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Robbers kill two in latest bank robbery in U/E

Robbers kill two in latest bank robbery in U/E

Robbers kill two in latest bank robbery in U/E
Young millionaire Ibrah threatens to go down with all Ghanaian money launderers

Young millionaire Ibrah threatens to go down with all Ghanaian money launderers

Well known Ghanaian businessman, Ibrahim Daouda, popularly known as Ibrah was invited by the Ghana Police to assist in investigations. He is the guy that dashed out so many iPhones in a trotro on his birthday. YEN.com.gh.

Young millionaire Ibrah threatens to go down with all Ghanaian money launderers
10 university students arrested for writing WASSCE for candidates

10 university students arrested for writing WASSCE for candidates

The Oda police in the Eastern region has arrested thirteen persons for impersonation in the ongoing WAEC examinations. The 13, according to the police, were contracted from Accra and other places “to write the WAEC examinations .

10 university students arrested for writing WASSCE for candidates
UK Police arrest three Ghanaians for smuggling £32million worth of cocaine to Britain

UK Police arrest three Ghanaians for smuggling £32million worth of cocaine to Britain

Three persons suspected to be Ghanaians have been arrested in the United Kingdom for smuggling £32 million (GH¢203,001,958.59) worth of cocaine and cannabis into the country with the help of airport luggage handlers.

UK Police arrest three Ghanaians for smuggling £32million worth of cocaine to Britain
Five remanded over death of aircraft engineer

Five remanded over death of aircraft engineer

Prince Kwabena Kumi, was on his way to surprise his mother during the Easter holidays when the police in Akroso seized his vehicle. They alleged he was driving under the influence of alcohol. The suspects will appear before court.

Five remanded over death of aircraft engineer
Anointing oil fire kills girl who sought spiritual help to pass WASSCE

Anointing oil fire kills girl who sought spiritual help to pass WASSCE

According to reports, the girl's mother took her to one prophetess Efua Eguawaa of the African Faith Church at Breman Asikuma for spiritual support to pass the ongoing West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Anointing oil fire kills girl who sought spiritual help to pass WASSCE
Major Mahama 'killers' reject jury

Major Mahama 'killers' reject jury

The Accra High Court Thursday failed to empanel a seven member jury for the trial of the 14 people accused of killing Major Maxwell Mahama. That was after the accused persons rejected 8 out of the 14 potential jurors .

Major Mahama 'killers' reject jury
Wa Polytechnic Rector usually beats up workers – POTAG Chairman

Wa Polytechnic Rector usually beats up workers – POTAG Chairman

The Chairman of the local chapter of the Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG) at the Wa Polytechnic, Bami Mubash, has claimed that the suspended Rector, Prof Emmanuel Marfo Owusu, often assaulted staff members.

Wa Polytechnic Rector usually beats up workers – POTAG Chairman
Operation Vanguard members take bribes from illegal miners – Kennedy Agyapong

Operation Vanguard members take bribes from illegal miners – Kennedy Agyapong

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has claimed that members of the anti-galamsey taskforce, Operation Vanguard, are taking bribes from illegal miners. The MP stated that this has become the norm.

Operation Vanguard members take bribes from illegal miners – Kennedy Agyapong
NJUASCO suspends 19 students over 'ganja' party on campus

NJUASCO suspends 19 students over 'ganja' party on campus

19 students of the New Juaben Senior High School in Koforidua in the Eastern Region have been punished for reportedly participating in a 'wee' smoking party. While some have been suspended, others have been deboardinised

NJUASCO suspends 19 students over 'ganja' party on campus
Ghanaian nurse in grips of police after forcing himself on Italian patient on admission

Ghanaian nurse in grips of police after forcing himself on Italian patient on admission

Ernest Green, a 28-year-old nurse at the Damongo Government Hospital in the West Gonja District, has found himself on the wrong side of the law after he was arrested for forcefully having his way with one of the hospital’s patient

Ghanaian nurse in grips of police after forcing himself on Italian patient on admission
72-year-old man sentenced to death sends crucial advice to Ghanaian youth

72-year-old man sentenced to death sends crucial advice to Ghanaian youth

A 72-year-old Ghanaian prisoner awaiting execution at the Nsawam Security Prison is advising Ghanaian youth to stay away completely from alcohol and hard drugs such as Indian hemp to avoid the risk of being thrown into jail.

72-year-old man sentenced to death sends crucial advice to Ghanaian youth
Photo: ‘Depressed’ UCC graduate ends his life after 3 years of unemployment, pressure to ‘start life’

Photo: ‘Depressed’ UCC graduate ends his life after 3 years of unemployment, pressure to ‘start life’

A harrowing story about how a young university graduate ended his life due to the pressures that come with being unemployed has gone viral on social media.The late university graduate is believed to be called Yussif.

Photo: ‘Depressed’ UCC graduate ends his life after 3 years of unemployment, pressure to ‘start life’
Brave Ghanaian lady recounts scary story of how she escaped kidnappers operating with ‘trotro’ and ‘fake passengers’

Brave Ghanaian lady recounts scary story of how she escaped kidnappers operating with ‘trotro’ and ‘fake passengers’

A Ghanaian Twitter user, Blue Underwood has recounted how she managed to save herself from some kidnappers who were in a commercial bus she joined on her way to the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra. YEN.com.gh news

Brave Ghanaian lady recounts scary story of how she escaped kidnappers operating with ‘trotro’ and ‘fake passengers’
Headmaster, teacher narrowly escape death as schoolboy pulls a dagger and a pistol

Headmaster, teacher narrowly escape death as schoolboy pulls a dagger and a pistol

Chaos broke out at the Ellen White SDA school, when a student, Phillip Asare, and his friend, allegedly threatened the lives of the headmaster and a teacher with offensive weapons. This was during a mock examination in the school.

Headmaster, teacher narrowly escape death as schoolboy pulls a dagger and a pistol
Police arrest 12 suspected internet fraudsters at Weija

Police arrest 12 suspected internet fraudsters at Weija

The suspects were arrested at Weija in Accra. The twelve suspects, all Nigerians, are in the custody of the New Weija District Police after they were found in an apartment engaging in a suspicious activity. Accor

Police arrest 12 suspected internet fraudsters at Weija
Policeman shoots mobile money thief as two others vanish with cash

Policeman shoots mobile money thief as two others vanish with cash

A police officer, Chief Inspector Ebenezer Kannor, is reported to have gunned down a suspected mobile money thief. According to a report by MyNewsGH.com, two others however made away with an unspecified amount of money.

Policeman shoots mobile money thief as two others vanish with cash
Photos: Social media users commend Ghana Police for rescuing family from armed robbers in less than 10 minutes

Photos: Social media users commend Ghana Police for rescuing family from armed robbers in less than 10 minutes

A Facebook user by name Jessica Kekeli Abudey, has taken to social media to shower praise on the Ghana Police Service for their rapid response to coil a robbery attack and saving her family members. YEN.com.gh latest news

Photos: Social media users commend Ghana Police for rescuing family from armed robbers in less than 10 minutes
Armed men attack policemen and seize their patrol car for a robbery operation

Armed men attack policemen and seize their patrol car for a robbery operation

Seven armed men, on Friday, March 30, 2018, overpowered a police patrol team at Sankore, in the Brong Ahafo Region, and seized their vehicle. Their assailants later used the vehicle to commit robberies at selected locations.

Armed men attack policemen and seize their patrol car for a robbery operation
NDC MP, Eric Opoku, 3 others attacked in B/A

NDC MP, Eric Opoku, 3 others attacked in B/A

Some unidentified thugs have allegedly assaulted the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Asunafo South Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region, Eric Opoku. The thugs vandalized some of his properties too

NDC MP, Eric Opoku, 3 others attacked in B/A
Burglar loses his life as he attempts to break into a shop

Burglar loses his life as he attempts to break into a shop

Luck eluded a suspected thief as he lost his life in the course of breaking into a shop through its roof. The burglar, who is yet to be identified, was seen on the roof of the shop by the owner the following morning.

Burglar loses his life as he attempts to break into a shop
They went into our fridge to take drinks - Woman at Oyarifa on how robbers stole ¢12,000 in cash from her family

They went into our fridge to take drinks - Woman at Oyarifa on how robbers stole ¢12,000 in cash from her family

Ghana recorded close to 80 cases of armed robbery in January 2018 alone as compared to 60 cases in 2017. Records by the Ghana Police Service reveal that the ratio of security officials to civilians currently stands at 1 policeman

They went into our fridge to take drinks - Woman at Oyarifa on how robbers stole ¢12,000 in cash from her family
Police begin investigations into injection deaths

Police begin investigations into injection deaths

Eugene Benjamin Gapher, a family member of one of the deceased told Joy News' Manasseh Azure Awuni his twin sister, Eugenia Atsupui Gapher, 42, passed away days after she took injections to treat some skin infections.

Police begin investigations into injection deaths
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