The IJG statement said the Justice advocacy group has reliably unearthed that the presiding Judge in the Sable Mining case, His Honor Judge Peter Gbenewelee, the prosecution team headed by the Honorable Justice Minister, Cllr F. Musah Dean, Solicitor General, Cllr Cyrenius Cephas, County Attorney, Cllr Edward Martin and the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Honorable Nathaniel McGill constituted themselves into a criminal syndicate to pervert justice in order that Cllr Varney Sherman be let off the hook and set free by minimizing evidence, executive coercion, diminution of records and other artifices to guarantee the acquittal of Cllr Varney Sherman on all charges. To ensure this, without let, His Honor Justice Nagbe posited himself in court at the acquittal verdict to demonstrate solidarity with the scheme in the pledge of loyalty to the Chief Executive. Public Policy 

Liberian Senator accused of vote trading to escape justice in criminal offense

    Criminal Court ‘C’ Judge Peter Gbenewelee’s ruling acquitting Grand Cape Mount Senator Varney Sherman in the Sable Mining corruption case has not gone unnoticed. The ruling has been unpleasing to Liberians causing huge condemnations from international and local advocacy groups. The Int’l Justice Group (IJG) is an international advocacy group that sees Judge Gbenewelee’s ruling of acquiescence of Senator Sherman as a ‘denial to justice.’ The group through its press statement revealed that the ruling of acquiescence was based on what they got from a Counselor at Law…

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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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