The Duala general market vicinity was on Sunday, 5th February the scene of arrest of several officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) upon the directive of Deputy Police Director for Operation, Col. Abraham B. Kromah.
President Ellen Johnson - Sirleaf has placed a 60-day moratorium on all foreign travels by officials of her government effective February 2017, as Liberia’s tense economic conditions pushed small Liberian - owned businesses to stage roughly two days of protest with closure of all businesses.
Citizens of vote rich County of Nimba have taken to their local air waves expressing frustrations over the caliber of personnel recruited by the National Elections Commission or NEC to conduct this year’s voters’ registration exercise.
Comments regarding coalition and collaboration made by the political leader of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction or MDR, Sen.Prince Y. Johnson when he attended the official launch of opposition Liberty Party or LP’s national headquarters appear to suggest tha political discussions over merger between MDR and LP could be oncourse.
-Speaker Nuquay discloses
Contrary to recent claim by the chairman of the governing Unity Party Wilmot Paye that the ruling party is not interested in forming merger or coalition with any political party here, House Speaker Emmanuel James Nuquay,founding chairman of the People Unification Party, has disclosed that PUP and the ruling UP are in close discussion for a possible merger, ahead of the October presidential and representatives’ elections.
The NewDawn newspaper has gathered report that the administrator for the Suah Family’s properties in Ganta, Nimba County has threatened to drag presidential hopeful Mr. Benoni Urey of the All Liberian Party or ALP to court over alleged indebtedness for leased properties.
The All Liberia Party of businessman Benoni Urey has categorically clarified statement attributed to Mr. Urey in this paper on Monday, 9 January saying that what the ALP leader said was that for too long politicians have taken Liberians for granted, but this coming elections will be different.
The Executive Mansion in Monrovia is upset over a secret recording by embattled outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh of a telephone conversation with the Chairperson of ECOWAS, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
House Speaker J. Emmanuel Nuquay says he hopes the Executive Branch of Government will submit to the Legislature the proposed national budget for the 2017/2018 Fiscal Year, as he expresses worries that “the most part of this year will be characterized by heightened political activities.”
Bong County Police Commander Col. Fredrick Nepay has warned business people in the County to be on the watch for counterfeit U.S. dollars reportedly floating the market there.