Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «fraud»

March 28, 2018 12:19 PM Soldier, police officer, arrested for allegedly robbing bank customers

Three persons, comprising a soldier, a policeman and an unemployed man, have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing some customers of banks on the Spintex Road, Lapaz and other parts of Accra. The names of the suspects have been given by the police as Corporal Bernard Tsagli, a soldier attached to the 37 Military Hospital; Corporal Isaac Amejor 126

March 18, 2018 3:48 PM Indian pop star jailed two years for smuggling migrants

An Indian pop star, Daler Mehndi, has been sentenced to two years in prison for smuggling migrants abroad. Mehndi and six others were accused in 2003 of cheating people of large sums of money by falsely promising to take them to Western countries. The singer was convicted on Friday in the northern state of Punjab. But he was released on bail soon after 107

January 27, 2018 1:00 PM Court remands two for fraud

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded two persons into police custody for conspiring to commit crime, defrauding by false pretense, money laundering and forgery of documents. Razak Debbie, unemployed and Lukman Afuwapes, a student, pleaded not guilty and would reappear on February 8. Superintendent of Police, Kweku Bempah, told the court that the complainant 95

December 17, 2017 10:37 AM Nigerian spiritualist remanded for fraud

A Nigerian, Henritch Amafuel, was on Friday remanded by an Accra Circuit Court for defrauding one Francis Ayiku Otunfour of an amount of USD$ 90,000.00. Henritch was also charged with possession of counterfeit notes of USD$15,900.00 and two wraps of dried green plants seedlings suspected to be Indian hemp. He pleaded not guilty to all the charges, but was remanded 65

November 2, 2017 11:00 AM Welder jailed over fraud

A welder, Kweku Sefa, popularly known as Pusher, is to spend a year jail term after an Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday found him guilty on the charges of defrauding by false pretenses. Sefa is said to have defrauded Edward Ofori, a businessman of GHc60,000.00, under the pretext of providing him with two boxes of so-called pipe joint sealants used mainly 74

November 2, 2017 12:52 AM Energy Minister wants Ameri deal reviewed

The Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has supported moves to have the $510 million AMERI Power deal revoked over possible breaches of the original deal approved by Parliament. Responding to questions before Parliament's Energy and Mines Committee Wednesday, he said, “both parties can consent to set aside the agreement for renegotiation, that is an option 79

November 1, 2017 10:03 AM Govt Considering Abrogation Of AMERI Power Deal

The Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, has hinted that the government is considering abrogating the $510 million AMERI power deal because it is not in the interest of the country. At the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament in Accra on Tuesday, he said the country stood to benefit more from the abrogation of the contract. Mr Agyarko said under 64

November 1, 2017 9:03 AM Government examines options on AMERI deal – Minister

Mr Boakye Agyarko, Minister of Energy, has said government is looking at all options available to them with regards to the AMERI deal. He said government is also examining all the decisions in terms of the financial implications to the country. Mr Agyarko made the revelation when he appeared before Parliament’s Committee on Mines and Energy over the AMERI 65

November 1, 2017 6:30 AM Ghana May Be Better Off if Ameri Deal Is Cancelled – Energy Minister

Minister of Energy, Mr. Boakye Agyarko, Tuesday, told the members of the Mines and Energy Committee probing into the controversial US$510 million Ameri Energy deal that considering the situation Ghana finds itself, it would be in the interest of the West African nation if its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Africa Middle East Resources Investment 77

October 31, 2017 5:56 AM I regret voting for Uhuru Kenyatta

Former aide to Raila Odinga, Miguna Miguna, has revealed he cast his ballot for President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 election which was later annulled by the Supreme Court. Appearing on NTV on Tuesday, October 31, Miguna said he, however, regrets making the decision as Uhuru has come out as a tyrant eager to rule by force. He said it is unfortunate 326