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My administration purchased 23 fighter jets since 2015 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has purchased 23 new aircrafts for the Nigerian Air Force since its inception in 2015.

We’ll keep confronting insurgency, other criminality – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration remains unyielding in confronting the Boko Haram insurgency as well as other forms of criminality that have bedevilled the country.

Goodluck Jonathan in Banjul to facilitate workable national consensus in Gambia

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, arrived in The Gambia on Friday to support the country’s ongoing constitutional review process to forge a workable national...

Buhari meets The Gambia President, Adama Barrow, at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Gambia’s President Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Kano Blasphemy: Court begins appeal sitting

The Kano High Court on Thursday commenced hearing on an appeal case of blasphemy before it.

Buhari, Osinbajo, others attend inaugural Democracy Day celebration

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as well as President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila are some dignitaries attending the inaugural ceremony of the Democracy Day.

AIDS patients sue Gambia’s ex-president Jammeh over fake cures

Three people living with AIDS in Gambia are suing former president Yahya Jammeh, alleging he detained and abused them as guinea pigs to test his supposed cure, one of their lawyers said.

Gambia rejoins Commonwealth under new president

The Gambia was readmitted to the Commonwealth on Thursday, welcomed back following the democratic election of President Adama Barrow, who reversed the shock pullout...

Equatorial Guinea president says Gambia’s Jammeh ‘will not be extradited’

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has said he will not agree to any extradition order for former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who has...

Gambian President, Barrow, meets with Buhari

President Adama Barrow of the Gambia is currently on official visit to Nigeria and has met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. The...

Adama Barrow picks Fatoumata as vice president

The Gambia's new president, Adama Barrow, has picked a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new government to power, Fatoumata Tambajang, as vice...

I’ve decided to leave ‘in good conscience’, Jammeh finally surrenders

The Gambia's embattled leader, Yahya Jammeh has announced his decision to leave power, weeks after refusing to step down after losing the recent election.   Mr. Jammeh's...

Jammeh finally agreed to go, says Barrow

The newly sworn-in president of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, has said that embattled Yahya Jammeh, who refused to step down after losing the recent...

Gambian National Assembly extends Jammeh’s tenure by 3 months

The National Assembly of the Gambia on Wednesday adopted a resolution to allow President Yahya Jammeh to stay in power for three more months,...

Jammeh declares 90-day state of emergency in Gambia

The Gambian out-going president, Yahya Jammeh, has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends, a report on the BBC...

Adama Barrow misses funeral of son killed by dog

The president-elect of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has missed the funeral of his seven-year-old son, Habib, who died after dog bite on Sunday. Mr. Barrow...

Senegal to host Adama Barrow until swearing-in

Senegal will host Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow until his swearing-in ceremony, the state-owned Senegalese news agency APS reported Sunday. The swearing-in is due to take...

Buhari hosts West African leaders over Gambia transition row

President Muhammadu Buhari is hosting West African leaders to a meeting aimed at avoiding violence and preserving democracy in The Gambia. President Buhari, and the...

I’m alive, hale and hearty — Adama Barrow

The Gambia’s president-elect, Adama Barrow, is alive, hale and hearty, contrary to reports that he was assassinated. Several news websites and CBN Television in Banjul...

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