Liberia: NPP Charles Taylor’s Party Convention Rejected

Staff Report The National Elections Commission (NEC) has said it will not honor the result of the just-ended convention of the National Patriotic Party, aiming to end a two-year rift within the former ruling party. The NPP has endured months of upheaval over leadership squabble and had hoped the biennial 6th Convention would have ended the imbroglio, but the NEC has nullified the outcome of the Tuesday polls, which drew dozens of partisans that produced Representative James Biney of Maryland County as chairman. The Commission said it did not acknowledge…

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NPP Crisis Deepens in Liberia

    By Jefferson D. Tweh The Secretary General of the National Patriotic Party (NPP) has accused lawmakers of obstructing activities of the Party and preventing the National Chairman, Cllr. Theophilus C. Gould from executing his duties. Mr. Peter claimed Representatives George S. Mulbah of Bong and James Biney of Maryland Counties as well as the former Managing Director of the Robert International Airport, Mr. Randolph C. Cooper hired the services of ex-combatants to have them deployed at the NPP Headquarters in Congo Town in an effort to prevent Cllr.…

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