Tag: Gambia

Nigeria’s Moses Peter emerges 2018 Africa scrabble champion

inno.korie- December 3, 2018

Moses Peter, the captain of Nigeria’s senior scrabble team, on Sunday emerged the 2018 African scrabble champion at the 13th African Scrabble Championship in Kiriyangi, Kenya. Nigeria’s Moses ... Read More

ECOWAS, ECCAS Pledge To Prevent Conflict, Promote Peace, Stability

Abdul Jimoh- August 1, 2018

ECOWAS and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) have pledged their commitment to cooperate in conflict prevention, promotion of peace and stability in ... Read More

Gambia Begins Sales of Ex-President Jammeh’s luxurious Properties

Henry Solomon- May 11, 2018

Gambia is selling several planes and a fleet of luxury cars bought by former president Yahya Jammeh as it seeks to reduce a mountain of ... Read More

NAF Airlifts Nigerian Army, Navy Troops To Support ECOWAS Mission In Gambia

Abdul Jimoh- March 26, 2018

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it had airlifted Nigerian Army (NA) and Nigerian Navy (NN) contingents to the Gambia in pursuance of the ongoing ... Read More

ECOWAS Commission Displeased Over Members’ Disrespect for Court Decisions

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2018

The outgoing President of the ECOWAS Commission, Marcel De Souza, has lamented the disrespect of the Community’s court decisions by member states. De Souza expressed ... Read More

The Gambia: Why We Forced Yahya Jammeh Out

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 17, 2018

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 former ... Read More

Nigeria’s Election To UNWTO Leadership, A Wake-Up Call – Senate

Abdul Jimoh- September 15, 2017

The Senate on Friday said the election of Nigeria as Vice President of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) was a wake-up call to all ... Read More

Experts say Gambia to become first in sub-Saharan to eliminate malaria

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2017

Experts say Gambia to become first in sub-Saharan to eliminate malaria Experts say Gambia could become the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate malaria ... Read More

Intelligence Cooperation Among West Africa Police Services Ensured Arrest Of Evans – IGP

Abdul Jimoh- June 21, 2017

Intelligence cooperation among West Africa police services ensured arrest of Evans – IGP The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest ... Read More

Senegal’s Macky Sall Lauds President Buhari on The Gambia

Tanimu- March 25, 2017

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration ... Read More

NAF Contingent On Operation Restore Democracy In Gambia Returns

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 3, 2017

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officially reports the return from Dakar Senegal the contingent who went on ‘Operation Restore Democracy in Gambia’. The Nigerian Air ... Read More

Chadian Emerges As AU Commission’s Chairman

Henry Solomon- January 30, 2017

Chadian Foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected the African Union Commission chairman. Reports say that he will replace South African Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Mr. ... Read More

Barrow Returns To Gambia Thursday, His Spokesperson Says

Abdul Jimoh- January 25, 2017

Gambian President, Adama Barrow NAN, Abuja; President Adama Barrow will return to Banjul on Thursday. A tweet by Halifa Sallah, his aide, says that the ... Read More

Gambian President Adama Barrow Thanks President Buhari

Tanimu- January 22, 2017

Makut Simon Macham, Banjul: Gambian President Adama Barrow has expressed deep appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria for ensuring that his mandate was not ... Read More

Update On Gambia: ECOWAS Forces Moves Into Gambia

Tanimu- January 22, 2017

Makut Simon, Gambia: Reports from Gambia say Economic Community of Waest African States (ECOWAS) coalition forces who have been on stand by in Senegal have ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Commends Buhari, ECOWAS leaders over Gambia

Tanimu- January 22, 2017

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and leaders of the Economic Community of ... Read More

ECOWAS Leaders Resolve To Ensure Peaceful Transition Of power In Gambia

Abdul Jimoh- January 9, 2017

President Buhari and Some West African Leaders The crucial meeting of some ECOWAS leaders on the political crises in The Gambia has ended in Abuja ... Read More

President Buhari Begins The Actualisation of ECOWAS Mandate

Tanimu- December 31, 2016

Garba Shehu, Abuja: In the discharge of his mandate as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator for The Gambia, President Muhammadu Buhari ... Read More

News Summary 15th December, 2016 CAS Decorates Promoted Senior Officers…

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2016

NTA News Summary CAS Decorates Promoted Senior Officers In motivating its personnel as the military makes a final push to dislodge Boko Haram terrorists in ... Read More

December 14, 2016 News Summary 13th December 2016: President Buhari Intervenes In Gambia Political Impasse, and more

admin- December 14, 2016

President Buhari Intervenes In Gambia Political Impasse High-level talks are now ongoing in Banjul the capital of Gambia towards finding lasting solutions to the political ... Read More