Tag: Adama Barrow

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

AU Commission chief congratulates Barrow

Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has congratulated Adama Barrow on his inauguration as President of ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 19, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Is Nigeria over-doing its military adventurism in The Gambia?

The news that Nigeria will be contributing troops to the West African military force heading to The Gambia to enforce ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

BREAKING: Senegalese troops enter Gambia

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia to back Adama Barrow as president. According to the BBC the troops aim to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Buhari sent troops to Gambia without approval – Senator A ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

BREAKING: Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

Winner of the presidential election in The Gambia, Adama Barrow on Thursday even took the oath of office, becoming the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Gambia: Barrow arrives for ‘inauguration’

President-elect of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has arrived at his country’s embassy in Senegal for his inauguration, BBC Africa reports. Barrow, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Botswana rejects Jammeh as Gambian president

The government and people of Botswana have rejected Yayha Jammeh as president of Gambia. Botswana becomes the first African nation ...

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AzeezJanuary 19, 2017

UN to decide Jammeh’s fate today

The United Nations will on Thursday vote to decide if actions taken by West African bloc ECOWAS against Gambian President ...

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AzeezJanuary 19, 2017

Yahya Jammeh’s lawyer flees to Senegal, advises him to step down

Edward Anthony Gomez, lawyer to Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh has fled to Senegal, advising Jammeh to hand over power. Gomez ...

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AzeezJanuary 19, 2017

‘We won’t engage ECOWAS troops’, Gambia’s army chief

Senegalese and Nigerian troops are already at the border of The Gambia as President Yahya Jammeh has refused to vacate ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Timeline: Yahya Jammeh, the disaster waiting to happen

Since losing his re-election bid on December 1, 2016, President of Gambia, Yayha Jammeh has been in the news daily. Jammeh ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 18, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Dear Pres. Jammeh, Africa has no time for your shenanigans

by Mark Amaza When Gambians went to the polls early December 2016 to choose between their long-time leader Yahya Jammeh ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

BREAKING: Gambia’s National Assembly extends Jammeh’s tenure for 3 months

The Gambia’s National Assembly has extended the tenure of President Yahya Jammeh for three months, according to State Television. This ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

Gambia: Yahya Jammeh reportedly preparing to flee (PHOTOS)

Embattled Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh has reportedly ordered the clearance of the airport as he plans to flee the country. ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

‘Handover peacefully or face the consequences’, U.S warns Jammeh

The U.S has warned Gambian President Yahya Jammeh against forcefully remaining in office when his tenure ends on Thursday. According ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Reuben Abati: MMM, Sambisa and the boy died

by Reuben Abati Happy New Year, my brother” “What do you mean happy new year, more than two weeks into ...

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AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

Gambian foreign minister resigns, as Jammeh’s tenure ends soon

Gambia’s Foreign Minister, Neneh MacDouall-Gaye has resigned from her position just as President Yahya Jammeh has insisted on staying in ...

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AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

Gambia’s chief judge pulls out of Jammeh’s inauguration challenge

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh’s hope to stop the inauguration of President-elect, Adama Barrow was quashed on Monday after the country’s ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

Jammeh begs Sirleaf, ECOWAS to allow judiciary decide his fate (WATCH)

President of the Gambia Yayha Jammeh has pleaded with chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ellen ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

The Late 5: These are the five stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Heaven will fall if soldiers stop our rally for Trump ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

Dog kills Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow’s son

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow, has lost his eight-year-old to a dog bite, BBC reports. Habibou Barrow is reported to have died on ...

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AzeezJanuary 16, 2017

West African army chiefs meet over possible military action in Gambia

A meeting of West African military chiefs was held over the weekend in Nigeria in preparation of a possible military ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Just In: Gambia’s Barrow to remain in Senegal until inauguration

Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow is set to remain in neighbouring Senegal at the request of West African leaders until his ...

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AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

Buhari, ECOWAS leaders, Barrow exit Gambia after failing to convince Jammeh

The ECOWAS delegation to Gambia led by President Muhammadu Buhari has left Banjul, capital of Gambia for Mali on Friday ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 12, 2017

Buhari to attend Africa-France Summit in Mali

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday travel to Bamako, Mali to attend the 27th Africa-France summit. Buhari will head to ...

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AzeezJanuary 11, 2017

Jammeh appoints mediator to facilitate talks with Adama Barrow

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has appointed a mediator to facilitate talks between and President-elect Adama Barrow. Jammeh however reiterated his ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 9, 2017

Buhari, 3 other African leaders meet over Gambia

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted three African leaders behind closed doors to discuss the impasse in Gambia. The meeting ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

‘Gambian President, Jammeh hiring mercenaries after election defeat’

Gambian president Yayha Jammeh has begun recruiting mercenaries since his defeat at the polls, according to reports from Buzzfeed. Reports say ...

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. Herdsmen kill 5 farmers in Benue A renewed clash between ...

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

‘Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow is not dead’

Contrary to rumours that he has been assassinated, Gambian President-elect, Adama Barrow is alive. A journalist with Vanguard Africa, Jeffrey ...

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