Sen. Chie’s lawyers blame Urey

Lawyers defending indicted Grand Kru County Senator Albert T. Chie, in the US$120,400 National Oil Company of Liberia bribery case are shifting blames on former NOCAL Board Chair, Mr. Clemenceau Urey, for single-handedly paying bribery to lawmakers before allegedly apologizing to his colleagues on the Board.

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Taylor transfers to Rwanda?

Ex-President Charles Taylor is keeping his fingers tightly crossed this morning as Judges of the Residual Court for Sierra Leone hand down a verdict into his request to serve his remaining 50 years prison term in a Rwandan jail rather than the U.K.

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Brumskine-Konneh ticket!

-Liberty Party clarifies 

The opposition Liberty Party says reports of ongoing negotiations between its political leader Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine and Liberia’s Finance and Development Planning Minister, Amara Konneh, for the duo to put forth a ticket for the Presidency in 2017as discussed on a talk show here Tuesday are baseless.

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Court denies Urey’s motion

The Criminal Court “C” at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia says it cannot grant Mr. Clemenceau Urey and Cllr. Stephen Dumbar’s motion to dismiss an indictment charging them with economic sabotage, bribery and criminal conspiracy along with eight other former officials when the two defendants have not been granted separate trial from their colleagues.

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Nat’l Constitution confab rescheduled

The Constitution Review Committee or CRC has announced in Monrovia, a shift in the dates for the holding of the National Constitution Conference earlier scheduled from March 22 to March 26, 2015 in the Central Liberian town of Gbarnga. 

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