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Loop 5@5 is a roundup of the top Loop PNG stories making news.

O’Neill’s declaration deferred


​The declaration of incumbent Ialibu-Pangia MP and Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, which was scheduled for today, has been deferred to Saturday morning.


Challenging to access tally sheet in election petitions


Access to the electoral roll and official tally sheets from the Electoral Commission, after the 2012 National Election, was a challenge for lawyers involved in election petition matters before the court.


​Judge files appeal in Supreme Court


Lawyer representing Justice Sir Bernard Sakora will be asking the Supreme Court to stay the decision of the National Court, allowing leave to judicially review the dismissal of his case in the committal court.


3000 extra ballot papers burnt


More than 3000 ballot papers have been burnt on Thursday in Western Highlands Province in the presence of scrutineers, security personnel and election officials.


Team PNG departs for the Bahamas this weekend


Team PNG will leave for this Saturday to take part in the 2017 Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games.