The Regional Education Officer for Bong, Lofa, Nimba, Grand Bassa and River Cess Counties, George S. S. Wuo has strongly reacted to a statement calling for his resignation.
The former founder and standard bearer of the National Union for Democratic Progress have vowed to remove several Nimba Lawmakers from their posts in the 2017 elections.
The US State Department’s chief diplomat for Africa, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, delivered an address entitled ‘Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia’ yesterday at the African Methodist Episcopal University. Thomas-Greenfield served as the US Ambassador to Liberia from 2008–2012 and began her remarks by noting, “Every day since I left, I’ve missed Liberia.”
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appointed a special taskforce to investigate the recent Global Witness corruption report.
Global Witness, a corruption watchdog that focuses on issues related to natural resource exploitation, has released a report implicating several Liberian government officials in a corruption scandal involving the publicly traded British firm Sable Mining.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appointed Joshua Robinson as the new Assistant Superintendent for Development in Margibi. Robinson was appointed on May 6, 2016.
Margibi – Margibi County Superintendent John Z. Buway has called on lawmakers to make additional budgetary allotments to support the country’s security sector.
In March, the Institute for Research and Democratic Development released its Annual Legislative Report for 2015. The report, which assesses the performances of lawmakers, indicated that Nimba’s Senator Prince Y. Johnson performed poorly in the Senate.