By Mustapha Jallow A reliable source has informed this medium that a former Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr Mambury Njie who was acquitted and discharged by the Banjul High Court on Thursday, 3 July 2014, has been re-arrested and detained by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The source said he was arrested at his residence at Brusubi on Thursday, 9 October, 2014, after 5 days after Tobaski. According to our source, Mr. Njie is still detained at the NIA headquarters in Banjul without trial. Asked if any reason is advanced to them regarding his re-arrest, the source said no reason is advanced for his arrest and detention. Mr Njie was earlier reported to have been re-arrested and detained at the Brusubi Police Station on Tuesday, 25 of February, 2014, after he was granted bail by the Banjul Magistrates’ Court. He was facing charges of economic crime and neglect of official duty at the Banjul High Court. Justice Mikhail Abdullah of the Criminal Division of the High Court on Thursday, 3rd July acquitted and discharged Mr. Mambury Njie, former Minister of Finance.]]>
Previous articleThey brought their results with tears in their eyes asking what they could do to attain their dreams. Their common problem is simple. They either have A , B or C in all subjects except mathematics .When one asks their subject of study, they would mention humanities and the social sciences. One wonders why a young person with credit in all subjects and a pass in Mathematics could not be enrolled in the University to Major in the Social Sciences .There is need to review the enrolment criteria for the University. The number of students who have very good grades in all subjects and at least pass in Mathematics need to be identified and quantified. Special programmes could be launched to assist such students improve on areas of Mathematics which are relevant to their field of study. Universities are meant for the community. Hence it should revise its policies in order to accommodate the aspirations of the community.
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