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AWCON Qualifier: Super Falcons won’t underrate Gambia in Agege – Onome Ebi

Defender Onome Ebi has stated that the Super Falcons will leave nothing to chance when they take on the Queen Scorpions of Gambia in Monday’s second leg African Women’s Cup of Nations qualifier at the Agege stadium, Lagos.

Gambians vote in first local elections since Yahya Jammeh

Gambians voted on Thursday in the first local elections since longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country more than a year ago.

Super Falcons to face Gambia in AWCON qualifiers

Nigeria will face Gambia in the second round of Ghana 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Akwa United bounce back to see off Banjul Hawks

Cyril Olisema scored a brace for Akwa United to avenge a home loss and qualify for the CAF Confederation Cup first round at the expense of Gambia’s Banjul Hawks 3-2 on aggregate.

Returnee Gambian generals ‘abandoned’ Jammeh after strained relations

Two military allies of former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh returned to the country because of strained relations with their former boss.

Gambian military arrests top generals after return from exile

Military authorities in Gambia arrested two of ex-strongman Yahya Jammeh’s generals after they returned unexpectedly from exile over the weekend, the army said.

Gambians enjoy freedom post-Jammeh, but criticise economy

A year ago, Gambians wept for joy as Yahya Jammeh went into exile, bringing the curtain down on a brutal 22-year rule.

President Buhari played game-changing role in Gambian politics – Adama Barrow

President Adama Barrow of The Gambia on Tuesday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his leadership role in the stabilisation of African countries.

Gambia ‘suspends political events’ as Barrow, Jammeh supporters clash

The Gambia has suspended permission for rallies and other public political events after clashes allegedly between supporters of President Adama Barrow and those of the former regime of Yahya Jammeh.

Germany to deport 1,500 Gambians

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has confirmed a total of 1,500 Gambians who landed in Germany without documentation will be deported, a joint news conference in Banjul stated on Friday.

Federal govt to sanction transport firms allegedly involved in human trafficking

The Federal Government, in collaboration with Cote d’Ivoire, have set plans in motion to cancel licences of transportation companies being used in human trafficking.

250 Nigerians expected from Libya

The Federal Government has disclosed that 250 Nigerians will be repatriated from Libya on Tuesday (tomorrow), noting that 3,000 citizens had been brought back so far.

The Gambia gets its first private TV station

The Gambia finally has a private television operator 52 years after independence. QTV will now join the state broadcaster, Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) as the only channels.

Gambians organise to stop young migrants risking it all

After being stripped, beaten, robbed, enslaved and finally deported back to The Gambia, Karamo Keita is clear: no young Gambian should go through what he did in Libya.

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Boko Haram kills 4, injures 6 in Konduga

Four persons were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram raided Tunkushe village in Konduga local government area of Borno state on Friday.

Nigerian troops kill 20 armed bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it had neutralised 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

INEC: No electronic voting in 2019 elections

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that there will be no use of the electronic voting system in the 2019 general elections.
Argentina's coach Jorge Sampaoli reacts during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. Croatia won 0-3. AFP PHOTO | Martin BERNETTI

World Cup: Argentina coach plots Nigeria downfall without Lionel Messi

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is reportedly planning changes for his team’s crucial match against Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.

APC Convention: FCTA apologises over ‘traffic inconvenience’

The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) has apologised for inconveniences caused the public by traffic diversion during Saturday’s National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.