ECONOMIC & ORGANIZED CRIME OFFICE GOES AFTER ZYLOFON MEDIA SIGNEES

The Menzgold saga has taken another dimension. According to reports, the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has started going after signees of Menzgold sister company Zylofon Media.

The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has turned it’s attention on the celebrities signed unto the Nana Appiah Mensah owned Zylofon Media and the thousands of Cedis assets given to these celebrities in an attempt to have the assets seized, Ghpage has gathered.

Ghpage.com has reported that, EOCO has expressed interest and seizing not just the assets of Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM1, they want to seize all the assets of his sister company, Zylofon Media.

With this intent, Zylofon artists may likely get their properties seized.

Shatta Wale’s Ship house Mansion, Becca’s Beauty Spa, Stonebwoy’s 3 bedroom mansion as well as all the assets given to Joyce Blessing, Kumi Guitar, Obibini, Jame Gardiner, Toosweet Annan, Benedicta Gafah, Bibi Bright and Zynell Zuh risk being seized by EOCO.

From what Ghpage has gathered, EOCO can have these assets seized if they are able to obtain the warrant because as stated in the contract signed by these celebrities, the assets stated in their respective contract will be in the name of Zylofon Media until their contract is over.

Only then will the property deeds be changed into their names.

So technically, Shatta Wale’s mansion, Becca’s Spa which Ghpage gathers was funded by Zylofon Media, the luxurious cars and others are the properties of Zylofon Media.

Already EOCO has frozen the accounts of Nana Appiah Mensah and has urged the public to come forward with any knowledge of accounts opened by NAM1 with different names.

The Executive Director of EOCO, Mr. K.K Amoah told the media:

“What we are telling the public is that anyone with information on his other accounts should let us know because we believe he might have used different names to open such accounts and so friends, the family should let us know about other accounts.”

 

 

I DON’T HAVE ANY INVESTMENT WITH MENZGOLD – Yvonne Nelson

Actress Yvonne Nelson has denied claims that she is one of the frustrated customers of Menzgold Ghana Limited who invested huge sums of money into the company’s gold dealings.

Menzgold Ghana has shutdown since September 2018 and a bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of all directors of the company for failure to refund client’s monies.

The CEO of the company, Nana Appiah Mensah, who is popularly known as NAM1, has been trending on both social and traditional media circles since the warrant of arrest was issued.

A list of alleged frustrated customers of Menzgold circulating on social media mentioned Yvonne Nelson and other celebrities. But Yvonne said she is not a customer. She has never stepped foot in the offices of Menzgold before.

“Whoever is using my image in this Menzgold crap better watch out! I don’t have any investment with them! Why don’t you write about their artistes? Rubbish,” he said on Twitter.

“Cut this bullshit! Not in the mood! Have never even entered their office,” she also said on Instagram.

Meanwhile, on Friday, Yvonne Nelson announced her new movie titled ‘Sin City’.

Produced by her YN Productions, it will premiere on Val’s Day February 14 at Silverbird Cinemas at the Accra and West Hill Malls.

‘Sin City’ tells the story of Philip (Kunle Remi) and Julia (Yvonne Nelson), a couple high up on the ladder of success and living the dream life. Their marriage seems perfect except for the suppressed fact the couple can’t seem to get to spend time with each other owing to Philips’ frequent trips.

Finally when they decide to spend time together and go away for a few days, there come the twists and turns of that movie enthusiasts will see for themselves. It also stars Adjetey Annan, Regina Van-Helvert, Kweku Elliot and a host of others.

Source: Daily Guide

NANA APPIAH MENSAH ARRESTED IN DUBAI

Nkonkonsa.com is reliably informed that Nana Appiah Mensah, Chief Executive of Menzgold, the gold dealership company at the centre of heated controversy since its collapse in September last year, has reportedly been arrested in Dubai.

A warrant for his arrest was issued by a circuit court on 9 January, 2019 after he failed to pay back monies owed to investors in his failed company.

The government of Ghana had exerted huge pressure on the law-enforcement agencies and financial regulators to bring the failed company boss to book

The Daily Statesman has confirmed through sources inside Interpol that the fugitive boss, popularly known as NAM1, was arrested following a complaint by a gold dealer who alleges that he has been duped by the Ghanaian in Dubai.

The Economic and Organised Crimes Organisation (EOCO) had been investigating Appiah Mensah before he jumped bail conditions set by the Bureau of National Investigations. EOCO has confirmed that it has established contact with the detainee in Dubai.

Menzgold promised clients monthly interest of between 7 and 10% interest on “gold collectibles” deposited with the company.

The unlicensed dealership was said to have attracted up to 60,000 depositors despite repeated warnings by the Bank of Ghana and the Securities and Exchange Commission not to do business with the company.

#In the past week, apologists for Menzgold from senior spokesmen fror the opposition NDC to NAM1’s self-appointed chief defender Bulldog, head of A&R at Appiah Mensah’s Zylofon Artists.

Source: NKONKONSA.com and The Daily Statesman

COME BACK HOME! YOU DIDN’T DEFRAUD ANYONE – Bulldog Tells NAM1

Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, known in showbiz as Bulldog has asked his boss, the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, who’s on the run, to show up from wherever he is.

This comes on the back of a recent warrant of arrest issued by the court against the CEO of the gold dealership company, Menzgold.

In a recent video, the Artiste and Repertoire Manager of Zylofon Music, another company owned by the Menzgold CEO, is seen lambasting the government, accusing it of messing up the Menzgold business, as he also advises his boss to present himself before the powers that be.

“If what I’m hearing is true about the arrest warrant, show up. You will not be jailed. None of your people will be jailed. You did not defraud nobody. You have a good case. You were running your business until this present administration messed it up,” Bulldog said.

He added if the government felt Menzgold’s business was dubious, there were better ways of going about it. Bulldog, who is also an Artiste and Repertoire Manager of Zylofon Music, another company owned by Nana Appiah Mensah, said he also has his investment locked up in the Menzgold business.

He expressed his disappointment how the government is disappointing Menzgold customers.

“When you started this campaign against Menzgold, you said you were protecting customers. You came in to mess things up, not to protect us. You’ve messed things up and you’ve delayed our investment,” he said.

According to him, the Security and Exchange Commission and the Bank of Ghana, had no authority or right to interfere in the business of MenzGold. The company, in 2018 courted controversy over its operations, which it claimed was licensed solely to buy gold in Ghana and export to other countries.

SEC in September 2018 ordered Menzgold to shut down its gold trading activities and subsequently met with the management of the company to discuss new conditions to guide its operations, but Menzgold rejected the terms and decided to head to court to challenge SEC and the BoG’s control over its operation.

Source: Citifmnewsroom.com

EBONY REIGNS’ ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY POSTPONED  

February 8, 2019 will be exactly a year since the tragic demise of sensational Singer, Priscilla Opoku Agyeman popularly known as Ebony Reigns.

As custom demands for a one year anniversary of the dead, family and friends are expected to gather at a solemn ceremony to celebrate the life of their departed and visit the grave, but the late Ebony Reign’s one-year anniversary will not be celebrated on the original date according to her father.

Mr. Opoku Kwarteng, father of the late Singer has disclosed that Ebony’s one-year anniversary will not be marked on February 8, 2019 as expected.

Speaking in an interview with Abeiku Aggrey ‘Santana’, Mr. Opoku Kwarteng said the family has agreed to shift it to March but are yet to decide on a particular date.

“It was supposed be next month but I have shifted it to March, so we have about two more months to go. I haven’t fixed the exact date yet but it will definitely be in March. We are working on that collectively, its not just me. Her mother is in Ghana as I speak so we are yet to decide,” he disclosed.

Mr. Kwarteng has released a new single recorded by his late daughter titled ‘Be Your Driver’ under his record label Kwarbony Records, and according to him another single will be released before Ebony’s one-year anniversary celebration.

Ebony Reigns died in a gruesome road accident that occurred on Thursday February 8, 2018 on the Sunyani-Kumasi road.

The 20-year-old singer and three other persons were on board a Jeep with registration number AS 497-16, travelling from Sunyani to Kumasi when a head-on collision with a VIP bus heading towards Sunyani from Kumasi occurred.

The driver of the vehicle escaped death, however, two other occupants — a military officer identified as Francis Atsu Vondee and a lady identified only as Frankie Kury died.

Source: Eugene Osafo-Nkansah/Peacefmonline.com 

YOU CAN’T TELL ME HOW I SHOULD LIVE MY LIFE AS A LAWYER – Sandra Ankobiah Blast Critics

Actress and Lawyer Sandra Ankobiah has gone hard on her critics for trying tell her how to live her life as a Lawyer.

Sandra seems tired of those who think they have moral rights to dictate to her how she should behave on Social media, how she should dress and even how she should walk and she’s not having any of it anymore.

If not for the existence of evidence that she’s a lawyer who has been called to the bar, most people do not see her as a lawyer mainly because of how she loves to live her life.

In an Instagram post she made on new year’s eve, she asked her critics to allow her to live her life how she places because she has the rights to.

In the full post on IG, she wrote:

“I’m a lawyer by profession, a businesswoman, entrepreneur, and a host of other things by occupation. I’ve got diverse passions and hobbies. All these add up to make me Sandra Ankobiah. I will live the life that I love, Re: my best f*****g life.

I will not be caged by anybody. This is 2019, the 21st century, I’ll be whatever tf I want. If I want to be a lawyer, an architect, a plumber, a fashionista, a world traveler, a poet, a dancer, etc, I’ll be all of those things. Gtfoh with your opinions about how I should act as a lawyer. When you get a first degree in law, a masters in law, and you’re called to the Bar, (like I have), you can act how you think lawyers should act.

But as for me Sandra Ankobiah, I will continue to live my best f*****g life. The fact that you see me dress nicely etc, doesn’t take away the fact that I’m damn good at what I do, and any other thing/s I set my mind to.

I can do my job/s and at the same time rock an amazing outfit and go wherever I want or travel to any destination I want. I’m doing me, pls do you. Happy new year. May 2019 be good to us all”.

Source: Nkonkonsa.com 

ACTOR JOHN DUMELO TO CONTEST FOR PARLIAMENTARY SEAT

It’s now official! Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo, is set to contest the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to enable him to vie for the Ayawaso West Wuogon seat on the ticket of the party.

According to the party, five persons including the Ghanaian actor and the 2016 parliamentary candidate for the constituency, Delali Kwasi Brempong, have picked up nomination forms to contest in the by-election.

Speaking to Citi News’ Fred Djabanor, the Chairman of the National Democratic Congress [NDC] in the Ayawaso Constituency, Bismarck Aborbi Aryeetey, confirmed the report, adding that the party will work hard to win the seat.

The cost of nominations forms and filing fees is GH¢1,000 and GH¢10,000 respectively, with a 50 per cent discount on the filing fees for women and persons with disability.

The deadline for filing of nomination forms is Friday, December 21, 2018, whereas vetting will come off on Saturday, December 22, 2018. The NDC primary is expected to come off on Friday, 28 December 2018.

John Dumelo has for the past years been a strong supporter and member of the National Democratic Congress and has publicly shown this in his activities on campaign platforms and social media.

The by-election has been necessitated by the death of the NPP MP, Emmanuel Kyeremanten Agyarko.

Emmanuel Agyarko passed away on Wednesday, November 21 in the United States where he was flown to by his family for medical care.

“I AM STILL SINGLE” – Actress Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro has cleared the air on whether she is dating Tema-based Rapper Criss Waddle.

According to her, she is simply tired of answering questions on her alleged relationship with the AMG boss. Recently, there were rumours that they were an item and the rapper had bought her a car.

During an interview on Joy FM, a listener posed the question, “Did Criss Waddle buy her a car, are they dating?”

Responding to “Did he buy me a car?” she laughed and added, “He can afford to buy me a car though so maybe hey, Criss, what’s up, can you buy me a car? I don’t know if that answers the question.”

On the dating rumours, she jovially answered, “Oh yeah we are, we are totally in love, we are planning on getting married, we’ve done so many great things together and he is my boo. Hey boo.”

“Are you guys happy now because when I said no, they continuously doubt me so now I’m tired of saying no so you know what, we are dating, we are in love,” the “Ghana Must Go” movie producer said.

Putting the matter to rest, she noted that, “…I am still single.”

ASAMOAH GYAN IS A LIAR AND AN IRRESPONSIBLE MAN – Wife’s Friend Speaks

The marriage issue between Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan and his wife Gifty is gradually pulling reactions and attention from different angles.

Stories about their marriage, DNA test proceeding to divorce have been recently featured on many headlines. Asamoah Gyan at the inception of his charges claims that his wife has been cheating on him with another man and as such requested a DNA test on their children.

The story progressed to the extent of his brother, Baffour Gyan seizing passports from the wife and her children to stop them from travelling.

Now, Gifty Gyan and her children are reported to be in UK after a court gave them the liberty to travel.

However, a woman who supposed to be a friend or probably a relative to Gifty has made some revelations about the ongoing conjugality dispute between the Gyan family.

In about 50 minutes’ video, the woman claims that all the words Asamoah Gyan drooled out during the court trials are total lies with no truth.

According to the woman, the football star is just ruining his own reputation by making false statements and allegations against his wife. Playing a brief recording as a proof, Asamoah Gyan during the court trial stated that he had not been receiving payment from his football club for about six months, indicating that he is financially sick.

“I AM STABLE AND WELL” – Princess Shyngle Speaks After Suicide Attempt

Actress Princess Shyngle has finally spoken after she reportedly attempted taking her own life in Nigeria.

In a brief chat with Nkonkonsa.com, Princess Shyngle who is currently recovering said she is stable now but she was not in the right frame of mind to give details of why she attempted to take her own life.

“I’m stable and well. I have just been held here for a few more days and I have been put on suicide watch. I am okay now” , she told Nkonkonsa.com.

The “Virgin at 30” actress who is currently in Nigeria tried to take her life on Tuesday morning, December 11, 2018 when she took an over dose of a drug and a substance suspected to be bleach.

She is currently on admission at a hospital in Nigeria and she said to be responding to treatment. According to Princess Shyngle’s female friend who spoke on condition of anonymity, Princess reached out to her few days ago and made known her intentions to take her life after which she tried to talk her out it but it seems she cold not convince her well enough.

“She came to me a few days ago and I spoke to her, she is a very good friend of mine and we talk a lot, I mean when I need help, she is there for me so she reached out to me and I spoke to her not to do it but it looks like I was not able to persuade her to delete the suicidal thoughts.

“Honestly, I am really sad about what has happened. Princess Shyngle is one talented actress with a beautiful heart and losing her would have been a great loss to our country and industry” the source said.

The source continued, “what people do not know is that, we go through a lot and it is not easy being in the media space and you cannot say, you will stay away from social media too, you need it to keep your brand up but when we post things, the insults, name calling etc are just too much.

“Internet trolling is not a good thing. It can very depressing and one has to develop a thick skin to handle it. For my friend, Princess Shyngle, maybe she was grappling with other things that pushed her to want to take her life but thing I knew that got her so much was trolling on the internet.”

Princess Shyngle has in the past opened up about being suicidal indicating that whenever she is faced with disappointments, the first thought that comes to mind is to end her life

“I cannot take disappointments. When I want something or I am looking for something and things do not work out well, the next thought that comes to mind is to commit suicide,” she stated in an interview with Graphic Showbiz newspaper in August 2017.

She also revealed that she’s been battling with these thoughts since she was 18 years old and what triggered it was a near death experience that her father experienced.

‘’It started when I was about 18 years or so. I almost lost my dad through a fire outbreak and just the thought alone made me want to kill myself.

“I couldn’t see myself living my life without him and thought the best thing was to go with him,” she told Graphic Showbiz.

Source: NKONKONSA.com