Tag: Yahya Jammeh

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RoqeebahDecember 15, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] Our Buhari shall be the saviour The Gambia needs

It is often said that a prophet is not appreciated in his own home. While Nigerians feel mostly disappointed and ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 13, 2016

Reuben Abati: The Yahya Jammeh problem

by Reuben Abati When President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia conceded defeat after the December 1, Presidential elections in that ...

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AzeezDecember 13, 2016

Photos from Buhari, African leaders’ meeting with Jammeh

President Muhammadu Buhari, outgoing president of Ghana, John Mahama and President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia are currently meeting with the ...

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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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AzeezDecember 12, 2016

‘How Yahya Jammeh is plotting to use Nigerian lawyers to remain in office’

The Gambian Bar Association has alleged that President Yahya Jammeh was planning to use Nigerian lawyers to remain in office ...

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AzeezDecember 12, 2016

‘Step down immediately’, Gambia President-elect tells Jammeh

Gambia President-elect, Adama Barrow on Monday asked President Yahya Jammeh to step down following his decision to contest the results ...

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RoqeebahDecember 11, 2016

The “unsuspendable”, the one with “zero time” and final acts “of desperation”| See our top 10 quotes from the past week

There’s no way we are not loving this new order of focus in the country (around the world even). The ...

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AzeezDecember 11, 2016

‘I will assume office in January 2017’, Adama Barrow reassures Gambians (WATCH)

Gambia President-elect, Adama Barrow has reassured citizens of the country that he would assume office in January 2017 after the ...

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RoqeebahDecember 10, 2016

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 10th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now!  

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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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AzeezDecember 10, 2016

BREAKING: Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh rejects election results days after conceding defeat

Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh who lost the just concluded Presidential election in the West African country has rejected the results ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

N44m dowry, 22 year reign | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N522 billion – President Muhammadu Buhari announced that this amount has been disbursed to state governments to pay up salaries ...

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AzeezDecember 2, 2016

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. Court orders FG to release Zakzaky Justice Gabriel Kolawole of ...

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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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AzeezDecember 2, 2016

Gambian President loses fifth re-election bid after 22 years reign

President of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh has lost his bid to be re-elected as the leader of the African country ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2015

US warns Gambian President to be more tolerant of homosexuals or else face consequences

by Chinwe Okafor The United States has criticized Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Saturday for “unconscionable” remarks, after he reportedly threatened ...

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April 18, 2013

Iron fist: Gambia outlaws male prostitution, cross-dressing & singing of abusive songs in public

The Gambia introduced a raft of new laws on Tuesday criminalising male prostitution, cross-dressing and the singing of abusive songs ...

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August 21, 2012

TICKER: Gambian President Jammeh promises to execute all death row inmates by September

PRESIDENT Yahya Jammeh has announced plan to execute all those already sentenced to death for crimes in Gambia by the ...

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