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Hello everyone, find below the 588 page ruling by the Supreme Court in the Election Petition hearing:

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE
IN THE SUPREME COURT
ACCRA – A. D. 2013

ATUGUBA, JSC (PRESIDING)
ANSAH, JSC
ADINYIRA (MRS), JSC
OWUSU (MS), JSC
DOTSE, JSC
ANIN-YEBOAH, JSC
BAFFOE-BONNIE, JSC
GBADEGBE, JSC
AKOTO-BAMFO (MRS), JSC

WRIT No. J1/6/2013

29TH AUGUST, 2013

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION

IN THE MATTER OF A PETITION CHALLENGING THE VALIDITY OF THE ELECTION OF JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA AS PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA PURSUANT TO THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HELD ON 7TH AND 8TH DECEMBER, 2012.

Article 64 of the Constitution, 1992; Section 5 of the Presidential Election Act, 1992 (PNDCL 285); and Rule 68 and 68A of the
Supreme Court (Amendment) Rules 2012, C.I. 74.

BETWEEN:

1. NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO ] 1ST PETITIONER
H/No. 2, Onyaa Crescent, Nima, Accra. ]

2. DR. MAHAMUDU BAWUMIA ] 2ND PETITIONER
H/No. 10, 6th Estate Road, Kanda Estates, Accra. ]

3. JAKE OTANKA OBETSEBI-LAMPTEY ] 3RD PETITIONER
24, 4th, Circular Road, Cantonment, Accra. ]

AND

1. JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA ] 1ST RESPONDENT
Castle, Castle Road, Osu, Accra. ]

2. THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION ] 2ND RESPONDENT
National Headquarters of the Electoral ]
Commission, 6th Avenue, Ridge, Accra.

3. NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS (NDC)] 3RD RESPONDENT
National Headquarters, Accra. ] (more…)

hon-doe-adjaho-is-the-new-speaker-of-parliament-after-taking-his-oaths-of-allegian-and-office-he-declared-the-akatsi-south-constituency seat he was  occupying-vacant.

Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho is the new Speaker of Parliament. After taking Oaths of Allegiance and Office, he declared the Akatsi South Constituency seat he was occupying vacant.

It was a night to remember – a night full of remarkable and thought provoking speeches by the leaders of the Sixth Parliament. It was a night of merry making and a night to make new friends. (more…)

Chair of the CPP, Samia Yaaba Nkrumah failed to retained the Jomoro seat she won in 2008.

Chair of the CPP, Samia Yaaba Nkrumah failed to retained the Jomoro seat she won in 2008.

‘Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall;
Humpty Dumpty had a big fall;
All the King’s soldiers and all the King’s men;
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.’
Friday December 7, 2012 was decision time. It was a time where 11,246,982 out of the 14,158,890 eligible voters exercised their franchise by electing a president out of the nine presidential hopefuls and 275 members of Parliament to govern the country for the next four years. (more…)

Presidential candidate of the NPP, Nana Akufo Addo addressing party fateful at the Obra Sport

Presidential candidate of the NPP, Nana Akufo Addo addressing party fateful at the Obra Sport

Angry supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) yesterday took to the streets at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra to protest over the verdict of the 2012 polls announced by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan. (more…)

The NPP presidential candidate, Nana Akuffo Addo and his running mate, Mahamudu Bawumia responding to cheers from the crowd on their arrival at the Afua Sutherland Park

The NPP presidential candidate, Nana Akuffo Addo and his running mate, Mahamudu Bawumia responding to cheers from the crowd on their arrival at the Afua Sutherland Park

All political activities of the various political parties contesting for this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections would come to an end midnight as ascribed in the political code of conduct for the 2012 polls. (more…)

Vice-President nominee, Mr. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur will face the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Monday, 6 August, 2012 for public scrutiny over his new post.

It is now official that the Vice-President nominee, Mr. Kwesi Bekow Amissah Arthur would be subjected to a barrage of questions in public following a decision taken by the Appointments Committee of Parliament chaired by the First Deputy Speaker, Edward Doe Adjaho. (more…)

Members of Parliament from both sides yesterday stood their grounds and halted a $9 million loan being pursued by the government to finance agriculture in the country. (more…)