The comptroller general of the Republic of Liberia who also serves as secretary-general of Pres. George Weah’s Congress for Democratic Change, Janga Augustus Kowo, has been accused of dishing out US$12,000 to delegates attending the Nimba County Council Sitting to vote for his partisans who are competing for positions on the county’s Project Management Committee.
Stakeholders Receive Training for Effective Management of County Social Development Funds
The Natural Resource Management Coalition, a conglomeration of civil society organizations working on natural resource management programs in Liberia, has ended a two-day awareness and training for stakeholders on the effective management of County Social Development Funds.
Global Justice Campaigner Commends Weahâ€™s Call for Implementation of the TRC Recommendations
A lead campaigner for justice for war victims in Liberia, Hassan Bility, has commended President George Weah for seeking legislative guidance in the implementation of recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including the establishment of a war and economic crimes court.
Former Central Bank Governor Admits Legislature Did Not Approve Printing of Additional L$10.5 billion
Former Central Bank Governor Milton Weeks has admitted before the plenary of the House of Representatives that the printing of the additional L$10.5 billion new banknotes was not authorized by the legislature.
Over 30 Youth in Nimba Schooled by Rep. Larry Younquoi on the Functions of the Legislature
More than 30 youth from communities and schools across Ganta have received education from the civic engagement organization Naymote on the functions of the Liberian legislature.
Rep. Larry Younquoi Conditionally Supports Bill to End Tenured Positions
Rep. Larry P. Younquoi of Nimbaâ€™s eighth electoral district says he supports a recent bill submitted by President George Weah calling for an end to tenured positions, provided that key institutions are unaffected.
Rep. Younquoi Pleased That Nimba Lawmakers Attended the Most Legislative Sessions
The Institute for Research and Democratic Development has ranked Nimbaâ€™s nine representatives as having the highest frequency of attending sessions in the 54th National Legislature.
Rep. Younquoi Calls for Former Central Bank Governor to Be Jailed Over Missing Billions
Rep. Larry P. Younquoi has broken his silence on the case of the alleged missing billions. The lawmaker from of Nimbaâ€™s eighth district is calling for the former Central Bank governor, Milton A. Weeks, to be jailed.