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Man Caught Red Handed in DV Lottery Scam

A woman living in the Caldwell vicinity has brought to the attention of the media that she has been scammed out of hundreds of dollars by a man claiming to help her to go to the United States.

The Liberian National Police in Caldwell arrested a Guinean national commonly known as Monnahme at the end of October, for defrauding a female resident of hundreds of dollars in a Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery scam.

One of several destroyed houses in Foya District

Foya, Lofa County Rainstorm Destroys 216 Houses, Schools and Churches

Reports from northwestern Liberia’s Foya Statutory District say a heavy rainstorm has destroyed more than 216 houses including several of the schools in the district.

The reports, corroborated by aid-agencies, further said that more than 1500 persons have been made homeless.
The victims have meanwhile appealed for urgent humanitarian assistance such as food, medicines and clothing.

The two bullet marks on the windshield of Samuel Cooper’s vehicle

Senator Cooper’s Nephew Escapes Assassination

A nephew of Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper last Friday reportedly survived an assassination attempt after an unknown gunman allegedly shot twice at the windshield of his vehicle.

Mr. Samuel Cooper, who is the manager of Westwood Construction Company, was returning to his house in the Fish Market community in Sinkor when a man stopped him as he approached his fence and shot at him and his body guard.
Mr. Cooper was lucky because the bullets that riddled the front windshield of his car did not hit him or his body guard.

Mr. Virgil Magee, Head of GVL Corporate Communication

2 Wounded GVL Workers Flown to Monrovia

The management of Golden Veroleum-Liberia has released a preliminary report on last Tuesday’s violent incident at its concession area in Butaw, Sinoe County, terming it as a regrettable loss.

The report said of several employees that sustained injuries, a Liberian and an expatriate, were severely wounded and flown to Monrovia for treatment.

Elder Kamanu explains the fire incident and a resident shows the cable that caused the fire that destroyed the houses

23 Families Displaced by Fire in Point 4

Twenty three families were displaced last Thursday night in Point 4, on Bushrod Island in Monrovia after a rain storm struck a transformer that set five zinc houses ablaze.
There were no injuries or deaths.
“It was around 11 p.m. when the storm hit this area and unroofed the nearby Playmate Cinema,” shop owner, Ibrahim Sow, 48, told the Daily Observer.

He said the roof of the cinema flew off and dropped on nearby houses.
“Then as we waited and the storm increased, it struck the transformer that partly controlled my zinc houses with nine rooms.


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