MCINTOSH BOWS OUT
Dr. Toga Gaywea McIntosh, the only challenger to Vice President Joseph N. Boakai for the ruling Unity Party or UP presidential ticket has bowed out of the race. Not only has he arched out of the contest, but he has also quit the party citing undemocratic tenants within the ruling establishment.
WILMOT PAYE EYES UP CHAIR
The National Secretary General Wilmot Paye of the ruling Unity Party has officially declared his intention to contest for the party’s chairmanship. Earlier, it was reported that Gender and Development Minister Madam Julia Duncan Cassell, Attorney Madina Wesseh, and Montserrado County Representative Henry Fahnbulleh had declared intention for the chairmanship, but up to present, the public has not heard anything about their interest.
EXECUTIVE MANSION REACTS TO SPEAKER TYLER
The Office of the Press Secretary to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says its attention has been drawn to the Monday June 27, 2016 Press Conference by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, J. Alex Tyler in which he made several grave allegations against the person and office of the President of the Republic of Liberia.
TYLER SHARES OVER US100.000
Based on tip-off from sources at the Capitol, this paper reported on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 that House Speaker Alex Tyler thru the House’s Chairperson on Ways, Means, Finance and Budget, Lofa County Representative Moses Kollie dished out about US$108,000 to fellow lawmakers on behalf of the embattled Speaker, who is being increasingly pressurized to recuse himself from presiding over session in the wake of his indictment for corruption.
BRIDGE DONATES TO J. W. PEARSON SCHOOL
Amidst the visit of United States First Lady Michelle Obama to Liberia Monday to promote girls education here, Building Relations through Intercultural Dialogue and Growing Engagement or BRIDGE Liberia for short, has provided textbooks, book bags and computers to the J. W. Pearson Elementary School in Monrovia.