for allegedly defiling a fifth-grade student admitted to touching her breast but denied having sex with her. G/CPL Emmanuel Duah, 46, appeared before a Ho Circuit Court on February 1, 2023, and pleaded not guilty to the charge of defilement brought against him. On September 29, 2021, he faces prosecution for allegedly defiling a class five student who has now turned 14 years old at Ave-Xevi in the Akatsi North District. According to, the suspect allegedly...[Read More]

27 pregnant women died due to the inaccessibility of hospitals

Majeed Sulemana, a senior health officer at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Upper East Regional Directorate, revealed that 27 pregnant women in need of critical medical attention died in the Bawku municipality between 2021 and 2022. This is due to the ongoing conflict in Bawku, which is located in the Upper East region. Majeed stated that 20 pregnant women died in 2021, with seven more dying by the end of December 2022. “This is due to the inability of pregnant women to visit and receive me...[Read More]

Universities in Nigeria ordered to close ahead of the election

Because of the general elections on February 25, the Nigerian National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered the country’s universities to close from February 22 to March 14. Concerns about the safety and security of staff and students during the poll prompted the decision. According to local media, the NUC is part of the Federal Ministry of Education and was given the order by Education Minister Adamu Adamu. Because of the country’s ongoing insecurity issues, there has been some...[Read More]