Monthly Archives: June 2018

LDEA Confiscates L$1,115,400.00 Grams of Heroin

Despite legal weaknesses to effectively curb drug use and trafficking in the country, the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) continues its unwavering arrest in tracking down drug traffickers and smugglers in Liberia. LDEA, being the main body of authority charged with managing drug-related crimes in the country on Thursday, June 14, 2018, arrested five (5) hardcore and notorious Nigerians drug

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BIVAC In Hot Water…Faces House Plenary Tuesday for ‘Gross Disrespect’

The Management of BIVAC has been mandated to appear Tuesday before the Plenary of the House of Representatives with their legal counsel to “show cause” why it should not be held in contempt for “gross disrespect to Legislative oversight.” The Plenary of the House had earlier mandated its Committee on Commerce to investigate BIVAC on numerous complaints from Liberian and

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In Gbarnga, Bong County: Over US$130,000 Debt Hangs over CB Dumbar Hospital

The outgoing administrator of the Charles Burgess Dunbar Maternity Hospital in Gbarnga, Bong County, Mr. Jonah N. Togbah, has revealed that the hospital is indebted to its vendors in the amount of one hundred thirty thousand, six hundred and eighty-five United States Dollars (USD $ 130,685.00). Speaking at a turnover ceremony on June 12, 2018, Mr. Togbah said the hospital

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Student Group Honors BWI Principal In Kakata

A Student movement named and styled “Conscious Students Alliance for Democratic Promotion” has honored the Principal and Administration of the Booker T. Washington Institute (BWI) for their immense contribution to the education sector of Liberia. Atty. Harris Fomba Tarnue was certificated and gowned by the group. The President of the group, Siafa Kanneh speaking during the honoring program at the

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Koijee Launches Campaign Against Street Selling -Promises To Build ‘Huge’ Market Structure

The City Mayor of Monrovia Jefferson T. Koijee Wednesday, June 14, 2018, stormed the streets of Monrovia with a vigorous campaign against street selling. Mayor Koijee who was flanked by some employees of the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) and members of the Federation of Petty Traders and Informal Workers Union of Liberia (FEPTIWUL) said, the MCC and FEPTIWUL have embarked

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Power Theft Turns ‘Cancerous’

Since the inception of the distribution of current by the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) several persons have considerably lost their lives owing to power theft and other irregularities – a situation which has become ‘cancerous’ in the Liberian society. During a recent investigation conducted by The Monrovia Times, many subscribers and other community dwellers in Monrovia and its environs attributed

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