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Five Nabbed Over SIM Cards Deal

Five Nabbed Over SIM Cards Deal

A joint operation between the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service and the National Communication Authority (NCA) yesterday, led to the arrest of five persons including a Nigerian, whose illegal SIM operation had cost the state GH¢ 40 million. They are Anthony Ogunsanwo Olawale, the Nigerian, Michael Asamoah, Nasiru Osman, Jibrim Mohammed and Iddrisu Mamoud who are […]

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Three Armed Jobbers Jailed 120yrs

Three Armed Jobbers Jailed 120yrs

Three members of a robbery gang, have been sentenced to a total of 120 years imprisonment in hard labour by a Kumasi Circuit Court. Akwasi Adembe,  Kofi Boah (alias “White”), and Paul Faaman (alias “Amboley”) would each serve 40 years. Together with one Rocky, now on the run, they robbed a taxi driver of his Opel Astra on January 4, […]

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Fake Drug Peddler In Police Grips

Fake Drug Peddler In Police Grips

A Nigerian drug peddler, Kingsley Okafor, is in the grips of the law, for possessing fake drugs, which he intended to supply to pharmacies in the Accra Central Business Area. The medicines are Diazepam (DAZ) injection, used to either relieve anxiety or induce sleep, Avomine tablets, used to treat nausea and vomiting and Cafergot tablets used for the treatment of […]

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Margins Group Before Sole Commissioner

Margins Group Before Sole Commissioner

Whether or not there was a contract of GH¢2.9 million between the government of Ghana and the Margins Group of Companies Limited was a subject of discussion when the Judgment Debt Commission resumed sitting yesterday. While the Chief Executive of the company, Mr Moses Kwesi Baiden Junior, held that he received an official letter from the Ghana@50 Secretariat confirming an […]

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Special Task Force Collects GH¢0.60m In Two Weeks

Special Task Force Collects GH¢0.60m In Two Weeks

Within a space of two weeks, a total of GH¢60,000 which would have ended up in private pockets has rather been saved thanks to the efforts of the Special Operations Unit tasked to seal revenue leakages in the country. The monies were recovered on a single route in two separate random operations from 30 companies which have been cited in […]

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Court Sentences Two Armed Robbers 60yrs

Court Sentences Two Armed Robbers 60yrs

A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced two armed robbers to a total of 60 years in hard labour for robbing a businessman, Clement Akumpike of an amount of GH¢3,500 at knife-point. The two convicts who are in their early thirties, are Dominic Anokye, also known as Amansan, a driver and Osei Kwabena, alias Kobby. They pleaded not guilty to the […]

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Police Personnel Warned Against Negative Acts

Police Personnel Warned Against Negative Acts

The Director-General (Technical) of the Ghana Police Service, Commissioner of Police Frank Adu-Poku, has asked police personnel to guard against all negative acts that can tarnish the image of the Service. He said the Service was doing all that it could to “weed out miscreants and criminals masquerading in police uniforms from it.” Speaking at the passing out ceremony of […]

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Prostitutes Attempt Lynching Teenage Boy

Prostitutes Attempt Lynching Teenage Boy

Ten prostitutes nearly lynched a teenage boy dressed as a lady yesterday, after he went to the Bee Gees Joint, a popular drinking spot at Tema Community 7, to solicit for male clients. Michael Affranie, 17, alias Kofi, was rescued by a Good Samaritan, and handed over to the Police patrol Unit. Briefing pressmen yesterday, the Acting Commander of Community […]

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Violence At Teshie

Violence At Teshie

A fight between rival clans over the installation of a new chief at Teshie in Accra yesterday, resulted in the death of one person and injuries to several others. Seven people were arrested by the police in connection with the clashes to assist with investigations. The incident occurred at about 6:30 am when one of the clans, the Tsrebi Ashitey […]

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GAEC To Build Nuclear Plant For Power Supply

GAEC To Build Nuclear Plant For Power Supply

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), with support from the Energy Commission of Ghana, is to build a nuclear power plant to provide an additional 6,000 mega watts power supply for the country. The GH¢5 billion plant, is in line with government’s quest to ensure stable power supply in the country. Prof. Shiloh Osae, Director of National Nuclear Research Institute […]

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