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Government freezes payments to independent power producers

Government has placed a temporary freeze on payments to independent power producers as it bids to renegotiate power purchasing agreements signed with the previous administration. A statement by the Finance Ministry on 20th September 2019, announced this development further reiterating the establishment of a steering committee under the Energy Sector …

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Conflicts, bad weather major cause of food insecurity – FAO

Dry weather and protracted conflicts have been identified by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) as the main cause of food insecurity in some 41 countries across the world. The FAO in a report released on Thursday 19TH September, 2019 said some 41 countries continue to be in need of …

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Money paid by Jospong for Akwatia Diamond mine missing – Asamoah Boateng

It has emerged that monies paid by Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Ghana Limited (GCDGL), a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies to acquire defunct Great Consolidated Diamonds (GCD) at Akwatia in the Eastern region is missing. Director-General of the State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA), Stephen Asamoah Boateng, revealed this …

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How a businessman was duped right inside the Jubilee House

A Kumasi-based businessman has recounted how one Nana Fredua Agyemang of the Confiscated Assets Committee operating at the Tema Harbour duped him of GH¢ 20,000 right inside the Jubilee House, MyNewsGh.com reports. He says the said Fredua, who claimed to be one of the aides of the Executive Secretary to …

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Buhari sacks Oyo-Ita, names acting HOSF

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He has also approved the appointment of Dr. Mrs. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting …

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Newmont Goldcorp ranked top gold miner on DJSI

Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) has been ranked as the top global gold mining company on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for its leading environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. This represents the 12th consecutive year the company has been named to the list. Newmont was the first …

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Igbo presidency: Ngige, Sagay disagree on zoning

THE Igbo must negotiate with other zones to get their support for the presidency, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said on Wednesday. He said the Igbo must work hard to make the dream a reality as power is not served à la carte. Ngige said the All …

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Presidency speaks on Buhari sidelining Osinbajo in governance

The Presidency has dismissed claims that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had been sidelined following President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration of an Economic Advisory Team (EAC) to replace the Economic Management Team (EMT). While the EMT was headed by Osinbajo, the newly constituted EAC will report directly to President Buhari. Speaking as …

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Nigeria FA boss’ properties seized over corrupt practices

Several properties belonging to top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), including its president Amaju Pinnick, have been seized in a fresh corruption probe. The latest investigation and seizures are being carried out by the country’s Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission’s (ICPC). The ICPC has published …

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