- Published on Monday, 21 November 2016 11:06
A former Attorney General (AG) and anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu, has accused President John Mahama of intimidating him ahead of his examination of businessman, Alfred Woyome, in the unfolding GHc 51 million judgement debt saga.
According to Mr. Amidu, President Mahama is plotting to block his oral examination of the man at the centre judgement debt saga and prevent the people of Ghana from hearing the truth about the looting of the public purse.
- Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:15
One of the lawyers for the Montie FM trio who are serving a four-month prison sentence for threatening the lives of judges, Godwin Edudzi Tamakloe, has lauded President John Mahama for pardoning his clients saying they deserved it.
“…Like any Ghanaian, we are entitled to this prerogative of mercy and the President had to exercise it,” he said on Eyewitness News.
President John Mahama on Monday remitted the four-month sentence given the trio; Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe, who had already served one month of their jail term.
- Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 10:55
Former Attorney General Nii Ayikoi Otoo has said President John Mahama has injured his reputation by granting remission to the Montie three.
The President in a statement Monday granted remission to the three individuals who were given a four-month jail term by the Supreme Court for contempt.
- Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:10
A private legal practitioner, Maurice Ampaw will begin a 10-day hunger strike in protest of the pardon granted jailed Montie FM presenter and two panelists. Maurice Ampaw said as part of the protest, he will go on a nationwide anti-Mahama campaign to thwart his second term bid in the upcoming elections.
Two radio panelists, Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn and show host, Salifu Maase of an Accra-based radio station, Montie FM were sentenced to four months imprisonment by the Supreme Court on July 27, 2016, for threatening to kill judges of the Court. The three were also fined 10,000 cedis each while the owners of the frequency of the radio station, and the directors were fined 30,000 cedis respectively.
- Published on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 18:22
If Nana Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), respects women, then he should condemn the sex-for-job comments made by fellow party member Kennedy Agyapong about the Chair of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei, National Organiser of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr Kofi Adams has dared.
Mr Agyapong’s comment has been widely condemned by several individuals and civil society groups.