The Criminal Investigations Department (CID), says it has commenced investigations into the murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a member of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI. The journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale, was reportedly killed by two gunmen on a motorbike who shot into the car he was driving at Madina in Accra. The Police Service in a statement also asked […]
Outspoken Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has distanced himself from the death of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigator with Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI. According to him, he cannot fathom why he would engineer the killing of a person who is irrelevant in his life. Ahmed was allegedly shot dead in Madina on […]
Some Tema residents around Base Ammunition Depot at Michel Camp were evacuated from the area after a fire outbreak at the depot. Soldiers ushered residents to safety after the community was put on alert when small explosions were heard coming from the armory at around 10:30pm on Tuesday. According to sources, the fire was detected in […]
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly’s Circuit Court has put on hold the auctioning of properties of gold dealership firm, Menzgold Ghana Limited after a claimant challenged its ruling. The court in December 2018 granted a request by one of the aggrieved customers of the company who was demanding the release his locked up investments. The court had directed the ...
A Member of Parliament’s Finance Committee, Anthony Effah, has kicked against calls for a full scale bi-partisan parliamentary probe into the Menzgold saga. Some MPs led by North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, are advocating for a bi-partisan probe into what many have termed as one of the biggest ponzi schemes in the country’s history […]
The Economic and Organized Crime Office, EOCO, has frozen some accounts of embattled Chief Executive Officer of gold dealership firm, Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, popularly known as NAM1. Citi News sources at EOCO say accounts belonging to Menzgold and other related businesses owned by Nana Appiah Mensah, who has an arrest warrant on his head, are […]
Ghanaians may be paying more for electricity after the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) announces new tariffs in February. The Chairman of the PURC Technical Sub-Committee, Ishmael Edjekumhene, said the major tariff review to be implemented by the Utility Service Providers will be announced just in time for it to take effect in February. “The […]
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta in November 2018, announced a GH¢180 million budgetary allocation to the Office of Special Prosecutor to help it effectively undertake its mandate in 2019. However, that wouldn’t have happened if the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu had not been persistent and taken personal initiatives in that regard. Mr. Martin Amidu, ...
Over 2,000 youth are to be removed from the government’s Nation Builder’s Corps, NABCo program, because they were already employed by other state agencies. This was revealed by the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah during a media briefing in the Eastern Regional capital, Koforidua on Sunday. According to him, the 2,105 people identified had […]
Nana Appiah Mensah, the Chief Executive Officer of gold dealership company, Menzgold, has been arrested. He was picked up in Dubai on Saturday by Interpol. His arrest, according to Citi News sources, is not in relation to the scandal in Ghana, in which his company, believed to be a ponzi scheme, is unable to pay back thousands […]
The funeral of the late Yaa-Naa has been held up again following fresh trouble in Yendi on Friday afternoon. This is after police had said it will focus on ensuring the funeral of Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II passes without any more violence. Reports indicate that several houses have been burnt and gunshots were heard within the town. Many […]
Today, January 11, 2019 marks exactly a year since President Nana Akufo-Addo named former Attorney General, Martin Amidu as the first Head of the newly created Office of the Special Prosecutor. Martin Amidu’s appointment was positively received by many Ghanaians due to his public position as a man with a no-nonsense stance on corruption. Nicknamed the “Citizen ...