Tag: Yayha Jammeh

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Hurricane Harvey, Mugabexit, Libyan slave trade… See the top 10 events that shook the world

These 10 events sent shock waves around the world, leaving confusion, disarray and relief in their wake. Presented in no ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 23, 2017

Jammeh departed Gambia on Tinubu’s plane

The former leader of Gambia, Yayha Jammeh who left the West African country on Saturday night was flown in a private ...

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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

  Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

I am stepping down – Yayha Jammeh (WATCH)

Former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh has confirmed that he will be relinquishing power. The decision followed Friday’s final ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

Osinbajo briefed on situation in The Gambia

Acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been briefed about the situation in The Gambia. Special assistant to the Osinbaj on ...

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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

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Jammeh asks ECOWAS to extend noon deadline Gambia’s former president ...

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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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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

Gambia: Sirleaf, Conde arrive Banjul to convince Jammeh to step down

Presidents of Liberia and Guinea, Ellen Sirleaf and Alpha Conde arrived Banjul, capital of Gambia to hold last minute talks ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

BREAKING: Jammeh asks ECOWAS to extend noon deadline

Gambia’s former president Yahya Jammeh has asked ECOWAS for an extension of the deadline given to him to vacate office ...

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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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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

Nigeria Air Force jets fly over Gambia

Nigerian Air Force jets Augusta LUH and Beechrats jets have begun air surveillance over Gambia in preparation for military action. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Buhari sent troops to Gambia without approval – Senator

A Senator representing Enugu, Chukwuka Utazi said President Muhammadu Buhari went out of line by sending Nigerian troops to Gambia. ...

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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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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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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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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Gambia’s National Assembly extends Jammeh’s tenure for 3 months The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

BREAKING: Jammeh declares State of Emergency in Gambia

President of Gambia, Yayha Jammeh has declared a state of emergency in the country two days before he is expected ...

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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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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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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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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 10, 2017

Buhari’s Gambia visit shifted to Friday

The visit of President Muhammadu Buhari and other West African leaders to Gambia on behalf of ECOWAS has been moved ...

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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 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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