Tag: The Gambia

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 23, 2017

Former Gambian dictator, Jammeh, allegedly stole $50m

  by Omoleye Omoruyi Another African president has been caught with his fingers in the country’s cookie jar, allegedly. This ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2017

Reuben Abati: Once upon a time in Gambia

by Reuben Abati I have very vivid memories of my last visit to The Gambia. This was in 2013 when ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 24, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 24th of January

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RoqeebahJanuary 22, 2017

From Abuja to Gambia and then Trumpland | See our top 10 photos from the past week

A photo of the Mosque that was attacked in the early hours of Monday by Boko Haram suicide bombers.   ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

BREAKING: Jammeh leaves The Gambia

Former leader of The Gambia, Yayha Jammeh has finally departed the country. Jammeh, who has ruled the tiny West African ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Jammeh set to leave Gambia for Equatorial Guinea

Former leader of The Gambia, Yayha Jammeh is expected to leave the country aboard a Mauritanian aircraft for Malabo, Equatorial ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 21st of January

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

President Adama Barrow set to return to Gambia

Gambian President Adama Barrow has hinted that he may be returning to Gambia after seeking refuge in Senegal. Barrow in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

BREAKING: Jammeh accepts to step down – report

French news agency, France 24 reports that defeated leader of The Gambia, Yayha Jammeh has agreed to leave office. According to Nicolas ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

Gambia: We will welcome ECOWAS soldiers with “cup of tea” – Army Chief

Gambia’s army chief General Ousman Badjie has said that his men will not engage ECOWAS troops in a battle. Badjie ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 20, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Pres. Buhari’s foreign medical trips are not justifiable

Starting from yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari commenced a ten-day working leave to the United Kingdom during which he will also ...

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ToluJanuary 20, 2017

Adama Barrow worked as a security guard in the UK | 7 things you should know about Gambia’s new president

From the time Adama Barrow emerged winner of the Gambian presidential elections on December 1, he had been successfully upstaged ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Nigeria congratulates Adama Barrow

The Federal government has congratulated Adama Barrow on his swearing-in as President of The Gambia. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Why Buhari met with Service Chiefs before going on vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with service chiefs behind closed doors at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport before departing to ...

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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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RoqeebahJanuary 19, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 19th of January

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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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Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The endgame in Banjul

by Olusegun Adeniyi Last Friday, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) demonstrated an uncommon resolve when, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

Jammeh: 200 Nigerian troops head to Senegal (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed to Senegal as part of Nigerian contingent of Economic Community of West African ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: The inconsistencies of this government

by Cheta Nwanze One big issue with the current government is that they are consistent in only one thing — ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 18, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 18th of January

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RoqeebahJanuary 13, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Will Buhari be safe in Gambia?

The President was due in The Gambia on Wednesday the 11th but owing to several factors, the trip where he, ...

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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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RoqeebahDecember 13, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] Buhari arrives Banjul: to tell Jammeh what he should be telling his own ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has just arrived Banjul, The Gambia, to meet with the country’s President, Yahya Jammeh, who lost the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

The Thread: After conceding defeat, Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh rejects results

Last week, The Gambia held its election. The victor of that election was Adama Barrow. Just days after conceding defeat ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Is Sanusi also among the wailers?

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even though the naira was still very strong at the exchange rate of 60 kobo to a ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 2, 2016

The Thread: It’s like Gambia won the World Cup

Africa and dictatorship go hand in hand. Mugabe is still ruling Zimbabwe with an iron hand at the ripe old ...

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