Confusion in The Gambia as Jammeh appoints mediator

There is confusion in The Gambia following Tuesday night’s broadcast by outgoing President Yahya Jammeh. He announced the appointment of a mediator – Chief Justice Emmanuel Fagbenle – between himself and President-elect Adama Barrow but still rejected the election outcome, saying the people should wait for the Supreme Court verdict before which he is challenging […]

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Baale Oloode sues Olubadan for removal

The Baale of Oloode in Oluyole Local Government of Oyo State, Chief Lukman Ilufemiloye Alao, has sued  the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, for his removal from office. He is asking for N2million general damages for the pain, embarrassment and degradation he suffered for what he called his “unlawful deposition by Olubadan”. The Baale, in […]

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FEC okays N1.735b for Sabke Dam in Katsina

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N1.735 billion for completion of the Sabke water Dam in Katsina State. Minister of Water Resources Suleiman Adamu addressed State House correspondents at the end of the council meeting, yesterday. He said the council considered memo for the upgrade of some software for the operations of PENCOM, and […]

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Obama in farewell speech: yes we can… yes we did

Text of President Barack Obama’s  farewell address delivered on Tuesday night in Chicago, United States (U.S.)  My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes that we’ve received over the past few weeks. But tonight it’s my turn to say thanks. Whether we have seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at […]

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