Nigerian governor to commission Akufo-Addo statue

The Governor of Imo state in Nigeria, Rochas Okorocha is set to commission a statue of President Akufo-Addo in Owerri. Okorocha, popularly called ‘Rochas”, is a reported billionaire and colorful character who has governed Imo state in the southeast of Nigeria, since 2011. He is well known for his education philanthropy. He has already erected similar statues of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Jacob … Continue reading Nigerian governor to commission Akufo-Addo statue

Seth Terkper commends govt for reduction in power tariffs

Former Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper has commended the Akufo-Addo-led-administration for taking steps to reduce the cost of electricity. According to him, although there had been ongoing efforts by the previous administration to reduce the cost of electricity, it was worth commending government for actualising it. The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta on Wednesday announced during the presentation of the 2018 Budget to … Continue reading Seth Terkper commends govt for reduction in power tariffs

NCA closes down “living room” radio station

The National Communications Authority (NCA) on Wednesday shut down Radio Dam, a station that was broadcasting on 104.9FM. A statement issued by the NCA said not only was the station illegal but it was also operating on an unauthorised frequency. It said the station was discovered on air in a routine spectrum monitoring exercise conducted by the NCA.“It was being run from the living room … Continue reading NCA closes down “living room” radio station

DKM customers to receive GH¢352 million

The ongoing liquidation process of DKM Microfinance has established that 87,000 customers of the defunct company are entitled to receive GH¢352 million. This was after financial consultant to the official liquidator, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), validated the company’s liability of GH¢605 million to 87,000 depositors. The liabilities were assessed mainly based on information from the microfinance company’s computer servers. However, the liquidator said it also received claims … Continue reading DKM customers to receive GH¢352 million

Prez Mahama embarks on farewell tour Tuesday

​President John Mahama will begin a nationwide thank you and farewell tour on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 following his defeat in the 2016 general elections. The President will be meeting traditional and religious leaders as well as regional and constituency executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as part of his tour. He will start off from the Upper East Region then later tour the … Continue reading Prez Mahama embarks on farewell tour Tuesday