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Mahatma will poll less than 50% in December polls – Islamic cleric 

Former Ghana most strongest arrested in stabbing priest

Prez Mahama says he doesn’t know where RTI bill is.

Indicators of election violence visible in Ghana – FODSA warns 

Managers of our country are stealing our money, change them – Bawumia 

Arrest editors of Catalyst and Alhajj newspapersnewspapers – Daboussi’s lawyer 


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  • Mahama will poll less than 50% in December polls – Islamic cleric 

An Islamic cleric, numerologist and philosopher, Sheikh Ustaz Sham-Una Jibril says President John Dramani Mahama will pull 44.96% in the upcoming elections.

That percentage, he said, will result in John Mahama not retaining the presidency after comparing him with former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan.

“President Mahama of NDC has a lot of serious political similarities with Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and the two parties thus, PDP and the NDC also have things in common, and that is the reason for describing them as Political Siamese twins,” he said in a statement to Peacefmonline.com.

  • Former Ghana most strongest arrested in stabbing priest

A former winner of ‘Ghana’s Strongest Man’ contest, Sanni Mohammed, 24 has been arrested for assaulting two priests of the Roman Catholic Church on Sunday.

The stoutly-built man allegedly punched Father Anthony Awuah Boateng in the face with hefty blows, until his face became puffy.

Rev. Father Daniel Affum, Parish Priest of Adugyama Roman Catholic Church, decided to intervene to save his colleague who was then in tears and groaning for help.

But Rev. Father Affum was not lucky as the blood-thirsty goon, reportedly vented his spleen on him also. The macho man allegedly stabbed him in the head with a sharp knife, for pleading on behalf of his colleague.

Mohammed, who was riding a motorbike, was said to have left the scene but he was arrested by the police at Adugyama on Monday to face the law.

  • I don’t know where the RTI bill is – Prez Mahatma

President John Dramani Mahama has lamented the delay in the passing of the Right to Information Bill, indicating that he does not know the progress of deliberations on the bill so far.

“We have put in legislation aside from the constitution to guarantee access to freedom of information. I must say, unfortunately, it will go down in history as the legislation that has taken the longest in parliament. Cabinet approved it, we submitted it to parliament. … I do not know where it is,” he told dignitaries at a conference in Paris organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on September 26.

  • Indicators of election violence visible in Ghana – FODSA warns

The Foundation for Security Development in Africa, FOSDA, a Non-Governmental Organization, (NGO), says indicators that led to violence in some African countries are rife in Ghana.

According to FOSDA, internationally, Ghana’s Democracy, which can be described as a matured democracy by all standards, still has indicators that led to violence in some countries. This according to FOSDA is due to the use of intemperate language by politicians.

This came to light when the Executive Director for the foundation, Madam Afi Yakubu, was addressing some youth at a youth programme to educate them on the need for a peaceful elections. The programme, which was organized by FOSDA, is aimed at training some 25 youth within Ashaiman and its surrounding areas as peace ambassadors to propagate peace before, during and after the December polls.

Managers of our country are stealing our money, change them – Bawumia

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says persons entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing the national purse are emptying the contents into their private pockets.

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia believes retaining the current government would amount to an endorsement of the wanton dissipation of the nation’s resources.

He therefore made a strong call for Ghanaians to vote in the NPP in the December elections.

Speaking to residents of Nyanyano, a suburb of Kasoa in the Central Region, the former deputy Governor of Bank of Ghana said, we should end the practice where people will steal our money to Burkina Faso and Dubai.

  • Arrest editors of Catalyst and Alhajj newspapers – Daboussi’s lawyer 

Lawyer for Fadi Dabbousi, the Ghanaian-Lebanese author and pilot, detained by the Bureau of National investigations (BNI) over his ”59 Years to Nowhere” book which criticises President Mahama’s government, has chided the institution over their power play.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporter was arrested by the BNI on midday Friday upon arrival at the Kotoka International Airport.

Although BNI did not release a statement to state reasons for his arrest, sources say, his offensive statements against the President through his publications prompted the arrest.

The case has assumed International dimension as it was discussed on BBC.

His Lawyer, Hassan Tampuli in an interview with Rainbow Radio’s Kwame Tutu said, the BNI breached the fundamental human rights of his client.

According to him, his client was not charged for any offence despite the unlawful detension.

He said, under normal circumstance when a formal complaint is lodged against you at the police station, or the BNI or other security agency, you are made to write a caution statement and if the security agency intend to proceed to court after investigations, they will make you write the charge statement adding that, ”on this occassion, Fadi was not made to write either a caution statement or a charge statement. What he gave the BNI was a non-caution statement.”

He added, a non-caution statement in essence is nothing. Its just a letter he wrote to them to indicate that he was in their custody.”

Lawyer Hassan stressed that there was no charged preferred against his client and he has spoken to him noting that, the client is in high spirit.

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