After Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor complained that her office has not been receiving its budgeted allotments for an extended period, a network of Liberian women leaders is calling on President George Weah to resolve the matter swiftly.
As members of the senate reconvened for its third session on Monday, Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has predicted a challenging session amid the upcoming senatorial election in October.
Ahead of the senatorial elections in October this year, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Alex Tyler, has received a petition to contest for a senatorial seat in Bomi.
The 54th National Legislature has returned for its third sitting after an annual constituency break official ended over the weekend. A formal ceremony was held yesterday, January 13, to mark the resumption of the first branch of government for official business.
The Liberian government has sought to address circling information in the press and social media regarding requests for tender of offshore oil blocks along Liberia’s southeastern shores, saying such information is nothing new.
The Liberia Immigration Service has announced that it has formally opened an investigation of talk show host Henry Costa for what authorities claim to be forged travel documents he used to enter the country on Dec. 19, 2019.
The Council of Patriots, the organizer of the anti-government protest held on Monday, January 6, is demanding the dismissal of the inspector general of the Liberia National Police, Patrick Sudue, for the use of excessive force by police officers to disperse peaceful protesters.
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Judge Peter Gbenewelleh of Civil Law Court B dealt a major blow to the government in a case filed by the management of Punch FM 106.3, in which the government continues to deny the issuing the station’s operating license. The judge ruled in a declaratory judgment that the government must immediately issue Punch FM’s license.