Suspended Unity Party chairman Wilmot Paye has filed a new petition to the Civil Law Court for a declarative judgment. Paye was suspended by the Unity Party National Executive Committee on January 21 for holding a press conference asking members and supporters of the party not to participate in the January 6 protest organized by the Council of Patriots.
With less than nine months ahead of the 2020 midterm senatorial election, Margibi’s Senator Oscar Cooper has announced his re-election bid for the county’s senatorial seat.
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.
The National Elections Commission has withheld the certification of Grand Cape Mount’s senator-elect until it has adjudicated a complaint filed by Unity Party in the October 5 senatorial by-election.
Several lawmakers within the House of Representatives are threatening to remove House Speaker Bhofal Chambers and Deputy Speaker Prince Moye for refusing to reduce their salary and benefits.
Seven candidates have been qualified by the National Elections Commission to participate in Grand Cape Mount’s senatorial by-election.
The Alternative National Congress of former presidential candidate Alexander Cummings has announced a decision to withdraw its candidate, Samuel Taylor, from the upcoming senatorial by-election in Grand Cape Mount.
Associate Justice Kabina Ja’neh was impeached by the House of Representatives in August 2018. He was convicted and removed from office by the Senate on March 29, 2019. He faced four counts in the bill of impeachment; however, he was found guilty on one count: the Road Fund.