Tag: Ghana

Ex Ghanaian President, John Kufour says, The equal split of parliamentary seats a clarion call, warning to politicians

n the 2016 general elections, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) gained 46 seats from the NDC's 148, adding to their 123 from the previous election, giving them 169 seats…

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Court Sentences 20 Ghanaian fishermen  for trafficking 13.670kg of marijuana

A Federal High Court in Lagos State on Thursday sentenced 20 Ghanaian fishermen to one-year imprisonment each for transporting 13.670 kilogrammes of marijuana, aka cannabis sativa, from Ghana to Nigeria.…

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Nigeria, Ghana Featured in Bloomberg New Economy 2022 Cohort of “Catalysts”

Bloomberg  has announced the 2022 class of Bloomberg New Economy Catalysts, a distinctive global group of breakthrough innovators, visionaries, scientists, policymakers and entrepreneurs, who are inventing possibilities for a more…

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In All-Cash deal, French Tycoon in talks to buy Vodafone Ghana

 Telecel Group, headed by French tycoon Hugues Mulliez, said it’s in talks with Ghanaian authorities to get approvals for a deal to buy Vodafone Group Plc’s operations in the West African…

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Akufo-Ado Assures Gbajabiamila of Ghana’s Readiness to Resolve Trade Dispute with Nigeria

The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo has assured the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila of the readiness of the Ghanaian government to consider the resolutions…

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Nigerian, Ghanaian Officials Hold Talks to End Diplomatic Spat

Nigeria and Ghana yesterday began talks to cement cracks in their bilateral relations owing to the diplomatic crisis between them arising from the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians in Ghana. Senior…

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Ghana’s $1m trade levy on foreign traders

Hostility towards Nigerians is becoming a recurring theme in Ghana’s economic playbook. Shops belonging to foreign nationals, who are largely Nigerians, have been closed by the local authorities and the…

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Time to Tell Ghana to Stop Harassing Nigerians

BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, please permit to offer a quick apology. I had planned to conclude Chief Bode Akindele’s serialised tributes this week, but man proposes, and God disposes.…

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Nigerian traders in Ghana: Caught between a rock and a hard place

This is not the best of times for Nigerian traders in Ghana whose businesses are facing existential threats following the insistence of the authorities in that country that they must…

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In 2-Day ECOWAS Workshop, Nigeria,Ghana thrash out trade dispute

The Federal Government on Thursday said the current trade dispute between Nigeria and Ghana was part of issues being addressed at the two-day National Consultation Workshop on ECOWAS Post-2020 Vision…

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