Senate’s Power-S/Court Ruling Empowers Legislature to Set Date

The Supreme Court of Liberia’s 2014 ruling has placed the Senate in a pole position to determine the presidential runoff election’s date. Dates (Oct. &Dec.) stipulated in the constitution for the holding of the polls...

One Term Mission to Save Liberia- Boakai

The ruling Unity Party’s presidential Candidate Joseph Boakai told the nation Thursday in a radio broadcast that his candidature is a mission to secure victory for every Liberian and save the country. He urged...

Amara Silent- On Email Linking President’s Son to Buying Extra Ballot Papers

Former Finance Minister Amara Mohammed Konneh has maintained silence on a damaging leaked email, in which he revealed that the son of the President – Robert purchased extra ballot papers outside the framework of...

Ellen’s Major Financial Assets Oversea

Large-scale financial assets belonging to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and some family members are stationed in foreign banks than the country she has ruled for more than a decade. According to the President’s declaration form...

Vote Meddling – Amara Konneh Contacted, Convicted US Drug Lord to Transport Extra...

Troubling revelation continues to unfold regarding roles played by well-connected people aimed at influencing the outcome of the Oct. 10 presidential and legislative elections. Although the Supreme Court of Liberia has ruled that evidence presented...

Runoff Election Likely for 2018 – Sources

The National Elections Commissions will need more than a month to prepare and implement the ruling of the Supreme Court of Liberia before conducting the runoff presidential elections, sources in and outside NEC have...

ECOWAS Warns NEC Not To Use Addendum List, SMS

For the pending runoff or rerun presidential vote, the National Elections Commission should not use its flawed SMS verification technology and the widely criticized addendum voters roll adopted and applied on voting day,...

Petroleum Prices Hiked

The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company ("LPRC") has increased the prices of petroleum produces with immediate effect . According to a petroleum price circular...

US$41million Dangote’s Deal Faces Scrutiny

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s bill seeking investment incentive for billionaire Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote has been tabled in the House of Representatives for review. The Nigerian has reached an agreement with the Executive to operate...

Vote Rigging ‘Cover-up’

Leaked Emails Show Korkoya concealed Info NEC Database Was Hacked, Compromised 90 Days Before Elections The New Democrat has come across what appears to be a chain of leaked emails between and amongst certain National...