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The Fall of Varney Sherman

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh Senator H. Varney G. Sherman, Chairman of the ruling Unity Party has been an influential party insider, a heavyweight in the Liberian political sphere, a top-notched lawyer for nearly his entire adult life and a presidential confidant. Sherman’s role as a presidential confidant won him the coveted slot in 2013 to be the national orator during the nation’s 166th Independence Day ceremonies held in Monrovia. So cunning and effective in his dealings with all sides of the political spectrum including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf whom he often…

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Liberian Senator Varney Sherman Calls For Forensic Audit At NOCAL

By Wilfred Gortor MONROVIA, (LINA)—Grand Cape Mount County Senator Varney Sherman has recommended a forensic audit at the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) dating back to the signing of the company’s Production Sharing Contract (PSC) by the National Legislature in 2010. The recommendation was one of several made during the Senate’s second day Extraordinary Sitting of the Fourth Session of the 53rd Legislature at the Capitol Building Tuesday. Sherman said the audit will authenticate and determine what led to the financial crisis that nearly sent the oil company to…

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Liberia: Sherman Warns Against Tribal And Religious Lines

Sherman Warns Against Voting On Tribal, Religious Lines By P. Oxford Brown ROBERTSPORT—Senatorial aspirant for Grand Cape Mount County, Cllr .Varney Sherman, urged citizens within the county to refrain from voting on the basis of tribal and religious affiliations. Sherman made the call Tuesday when he addressed partisans of the ruling Unity Party (UP) and other supporters in Robertsport, the capital of the county. He said the time has come for citizens to vote for people who have the vision, ability and integrity to undertake development that will improve the…

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