Tag: ECOWAS

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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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Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

Opinion: Jammeh’s Defiance, ECOWAS Mistake and Buhari’s Bad Example

by Jude Ndukwe As it is now, The Gambia is under emergency rule as declared by its president of 22 ...

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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

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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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

‘Jammeh: Nigeria’s warship sailing towards Gambia for military actions’

The NNS Unity, a warship belonging to Nigeria is sailing towards Gambia in preparation for military actions, if President Yahya ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

4 Gambian ministers resign from Jammeh’s government

Four ministers under the government of Gambian President have resigned, according to report on Tuesday. Gambia’s Ministers of Finance, Foreign ...

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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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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 16, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Army releases 257 suspected Boko Haram members | ECOWAS army chiefs meet over The Gambia | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Niger Delta youth release demands ahead of Osinbajo’s visit – YNaija Army ...

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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 13, 2017

Jammeh: Buhari arrives Gambia for ECOWAS mediation (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived Banjul, Gambia to continue his role as the ECOWAS head of mediation to convince ...

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AzeezJanuary 11, 2017

Gambian President Jammeh warns Buhari, others against interference

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and other ECOWAS from interfering in the political impasse in the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 9, 2017

Buhari to lead ECOWAS leaders to Gambia on Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will lead a delegation of West African leaders to Gambia on Wednesday. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey ...

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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 1, 2017

Gambian Jammeh accuses ECOWAS of declaring war against him

Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh has accused the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) of declaring war against him for ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 23, 2016

ECOWAS troops on standby to kick out Gambia’s Jammeh

Following the refusal of Gambian president, Yayha Jammeh to step down after his defeat at the polls, the Economic Community ...

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AzeezDecember 17, 2016

ECOWAS seeks solution to election crisis in Gambia

West African leaders on Saturday called for a solution to the election dispute in Gambia where incumbent President has said ...

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RoqeebahDecember 17, 2016

Why Gambia’s election chairman is a true African hero

The first we heard from this good man was on the 28th of November when he boldly expressed his disappointment ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Tales of the unexpected

by Olusegun Adeniyi SCENE ONE: In the course of a break-in at a local branch of the Central Bank (not ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 14, 2016

BREAKING: National Assembly shut ahead of Buhari’s 2017 budget presentation

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the National Assembly on Wednesday, security operatives have shut all three entrances into ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 12, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: State governors steal LG funds – Obasanjo | Army kills 2 B’Haram terrorists in Borno | Policeman kills Ghanaian in Anambra

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. State governors steal LG funds – Obasanjo – YNaija Army kills 2 ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2016

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

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. ECOWAS court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s case against FG The ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2016

ECOWAS court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s case against FG

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice on Wednesday adjourned IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s human rights case against the Federal Government. ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

Nigeria owes ECOWAS $694,000 in levies, dues

Nigeria is owing the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) a year’s worth of levies amounting to $694, 000, the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

ECOWAS court adjourns ‘indefinitely’ on Dasuki’s case against FG

An Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court, on Wednesday, adjourned its judgement on an unlawful detention suit brought ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 9, 2016

This is why FG cannot expel violent herdsmen

Despite the number of violent attacks credited to foreign herdsmen that roam within Nigeria, the federal government, on Thursday, gave ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

Here are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. 1) Jonathan’s cousin granted N500 million bail An Abuja ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

BREAKING: ECOWAS court fines Nigeria $3.3 million for Apo killings

An Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) court, on Tuesday, ordered Nigeria to pay a fine of $3.3 million ...

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