NANA PAYS 58,000 NURSES ALLOWANCE; GH¢232m HITS ACCOUTS.

NANA PAYS 58,000 NURSES ALLOWANCE; GH¢232m HITS ACCOUTS. A nursing student showing to President the text prompt on her phone indicating that she has received her allowance President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday restored the allowances of training nurses and midwifery students across the country amidst jubilation. As a result, GH¢400 each hit the accounts of 58,000 nursing and midwifery students yesterday across the country, giving a total of GH¢232 million for this academic year. This is in fulfillment of the promise made by the president to the health students during the 2016 electioneering campaign. He stressed that if he won power, he would restore the allowances cancelled by the

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58,000 TRAINEE NURSES TO BENEFIT FROM ALLOWANCE.

58,000 TRAINEE NURSES TO BENEFIT FROM ALLOWANCE. Nursing Trainee students receiving text prompts on their mobile phones upon receiving the allowances. Fifty-eight thousand midwife and nurse trainees are to benefit from the restoration of the nurse and midwife trainees’ allowance which was launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Sunyani yesterday. In the 2017/18 academic year, the government is to spend GH¢232 million to pay the allowances of the beneficiaries who will receive GH¢400 each per month for the next 10 months. EuphoriaA number of midwife and nurse trainees from across the country who attended the launch of the restoration of the allowance could not hide their joy as

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BAAKO: “I WISH NDC NEVER COMES TO POWER AGAIN!”. . . “GOD FORBID” – ALLOTEY REBUTS.

BAAKO: “I WISH NDC NEVER COMES TO POWER AGAIN!”. . . “GOD FORBID” – ALLOTEY REBUTS. One of his chief desires, perhaps from ‘Allah’, is to see the National Democratic Congress [NDC] stay in opposition forever, but that wish has been swiftly prayed against by a leading member of the NDC. Editor-In-Chief of the New Crusading Guide, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, speaking to the issue of campaign promises and governance of the Nana Addo-led administration, opined that Ghanaians must forever maintain the ‘Elephant’ as the party in power. According to him, achievements chalked by the NPP government compared to the NDC in less than a year is incredible – hence, they must be

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NIGERIA TEACHERS FAIL EXAM SET FOR PUPILS.

NIGERIA TEACHERS FAIL EXAM SET FOR PUPILS. Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to score 75% or higher on assessments given to pupils. He said 25,000 new teachers would be recruited to replace them. Mr El-Rufai made the comments at a meeting with World Bank representatives in the state capital, Kaduna. “The hiring of teachers in the past was politicised and we intend to change that by bringing in young and qualified primary school teachers to restore the dignity

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CHINESE MAN REMANDED FOR ALLEGED MURDER OF A GHANAIAN

CHINESE MAN REMANDED FOR ALLEGED MURDER OF A GHANAIAN. A Takoradi District Court on Tuesday remanded a Chinese man into police custody for allegedly shooting and killing one Nana Buah, 29 at Wassa Akropong over the weekend. Jiang Gen Hai, the accused whose plea was not taken, is alleged to have shot and killed Nana Buah, a Ghanaian lotto operator, at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region during an argument on some business transaction. He is to reappear in court on Thursday October 26. Prosecuting, Police Inspector Bernard Paa Ahinsan,  prayed the court, presided over by Mr Thomas K. Ofidie, to remand the accused into police custody, to allow the

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GHANA IS SECOND HIGHEST RECRUIT CONTRIBUTOR TO ISIS – OKUDZETO.

GHANA IS SECOND HIGHEST RECRUIT CONTRIBUTOR TO ISIS – OKUDZETO. Ranking Member on Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said information gathered from Libya suggests that Ghana is the second highest country that contributes fighters to ISIS in Libya. “Rather worrying for Ghana, we are considered to be among the second highest category of 50 – 100. This has been explained by the Attorney-General’s Office in Libya to mean between 50 to 100 Ghanaian migrants in Libya have been identified as active frontline fighters of ISIS in Libya,” Mr Ablakwa said at a press conference in Accra on Tuesday. Ghana appears in this category with seven other

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