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Refusal To Form the OSP Board: What Does the OSP Mean in the Government's Fight Against Corruption?

It's perhaps an overstatement to mention that the NPP rode on the back of its promise to fight corruption to come to power. A specialized vehicle created by the government to pursue its promise is the OSP. The OSP was touted as the panacea to corruption. After a fierce battle of ideas, the OSP was created by an Act of parliament, with the government receiving massive support.

  3 days ago ago
Refusal To Form the OSP Board: What Does the OSP Mean in the Government's Fight Against Corruption?

POLITICS

Top NDC Lawyer Takes OSP Kissi Adjabeng To The Cleaners, NPP Communicator Showers Praises. DETAILS

Renowned NDC attempted Presidential Candidate and financier, Lawyer Elikplim Lorlormavor Agbemava, has shared his opinions about the statement made by the President's nominee, Lawyer Kissi Adjabeng, concerning the fact that, "he cannot fight corruption, but will make it costly" In a Facebook post sighted by him, he writes that:

  4 months ago ago
Top NDC Lawyer Takes OSP Kissi Adjabeng To The Cleaners, NPP Communicator Showers Praises. DETAILS

POLITICS

We Will Deal With Nana Addo's Appointees When The Table Turns; OSP Is Time Wasting - Ofosu Kwakye

Former Deputy Information Minister under the erstwhile Mahama government, Felix Kwakye Ofosu has indicated that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo is wasting everybody's time with the Office of the Special Prosecutor. He made this assertion during a discussion on Metro TV's "Good Morning Ghana" with host, Randy Abbey.

  3 months ago ago
We Will Deal With Nana Addo's Appointees When The Table Turns; OSP Is Time Wasting - Ofosu Kwakye

POLITICS

EOCO, OSP to investigate a Presidential Staffer for blowing $20k at a birthday party

One Dominic Oppong Adjei is under scrutiny at the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) after he was spotted gifting the twin sons of Afia Schwarzenegger $10,000 each while they celebrated their birthday recently in Accra. Civil Society Organizations and the security services are questioning how he got $20,000 to display at a colorful birthday party Afia Schwar organized and invited him to grace the occasion.

  2 months ago ago
EOCO, OSP to investigate a Presidential Staffer for blowing $20k at a birthday party

POLITICS

Parliament vets Special Prosecutor on May 26

The Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs has revealed that the nominee for the position of Office of the Special Prosecutor(OSP) will be vetted on Wednesday May 26, 2021.According to the Majority Leader, this is so because of a training programme for the leadership of Parliament that has been scheduled for May 18, 2021.

  7 months ago ago
Parliament vets Special Prosecutor on May 26

POLITICS

The Gov't Made An Error In The 2020 Budget and Must Be Rectified Quickly - Ablakwa Raises Alarm

The member of parliament for North Tongu Constituency Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has said that he hope the Akufo-Addo Administration isn’t shutting down the Office of the Special Prosecutor or is it the case of a costly error?

  8 months ago ago
The Gov't Made An Error In The 2020 Budget and Must Be Rectified Quickly - Ablakwa Raises Alarm

POLITICS

OSP: "We will Suffer The Consequence" - Kennedy Finally Admits Amidu's Resignation Will Harm The NPP

With less than twenty (20) days to the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ghana, all the major political parties are firming up their preparations towards a possible win. But the governing New Patriotic Party seem to have their backs against the wall now with the recent resignation of the Special Prosecutor, Mr. Martin Alamisi Ben Kaiser Amidu. He resigned citing interference in his work by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and his government. This action by Mr Amidu, a former Attorney

  1 year ago ago
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Office of the Special Prosecutor not Operationalized - Kissi Agyebeng.

The Office of The Special Prosecutor is gearing up to start massive prosecutions from October. Mr. Kissi Agyebeng, the Special Prosecutor has indicated that his outfit has finished reviewing cases brought before it. He said the work had been a daunting one that sometimes deprives him of sleep.

  2 months ago ago
Office of the Special Prosecutor not Operationalized - Kissi Agyebeng.

POLITICS

Martin Amidu is an uninformed nominee for OSP

The Nominee for the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP), Mr. Kissi Agyebeng, has refuted claims that he is a surrogate of the law firm involved in the Agyapa Royalties Deal, an initiative whose investigation called for the resignation of the former Special Prosecutor, Mr. Martin Amidu.

  4 months ago ago
Martin Amidu is an uninformed nominee for OSP

POLITICS

Budget 2021: Ablakwa Questions Government Decision To Support Only Two PSO Staff

North Tongu Constituency MP in the Volta Region, Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, questioned the rationale behind the government's decision to provide only two staff of the Special Prosecutor's Office in the 2021 budget.Mr. Ablakwa called the decision shocking.

  8 months ago ago
Budget 2021: Ablakwa Questions Government Decision To Support Only Two PSO Staff

POLITICS

Corruption, the Nightmare of the Office of the Special Prosecutor

The Office of the Special Prosecutor has been most touted Office the current government believes will help the fight against corruption and win. However, many holds different opinions concerning the success or otherwise of that office and its occupants. reasons it has to take the Attorney General to begin the prosecution of the Seglemi Housing Project case which lies squarely within the remit of the OSP.

  4 months ago ago
Corruption, the Nightmare of the Office of the Special Prosecutor

POLITICS

The Painful and Happy Exit of the First Ever Special Prosecutor; Martin A. B. K. Amidu

The Painful and Happy Exit of the First Ever Special Prosecutor; Martin A. B. K. Amidu. Late afternoon of Monday, November 17th 2020, marked yet another significant episode in the country’s charged political atmosphere. As is it characteristic of the country every election year, tension rise high as the two major political parties, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), battle out fiercely in the ideological war amid accusations and counter accusations. The tension gets higher

  1 year ago ago
The Painful and Happy Exit of the First Ever Special Prosecutor; Martin A. B. K. Amidu

POLITICS

Who succeeds Martin Amidu? The biggest question in Ghana today.

Former United States President, Barack Obama when he visited Ghana 2009 told us that to build a truly democratic state, “you don't need strong men, you need strong institutions”. He was speaking for his part if the world. Here, you need both. Here in Ghana and the rest of Africa, we need a strong institution manned by strong men. By strong men, we mean men of high moral character, integrity, and above all fearless. When Martin Amidu was to head the office of the special prosecutor (OSP), many felt confident

  1 year ago ago
Who succeeds Martin Amidu? The biggest question in Ghana today.

POLITICS

“Ken Ofori Atta has not been convicted : the O.S.P. is not a court” : Kwesi Pratt cautions Ghanaian

Senior journalist Kwesi Pratt, hours ago on the PanAfrica TV, in one of his submission, reiterates the need of due process in the brouhaha generated by the report of the Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu. “ The finance minister Ken OFORI Atta has not been convicted in the report  : the Office of the Special Prosecutor is not a court” could he underline during his submission. Mr Kwesi Pratt reiterates the need for Ghanaian to understand the fact that Mr Ken Ofori Atta is not under any conviction, hammering

  1 year ago ago
“Ken Ofori Atta has not been convicted : the O.S.P. is not a court” : Kwesi Pratt cautions Ghanaian

POLITICS

GH¢36m Compensation Was Shared Among The Staff Of The OSP – Captain Smart Alleges

Captain Smart, host of ‘Anopa Bofour’ on Angel FM, says that the former Special Prosecutor signed for the disbursement of GH¢36m as compensation among the staff who worked at the Office of the Special Prosecutor in the year 2018. In 2018 they shared 36 million GH. As compensation, you have also signed that the money must be paid to employees who are not more than 100 years old. What is compensation? He said on his show on Friday. Captain Smart also claims that Martin Amidou presented a GH one-year budget

  1 year ago ago
GH¢36m Compensation Was Shared Among The Staff Of The OSP – Captain Smart Alleges

POLITICS

Who Did This To Us ?

The Country is without a watchman for the past (3) three months. It is likely she is being raped and robbed like never before. Soon we shall be told to tighten our belts because prices of Goods and Services has soared in tge world markets or Inflation has risen and therefore Utility Services has been increased, all because the watchmen has been booted out. The Auditor General, Mr. Domelevo was protecting the National Purse and ensuring the right things are done to make the citizens safe and save from Politicians

  1 year ago ago
Who Did This To Us ?

POLITICS

Ghanaians react as Captain Smart alleges Martin Amidu’s OSP shared GHC 36m as compensation

The talk about Martin Amidu and his resignation is not going to end anytime soon. A lot of personalities especially politicians have either been supporting him or against him. Popular radio show host Captain Smart belongs the former. He has accused Martin Amidu of a lot of things. Captain Smart of Angel FM says that Martin Amidu realized he wasn’t capable of doing the work as special prosecutor so he just decided to appease both the NDC and NPP by touching on the airbus scandal and the Agyapa royalties’

  1 year ago ago
Ghanaians react as Captain Smart alleges Martin Amidu’s OSP shared GHC 36m as compensation

POLITICS

Martin Amidu's tempestuous reply: The concluding remarks go beyond Agyapa Royalties Deal

The former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has not lost his sense of humour and critique on issues that bothers on nationalism and social justice. Politically, he became an enemy to the Presidency when he sensed the interference in his work threatened the independence of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP). He was so determined from the date he took the oath to act diligently and in the spirit of the constitution, to build a stronger anti-corruption institution as the OSP but sadly bowed out to save

  1 year ago ago
Martin Amidu's tempestuous reply: The concluding remarks go beyond Agyapa Royalties Deal

POLITICS

" This whole O.S.P. has been a grant deceit" : Kwesi Pratt

Senior journalist and Managing Editor of the Insight News Paper, Kwesi Pratt, this morning in the show " Alhaji & Alhaji", on PanAfrica TV, hammers on the giant with clay feet's picture that the Office of the Special Prosecutor (O.S.P), triggered since it was instituted. " This whole O.S.P. has been a grant deceit" could he point out in his submission. According to him, in the 1992 Constitution, considering its disposition 88, the power to prosecute is invested into the jurisdiction of the Attorney General,

  1 year ago ago

POLITICS

Opinion: Martin Amidu Is Indeed A Coward!

I think Martin Amidu is a coward. My reason for saying that is simple.The O.S.P. is meant for people who are courageous enough to stand in front of the very person who appointed him and say enough is enough. For his office was created to operate independently without recourse to who appointed him but considering the mandates of the osp by law. preventing, investigating and prosecuting corrupt officials. Not to run with the tail between the legs like a coward. He shouldn't have taken the appointment in the first

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Martin Amidu Is Indeed A Coward!