Tag: Yahya Jammeh

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Edwin OkoloSeptember 6, 2019

Everyone dies in the end, even Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, former president of Zimbabwe (for 30 plus years) is dead. No one is really surprised by this, in ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh has been accused of rape by three women

According to a report released by two human rights group on Wednesday, three women levelled allegations of rape and sexual ...

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

Gambian president, Barrow, fires officials loyal to Jammeh

by Omoleye Omoruyi Gambian President, Adama Barrow on Wednesday fired Gambia’s Central Bank Governor and three other bank officials that ...

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AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

West African troops recover weapons from Jammeh’s residence

Weapons have been discovered at the residence of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh. The ECOWAS force said a top Gambian ...

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AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

President Adama Barrow arrives Gambia (PHOTOS)

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday arrived Banjul after spending weeks in neighbouring Senegal. Barrow was forced to flee after ...

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AzeezJanuary 26, 2017

BREAKING: President Adama Barrow returns to Gambia

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday arrived his country weeks after fleeing to neighbouring Senegal. Barrow had taken his oath ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Why Big Brother Naija is holding in South Africa – ...

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AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

Yahya Jammeh allowed to keep his 13 luxury cars

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will be allowed to take his 13 luxury cars with him on exile to Guinea. ...

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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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AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

Gambian President Barrow announces Jammeh’s ex-minister as Vice-President

Gambian President Adama Barrow has appointed an ex-minister to former President Yahya Jammeh as Vice President. Barrow appointed Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, ...

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AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

No immunity deal for Yahya Jammeh – Barrow

Former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, has not been granted immunity, according to a member of Adama Barrow’s coalition. Mai Fatty, ...

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AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. Buhari appeals to Senate for Magu’s confirmation as EFCC chairman ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 23, 2017

How Jammeh looted $11m from Gambian treasury – Barrow’s aide

An aide to Gambian president, Adama Barrow has revealed that former president Yahya Jammeh looted the sum of $11 million ...

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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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RoqeebahJanuary 22, 2017

“What’s wrong with going on vacation?” | See our top 10 quotes from the past week

This week has been a mix of failures and victories co-existing in one space. For the people of The Gambia, ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

ECOWAS troops enter Gambia ahead of Adama Barrow’s arrival

ECOWAS troops have entered The Gambia to secure the tiny West African country ahead of President Adama Barrow’s arrival. This ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

This is the deal Yahya Jammeh signed before stepping down (READ)

The deal signed by former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh before agreeing to step down has been revealed. According to SaharaReporters, ...

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ToluJanuary 22, 2017

Pres. Trump, Gov. Fayose, Nigerian Air Force | Here are last week’s winners and losers

Isn’t life just full of strange surprises? Our list of winners and losers from last week will leave you in ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

DELE MOMODU: A WEEK OF INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMACY

by Dele Momodu “Every person in Ghana, whatever his race, place of origin, political opinion, colour, religion, creed, or gender, ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 20, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 20th of January

Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

Yahya Jammeh sacks his cabinet, says he will govern himself

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has sacked his cabinet following mass resignations. Only three ministers had stayed with Jammeh as ...

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

Gambian crisis: Over 45,000 people have fled to Senegal – UN

The United Nations on Friday said over N45,000 people have fled The Gambia as ECOWAS has given former President Yahya ...

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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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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

ECOWAS gives Jammeh till noon, suspends military actions

ECOWAS has given former President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh one last chance to leave Banjul. West African troops who have ...

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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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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

Gambia: President-elect, Adama Barrow to be inaugurated in Senegal

Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow has said his inauguration as leader of the West African country would take place today at ...

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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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