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Johnnie's Bite

“Johnnie’s Bite” is a segment of the morning show in 3FM 92.7 presented by the sharp-witted and hard-hitting, Johnnie Hughes’. The segment is famously known for speaking truth to power and calling out issues of corruption, mis-governance and political impunity. Listen to the Johnnie’s Bite podcast for a replay of each daily episode.

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15. Apr. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the light off the situation at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital & more - Johnnie's Bite
On today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses a harrowing situation at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital over the weekend caused by a power outage, as well as discussing the recently launched government performance tracker, giving a critique and delving into the data being presented on the platform. He also discusses the proposed development of Zongo communities in Ghana, and whether or not the promises made by the current government have been fulfilled. Powered by MG Digital Media
25:00 4/15/24
4. Apr. 2024 -Johnnie Hughes discusses the controversy with post-retirement contracts & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the controversy with post-retirement contracts, citing the President’s failure to uphold his words on putting a stop to awarding post-retirement contracts to individuals, segueing into speaking about Dr. Benedict Bonaventure Aligebam, where he plays a new audio from a meeting, exclusive to Johnnie’s Bite. Powered by MG Digital Media
28:27 4/4/24
3. Apr. 2024 -Johnnie Hughes discusses the marriage between the traditional priest and a 12-year-old girl & more - Johnnie's Bit
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the supposed customary marriage rites performed between a Ga Nungua Wulormor (traditional priest) and a 12-year-old girl over the weekend, which has sparked massive outrage from all corners of the country, as well as the ongoing saga concerning the outgoing director of ICOUR, Dr. Benedict Bonaventure Aligebam, and his refusal to peacefully retire from active duty. Powered by MG Digital Media
25:10 4/3/24
2. Apr. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the marriage between a Ga chief and a 12-year-old girl & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the customary marriage between a Ga chief and a 12-year-old girl which has sparked outrage across the country, a few failed promises made by the current government, and a lot more Powered by MG Digital Media
26:13 4/2/24
28. Mar. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the erratic power situation in the country & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the erratic power situation in the country, and how it affects the health sector adversely Powered by MG Digital Media
23:17 3/28/24
27. Mar. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the comments made by the Energy Minister & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the comments made by the Energy Minister, questioning his very controversial comments over the current power situation in the country. Powered by MG Digital Media
28:11 3/27/24
20. Mar. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the burning of a shop at Kasoa & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the burning of a shop at the Tuba roundabout. close to Kasoa, due to the erratic power cuts ongoing in the country. Powered by MG Digital Media
18:37 3/20/24
19. Mar. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the triumphs of Ghana's athletes at the ongoing 2023 African Games & more - Johnnie's B
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the triumphs of Ghana’s athletes at the ongoing 2023 African Games, but also discusses low points such as floodlights losing electricity right before a Men’s 100m heat round and the South Africa pulling out of the hockey event due to the nature of hockey pitches available for use. He also talks about Vice President Bawumia’s tweets from 2016 concerning the Electricity of Ghana. Powered by MG Digital Media
24:38 3/19/24
12. Mar. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the problems surrounding the organization of the 13th African Games & more - Johnnie'
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the problems surrounding the organization of the 13th African Games being hosted by Ghana, power challenges being faced by the people of Ghana, and more Powered by MG Digital Media
25:13 3/12/24
14. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the Ghana School Feeding Programme, past statements from Dr. Bawumia & more - Johnnie'
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the Ghana School Feeding Programme now paying caterers for their services in the third term of the 2022/2023 academic year, before discussing another statement from then-Vice Presidential candidate Dr. Bawumia from 2016, before discussing the Ghana Airports Company and a problem with their ceiling that is being resolved. Powered by MG Digital Media
21:13 2/14/24
13. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes touches on ICOUR and Dr Bawumia's promise to build an airport in Cape Coast & more - Johnnie's B
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes touches on ICOUR and the issues of people reaching the age of retirement still occupying positions of power, Jean Mensa’s statement on politicians seeking to hold office from 2016, when she was part of the IEA before her assuming the role of Electoral Commissioner. He finally discusses Dr Bawumia’s promise to the people of Cape Coast to build an airport and other forms of infrastructure to enhance the city. Powered by MG Digital Media
18:02 2/13/24
12. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the many statements of Dr Bawumia from the past & more - Johnnie's Bite
In this episode of Johnnie’s Bite, Johnnie Hughes discusses the many statements of Dr Bawumia from the past, the National Cathedral, press freedom, and a lot more! Powered by MG Digital Media
22:45 2/12/24
9. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the 13 different taxes on fuel in the country & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the 13 different taxes on fuel in the country and proceeds to revisit Dr. Bawumia’s speech from Wednesday, lining a few promises he made with actions taken in his nearly 8-year tenure as Vice President of the Republic. Powered by MG Digital Media
23:30 2/9/24
8. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the Dr. Bawumia public speech presentation & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the public speech presentation of Dr. Bawumia as flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), outlining his vision for the country, should he receive the mandate of the Ghanaian people to become the next President of the Republic. Powered by MG Digital Media
21:36 2/8/24
7. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the functionality of traffic lights across the country & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the questionable functionality of street lights and traffic lights across the country, citing how their faulty nature has led to numerous accidents in recent times. He also talks about Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana and Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party as its Presidential candidate, talking about his upcoming address later today. Powered by MG Digital Media
22:54 2/7/24
6. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes focuses on allegations made on the media being used as tools of the opposition & more - Johnnie's
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes focuses on allegations being made about the media being used as tools of the opposition whenever they critique the actions of the ruling government, Dr Bawumia, and his numerous quotes concerning the Economic Management Team of which he is head and more. The woes of COCOBOD are also touched on very quickly. Powered by MG Digital Media
22:29 2/6/24
1. Feb. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the newly introduced Emissions Levy, Dr Bawumia & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode of Johnnie’s Bite, Johnnie Hughes discusses the newly introduced Emissions Levy, Dr Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, asking why he has seemingly fallen silent in recent weeks. He also discusses retirees being in very sensitive positions of power in major government institutions. Powered by MG Digital Media
22:37 2/1/24
31. Jan. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes talks about the President, discussing comments made about Ekumfi & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode of Johnnie’s Bite, Johnnie Hughes talks specifically about the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo,, discussing various controversial comments of his that have caused stirs in the public, including the most recent comments made about Ekumfi not being in his focus as the result of the people not choosing the NPP’s Member of Parliament candidate during their elections. Powered by MG Digital Media
21:50 1/31/24
30. Jan. 2024 - Johnnie Hughes returns discussing the NPP's constituency elections & more - Johnnie's Bite
Johnnie Hughes returns to the studio for the first time since December 21, 2023, picking up from where he left off, discussing the NPP’s just-ended incumbent constituency elections, amongst a few other matters at hand. Powered by MG Digital Media
22:44 1/30/24
21. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses positive changes at the National Theatre & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses positive changes at the National Theatre, Parliamentary officers not receiving their salaries on time, and turmoil at ICOUR, regarding the Managing Director who is due to leave post upon his retirement. Powered by MG Digital Media
23:43 12/21/23
20. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the local level elections low turnout, Tyrone Marhguy & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the low turnout experienced during the local level elections held yesterday, as well as Tyrone Marhguy excelling in the WASSCE, clocking 8A’s. He also discusses the Ghana National Fire Service’s absence of stations in certain parts of the Greater Accra Region, and talks about the Accra High Court denying the National Communications Authority’s request to be left out of the ongoing court proceeding between the National Media Commission and Media General subsidiaries, Onua TV and Onua FM. Powered by MG Digital Media
20:48 12/20/23
19. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the 2023 district-level elections & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the 2023 district-level elections and how crucial they are to building a nation that is seemingly keen on centralizing everything and also talks about documents coming to light, indicating a potential sale of part of the Achimota Forest Reserve for developmental purposes. Powered by MG Digital Media
22:41 12/19/23
15. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the ECG’s response, John Boadu’s appointment as acting Director-General & more - Johnni
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the ECG’s response to a video played on the show in the previous episode, where a truck belonging to the ECG took part in the siphoning of fuel. He also talks about John Boadu’s appointment as acting Director-General of SIGA, and the perceived problems he has inherited. He then moves to the US Treasury Secretary setting an example, choosing to fly Economy instead of First Class. He finally touches on musician Noella Wiyaala building an art center for the people of the Northern Region. Powered by MG Digital Media
22:45 12/15/23
14. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the GES once again, the state of roads in the Krowor & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the GES once again, the state of roads in the Krowor, VALCO’s new leadership doing massive wonders, and Ghana’s rank as the #1 debtor to China, with an amount of $31.1 Billion. Powered by MG Digital Media
24:09 12/14/23
13. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses two officials of the PBC deciding to run for parliamentary office & more - Johnnie's Bi
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses two officials of the PBC deciding to run for parliamentary office, as well as the practice of fuel siphoning in Yamoransa in the Central Region of Ghana. Powered by MG Digital Media
24:23 12/13/23
12. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the GES having internal issues regarding the running of schools & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the GES having internal issues regarding the running of school, and how vital the role of Parent-Teacher Associations are to the day-to-day operations of schools across Ghana. He also addresses comments made by the Director-General of the NDPC saying the departure of so many young people from the country is causing them to miss out on many good things. Powered by MG Digital Media
24:31 12/12/23
11. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the GES, the near abolishment of the PTA system & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the GES, the near abolishment of the PTA system, the quality of education, and the brokenness of the Free SHS policy. He also talks about a burnt grader affected by bushfires in the Northern part of the country, the National Theatre’s dire need of a facelift, the Controller and Accountant General’s desire to become a Minister of Parliament for the Akyem Swedru Constituency under the ticket of the New Patriotic Party, and the appointment of certain persons to the Electoral Commission. Powered by MG Digital Media
22:34 12/11/23
8. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the quality of food served for the School Feeding Programme & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses a plea of concern from a school food vendor speaking on the quality of food served as part of the Ghana School Feeding Programme, the Import Restrictions Bill, and the impact it is set to have on the Ghanaian populace, and delivers a throwback from a 2016 TV3 New Day appearance from current Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, and how much the things he said then are playing out 7 years later. Powered by MG Digital Media
21:17 12/8/23
7. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes follows up on the woman bathing her child at the Airport & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes follows up on the story of the woman bathing her child at the Kotoka International Airport junction from the previous episode, before discussing the National Theatre’s staff responding to a letter by the Board Chairman asking for an explanation to the protest the staff held a few weeks ago. He also discusses the now-defunct GN Bank and the state of its buildings currently Powered by MG Digital Media
23:02 12/7/23
6. Dec. 2023 - Johnnie Hughes discusses the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, National Theatre staff & more - Johnnie's Bite
In today’s episode, Johnnie Hughes discusses the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and how waste is disposed of, a woman bathing her child at the Kotoka International Airport’s junction, independent power producers being owed, and the National Theatre staff airing out their grievances. Powered by MG Digital Media
23:34 12/6/23