Exiting In Shame? Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Carries ‘Rigged’ Elections Burden

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has entered the troubled moment of her 12 years rule as she faces tacit expulsion from the ruling Unity Party and allegation that she rigged the October 10, 2017 elections...

Testing Moment S/Court Hears First Code of Conduct Case After Yes Ruling

The Supreme Court of Liberia is hearing its first Code of Conduct case, four months after upholding the law constitutionality. On Tuesday, the Court issued a writ of prohibition on the National Election Commission...

UP Fall in Lofa: What Went Wrong?

By Festus Poquie The political season that will eventual lead to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s replacement at the helm has arrived with worrying sign for the ruling Unity Party. Lofa County, which  has so far...

‘Great Man of Integrity’ -Trump’s Spiritual Adviser Backs Boakai for President

With barely 12 days to elections day, United States President Donald Trump’s Spiritual confidante Paula White has endorsed Vice President Joseph Boakai to win the scheduled October 10, votes. Pastor White is Trump’s closest religious...

UP Partisans Resist Chairman’s Arrest

  Angry Unity Party (UP) partisans Monday prevented the arrest of their party’s National Chairman, Cllr. Varney Sherman indicted on bribery charges following a Global Witness report that he distributed over US$950,000 to key government...

Out! Code of Conduct Strikes Several Representatives, Presidential Candidates Down

Amidst defiance, protest and cries, it has become clear that the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the National Code of Conduct as constitutional is being respected to the extent that the National Elections Commission has...

Power Vacuum -President, Veep, Speaker, Pro tempore Out

By Festus Poquie Top four elected government officials including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Vice President Joseph Boakai are all out of the country at the same time in known and unknown destinations. House Speaker Alex...

Bribery Scandal -. Sherman Says Yes But No; Tyler’s Men Oppose Probe

Senator Varney Sherman, the presumptive kingpin in the fresh bribery scandal rocking the Sirleaf administration says not even a death sentence will make him disclose what he did for a foreign company accused of...

Decade Failure: Report Card for Ellen’s First 10 Years in Office

This January President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is expected to observe her 10th anniversary as leader of Africa’s oldest independent republic. She was elected in 2005 following the end of the country’s brutal bush war. She...

Liberty Party’s Campaign Manager Wanted In Nigeria For US$2.4million ‘Crime’

The International Police Organization (INTERPOL) have issued an arrest warrant against Mr. Musa Hassan Bility for his extradition into the Federal Republic of Nigeria for investigation in connection with a US$2.4million alleged criminal...