The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Raids on homes of former Ministers of power

The former deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor’s house was raided by some personnel from the Police service and National Security in connection with the 2015 AMERI deal. This raid follows the fo...

July 28, 2017

Locals untrustworthy, foreigners to get gov’t projects – Atta-Akyea

Priority will be given to foreign engineers on key government projects because of the inability of local engineers execute projects to the required qualitative standards, the Minister of Works and ...

July 26, 2017

Stephen Ntim appointed Lands Commission boss under repealed law

Mr Stephen Ayesu Ntim, a former National First Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been appointed as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Ghana Lands Commission under a repeale...

July 22, 2017

GH¢5.6m gov’t cash was spent on only Ghana@60 6th March parade

It has emerged that the government has spent Ghs5 million on only the 6th March parade to commemorate the country’s 60th Independence Anniversary. The Chairman of the Ghana @ 60 committee, Ken Aman...

July 20, 2017

Agric ministry hastily procures ineffective chemicals to fight army worms

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has hastily procured chemicals costing Ghs9 million under sole-sourcing which are ineffective as far as the fight against the dangerous army worms is concerned....

July 17, 2017

Deputy Trade Minister tells diasporans to stop whining

Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay has entreated diasporans to stop complaining about things not working in Ghana and rather bring on board the skills and knowledge they h...

July 7, 2017

BOST MD sells contaminated oil to his company

BOST MD Mr. Alfred Obeng Boateng has sold 5 million litres of contaminated oil to his company valued at ghc15 million for a paltry amount of ghc 5 million. The National Petroleum Authority, (NPA...

June 24, 2017

Government sponsoring Christian pilgrims needless

The chairman of the Church of Pentecost Apostle Dr. Opoku Onyinah has criticized government’s decision to sponsor Christian pilgrimage to Holy sites across the world. The government through the ...

June 17, 2017

Mayor of Accra spends money on huge billboards

Huge billboards with the portrait of the Greater Accra regional minister, Ishmael Ashitey and the mayor of Accra accompanying inscription “Welcome to Accra, the Proposed Cleanest City in Africa” h...

June 15, 2017

Mandatory fee for vehicle towing is rubbish

Road Transport Consultant, Cecil Garbrah has described as “rubbish”, the decision by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) to make vehicle owners pay a mandatory yearly towing fee. Effectiv...

June 14, 2017

NPP, Nana Addo donate GHC35,000 to Woyome

Businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome was given an amount of GHC 35,000 by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, when he lost his mother. GHC20,000 of the amo...

June 14, 2017

Sunyani High Court slaps Deputy Minister with contempt

A SUNYANI High Court has fined a Deputy Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Williams Kwasi Sabi, GH¢7,000 for contempt, in default of which he will serve a 30-day prison term. On February ...

June 10, 2017

Invisible Forces seize 'trotro' station, assault drivers in Accra

Vigilante group affiliated to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Invisible force, has seized the Ashaiman Taboo line Biakoye Trotro station in the Greater Accra Region, assaulting drivers and pa...

June 9, 2017

Northern Regional Minister, Bugri Naabu clash over road contract

A foretaste of a seeming acrimonious relationship between the Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed and Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu is getting...

June 8, 2017

GHC10,000 Chinese Embassy gift to Attorney General worrying

Anti-graft body Ghana Integrity Initiative has expressed reservations with Ghana’s Attorney General’s Department for accepting a GHC10,000 gift from the China Embassy. Sun Baohong, the Chinese A...

June 7, 2017

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