Nigerian Prophet Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua has declared his intention to leave Nigeria and relocate his ministry to the nation of Israel. Speaking at his church service on Sunday Apri 30, 2017 Joshua disclosed that he had just returned from the ‘Holy Land’ after holding meetings with three prominent Israeli mayors of Jerusalem, Tiberias and the Jordan Valley.
The management of HFC Bank says it is expecting the cleaning up of non-performing assets from its books and investments in its systems and structures over the last two years to start yielding the right dividends by the end of this year. While the bank has written off a cumulative GH¢140.55 million (represents 60.91 per cent of the non-performing loans portfolio) as of December 2016, it has also invested enormous sums in upgrading its
ABUJA— Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday met separately with Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, amid growing concern over his health.
With about two years to go for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to elect a flag bearer to lead it into the 2020 elections, there is already pushing and shoving on the frontlines of the party, as interest groups begin to test the waters for their preferred candidates. Some appointees in the former President John Dramani Mahama administration have long indicated their preparedness to support him in the event that he decides to run
The United States (US) Embassy in Ghana has been inundated with requests by millions of Ghanaians who participated in the 2018 U.S. green card lottery, also known as the Diversity Visa Lottery. The participants it appears were encountering difficulties with entering their confirmation codes on the Diversity Visa Lottery website - dvlottery.state.gov
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday arrived in Lome, the capital of the Republic of Togo to a rousing welcome from residents, at the commencement of his 3-day visit. President Akufo-Addo, who made the trip to Togo by road, was met at the Aflao border by the Togolese President, His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, together with hundreds of Ghanaians and Togolese who had lined up along the principal streets of Aflao en route to Lome.
The Governing Council of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners (IHRMP), Ghana, has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, to discuss pertinent issues affecting human resource (HR) development in the country. The President of the institute, Mr John Wilson, who led the delegation congratulated the minister on his appointment and briefed him on the role the institute
Former President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday chaired a ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria, to inaugurate the Olusegun Obasanjo Centre for Good Governance and Development at the National Open University of Nigeria. A statement from the office of Mr Mahama said the ceremony, which was also attended by a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloma Mukhtar, was an opportunity to honour the former Nigerian President for his commitment and contribution to the promotion of education in Nigeria.
Nigeria's first lady Aisha Buhari has said that her husband is not as sick as is being perceived. She tweeted that President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, was continuing to "carry out his responsibilities" and has been meeting with ministers. A group of prominent Nigerians called on Mr Buhari to take medical leave amid growing concern about his health.
Angel Group of Companies, producers of Adonko Bitters, has begun a recall of the product with batch number 201 following a directive from the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) over its alleged abuse by minors at an Easter Monday event in Kumasi. A statement signed by Sampson Lardi Anyenini, counsel for the company, said the batch number of the said products makes it easier for identification and will assist all to separate it from what has always been on the market.
The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) has sent a distress call to the government to save the businesses of its members from the activities of black market operators in oil products. More than 4,000 employees of OMCs risk losing their jobs at the end of this month if the menace posed by black market trading in petroleum products continues.
Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey was an unused substitute as Atletico Madrid were battered 3-0 by Real Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years.
I have read and followed the publications on the online media since 26th April 2017 in which some Members of Ghana’s 7th Parliament have made needless derogatory comments about H.E. Jon Benjamin, the High Commissioner of the United kingdom to Ghana for a letter he signed on behalf of the High Commission in Ghana dated 20th January 2017 and addressed to the Speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament: “regarding the apparent involvement of three serving MPs and one former MP in visa fraud directly
Valuation models available to governments and their agencies, managements of corporate bodies, and investors allow them to make meaningful and productive investment decisions. This feature is a continuation of an earlier publication on the foregoing. Discussions in the previous write-up ended on some key features of bonds and their impact on investment valuation and decisions.
The Minister of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, has called on Ghanaians to preserve and conserve the country’s rich cultural heritage. According to her, Ghana was endowed with a variety of traditions and culture, manifested in many ethnic groups, all constituting an important attraction for tourists, both local and foreign, which needed to be preserved.
Heads of Churches and Para Churches Organisation in the Ashanti Region have pledged their unflinching support to the decisive move by the government and other stakeholders to ensure that all mining activities are ceased to preserve the environment. “We are stewards of the environment and we shall give an account of our stewardship to God. We can also not tolerate the selfish ambitions of some individuals and groups destroying what we all own together,”
The 2016 Flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has urged Ghanaians to patronise made-in-Ghana goods to encourage the Ghanaian worker. As Ghana marked this year’s May Day last Monday, Dr Nduom, who is also the President of Groupe Nduom, asserted that such days would be meaningful when deliberate efforts are made to promote the interest of the Ghanaian worker.
The Kadjebi District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Daniel Agbesi Latsu, has said illegal mining (galamsey) impacts negatively on the environment and must be stopped. He said it also posed many risks and dangers to humans, water bodies, forest cover, flora and fauna, hence the practice could not be allowed to continue.
A Community Health Centre to serve the people of Abura and seven other towns in the Ahanta West District in the Western Region has been inaugurated. The 100,000 Euro facility, which was started in October 2015, has male, female and children's wards. Others are a maternity/labour ward, a dispensary, consulting rooms, a laboratory, as well as an outpatients department (OPD).