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Bring back Afoko, Agyapong and Nana victory could be possible - Nyaho

Fresh from his honeymoon, Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong a.k.a. Kaba hosted firebrand Dr. Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe on Tuesday where the suspended party founder posited it would be difficult to clinch victory at the polls with the current disunity in the party.

“I will be surprised if the NPP wins the December elections; it will let me think twice about politics in Ghana” he said, adding “the problem facing the NPP is unity and without unity, we should forget about winning the December elections.”

He slammed the decision to suspend elected officers Chairman Paul Afoko and General Secretary, Kwabena Agyepong over claims they could not be trusted stressing acting Chairman, Freddie Blay's diabolic agenda will cause an implosion in the party. 

Dr. Tamakloe stressed on the 'Ekosii Sen' show that Afoko and Agyepong must be reinstated to bring some sanity and invigoration to the party cause which could make a Nana victory possible, all others things being equal.


Mahama is not incompetent but intelligent - Nyaho

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), have at the least opportunity, referred to President John Mahama and his government in general as incompetent but contrary to the party's position, founding member, Dr Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe believes President Mahama is an intelligent young man who is very competent at his job.

Kofi Jumah convicted for causing damage to EC material

Former Member of Parliament for Asokwa Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Maxwell Kofi Jumah was on Monday fined GH¢1,200.00 by a Kumasi Circuit Court for causing unlawful damage to electoral material.

Mahama is my choice - Mzbel

As the political season gets intense, a new endorsement for incumbent John Mahama has popped up from the quarters of sensual singer Mzbel real name Belinda Nana Ekua Amoah.

Election to be held on December 7 after MPs vote

The Electoral Commission’s (EC) hope of organising this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections on November 7 has been dashed thanks to a vote in parliament on Thursday.

Abuga Pele defeated in NDC primary, ready to stand as independent candidate

Implying bias on the part of national and regional executives against him in the Chiana-Paga party primary, former Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) Coordinator Abuga Pele says heeding the call of the people he shall stand as an independent candidate.

3 years on Woyome money not in, Prez says hands are tied

You would be forgiven to have thought businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome has paid to the state GH¢51m as directed by Ghana’s Apex court but three years on the man has defied all the odds and has still not made good his debt.

Ruling on Paul Afoko’s suspension to be given on July 26

Suspended chairman Paul Afoko shall know his fate on July 26, 2016 when judgement is pronounced on the case involving his suspension as the National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) after oral submissions were heard in court and parties involved asked to submit written addresses simultaneously within seven days.

No MP will be named minister in my govt - Nduom

Progressive People’s Party (PPP) presidential candidate, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has stated that he will not appoint any member of parliament as a minister if he becomes president.