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Kelvin Taylor Drops Ken Ofori Atta WASSCE/GCE Results, He failed Two Important Subject(photo)

The speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, invited the finance minister to give an explanation of how the Covid-19 funds were used, and he accepted. Most Ghanaians did not believe it, but they accepted it as it was. Many Ghanaians were not pleased when he said that the E-levy had failed to meet their expectations, so they are applying for a loan from the International Monetary Fund.

  13 hours ago ago
Kelvin Taylor Drops Ken Ofori Atta WASSCE/GCE Results, He failed Two Important Subject(photo)

POLITICS

I Will Not Take That From You The Next Time It Will Happen - Members Of Parliament Told.

 When things are not done right, the authorities in charge must sit up and speak for the people to know the realities of their actions. Parliamentary proceeding is ongoing but Honorable Kingsford Alban Bagbin was replaced by Honorable Joseph Osei Owusu, First Deputy Speaker. During the proceedings, issues of register came across the debate.

  11 days ago ago
I Will Not Take That From You The Next Time It Will Happen - Members Of Parliament Told.

POLITICS

You Will Smell Pepper Today: Massive Reaction From Ghanaians As Fin. Minister's Cartoon Hit Social

Comic cartoonist Tilapia has left social media in a state of commenting after his iconic creation of the slated parliament accountability briefing from the minister of finance today, Ken Ofori Atta. The speaker of parliament Alban Bagbin cleared the air on the importance of accountability from the current government on the spending from donations during the pandemic periods.

  13 days ago ago
You Will Smell Pepper Today: Massive Reaction From Ghanaians As Fin. Minister's Cartoon Hit Social

POLITICS

I Am Still The Speaker, And Not The President - Alban Bagbin Reacts After Being Called Mr. President

There was a bit of of Drama in Parliament after Honorable Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, minister for foreign affairs made a mistake by calling Right Honourable Alban Bagbin, "Mr. President" in Parliament. It all started when one MP stood up and asked the minister to explain or make some clarifications to the house concerning an allegation about a contract between the government and Kennedy Agyapong.

  21 days ago ago
I Am Still The Speaker, And Not The President - Alban Bagbin Reacts After Being Called Mr. President

POLITICS

Video: Finance Minister Storms Parliament With "Fat" Documents To Answer Questions Filed By The MPs

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, after days of procrastination, has honored his promise to make it to Parliament today to answer to the questions filed to him and also account for the COVID levy. In a video circulating, the Minister was spotted with his aide, who held his bag full of documents.

  13 days ago ago
Video: Finance Minister Storms Parliament With

POLITICS

Bagbin Is Not Being Bias But Working Very Hard- Allegations Against Speaker Sparks Controversies

Alban Bagbin has been given many names by members of the new patriotic party especially. Because of his political background, people assume that he is being biased with some actions of government and on members of the majority caucuses. But this has not been the case according to many who are in support of the speaker

  12 days ago ago
Bagbin Is Not Being Bias But Working Very Hard- Allegations Against Speaker Sparks Controversies

RELIGION

Nana Addo Must Hear This; Prophet Oduro Reveals What God Him To Tell Parliament And Jubilee House

Prophet Kofi Oduro, founder and also the leader of Alabaster International Ministry has dropped some messages to the leaders of the country with special emphasis on the President and MPs in Parliament. He added that these messages are directly from God because he always speak the mind of God at church.

  23 days ago ago
Nana Addo Must Hear This; Prophet Oduro Reveals What God Him To Tell Parliament And Jubilee House

POLITICS

What is he afraid of? The Finance Minister's act is shameful:Dr. Nyaho Tamakloe makes strong comment

Readers can recall how the Finance Minister has failed to account for covid-19 funds despite demands by the Minority in Parliament. Recently, the Speaker of Parliament also made strong comments on the reluctance of the Finance Minister to account for how he disbursed the covid -19 funds. The Speaker, Alban Bagbin , even stated that he would not allow any motion from the Finance Minister if he does not do the needful but Ghanaians are yet to see the results of his command.

  18 days ago ago
What is he afraid of? The Finance Minister's act is shameful:Dr. Nyaho Tamakloe makes strong comment

POLITICS

I’m Heartbroken; I Feel Like Weeping: Sammy Gyamfi ‘Exposes’ Akufo Addo Gov’t Again- Read Details

The national communications director of the largest opposition party, NDC has recently done the unexpected after he boldly stormed live television to expose the Akufo Addo government over the most talked-about Covid-19 funds. Speaking in a recent interview on the “Good Morning Ghana” show with host Dr. Randy Abbey, Sammy Gyamfi expressed his immense disappointment aside highlighting that, he was willing to put all hands on deck to prove proof that, President Akufo Addo and Ken Ofori cooked figures to present in parliament after been pressured by the speaker, Alban Bagbin to report on the Covid-19 expenditure update.

  12 days ago ago
I’m Heartbroken; I Feel Like Weeping: Sammy Gyamfi ‘Exposes’ Akufo Addo Gov’t Again- Read Details

POLITICS

Over Ghc 8 Billion Was Spent: Checkout The Breakdown Of Covid-19 Expenditure Update- Read Details

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta recently took it upon himself to finally storm parliament to account for the Covid-19 expenditure update after the speaker of parliament, Alban Bagbin issued a serious warning to the administration of the incumbent government. Even though Ken Ofori Atta took the privilege to highlight the various usage of the monies involved in the Covid-19 expenditure, the minority caucus agreed otherwise as they seek to probe the exact figures that were presented before parliament.

  12 days ago ago
Over Ghc 8 Billion Was Spent: Checkout The Breakdown Of Covid-19 Expenditure Update- Read Details

EDUCATION

Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Honorable Alban Bagbin Backs The GSFP

The Speaker of Ghana's 8th Parliament, Rt. Honourable Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin has taken a stand, following the recent demand by the School Feeding Program (SFP) caterers, to increase the school feeding grants, from the current GH¢0.97 to GH¢3 per school child.

  11 days ago ago
Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Honorable Alban Bagbin Backs The GSFP

POLITICS

Alban Bagbin Finally Reacts To The Incident That Happened In The Islamic SHS In Kumasi

Many Ghanaians have added their voice to condemn the Ghana Police Service for their inability to control the student body properly during their demonstration. The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has finally broken his silence on this issue. Speaker Bagbin reminisced how some days ago, he had made references to the Committee on Defence and Interior about the brutalities being meted to ordinary citizens by our security agencies.

  21 days ago ago
Alban Bagbin Finally Reacts To The Incident That Happened In The Islamic SHS In Kumasi

POLITICS

They really have a tough assignment -Okudzeto Ablakwa

Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Member of Parliament for North Tongu says the Health and Finance Committee who have been assigned to investigate the expenditure of COVID-19 funds presented to parliament yesterday has a tough assignment. Following the minority' unacceptance of what Ken Ofori-Atta explained as the expenses made on the money accrued from the covid-19 fund, the honorable Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, assigned the Finance and Health Committee to probe more though the majority leader, Osri Kyei Mensah-Bonsu wanted the Auditor General to do that.

  12 days ago ago
They really have a tough assignment -Okudzeto Ablakwa

POLITICS

Ex-gratia payments to MPs are justified by Bagbin.

Alban Bagbin, Speaker of Parliament, has defended the payment of ex-gratia to Members of Parliament. He said that money is critical for MPs' survival after they have served their country. Mr. Alban Bagbin, speaking at a public lecture at the University for Professional Studies on Wednesday, indicated that ex-gratia does not benefit MPs as much as the public believes.

  20 days ago ago
Ex-gratia payments to MPs are justified by Bagbin.

POLITICS

We will Not Attend to Anything from the Finance Ministry - Alban Bagbin

The continuous absence of the Finance Minister anytime he has to appear before the House to answer questions had become worrying. This has pushed the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin to rule that until Ken Ofori-Atta comes to answer all the questions including the expenditure on the COVID-19 funds, the House will not also attend to any request from the Finance Ministry.

  18 days ago ago
We will Not Attend to Anything from the Finance Ministry - Alban Bagbin

POLITICS

That Was What Ken Ofori Atta Told Me; But I Will Not Reverse That Decision - Speaker Speaks.

Everyone was expecting the current Finance Minister under His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah's Administration, Ken Ofori Atta to appear before the house ( Parliament) to answer questions about how covid 19 fund was used by the NPP Government headed by His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addon and His Excellency Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.

  18 days ago ago
That Was What Ken Ofori Atta Told Me; But I Will Not Reverse That Decision - Speaker Speaks.

POLITICS

Speaker Of Parliament Thinks Ex-gratia Is Too Small For MPs As Compared To The Losses In Elections

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin thinks ex-gratia is little as compared to the losses MPs make before they are elected into parliament. He said this when he was delivering a public lecture today at the University for Professional Studies. He stated that ex-gratia is not a huge amount of money as we think.

  19 days ago ago
Speaker Of Parliament Thinks Ex-gratia Is Too Small For MPs As Compared To The Losses In Elections

POLITICS

Privileges Committee summon Adwoa Safo after failing to reach her.

According to a press release issued by the Parliamentary Service and signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Kate Addo, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection failed to honour all invitations to appear before the Committee after the Speaker’s directive. The press release indicated that the failed attempts to reach her included an invitation letter to her office and her pigeonhole in Parliament, to the Ministry of Gender,Children and Social Protection where she superintended as sector minister, her official email addresses, known social media handles and through her Personal Assistant.

  20 days ago ago
Privileges Committee summon Adwoa Safo after failing to reach her.

POLITICS

Ken Ofori-Attah Stormed Parliament To Account For The Covid-19 Funds

The finance minister, Hon. Ken Ofori-Attah finally broke the long awaited back and forth situation with him and Parliament as he stormed there to give his account on the supposed Covid-19 fund spent during the pandemic in 2019. Prior to his honouring to this invitation, several calls from Ghanaians and the Members of Parliament had to come in before.

  12 days ago ago
Ken Ofori-Attah Stormed Parliament To Account For The Covid-19 Funds

POLITICS

Bagbin warns ministers who fail to appear before Parliament

Alban Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, has warned ministers of state who fail to appear before the House to address questions on their portfolios. According to the Speaker, the refusal of some ministers to reply to Parliamentary summonses is creating a canker that could stymie the House's progress.

  14 days ago ago
Bagbin warns ministers who fail to appear before Parliament