Former defense minister Brownie Samukai, former deputy defense minister Joseph Johnson, and former defense comptroller Nyumah Dorkor have been indicted by the Grand Jury of Montserrado for their alleged role in embezzling compulsory savings funds from the Armed Forces of Liberia.
The Political Leader of the Alternative National Congress or ALP, Alexander Cummings, has termed as ”reckless”, the recent statement by the Chairman of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Mulbah accusing supporters of opposition political parties were planning to assassinate President George Weah.
Defense Minister Brownie Samukai has shown that he is intent on taking back the 72nd Military Barracks after decades by squatters occupation by sending military trucks into the facility over the weekend.
Residing in one of the 94 housing units at the 72nd Military Barracks in Paynesville is Jaemama B. Doblah, along with her ten nieces, three sisters, and two brothers. Doblah and her aging mother, who barely walks, left Nimba for Monrovia in 2007 after the demise of her father and settled at the 72nd Military Barracks in search of a better life.
The pending eviction of squatters from the 72nd military barracks in Paynesville by the Ministry of National Defense has been extended to May 1 following the intervention of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
On Monday, the United States government donated twenty-two vehicles to the Armed Forces of Liberia.
In the ongoing case involving Seargeant Melvin K. Tolbert, the Armed Forces of Liberia appears to have demonstrated negligence in meeting its obligations to one of its soldiers who was injured while on duty, according to documents provided to The Bush Chicken.
The Liberia Revenue Authority has temporarily shut down the Australian Exploration Drilling Company and Executive Security Consultancy Inc. for over US$57 million in tax evasion.