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Tamale Teaching Hospital

Tamale Teaching Hospital denies paying ‘ghost names’

The Tamale Teaching Hospital has refuted claims of disbursing salaries to non-existent staff also known as 'ghost names.' This follows an investigation by the Office...

GNAT bares teeth at OSP, CAGD over ‘ghost names’ investigation

The President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has criticised the approach taken in the conduct of the recent report alleging ‘ghost...

‘Ghost names’ in Northern Region paid GH₵2.8m in salaries – OSP, CADG Report

A new report has uncovered nearly three million cedis in salaries earned by individuals who were deceased, retired, no longer in their positions, also...
Executive Secretary of CLOGSAG, Mr Isaac Bampoe Addo addressing the press conference

Politicians behind ‘ghost names’ on govt payroll – CLOGSAG

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association Ghana (CLOGSAG) has accused politicians of being behind the incidence of 'ghost names' and the...

3 ‘ghost names’ at Finance Ministry get GH¢1.1m as salaries

The 2021 Auditor-General’s report on Ministries, Departments and Agencies has raised concerns over salary payments to the sum of GH¢1,112,896.00 made at...
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghost names uncovered by Controller and Accountant General’s department – Bawumia announces

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that government has uncovered hundreds of ghost names on its payroll. This...

GES detects ‘ghost names’ in ‘one teacher one laptop’ project list

The Ashanti Regional Ghana Education Service (GES) says it has detected ghost names on the one-teacher one laptop project list.

SSNIT clears 11,000 ‘ghost names’ on payroll [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · SSNIT clears 11,000 'ghost names' on payroll The Social Security and National Insurance...

Corruption Watch: Auditor-General blames HR heads of MDAs for ghost names

George Swanzy Winful, Deputy Auditor-General of the Ghana Audit Service has blamed the heads of Human Resource (HR) Departments of the various...
Dr Serebuor Quaicoe

Revealed: 1 million ‘ghost names’ in Voters Register

The Electoral Commission (EC) has revealed there are over one million ghost names in the current Voters Register.

SSNIT saves GH¢18.1m after deleting 8,366 ghost names from pension payroll

Measures introduced by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in February 2018 to delete ghost names from the pension payroll have yielded...

Ghost names syndrome – Auditor General’s Dept. reveals common enemy

Deputy Auditor General, George Winful, says exercise by the Ghana Audit Service to eliminate ghost names from the public sector payroll is set to...

Audio: Publish and arrest ‘ghost names’ – Baba Jamal dares YEA

Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Akwatia has condemned the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) for deleting a total of 16,839 ghost...

OSP chases ‘ghost’ names, others on govt payroll system

The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) says it has commenced an investigation into ghost names on the government’s payroll system.

Ghosts don’t have fingerprints – Bawumia justifies linkage of payrolls to Ghana Cards

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has emphasized the significance of requiring new public sector employees and staff to undergo a biometric identification...
Police officers

Danchira now a ghost town after clash with landguards – Assembly member pleads with...

The Assembly member for Danchira Ballagonnor, in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, says his community has turned into...

NPP decides: Names of some delegates allegedly missing in Awutu Senya East

Some New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates in the Awutu Senya East constituency are alleging the altercation of the album for the presidential...

Sarkodie replies Shatta Wale over ‘Bob Marley ghost’ troll [Audio]

Award-winning rapper, Sarkodie, says he has received an outpour of love and support from industry players since his collaboration with Bob Marley...

Shatta Wale’s interesting reaction to Sarkodie’s collaboration with a ‘ghost’

Dancehall King Shatta Wale is back with his usual gimmicks and this time it is targeted at the self-acclaimed Ghana Music Industry...
Parliament

Ghosts invade Parliament

Parliamentarians present in the Chamber last week were left in shock, following names and votes of their colleagues who were absent that...

My husband’s name was listed among workers of a ghost hospital – Diana Hamilton

Over the years, illegitimate names, also known as ‘ghost names’ on government payroll have featured prominently in the Auditor-General’s report.

Man exhumes corpse at Awutu Ayiresu; claims ghost ordered him [Video]

https://youtu.be/kTjUuAuq1b0 A 22-year-old man, Kwashi Pontro, has incurred the wrath of traditional leaders after exhuming a corpse...

‘Ghost schools’ allegation: School Feeding Management hits back at ‘uninformed’ caterers

The National Secretariat of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has strongly refuted what it described as false claims by some 'uninformed'...

SSNIT saves GH¢130m in three years as it blocks ‘ghosts’

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has saved GH¢130 million in the last three years through the cleaning of the...
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Man narrates how he had a baby with a ‘ghost’

A South African man has narrated how he unknowingly had a baby with a "female ghost" he dated for four years. 

The ghosts might have voted for you – Ernest Kumi to Ama Sey [audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · The ghosts might have voted for you - Ernest Kumi to Ama Sey

NPP primaries: Ama Sey blames ghosts for defeat

Member of Parliament for Akwatia in the Eastern Region, Mercy Adu Gyamfi, popularly called Ama Sey, has rejected the results of the...

People call my wife worse names – Medikal on calling Eno Barony “corpse” [Watch]

Rapper Medikal has refused to apologise to fellow female rapper, Eno Barony, after he called her a corpse on social media.

Number12: Anas names Ghana’s sporting heroes and villains

It’s not my domain and I have done my best to remain in my terrain. Yet have I been hounded with a refrain of...

GIS pays ‘ghosts’ over GHS67K

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in Wa has dolled out an amount of GHS60, 070.67 to eight undeserving officers. This is according to the 2015...

Audio: NAGRAT calls for immediate payment of teachers whose names were deleted from payroll

National Association of Graduate Teachers (GNAT) is calling for an immediate payment of the arrears of about 8000 graduate teachers whose names were deleted...

Government deleted names of workers intentionally – George Loh

Former Member of Parliament for North Dayi Constituency in the Volta Region George Loh has chastised the Finance Minister’s apology over the wrongful deletion...

Finance Minister apologises to workers declared ghosts

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has apologized to all public sector workers whose names were mistakenly removed from government’s payroll. A few weeks ago, the government...

Gov’t saves GHC433m from removal of ‘Ghost Workers’

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has revealed that through a payroll audit conducted by the Ministry of Finance, under the...
chraj

CHRAJ sends important message to Ablakwa over sale of SSNIT hotels to Bryan Acheampong

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has officially recognised the petition submitted by Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto...

NPA increases price floor for diesel to GH₵13.15; petrol reduced to GH₵13.60

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has announced new price floor for oil marketing companies and other players selling petroleum products from May 15 to...

I am focused on fighting corruption through digitization – Bawumia

Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alhaji Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has reiterated his commitment to fight corruption through the digitization if elected as...

I’ve really worked well as Veep; vote for me as President – Bawumia to...

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has asserted that he has largely fulfilled his commitments to the nation, underscoring the importance of granting...

Release teachers salaries or… – GNAT warns OSP

The General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Thomas Musah, has issued a stern warning to the Office of...
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