Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Legal Affairs

Touma Njie’s Case against PPP, 2 Others Fail to Proceed

By Yankuba Jallow The political case involving Fatoumata Njai alias Touma who sued the People's Progressive Party (PPP), Kebba Jallow and the Independent Electoral Commission...

Former NIA DG, Others Accuse Judge of Bias

By Yankuba Jallow Five former officials of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) have filed a motion asking the Judge to recuse herself from the case...

Former ICC Prosecutor Sends Strong Message to the World

As She Finishes Her Mandate Gambia's Fatou Bensouda has sent a strong message to the world as her nine year stint at the International Criminal...

Justice Amina Saho Ceesay Sworn In As Appeal Court Judge

President Adama Barrow on Wednesday presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Justice Amina Saho Ceesay, as a Judge of the Court of Appeal of...

Former Employee Claims over D10 Million from Gam Petroleum Company

By Yankuba Jallow Modou Lamin Sanneh, a former security manager and trainer at the Gam Petroleum Storage Facility limited, has sued the company for unlawful...

Two Appear Before National Assembly Petitions Committee

By Kemeseng Sanneh Abdoulie Tambadou, former Director General of the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) now the MD of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation...

State Lawyer to Call Three More Witnesses in Diplomatic Passport Scandal...

By Yankuba Jallow State Counsel Patrick Gomez has asked the Court to accord him time until July, to bring his three remaining witnesses in the...

Lawyer Sisohor Asks Court to Free Yankuba Touray

By Yankuba Jallow Lawyer Abdulai Sisohor for Yankuba Touray, a former Minister of Local Government and Lands, on Monday urged the High Court to acquit...

Artist ‘Rongo’ D30 Million Case Proceeds

By Nelson Manneh & Yankuba Jallow The civil case involving Artist Momodou Jarju alias Rongo, who sued the Alkalo and Imam of Banjulinding and eight...

31-year-old Driver Apprehended with 4 bundles of suspected cannabis

By Nelson Manneh Dominic Manga, a 31-year-old driver, has been arrested with four bundles of suspected cannabis, the police have reported. Manga was intercepted by security...

Statement of the Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, on her request to open...

Today, I announce that the preliminary examination into the situation in the Republic of the Philippines (“the Philippines”) has concluded and that I have...

Immigration Commissioner Jammeh Admits To Several Puts by Lawyer Gaye

By Yankuba Jallow Immigration Commissioner Olimatou Jammeh on Wednesday, 9th June 2021 admitted to several puts by Lawyer Segga Gaye representing Mansa Sumareh and Ebrima...

NIA 9 Case: Three Accused Persons Refuse Legal Aid Representation

By Yankuba Jallow Three accused persons in the NIA 9 Case have told a High Court judge, Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, that they don’t want Legal...

Electrical Facility Issues Bar Sittings at the Banjul High Court Annex

By Yankuba Jallow There were no sittings on Wednesday 9th June 2021, at the Banjul High Court Annex owing to lack of adequate electric facility...

44 Labourers Sue Chinese Company For Payment Default

By Yankuba Jallow Forty-four former employees of the Sou Hung Enterprise, contracted to build the Basse Bridge, have sued the company for not paying them. The...

Lawyer Segga Gaye Commences Cross-Examination of Immigration Commissioner in Diplomatic Passport...

By Yankuba Jallow Lawyer Segga Gaye, the sole Defence Counsel in the diplomatic passport scandal case involving Mansa Sumareh and Ebrima J Sanneh, has on...

DLEAG Intercepts Two Motorcycles Carrying Suspected Cannabis

with the suspected owners at large By Mustapha Jallow As part of ongoing effort to ensure the country remains hostile to persons involved in illegal drug...

“There Is Nothing Of Greater Importance To Human Beings Than Knowing...

By Nelson Manneh Adelaide Sosseh, the vice chair of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has recently remarked that there is nothing of greater importance to human beings than...

Zero Crime Operation Team Arrested 265 People within 47 Days

By Nelson Manneh The security joint force that was established by the security departments called zero crime operation has arrested two hundred and sixty-five people in...

DLEAG Seizes Half a Ton Of Suspected Cannabis

By Mustapha Jallow The Drug Law Enforcement Agency Gambia (DLEAG) has busted and seized at least half a ton of suspected cannabis during the weekend,...