Northern Region

Fight corruption- N/R NPP Elders to Nana Addo


The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Northern Regional Council of Elders has tasked President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to consider the fight against corruption as his major priority.   The Council believes the party’s resolve to fight corruption among other juicy campaign promises, convinced the electorate to overwhelmingly vote for Nana Akufo-Addo and the NPP at the December 7 polls. This was ...

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Reconciliation of Dagbon remains my primary objective-Nana Addo


President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reassured the chiefs and people of Dagbon that Dagombas’ reconciliation and unity remained his primary objective. He said Dagombas could count on him as a unifier under whose watch the Dagbon State will redeem its past glory as one of the nation’s enviable traditional kingdoms. President elect, Nana Akufo-Addo was addressing the chiefs and ...

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Bawumia hints of maiden budget statement in March 2017


The incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s maiden budget statement will be ready in March 2017. Vice President in waiting, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia dropped the hint at the Nayiri’s palace in Nalerigu when President elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo paid a courtesy call on the Nayiri Abdulai Mahami Bohagu Sheriga as part of his three days “Thank you tour” ...

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I will restructure SADA to eradicate poverty-Nana Addo


President elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reaffirmed his incoming administration’s commitment to restructure the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA). He said the yet to be rebranded Northern Development Authority (NDA) will serve as a catalyst to eradicate poverty in the three regions of the north. President elect, Nana Akufo-Addo who is on a three-day “Thank you tour” of the ...

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Nana Addo’s “Thank you tour” hits Northern Region on Thursday


President elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Thursday begin a two-day “Thank you tour” of the Northern. He will be accompanied by his vice, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia and other party bigwigs. President elect, Nana Akufo-Addo on his arrival at the Tamale Airport will drive straight to the palace of Nalerigu overlord of the Mamprugu traditional area, the Nayiri, ...

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Tamale Muslim community thanks Allah for peaceful elections [photos]


Muslim Clerics in the Tamale Metropolis have organized a special Thanksgiving Quranic recitation following the peaceful conduct of the just ended December 7 elections. The Northern Regional Chief Imam, Sheikh Alhaji Abdul Salam Abubakari, officiated the event at Mallam Fari’s Mosque in Tishigu. Sheikh Mallam Fari organized the event which attracted Sheikh Abdul Failu Maikano from Prain. They prayed for ...

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EC to respond to Tamale Central petition on Monday

Charlotte Osei, EC Chairperson

The Electoral Commission (EC) has set Monday, December 19, to respond to a petition by the Tamale Central branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) over the results of the recently held general elections in the constituency. An NPP delegation led by a legal team visited the EC on Thursday to demand a response in the case in which it is ...

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NPP Dombo youth group endorses Oquaye for Speakership


The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dombo youth group in Tamale has tipped Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye to be the next Speaker of Parliament. The group’s Chairman, Abdul Majeed Fuseini in a Citi News interview described the former lawmaker for Dome-Kwabenya constituency in the Greater Accra Region as a time tested politician capable of superintending over the next Parliament. He pleaded ...

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NPP heads to court over Tamale central seat


The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) is heading to court to place an interlocutory injunction on the results of the Tamale central Parliamentary election. The results are in contention following the NPP’s discovery of over voting and unknown polling station results recorded at the end of the poll on December 7. The Parliamentary candidate, Dr. Barhama Ibrahim Imoro Anyass refused ...

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Don’t attack our opponents, be friendly- Bugri Naabu to NPP supporters


The outspoken New Patriotic Party (NPP) Northern Regional Chairman, Daniel Bugri Naabu has cautioned the party’s youth in the region against excess celebration over the party’s victory and attack on political opponents. “In the name of Allah they should not go and attack any organizations or youth groups and I will make sure I will protect them because they have ...

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