Security


The Armed Forces of Liberia and Grand Bassa County Senator Nyonblee Karnga Lawrence

‘Security of Liberia Could Be At Risk, Unless…’

“Considering what I have gathered from informal discussions and observations with those who should know, unless some serious efforts are made to beef-up our national security prior to the conclusion of the UNMIL drawdown, the security of this country could be at a risk.”

Grand Bassa County Senator Nyonblee Karnga Lawrence, in a communication dated February 12, 2015, and addressed to the Senate Pro Tempore Armah Zolu Jallah, is requesting an urgent hearing on Executive.


Ivorian, UN and Liberian officials at the meeting

Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire Agree to Tighten Security

The Republics of Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire as well as the two United Nations Missions in both countries have concluded the 3rd Quadripartite Meeting with parties reaffirming their commitment to strengthen the existing bilateral cooperation and tighten border security between Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire.


Suspect Siaway: “I stole these items from my brother who has gone to decorate our parents’ graves”

In Johnsonville, ‘Criminal’ Distracts Grave Decorators

The maxim: “Ninety-nine days for a rogue and one day for the master,” demonstrated itself yesterday when the attention of friends and relatives decorating graves in the Kpeh-Kpeh Town, Lower Johnsonville Community was drawn to a suspected criminal.

 Suspect Stephen Siaway, 27, was apprehended with several pieces of steel rods and a piece of corrugated iron by community residents, some of whom had just returned from decorating their relatives’ graves.


Maj. Gen. Volesky (L) giving a farewell statement as members of the joint forces command fold their operational flag (R)

U.S. Joint Forces Command Scales Down

The U.S. Joint Forces Command- United Assistance, comprising 2,500 service men deployed in Liberia last year to fight the Ebola virus, is scaling down following the decline in cases of the disease.

  At a colorful ceremony on February 26 at the Barclay Training Center (BTC), in Monrovia, Major General Gary J. Volesky said 100 troops will remain in Liberia to work with healthcare personnel for a few months.


Jeep with license plate number JSK 01 involved in the accident last Friday, crashed through the iron fence of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Police Launch Search for Accident Vehicle

Police in Monrovia have launched a search for a white petroleum tanker truck that fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident last Friday near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, damaging four vehicles.

  No one was seriously hurt, police officers told the Daily Observer.

  They, however, confirmed that five vehicles were involved, but the main vehicle that was suspected to have caused the accident fled the scene, when confusion broke out as a result of the accident, and none of the other drivers noticed him pulling off.

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