Election News

“NPP is wasting everyone’s time”-NDC Secretary

Monday, December 31, 2012
The Ashanti regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Joseph Yammin says the New Patriotic Party is wasting everyone's time with their challenge of the results of the December 7th, 2012 election results. Joseph Yammin who was speaking to Ultimate Radio on Monday morning questioned the “so-called” evidence of the New Patriotic Part ... Read more

CPP begins process to retrieve all confiscated properties

Monday, December 31, 2012
The Convention Peoples' Party says it will use 2013 to concentrate on retrieving all assets confiscated by government during the 1966 coup. The party lost terribly in the December election losing its only seat in Parliament at Jomoro, held by its Chairperson, Samia Yaba Nkrumah. Samia Yaba Nkrumah recently tabled a "5 - Point Plan" for ... Read more

PNC: We have not announced collated results of Dec. 7 polls

Monday, December 31, 2012
The People's National Convention (PNC) says a supposed announcement to the effect that electoral results collated by the party tally with that announced by the Electoral Commission, is nothing but “a lie”. The PNC's National Organiser, Emmanuel Wilson is reported in a GNA report on Sunday, December 30, 2012, that figures collated by the party in ... Read more

NPP Replies Aseidu Nketia: He Is Ignorant And Has No Credibility

Monday, December 31, 2012
The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described comments made by the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) about the NPP's petition at the Supreme Court as ignorant. Johnson Asiedu Nketia has said he erred in perceiving the leadership of the NPP to be astute legal luminaries as he now considers them as a bunc ... Read more

NDC rebuts NPP

Sunday, December 30, 2012
General Secretary of the NDC Johnson Asiedu Nketia has questioned the logic and Mathematical competency of the NPP barely hours after the NPP held a press conference on Friday, to confirm it has filed a case against the electoral commission. Speaking on behalf of the NDC, at a Press Conference in Accra, Johnson Asiedu Nketia maintained this y ... Read more

Our collation shows Mahama won the elections - PNC

Sunday, December 30, 2012
President John Dramani Mahama, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential candidate for Election 2012, pulled 50.63 per cent of the valid votes cast. The Peoples National Convention (PNC) made the claim in statement signed by Mr Emmanuel Wilson, the party's National Organizer, copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Saturday. The ... Read more

NPP finally goes to court, but more suits to follow next year

Sunday, December 30, 2012
The NPP will after the New Year holiday consider filing more suits to challenge some results of the parliamentary elections. Chairman of the party Jake Obestebi lamptey, dropped the hint at a press briefing today in Accra. This will follow todays suit number J1/6/13 filed at the Supreme Court suit filed by Nana Akufu Addo, Dr. Bawmia and Jake Ob ... Read more

THE CPP MUST NOT RETREAT AND MUST NOT SURRENDER

Sunday, December 30, 2012
Admittedly, the last December 7th2012 election results is the worst defeat the Convention People's Party (CPP) has recorded since Ghana returned to constitutional rule in 1992. Only 20,323 voters cast their votes for the CPP out of a total eligible voting population of 14 million and over. The CPP even lost its only seat in Parliament and its re ... Read more

How Can You Sue The President?…NPP Are Full Of Blockheads – Gen. Mosquito

Sunday, December 30, 2012
General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, says he grossly erred in perceiving the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to be astute legal luminaries as he now considers them as a bunch of “blockheads" masquerading as “bookworms”. To him, assertions by the NPP that over 1.3 million votes were stolen for John Mahama ... Read more

NPP finally files suit at Supreme Court to challenge election results

Saturday, December 29, 2012
Lawyers representing the opposition Party filed a petition at the Supreme Court, giving meaning to the party's declaration it would seek the nullification of the results which saw incumbent President John Mahama and his governing National Democratic Congress retain power. The Party contends the president secured the win through fraud. Chairma ... Read more

Judiciary must use NPP court case to prove its neutrality - CFC-Ghana

Saturday, December 29, 2012
The Centre for Creativity, Ghana (CFC-Ghana) has called on the judiciary to use the NPP's court case against the Electoral Commission as an opportunity to prove to Ghanaians of its neutrality. “The confidence the good people of Ghana have in the Judiciary should be justified,” the Centre said in a press statement signed by its Executive Directo ... Read more

Update: NPP's Press Conference on Supreme Court petition

Saturday, December 29, 2012
The New Patriotic Party today held a press conference to outline the reasons behind the petition it filed at the Supreme Court Friday, 28 December, 2012 to contest the outcome of the December 7 and 8 polls. The Chairman of the NPP, Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, who is one of the three plaintiffs of the petition, was first to address the press conferenc ... Read more

NPP identifies over 1.3 million 'stolen' votes; files petition at Supreme Court

Saturday, December 29, 2012
The New Patriotic Party says it has uncovered over 1.3 million votes which were illegally counted and stolen for the governing National Democratic Congress. The Vice presidential candidate of the party in the 2012 elections, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia took journalists through what he claimed were massive irregularities in the just ended elections. “ ... Read more

NPP is bound to lose in court - Asiedu Nketia

Saturday, December 29, 2012
The General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress says the opposition New Patriotic Party is bound to lose the election petition case it filed at the Supreme Court on Friday. Johnson Asiedu Nketia in an interview on Radio Gold said the petition was grounded on lies and deception and will therefore not stand up to scrutiny in co ... Read more

Supreme Court will not waste time on NPP if… Alhaji Bature

Saturday, December 29, 2012
Alhaji Iddrisu Bature, Managing Editor of the Al Hajj newspaper, has described the opposition New Patriotic Party's (NPP) evidence of fraud in the just ended elections as misinformation to the general public especially its supporters. According to him, the evidence put out by the NPP after filing a petition at the Supreme Court is so bogus that ... Read more