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Super Falcons Return To Camp For Gambia Thursday

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday said the Super Falcons would return to camp on Thursday for preparations for a 2018 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture.   The federation, in a statement in Abuja by its Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, said the senior women national team’s qualifying fixture is against Gambia. […]

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Buhari’s INEC, The Silent Coup Plotters And The Gambian Precedent

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

John Darlington On December 1, 2016, Gambian eligible voters went to the polls to elect their leader thus ending the long reign of their longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh who initially conceded defeat. Barely a week after, Jammeh in a nationwide broadcast announced the annulment of the election citing fraud and irregularities which gave rise to […]

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Nigerian Airforce Deploys Crew To Senegal To Support Ecomig Miltary Intervention In Gambia

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Press Releases  /  No Comments

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed to Senegal as part of Nigerian contingent of Economic Community of West African States Military Intervention in Gambia (ECOMIG) – a standby force tasked by ECOWAS Heads of State to enforce the December 1, 2016 election mandate in the The Gambia. The NAF today moved a contingent of […]

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Gambia National Assembly Extend President Jammeh’s Term

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Africa  /  No Comments

The Gambia’s National Assembly has adopted a resolution to allow President Yahya Jammeh to stay in power for three more months, starting from Wednesday, according to state television, aljazeera.com has stated. Jammeh, who has ruled The Gambia for 22 years, initially acknowledged opponent Adama Barrow as the winner of elections in December, but later rejected […]

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State Of Emergency Declared In The Gambia

By   /  January 17, 2017  /  Africa  /  No Comments

Outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends, state TV reports. Regional leaders have been unsuccessfully trying to persuade him to hand over power to Adama Barrow, who won December’s elections. The move comes after Nigeria deployed a warship to further pressure Mr Jammeh. […]

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Jammeh Defies Ecowas, Vows Not To Quit

By   /  January 13, 2017  /  Africa  /  No Comments

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari and other Ecowas leaders mediatory visit to The Gambia on Friday, President Yahya Jammeh on Thursday defiantly reiterated his stand that he would not step down when his mandate ends next Wednesday. The information ministry said in a statement read on national television that Jammeh was planning to remain in […]

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ECOWAS Tap Senegal To Lead Military Action Against Jammeh

By   /  December 24, 2016  /  Africa  /  No Comments

Gambian President Jammeh Says He Will Not Step Down, As ECOWAS Considers Military Intervention West Africa’s regional bloc has put standby forces on alert in case Gambian president Yahya Jammeh does not step down when his mandate ends on Jan. 19, ECOWAS commission president Marcel de Souza said. Jammeh has vowed to stay in power […]

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