Tag archive for ‘Gambia’
By admin On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Jubilation Trail Barrow’s Triumphant Entry Into Gambia

Barrow-man-of-the-people- LAGOS JANUARY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Adama Barrow returned home to Banjul, Gambia on Thursday, to the warm welcome of a jubilant crowd of Gambians and foreign diplomats in the country. Barrow More...

By admin On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Jammeh Flown to Malabo With Tinubu’s Plane

LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Fresh facts about the plane used to carry disgraced former President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh from Banjul to Malabo have been revealed. The Nigerian newspaper, The Nation said today More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Gambia President-Elect Adama Barrow’s Son Killed By Dog

Adamu Barrow LAGOS JANUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Nigeria Army Orders Preparation for 800 Troops for Gambia

LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY) — A Nigerian army memo orders officers to prepare a battalion of 800 troops for a possible military intervention in Gambia, where the longtime leader has refused to accept his More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

AU Orders Gambian President Jammeh to Step Down as Talks with ECOWAS Leaders Fail

Gambian President, Yaya Jameh LAGOS JANURY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The African Union (AU) Friday urged Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to respect last month’s election results and quit power peacefully, More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Chairman of Gambia Electoral Commission Escapes from Country

Chairman of Gambia Electoral Commission, Alieu Momar Njai LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman of the Gambian Electoral Commission has fled the country following threats to his life, his nephew said on Tuesday. Alieu More...

By admin On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

West African Leaders Insist Gambia’s President, Jammeh Must Step Down

ECOWAS’ Leaders LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-West Africa’s regional bloc ECOWAS must ensure The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh steps down because he lost an election, the bloc’s chairwoman More...

By admin On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Adama Barrow Ends Jammeh 22 Years Reign in Gambia

Adamu Barrow LAGOS DECEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Adama Barrow was declared winner of the 2016 Gambian presidential election on Friday, bringing an end to Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule of the small West African More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Female Genital Mutilation Offender to Serve Three-Years in Gambia

LAGOS DECEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gambian lawmakers have passed a bill criminalising female circumcision and introducing prison terms of up to three years for anyone flouting the ban. The National Assembly voted More...

By admin On Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Nigeria Under 23 Football Team Escape Death as Plane Develops Fault Mid Air

Dream team LAGOS NOVEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The country’s Olympic team cheated death on their way to Gambia for final preparation ahead African U23 Championship Nigeria U23 team escaped plane crash on their way More...

By admin On Friday, October 18th, 2013

US Navy Rescues Nigerian, Other African Migrants from Rough Sea

African migrants rescued from rough sea LAGOS OCTOBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-According to the information provided by officials on Thursday, a US warship has rescued 128 African migrants from an inflatable raft that More...

By admin On Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Corruption: Family Defends Delta-Born Gambian Judge, Says Story is a ‘Bunch of Falsehood’

Former Chief Justice, CJ, of The Gambia, Justice Joseph Wowo LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Family of the Nigerian-born former Chief Justice, CJ, of The Gambia, Justice Joseph Wowo, accused of requesting bribe More...

By admin On Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Nigerian Judge Caught on Tape Negotiating Bribe to Twist Justice

Disgraced Justice Joseph Wowo has since slipped into hiding LAGOS JULY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A senior Nigerian judge serving as the Acting Chief Justice of the Gambia, Joseph Wowo, has been sacked for soliciting a More...