An executive member of a constituent party of the opposition Collaborating Political Parties says he will run as an independent candidate for senator of Nimba despite the CPP endorsing the Liberty Party’s Edith Gongloe-Weh to contest on its ticket.
Hearings into the murder case involving disrobed police sergeant Sensee Kowo and two others begin today at 2:00 p.m. at the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court in Sanniquellie.
Commercial motorcyclists in Nimba are threatening to disrupt the impending December 8 senatorial elections if the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court in the county delays in prosecuting a man accused of murdering a commercial motorcyclist in Ganta in early March this year.
On Friday, hundreds of residents from communities surrounding the Gba Community Forest in Western Nimba trooped into the forest to watch two elephants that reportedly crossed over from neighboring Guinea.
Three members of the Nimba County Legislative Caucus, along with two candidates who were reportedly denied participation in the controversial Project Management Committee election, have file two separate motions with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court seeking to nullify the results of the election.
Delegates at the eighth regular sitting of the Nimba County Council have unanimously endorsed the appropriation of over US$800,000 for the rehabilitation for farm-to-market roads across the county to enhance the transportation of their farm products to bigger markets. This amount is drawn from the US$2.7 million budget approved at the council sitting.
The Alternative National Congress’ Taa Wongbe has announced that he has signed a memorandum of understanding with the opposition Collaborating Political Parties in a bid to further his plans of attaining the group’s endorsement in his pursuit of Nimba’s senatorial seat in the 2020 election.
The manner in which the election of officials of Nimba’s Project Management Committee was conducted during the just-ended Nimba County Council Sitting has created a controversy, as many are accusing Sen. Prince Johnson of illegally stage-managing the process.