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House Approves Request to Conduct 2018 Census

The Plenary of the House of Representatives has approved a request from the Executive to conduct the 2018 National Census.

During yesterday’s session the lawmakers, according to a statement, unanimously agreed to carry out the census following recommendations and findings from its joint committee on Judiciary; Ways, Means, Finance and Development Planning; Elections and Inauguration and Good Governance.

The House version which authorized the Executive to conduct the 2018 National Census has been sent to the Senate for concurrence.

Lonestar Cell Regrets “Action” against Legislature

The Lonestar Cell MTN has extended its regrets to the members of the House of Representatives for cutting off the three-day free promotion, being the only company which supported the proposal of the tax increment, and to bear the responsibility without passing the cost onto consumers.

In a letter to the House, Lonestar Cell/MTN chief executive officer (CEO), Babatunde Osho, apologized for the harm to and the statement applied against members sby the actions of the deputy chief executive of Lonestar Cell MTN.

Ellen Dedicates 3 Service Centers

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf last week dedicated three county service centers in Western Liberia, bringing the number of service centers across the country to seven.

The President opened the Bomi County Service Center in Tubmanburg as she ended the first leg of her county tour, which took her to Grand Cape Mount and Gbapolu counties.

The Bomi County Service Center (CSC) is among other efforts the government has made to decentralize its program with the intent of bringing civil services closer to the people.


Minister Nagbe addresses media practitioners at World Radio Day program in Monrovia

‘Radio, Effective Global Communications Tool’

Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe has described radio as an effective tool of communication globally.

He made the assertion Monday at an official program marking the 6th anniversary of World Radio Day, which was held on February 13 at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT).

The Minister pointed out that Liberians and foreign residents should celebrate “those professionals who use radio to advance and promote good in society.”


Mr. Sorsor flanked by supporters says the residents will lead him so that he too will serve them (Photo: (Nick N. Seebeh)

‘I’m Seasoned Enough to Redeem You

Hundreds of residents of Montserrado Electoral District #3 were over the weekend enchanted by representative aspirant Kollie Massayan Sorsor, telling them how seasoned he is to rescue the district’s poor and failed leadership.

Mr. Sorsor’s petitioning ceremony, interspersed with a grand parade on the principal streets of the district and a musical jamboree, was held in Wood Camp, Parker Paint, Paynesville.

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