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May, 2019

March, 2019

  • 21 March

    Army Deploys 197 Personnel To Gambia For Peacekeeping

    The Nigerian Army on Thursday said it would deploy 197 soldiers and officers to Gambia for peacekeeping mission.   The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, made the disclosure during the graduation of  participants for the NIGCOY 4 ECOMIG pre-deployment training, held at the Lt-Gen Martin Luther Agwai International …

December, 2018

  • 12 December

    Why Davido Is Wanted In Gambia – Report

    Davido becomes Pepsi ambassador

    Nigerian singer, Davido is reportedly wanted in Gambia for allegedly assaulting a celebrity photographer, Kenny Egbuke while in the country to perform. According to reports, the photographer had filed a complaint against the singer at the Kololi Police station in the country. It was gathered that drama allegedly started after …

August, 2018

  • 5 August

    20 Inmates Escape From Prison In Gambia

    About 20 prisoners are on the run triggered by the biggest jailbreak in the history of the Gambia. The prisoners escaped from Gambia’s second penitentiary on Saturday, triggering a serious manhunt. The escaped from the remand wing of the Jeshwang Prisons, eight miles outside the capital Banjul on Thursday night …

June, 2018

  • 11 June

    AWC: Oparanozie Stars As Super Falcons Thrash Gambia To Qualify

    Super Falcons’ Desire Oparanozie,  scored four goals on Monday, to ensure Nigeria’s easy qualification for the 2018 African Women Championship in Ghana later this year. The team, tutored by Thomas Dennerby, put six past the Scorpion Queens of Gambia at the Agege Township stadium, Lagos. Oparanozie opened the scoring from …

  • 7 June

    AWCON Qualifier: Falcons Beat Scorpions of Gambia

    Super Falcons have claimed a 1-0  away victory against the Queen Scorpions of Gambia in the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers in Bakau. Amarachi Okoronkwo’s long range shot 19 minutes into the game separated both sides in the first leg encounter at the Independence Stadium, Bakau. The visitors …

October, 2017

  • 24 October

    Gambian Activists Want Jammeh Prosecuted

    Activists in Gambia on Monday said they will launch international campaign to bring former dictator, Yahya Jammeh to justice. The groups said Jammeh, who now lives in Equitoria Guinea on exile, must answer to crimes of extrajudicial executions, arbitrary detentions, and enforced disappearances committed during his regime. The campaign will …

July, 2017

  • 21 July

    President Rejects Justice Minister’s Resignation

    Adama Barrow, president of Gambia, has rejected the resignation of Justice Minister, Abubacarr Tambedou, reports say. Reports say that the president is apparently convincing the minister to rescind his decision to quit over a controversy involving his elder brother. The minister handed in his resignation as his brother Sheriff Tambedou …

May, 2017

  • 10 May

    President Sacks Central Bank Governor, Others

    Adama Barrow, the President of Gambia on Wednesday fired Gambia’s central bank governor and three other bank officials. A senior official of the bank said Barrow considers Amadou Colley, Central bank governor and three others loyal to former dictator Yahya Jammeh. The bank chiefs who all served during Jammeh’s iron-first …

April, 2017

  • 4 April

    Gambian Lawyers Reject Appointment Of Nigerian Judges

          Members of The Gambia Bar Association, GBA, have protested against the appointment of four Nigerians as High Court judges. They claimed the appointment was not in line with the 1997 Constitution of the country. The newly appointed judges include: Justice Edward Ogar, Justice Mathias Olusegun Agboola, Justice …

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