Given this position of the LNBA, our presence here today is not an approval of the reason for which we were cited, for the Constitution does not require such. We are here because the failure of a lawyer to appear and perform any service required by the Court is contemptuous. Personally, I should be in a joyous mood and celebrating for the elevation of Justice Kaba, as my former student during his undergraduate studies at the University of Liberia in the 1980s. But, I cannot because another former student of mine, Justice Ja’neh was removed unconstitutionally. Officially, as president of the LNBA, I cannot celebrate because to do so will be contrary to the official position of the LNBA. News 

Liberian Bar to Probe Nwabudike’s Citizenship

    Following days of twist and turns in the ongoing confirmation of the newly nominated chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Ndubuisi Nwabudike, a Nigerian national, as to how he (Nwabudike) obtained his Liberian citizenship and subsequently entered the legal profession as a Supreme Court lawyer, the Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA) has instructed its Grievance and Ethics Committee to expeditiously conduct an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding Nwabudike’s citizenship. The LNBA is the umbrella and self-regulating body of all lawyers in the country and…

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In our country Liberia, there has been severe leadership deficit from the founding of the Liberian state to today. Liberia has been a country where there has been growth without development from year in year out. All these anomalies culminated in the fratricidal civil conflict that destroyed the fabric of our society and undermined our collective ability to move forward as one nation. With the help of ECOWAS and the International community, peace was restored to our country 15 years ago. Our collective responsibility as a people now is to maintain the peace. Instead, strange things are happening that could weaken our collective resolve to maintain the peace!! Yes, indeed strange things are happening in our country today- where people who were just barely managing to make life yesterday are today among the wealthiest people in Africa, if not the world, just in one year of being in power, as though they are money magicians. Op-ed 

Keeping the Legacy of Bishop Michael Francis Alive

Keeping the Legacy of Arch-Bishop Michael Kpakala Francis Alive: A call to Catholics of Liberia SPEECH His Grace Lewis Zeigler Archbishop of the Arch-Diocese of Monrovia Most Rev. Andrew J.Karnley, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cape Palmas Most Rev. Anthony Fallah Bowah, Catholic Diocese of Gbarnga, President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) Priests of the three Dioceses of Liberia Catholic Brothers and Sisters Members of the lay apostolate Officials of Government Distinguished ladies and gentlemen My fellow Catholic brothers and sisters, before I proceed any further, please permit…

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