Mr. DakaiYouwatei, a nephew of Bong County representative aspirant Mr. Isaac Urey, who was arrested weeks ago in Marshall, Lower Margibi County after failed attempt by the Liberia National Police (LNP) to apprehend Mr. Urey himself for land dispute, has been released by the police without a formal charge.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has asked two contractors in its employed to restitute US$82,000 allegedly withdrawn from the Ministry’s account at Afriland First Bank on Crown Hill, Broad Street.
Grand Kru County District Two Representative Numene T. H. Bartekwa has called on the House of Representatives to seek concurrence from the Liberian Senate to request President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to lobby with international financial institutions or friendly governments for a loan of US$2.2billion on behalf of the country for road construction.
Maryland County District Two Representative Bhofal Chambers wants theHouse of Representatives to invite the head of the Internal AuditAgency Mr. Paul C. Collins to appear before the House to substantiate claims that he (Rep. Chambers) along with several current and past lawmakers of misapplying funds allotted for the construction of the Bong Community College in Bong County.
Police have charged suspect Gilbert Kofi Abraham with theft of property, economic sabotage and fraud on internal revenue of Liberia following a probe into an alleged power theft complaint filed by the Liberia Electricity Corporation or LEC.
The head of Disease Prevention and Control at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Thomas Nagbe says lassa fever has killed two persons in Nimba County and leaves more than a hundred contacts to be “line listed”.
President Ellen Johnson - Sirleaf has placed a 60-day moratorium on all foreign travels by officials of her government effective February 2017, as Liberia’s tense economic conditions pushed small Liberian - owned businesses to stage roughly two days of protest with closure of all businesses.
The Liberia National Police (LNP) says it is investigating a Homicide involving one of its officers, who allegedly tussled with a 36-year-old resident of Virginia, Montserrado County Fedesco Chea, resulting to serious injury of the victim.
The Special Representative of the Economic Community of West African States [ECOWAS] in Liberia has commended the chairperson of ECOWAS President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for her positive leadership in the region and stressed that it is about time to support ECOWAS’ activities in the entire West Africa.
The political leader of the newly formed Coalition for Democratic Change Senator George Mannah Weah has decried hardship being faced by Liberians, especially, massive unemployment.