An Circuit Court has remanded two persons into police custody for allegedly robbing a man of his taxi cab valued at ¢25,000.
Evans Nuetey, 27, driver and Prince Ayitey, 25, barber pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and robbery.
The prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector Christine Bansah told the court presided over by Susana Eduful that Mr Ebenezer Acquah is a taxi driver and a resident of Tabora, whereas Nuetey and Ayitey live at Odumasi and Suhum-Mankrong, respectively.
She said on February 21, 2020, at about 1230 hours, the complainant was in charge of a Kia Morning LX taxi cab with the registration number GS 6468-19 at Tabora when the accused hired him to Lomnava, another suburb in Accra.
Chief Inspector Bansah said Nuetey sat at the front seat and on reaching a section of the road close to the Lomnava Block Factory, Nuetey suddenly put off the ignition, pulled a locally made pistol, pointed it at the complainant and ordered him to get out of the car.
The prosecution said Ayitey also held and pulled the complainant out of the car and the two then drove off to Suhum, where they sold it at a cost of ¢3,000.
She said the cab also contained the complainant’s iPhone 6S valued at ¢800 and cash of ¢500.
Chief Inspector Bansah said on March 18, 2020, Nuetey was arrested and he led police to arrest Ayitey leading to the car being retrieved but the colour had been changed from ash and yellow to black and the number plate from GS 6468-19 to GR 874-19.
She said when investigations were extended to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, it came out that the new car number belonged to Priority Insurance Company Limited in Accra.
The prosecution said the accused in their cautioned statements admitted the offences and were thus arraigned.
Ghanaian self-acclaimed pastor , Apostle Vinny Max Bani , Popularly known as AVMB has allegedly dissolved his church after stories of manipulation and exploitation of church members went viral .
His church, Christ Symbolic Union known popularly as DECAM is on the top of Twitter trends as former members share their experience in his ministry. According to reports , his church has been in operation for over 3 years .
The self acclaimed pastor has according to reports , deleted every information that can be used as evidence against him and has allegedly dissolved the ministry and dissociated himself from it .
Here is a full guide on How To Apply for & Renew Passport Online in Ghana in 2022 for persons who would like to apply or renew their passport.
What is a Passport?
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A passport is an official document provided by a government that certifies the holder’s identity and citizenship while also allowing them to travel to and from foreign nations under its protection.
It is nearly hard to travel between countries and/or jurisdictions without a passport.
About the Online Passport Application System in Ghana
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ghana introduced the online passport application service in 2017 for Ghanaians to make the application process easier while assuring optimum security for applicants.
This process has now become one of the ways to apply for a Ghanaian passport in the country.
Documents Needed on How To Apply & Renew Passport Online in Ghana 2022
Here are the documents applicants are required to have in order to successfully apply or renew a passport in Ghana.
For New/Fresh Applicants
A Valid ID Card Such as such as Driver’s Licence, Ghana Card, etc.
Proof of Profession
If the applicant is actively employed, a work ID card with the applicant’s name, organization’s name, and position is required.
If the candidate is currently enrolled in school, they must provide a student ID.
Self-employed and registered business owners must present their business registration certificate as proof.
Unemployed candidates and those in the non-formal sector of employment, such as mechanics, hairdressers, etc do not require proof.
For Renewing Applicants
First page and bio-data page with picture and information page
Click on “Sign Up” to create a new account on the “Ghana.gov.gh” website you will be redirected to
Fill in your details And click Continue
A One Time Password (OPT) would be sent to the phone number provided. Enter the OTP and Click continue to Apply
Search for the Passport Office and Click Apply
You would be redirected to a different page
Click on “Authorize” to enable the application share your details with the Passport Application portal
You will be redirected to the passport application platform where you will be given the chance to make purchase or input a voucher for the new passport application
You have the option of choosing the Passport Application Centre (PAC) that is closest to you or the one that you want. Once you’ve done that, schedule a visit to the PAC to have your documents verified and your biometric information taken (i.e. photograph and fingerprints). While you wait for your appointment date, you can print the completed form and give it to your guarantor to fill up.
Once you have your signed paperwork, you can go to the Passport Application Center of your choice on the scheduled appointment day. Your documents will be checked, and your biometric information will be collected. Following your visit, the PAC will notify you when your passport is available to be picked up.
Obtain your Ghanaian passport
When your Passport is ready to be picked up, you will be notified through SMS. When you hear this notice, go to the Passport Application Centre where you conducted your biometrics to pick up your Ghana passport.
Ghana Passport Application Centers
Online applications are currently handled by 22 application centers across the country.
You can choose any of them during the application process, and you’ll go there for biometrics and to pick up your passport once it’s ready.
The following is a list of Passport Application Centres in Ghana where you can complete your biometric application and where you can find them:
Kinbu Road (Old Foreign Affairs)
Guggisberg Road, Opposite PWD, Adum, Ministries
Ghana Immigration Head Quarters (Within the Regional Administration)
Adjacent to Jubilee (shares a wall with the Park)
Regional Administration (Shares building with Immigration)
Police Park (Old Library)
Premium PAC – Accra
Accra Digital Center, Adjacent State Housing Company, Ring Road West, Accra