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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tag: gambia

buhari, barrow, gambia, jammeh

The Gambia: Why we forced Yahya Jammeh out, by Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed disappointment that leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had to use `strong-arm tactics’ to get...

Gambia: The triumph of diplomacy and consensus, by Louis Okoroma

The departure of Gambia’s leader of 22 years, former President Yahya Jammeh on the 21st of January, 2017 into exile in Guinea, is...

Jammeh…The end

President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has confirmed that defeated President Yayah Jammeh has stepped down. Barrow, on his twitter handle on Friday, @adama_barrow said:...

Senegalese troops enter The Gambia

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia in support of Adama Barrow, who was sworn in as president on Thursday after winning last month's election. Barrow...

Barrow to Gambian Armed Forces: As your Commander-in-Chief, I command you to remain...

Mr Adama Barrow was on Thursday sworn in as the third president of The Gambia in an inauguration which took place in the country’s...

Senate opposes deployment of troops to Gambia by Buhari

The Senate on Thursday opposed President Muhammadu Buhari’s deployment of troops to The Gambia without the approval of the National Assembly. The Federal Government had...

The Gambia: NAF deploys 200 men, air assets to enforce ECOWAS mandate, Senegalese...

As the deadline given to Yahya Jammeh to hand over power to Adama Barrow, the elected president of Gambia, ends at midnight of January...

The Jammeh challenge and Buhari’s gambit, by Chukwudi Enekwechi

Once again, Nigeria is returning to the era when our leaders played pivotal leadership roles in resolving knotty political issues within the ECOWAS sub-region....

Jammeh: Buhari leads UN/AU/ECOWAS team to Gambia

L-R: President Muhammadu Buhari; President of Liberia, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson; President of Islamic Republic of Gambia, Sheikh Prof. Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh; former President...

Supreme Court postpones hearing in Jammeh’s petition

Gambia’s Supreme Court, on Tuesday, postponed hearing in a petition filed by outgoing President Yayah Jammeh to challenge the results of the December 1...