The Leadership of Parliament has recommended that the composition of committees and other parliamentary delegations, groupings, associations and the Committee of Selection be based on the ratio 138:137 for the Majority Caucus and Minority Caucus respectively.
The National Redemption Volunteers, a political pressure group, has called for immediate steps to be taken to amend Article 71 of the Constitution, which guarantees the payment of gratuities to Article 71 office holders.
The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban S.K. Bagbin has ruled that the collaboration and association between the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the Independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Fomena makes them the majority group in the 8th Parliament.
The Speaker of Parliament, Alban S.K. Bagbin has declared that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) caucus in Parliament together with the independent Member of Parliament for Fomena, Andrew Asiamah Amoako constitute the Majority Group in Parliament.
A Ghanaian citizen and resident of Cape Coast, Kwesi Dawood wants the Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban S.K. Bagbin to probe what he described as “unruly conduct” of two Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Central Region.
The Leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Caucus in Parliament, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has said his side is likely to constitute the majority because the independent member for Fomena has decided to pitch camp with the NPP.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Dome Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo has denied rumours that she voted against the New Patriotic Party (NPP) nominee for the position of Speaker during the last sitting of the 7th Parliament.
The Deputy Leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) caucus in Parliament, Mr. Alexander Afenyo-Markin has asked the Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Alban Bagbin, to declare the NPP as the majority in the House.
The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) has called for a review of Article 244 (2) of the 1992 Constitution to allow for the election of presiding members for district assemblies by simple majority.
Scores of police and military personnel have massed up at various points of entry to the Supreme Court complex as the hearing of the presidential election petition filed by former President John Mahama gets underway.
The independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Fomena, Andrew Asiamah Amoako has officially written to the Speaker informing him that he will do business with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) caucus in Parliament.
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has condemned what it describes as "absurd and unnecessary drama" in the Chamber of Parliament by Members of the House during the election of the Speaker for the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic on the night of January 6, this year.
Election 2020 is over, but the legal battles surrounding the parliamentary election have just begun. The two major political parties — the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) — have crossed swords in courtrooms across the country in a bid to increase their seats in Parliament.
The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Hohoe constituency in the Volta Region, Professor Margaret Kweku, and four others on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 filed an application at the Supreme Court seeking a review of the court’s decision of January 5, 2021 to quash certain orders a High Court in Ho made on December 23, 2020, including an order to restrain Peter Amewu from holding himself out as Member of Parliament-Elect for the Hohoe Constituency.
A leading sports administrator, Nana Fitzgerald Barkers Woode, popularly known as Nana Fitz, has called on the two leading political parties, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), to immediately find an amicable way of resolving their differences on the 2020 general election results.
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has been petitioned to conduct “criminal investigations” into allegations of perjury against the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin North, Mr James Gyakye Quayson.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bosomtwe, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has granted full self-sponsored scholarships to 30 young people in his constituency to pursue Engineering programmes at the University of Mines and Technology (UMAT) in Tarkwa.
Unless one side backs down and peace prevails on Friday, January 15, the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress members of parliament are bent on a showdown in the house which portends nothing but chaos over the lingering matter of which side is in the majority.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bosomtwe in the Ashanti Region, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has set up a 10 year vision to ensure that the Bosomtwe area produces at least 100 engineers in the next 10 years.
The Upper East Regional Minister Paulina Patience Abayage has debunked claims that she used government's projects in the region to project herself during her campaign as a parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Navrongo Central constituency.