Liberiaâ€™s vice president and the standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party, Joseph N. Boakai, was on Saturday, July 8, endorsed by thousands of citizens of Nimba who supported his ambition to become the next president of Liberia.
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai is expected to pay a four-day visit to Nimba on Tuesday, July 4.
The National Elections Commission has warned four political parties for engaging in campaigning ahead of the period set aside for campaigning for the upcoming October 2017 general and presidential elections.
Despite several media reports and displays of evidence linking him to a U.S. citizenship, the chairman of the National Elections Commission, Jerome Korkoya has defeated a motion filed against him at the Supreme Court.
The regional education officer for five counties in Liberia, George S. S. Wuo, has abandoned his race for representative of Nimbaâ€™s first electoral district, according to an official press statement issued by Emmanuel K. Saye, an official of the Friends of George S. S. Wuo political group.
The Ministry of National Defense has described a call by the Liberty Party standard bearer Charles Walker Brumskine to recruit so-called zogos into the Armed Forces of Liberia as a violation of the new defense act.
The Institute for Research and Democratic Development has released its 2016 report on the performance of lawmakers in the 53rd National Legislature.
For the first time, Liberia is poised to have legislations to regulate food and establish an effective standard authority to govern consumer products.