ASK Bagbin: Sit in Accra and Parrot! I’ll Shock You!

Deputy Speaker of Parliament, the Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has given the strongest indication yet of winning the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primaries, declaring he is set to deliver the biggest shock in the history of the party. Some people, he said, are engaged in wishful thinking, sitting in Accra and believing the … Continue reading ASK Bagbin: Sit in Accra and Parrot! I’ll Shock You!

Annor Dompreh: Okudzeto Ablakwa Is a Nuisance to Parliament

Chairperson of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for Nsawam Adoagyiri, Frank Annor Dompreh, has indicated that ranking member of the committee, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has become a nuisance to parliament. According to him, the North Tongu legislature would destroy his reputation and put his career at risk if he persists in … Continue reading Annor Dompreh: Okudzeto Ablakwa Is a Nuisance to Parliament

Education Minister: Gov’t to Kick out Workers Who Have Not Done National Service

Minister of Education, Hon. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has hinted that very soon government would visit companies and workplaces to ensure workers who have not done national service are kicked out to go and do their service. The National Service, he said, is not meant only for those who attended school in Ghana and stressed it … Continue reading Education Minister: Gov’t to Kick out Workers Who Have Not Done National Service

MPs Demands More Funds for Ministry of Justice

Members of Parliament have made a passionate appeal to the Ministry of Finance to increase budgetary allocations to the Office of Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice because of its strategic role in governance. According to the members, the Justice Ministry is an essential institution in governance and yet the nation appears oblivious of its significant … Continue reading MPs Demands More Funds for Ministry of Justice

Ahi Spits Fire at Water Resources Ministry: Entertainment, Refreshment Allowance an Insult to Ghanaians

Parliament’s approval of the budget estimates for the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources has left a bitter taste on the tongue of Ranking Member of the Committee on Works and Housing, Hon. Sampson Ahi, who claims the estimates, is fraught with duplicate expenditures.He lamented that besides duplication of expenditures, some of the cost items … Continue reading Ahi Spits Fire at Water Resources Ministry: Entertainment, Refreshment Allowance an Insult to Ghanaians

AMEWU EXPOSES AKUFO-ADDO: Tariff Reductions for Barbers, Hairdressers ‘Na Lai’

Claims that artisans, namely barbers, hairdressers and tailors were granted special electricity tariff reduction by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government were straight-face lies, according to the Minister of Energy.Mr. Peter Amewu unconsciously exposed the president's ‘politricking’ with electricity tariff when he stated that categorization of electricity consumers is not done based on artisanal groupings. … Continue reading AMEWU EXPOSES AKUFO-ADDO: Tariff Reductions for Barbers, Hairdressers ‘Na Lai’

Majority Leader Taunts RTI Coalitions: Spousal Rights More Fundamental

Majority leader, the Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has taken a dig at coalitions and Civil Society Groups (CSOs) campaigning for the passage of the Right to Information Bill (RTI), arguing there are more fundamental issues that should concern Ghanaians and Parliament.According to him, the House has been considering the Spousal Rights Bill, which is very critical … Continue reading Majority Leader Taunts RTI Coalitions: Spousal Rights More Fundamental

Minority Vows to Chase ‘Shady’ Drone Deal: It’s a Rip-Off

Parliament has adopted the US$12 million drone technology service agreement between Government and Fly Zipline Ghana Limited for the delivery of emergency health and blood products to health facilities across the country.Frantic efforts by the Minority to have the agreement withdrawn for what it described as serious financial issues in the contractual agreement between Government, … Continue reading Minority Vows to Chase ‘Shady’ Drone Deal: It’s a Rip-Off

Speaker: Days of Emotional Appeals for Women Participation are Over

 Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Aaron Ocquaye, has noted that the days of emotional justification for women participation in governance and leadership are over. Women, he said, need to take action by advancing suggestions and modalities to actualize what has already been accepted to be important element in governance. "The days of emotional appeals are … Continue reading Speaker: Days of Emotional Appeals for Women Participation are Over

Haruna Warns Ministers: Appear In Person for Your Estimates

Minority leader Hon. Haruna Iddrissu has sounded a note of warning to Ministers to ensure they appear in person to move motions for the budgetary estimates of their respective ministries. The minority, he stressed, would not accommodate absence of any minister unwilling to be present in Parliament to move the motion for their budgetary allocations. … Continue reading Haruna Warns Ministers: Appear In Person for Your Estimates