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November Polls: Angry Nii Noi goes Independent


The New Patriotic Party (NPP’s) failed parliamentary aspirant for the Klottey Korley constituency, Nii Noi Nortey, has declared that he will contest the November 7 elections as an independent candidate.

Nana Addo was thrown invite to attend the SoNA

The Public Affairs Directorate of Parliament has denied an assertion by the office of the New Patriotic Party’s Flagbearer Nana Akufo Addo that he was not officially invited to Thursday’s State of the Nation event.

Leading NPP members forecast doom for party in November 7 General Elections

As the 2016 flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo hope to woo voters to his side with his new catchphrase, “try me too” in order to achieve his childhood dream of becoming president, some leading members of the party have forecasted doom for the party in the November 7 general elections.

Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings is no threat - Philip Addison

Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings is not known, contrary to perceptions that she is popular. That is the assertion of the main opposition New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Klottey Korle parliamentary hopeful Philip Addison. 

Afari Gyan was bad but Madam Osei is worse - NPP

Despite accusing him on several occasions of bias and dragging him to the Supreme Court in the historic 2012 election petition, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says Dr. Afari Gyan as Electoral Commission (EC) Chairman, was far better than the  incumbent Chairperson, Charlotte Osei. Former EC Boss Dr. Afari Gyan, retired in June 2015, having spent 22 years in office in which he oversaw 5 elections. He was replaced by Charlotte Osei, who was picked from the National Commission for Education Education (NCCE) as the first female to head the electoral body.

Northern Regional NPP Chair Hot Over GHC 50,000 Campaign Cash

The Northern Regional Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bugri Naabu, is under intense pressure to cough out Ghc50,000 he has allegedly diverted for his personal benefit.

Citi News sources at the party’s Northern Regional Secretariat revealed that the money was released for campaigning in the 31 constituencies.



The outspoken regional Chairman has been accused of running a one-man administration in his private Fuo residence.


A crunch meeting organized to discuss the matter and retrieve the cash, was inconclusive because Bugri Naabu threatened to suspend whoever challenged his leadership style.

According to one of the concerned regional executives, Bugri Naabu at the said meeting claimed the money was meant for his vehicle maintenance.His explanation was contrary to what the party’s national secretariat explained to some of the agitated regional executives.

Some NPP members in a Citi News interview condemned Bugri Naabu’s action and called for a refund of the Ghc50,000 cedis.

They argued that the party needs enough resources for effective campaigning especially in the Northern Region which is seen as the incumbent National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) stronghold.

Some concerned NPP youth have served notice they will demonstrate against Bugri Naabu if he remains defiant in refunding the money.