Author Archives: Varney Dukuly

PUL Shocked Over Government’s Decision – As Punch FM Cries Foul.

The Press Union of Liberia is careful that this could be the reintroduction of the old Sirleaf Administration tactics employed to intimidate section of the media in Liberia into silence. Two radio stations remained shut down after a crackdown successfully executed by the government under the guise of tax collection enforcement during the Sirleaf regime. The Press Union insists that

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Justice Banks To Retire From Supreme Court After Almost A Decade Of Service

The Chief Justice of Liberia has officially announced the retirement of Associate Justice Philip Banks from service. According to Article 72 (b) of the Liberia Constitution, Chief Justice, Associate Justices, and Judges of the lower Courts are to be retired at age seventy. According to an official release from the Judiciary, Associate Justice Banks’ retirement will take effect in August

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Liberia Fall Short In Governance Effectiveness And Rule Of Law Says Millennium Challenge Corporation

The 2017/2018 scorecard of the Millennium Challenge Corporation has shown that Liberia failed in the area of fiscal policy, regulatory framework and Land rights access under its compulsory indicators. Millennium Challenge Corporation is an agency of the United States Government which provides grants to lower income Countries that are eligible and performing in its governance for sustainable growth and development.

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Cummings Fights Back; Playing Football Is Not Credential For Liberian Presidency

The Political Leader of the Alternative National Congress Alexander Cummings has termed as not constructive a commentary written against him on the Executive Mansion website. In the commentary, Presidential Press Secretary Sam Mannah informed Mr Cummings that running government is quite different from selling a bottles Coke. But the ANC Leader reacted similarly that playing football is not also a

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Representative Munah Pelham Youngblood Mother Break Silence.

The Mother of Representative Munah Pelham Youngblood says her daughter is fast recuperating from her illness contrary to speculation in the Public that she is dead. Madam Elizabeth Pelham’s comment is in reaction to rumors in the public about the health status of her daughter. According to her, the Montserrado District 9 lawmaker will shortly return to the country thus

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For Breaching Liberian Constitution; Opposition Wants VP Jewel Howard-Taylor Brought To Task.

Three opposition collaborating parties in Liberia have accused Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor of breaching the Liberian Constitution. The Opposition Political Parties include Liberty Party, Unity Party, and the Alternative National Congress. The parties in their first statement to the public days after forming a collaboration accused Vice President Taylor of threatening to dismiss Commissioners in Bong County who are not

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Police Authorities To Investigate Alleged $10.00 US Dollars Extortion of Commercial Drivers.

Several Commercial Drivers in Monrovia are raising alarmed over financial exploitation by a Police officer identified as Patrick with badge number (130) at the Vai Town police checkpoint. According to the Drivers, Officer Patrick alias 130 asked them to pay the amount of Ten United States Dollar after presenting their document to the inspection team from the Ministry of Transport.

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