Some, out of about 100,000 beneficiaries who were enrolled on the NaBCo programme have expressed displeasure in the government, as their monthly stipends of 700ghana cedis were not released.
The Deputy Minister in charge of Information, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that, the Nation Builders Corp(NaBCo) programme has completed the resolution of challenges it encountered with the processing of stipends for some 9,235 beneficiaries, as payment is to be effected this week.
According to the Deputy Minister in Charge of Information, NaBCo stipends for 2018 were fully funded in the 2018 budget and payment commenced for some 77, 907 beneficiaries.
The Nation Builders Corps, NaBCo programme which was launched in May, 2018 is a government initiative to address the high level of graduate unemployment in Ghana.
The objectives are to Provide temporary employment, Improve skills and employability, Improve public service delivery, Improve revenue mobilization and Improve access to basic public services.
Under this programme, graduates will be trained, equipped with the necessary work tools and deployed around the country to engage in the following programmes, Educate Ghana, Heal Ghana, Feed Ghana, Revenue Ghana, Digitize Ghana, Civic Ghana and Enterprise Ghana.
Addressing a press briefing at the Eastern Premier Hotel, Koforidua in the Eastern Region, Mr. Kojo Oppong revealed that, a little over 18,000 beneficiaries unfortunately did not receive their stipends for various reasons such as, about 12, 000 of the beneficiaries gave wrong USN numbers, 1000 gave wrong ezwich numbers, 1300 were found to be on the Forestry Commission payroll, 322 already on the YEA payroll, 408 on the National Service Secretariat payroll, 7 had already been put on the Ministry Health Nursing Training programme, 1702 were found to have been already employed in other sectors, 6 were flagged as the already employed with duplicate ezwich numbers, 85 required a change in their cards, 7 provided duplicate details, 394 had mismatches of their names between the NABCO system and Ezwich system and another 50 had duplicate ezwich numbers.
Mr. Kojo Oppong stated that, these difficulties it encountered called for a halt in further processing of the payroll for the data set to be corrected.
According to him, the secretariat informs that, 9,235 of the beneficiaries have now corrected their data and thus will be paid effective this week as it tasked beneficiaries to correct their data for it to be rekeyed into the system.
Deputy Minister of Information, Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah stated that, the beneficiaries December and regular stipends are also programmed to be paid immediately afterwards, encouraging about 8,766 beneficiaries who have an outstanding data issues to correct them for payment of stipends to be done.
“I Haven’t Regretted Investing In Music. – NAM 1
CEO of Zylofon Music Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM 1 has emphasised that he has no regrets venturing into the music industry.
He stated that as a business person he made a business decision not to benefit right away but to help grow it for generational value.
NAM 1 was answering questions from media men & women at a press conference to address the well-publicized issues surrounding his institutions.
After its founding, Zylofon Music signed top music artistes Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Becca, Highlife act Kumi Guitar, rapper Kumi Guitar and gospel musician Joyce Blessing.
Caroline Esinam Adzogble Appointed Ambassador Of GOA Institute Of Management To Africa.
Study abroad programs have long been focused in Europe & the USA, leaving out great opportunities on other continents, especially Asia and more precisely the country of India. In a move to change this narrative; The GOA institute of management have appointed Caroline Esinam Adzogble as African ambassador; a role that will see her champion study opportunities at the GOA institué of management, to students all across Africa.
Caroline Esinam Adzogble; a seasoned Educational consultant and a champion for better educational opportunities across Africa, adds this to her many achievements in the sector of education across the continent.
The role she says will come with scholarship opportunities for potential post graduate students across Africa; A chance to further your education in a university that gives you first hand opportunities to work and study at the same time.
After 5 years of running educational consultancy services under her firm ‘IAES’ in Ghana, Caroline makes this new move under the International University Services; an educational firm based in Europe.
The GOA institute of management; is a top ranking postgraduate university in the GOA province of India. Interested students can email [email protected] or visit the IUS website www.theiuservices.com for more information about it’s partnerships with global universities.
Mike Tyson’s 420-Acre Weed Ranch Rakes In $500K A Month.
Mike Tyson is building a cannabis empire and soaking up ever blissful moment of it, literally. The weedtrepreneur recently revealed on his star-studded podcast that he and his crew basically smoke 10 tons of weed every single month at his marijuana resort, Tyson Ranch.
ICYMI: 52-year-old Mike Tyson is living a retired man’s dream! After putting up his boxing gloves, Mike made a swift career change, buying 420-acres of land in California City to run a company called The Ranch Companies, which specializes in all things weed.
According to GQ, Tyson and his company are working on breaking ground on Tyson Ranch. The ranch will serve as a luxury weed resort and “there are plans for a luxury hotel and retail stores and facilities for glamping, an amphitheater for concerts, and Tyson University, where experts will teach cannabis-cultivation techniques to future farmers.
"The proposed plans for Tyson Ranch, Mike Tyson's luxury weed resort.
On his most recent episode of his podcast, Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson, Mike and his co-host, Eben Britton, sat down with Jim Jones to talk about both Mike and Jim’s booming weed businesses. When Mike asked his co-host how much weed he thinks they smoke at their ranch, Eben said, “We smoke 10 tons of weed at the ranch every month,” in which Mike responded, “That’s like $40K.” We were just as surprised as Jim Jones to hear that lofty number!
The former rapper also revealed in the video that he once spent $7 million on a diamond chain! If you were wondering how much dough Mike is raking in from his weed business, he's approximately selling $500,000 worth of cannabis products every month. So it makes sense that they can smoke that much weed and lofty jewelry.
The former fighter went on to dish about his budding weed resort, saying, “We gon’ make this like an oasis in the desert, man.” While you wait in anticipation for Mike Tyson to break ground on his stoner paradise, check out his website here!
“Menzgold To Possibly Rebound Soon. – Nana Appiah Mensah
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah popularly known as NAM 1 has stated that, he will dissertate on the recent developments and state of affairs of the gold dealership entity and his subsidiary companies to the Ghanaian traditional mass communication (broadcasting, publishing, and the Internet) media regarded collectively.
With the location yet to be made known to public, the event is scheduled for Monday, 19th August, 2019 and and has the objective of providing final practical resolutions to all pending teasing, indistinct matters that impeded and retarded the progress of the firm, assuring that, the action of solving the contentious Menzgold fracas will result to a highly possible rebound soon of the gold dealership firm.
He made this statement, Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 via his twitter handle.
Nana Appiah Mensah, was sued for defrauding by false pretences, money laundering, abetment and carrying on deposit-taking business without licence contrary to Section 6 (1) of the Banks and Specialised Deposit-taking Institutions Act. He was accused for illegally obtaining an estimated GHS1.68 billion from his customers.
According to the charge sheet, the money was from 16,000 people who invested a total of GHc1,680,920,000 in the company. The sheet indicated that Mr Appiah Mensah’s two companies — Brew Marketing Consult and Menzgold Ghana Limited; represented by him, have also been charged with defrauding by false pretence.
He arrived in Ghana on July 11, 2019, where he was picked up by security operatives at the Kotoka International Airport and sent to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service for interrogation after spending several months in Dubai in another legal battle.
Nana Appiah Mensah was released from police custody on August 5 after he met the reviewed bail conditions. He secured his freedom on bail after his lawyers managed to meet the bail conditions set by an Accra circuit court. The court had initially set bail at ¢1 billion with five sureties.
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