Posts Tagged ‘Jammeh’

Foreign Interference or not, I will not step down before Supreme Court ruling – Jammeh

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said he will not step down be­fore a Supreme Court decision on disputed elections, a ruling now not ex­pected until May. In a nationwide TV broadcast, the longstanding ruler also reiterated his concern at “foreign interference”. Regional mediators, led by Nigeria’s president, are expected in The Gambia on Friday to […]

Jonathan, Not Buhari Should Have Intervened In Gambia – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s involvement in the meeting with President Yahya Jammeh to persuade him to concede defeat as an aberration, saying; “A man like Buhari under whose free, fair and credible elections no longer exist lacks moral rights to preach obedience to democratic principles to anyone.” The […]

On Buhari’s Visit To The Gambia

On Saturday 10 December, 2016, the world woke up to the shocking news of The Gambia President, YahyaJammeh, rejecting the result of the country’s Presidential election he earlier accepted. What could have necessitated this decision remains in the realm of speculations but may not be unconnected with the statement credited to Adama Barrow to the […]

Jammeh Makes U-Turn, Rejects Poll Results

In an unprecedented turn of events, Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh has rejected the election results that confirmed his defeat at the polls last week to opposition leader, Adama Barrow. In a State broadcast on Friday, Jammeh said “After a thorough investigation, I have decided to reject the outcome of the recent election. I lament serious […]

VIDEO: Jammeh’s Concession Call To Barrow, Gambian Election Winner

It is no longer news that Yahya Jammeh, the President of Gambia lost in the general elections over the weekend after being in power for 22 years. However, in a surprising turn of events, he called the victor in the election (now Gambia’s President-elect), Adama Barrow to concede defeat and congratulate him. Breaking Times have […]