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Buhari suspends spy chief after $43m found in Lagos

Source: bbc.com   Nigeria’s foreign spy chief Ayo Oke has been suspended after anti-corruption officers found more than $43m (£34m) in a flat in the main city, Lagos, the president’s office has said. Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into how the spy agency headed by Mr Oke came into possession of the money, his office added. Mr Oke has not ...

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Trending GH : Jail him if found guilty – Ghanaians on Ibrahim Mahama’s EOCO probe

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You are confused about aspects of Ameri deal; IMANI fires Ayine

Source: Myjoyonline.com IMANI Ghana, a policy think tank is on a collision course with the Ex-Deputy Attorney General Dominic Ayine over the controversial $510 million power agreement with Turkish giants Africa & Middle East Resources Investment Group LLC (Ameri Energy). The policy think tank in a thorough statement copied to Myjoyonline.com stated that Mr Ayine who led the legal transaction ...

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Economic Crime Analysis: Ghana’s 2.2B Bond Sale May Be Criminal!

Background The government has raised $2.2 billion from a sale of long-dated domestic bonds on the 31st of march. A Finance Ministry statement issued in Accra said it successfully issued 15 and 7-year bonds with the same coupon of 19.75%, raising a total amount of $1.13 billion. In addition, the Ministry of Finance raised the cedi equivalent of $1.12 billion ...

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Galamseyers at Akrofusu defy government’s ultimatum

Source: citifmonline.com Despite government’s seeming aggressive effort to stop the menace, some galamsey operators at Akrofusu in the Eastern Region seem unperturbed. The Assembly Member for the area, Kwaku Nyarko, who made this known to Citi News, lamented the effects of galamsey on water bodies and the environment as a whole. “At Akrofusu, nobody has surrendered and no one has ...

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DOUBLE WAHALA! ‘Chinese Galamseyers’ Have Also Eaten All Our Frogs – MP

Former Member of Parliament for Bantama Constituency in the Ashanti Region has revealed that Chinese involvement in ‘Galamsey’ is not only destroying water bodies but has waged a subtle war on Ghana’s ecosystem as well. According to Hon. Henry Kwabena Kokofu, these Chinese ‘Galamseyers’ ruin every water body they get close to and also “eat all the frogs around the ...

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FINANCE MINISTER DIRECTS REMOVAL OF 26,589 WORKERS FROM PAYROLL

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has directed that names of 26,589 public sector workers be removed from the payroll commencing April 2017 for failure to register on the new SSNIT biometric system. A statement from the Public Relations Unit of the Ministry of Finance said the affected workers had failed to register despite many opportunities to do so. The ...

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EOCO grills Ibrahim Mahama

Source: Citifmonline.com Citi News has gathered that, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama, is currently being interrogated by the Economic and Organized Crimes Office (EOCO). Today’s [Tuesday] interrogation, which has lasted close to eight hours, is based on new accusations of financial malfeasance. Sources at EOCO say Mr. Mahama, the brother of former President John ...

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