Thursday, June 27, 2019

Legal Affairs

Is Bail A Right Or A Privilege?

WHAT THE READERS SAY Is Bail A Right Or A Privilege? The due process of law is founded on the principle of presumption of innocence. If...

‘Workers At Badari Mining Site Unpaid By Former President’Abdoulie Cham

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Abdoulie Cham, Director at the Geology Department on15thFebruary 2018, before the ‘Janneh’ Commission. Mr Cham disclosed that their Department knew that...

Saul Badjie’s Wife Remanded in Custody

By Mustapha Jallow Isha Jallow, wife of General Saul Badjie, former commander of the Republican Guards during the former regime of Yaya Jammeh, was on...

Ecowas court rules media laws in Gambia violate human rights

According to Amnesty International, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Regional Court of Justice yesterday ruled that media laws on sedition, false...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: Court Denies Accused Persons Plea As...

By Alpha Yagouba Jallow / Rohey Jadama The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, on Wednesday 14th February 2018, turned down the plea...

IN THE NIA 9 TRIAL: Court Warns Audience To Respect...

By Alpha Yagouba Jallow The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, on Tuesday, warned the audience that they should be law abiding...

Ex-IGP’S Case Suffers Set Back

By Kebba AF Touray The land case involving the former Inspector General of Police Ensa ‘Jesus’ Badjie and Banta Jaiteh, Ensa NK Badgie, Pa Ousman...

Family Sues Physical Planning For Demolition Of Landed Property

By Louise Jobe / Yankuba Jallow The Bojang Kunda Family of Brikama Jamisa, have taken the Department of Physical Planning to Court claiming D686, 000. The...

In The NIA Trial: Defence Quizzes NIA Officer on Nogoi Njie

By Rohey Jadama Lawyer Christopher Mene, yesterday 12th February 2018, quizzed the tenth Prosecution witness (PW10) Pa Serign Mboob, before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Banjul...

Former Vice President Appears At The ‘Janneh’ Commission

By Mamadou Dem Mrs. Isatou Njie-Saidy, former Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia, yesterday appeared before the ‘Janneh’ Commission and testified that it...

‘I Was Not Privy To Incentive Requested By Former President’ –...

By Mamadou Dem  The former Managing Director of Gamtel, Baboucarr Sanyang, yesterday while continuing with his testimony on the Gamtel-Gateway contracts, told the ‘Janneh’ Commission...

In The NIA 9 Trial: ‘Solo Was Tied With A Rope’,Witness

By Rohey Jadama Pa Serign Mboob, the tenth prosecution witness (PW10) has told the Banjul High Court that Solo Sandeng was tied with a rope...

‘Loan Agreement From China Was Nowhere To Be Seen’Former ‘Action Man’...

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Balla Garba Jahumpa, former Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs formerly ‘Action Man’ under the AFPRC regime, yesterday told the ‘Janneh’...

‘I Heard Nogoi Asking For Chance To Tie Her Wrapper’ Pa...

By Rohey Jadama Mr. Pa Serign Mboob, a National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Officer Tuesday told the Banjul High court that he heard Nogoi Njie saying...

AT THE COURT MARTIAL: Lawyers Battle On Adjournment

By Yankuba Jallow / Kebba Secka Lawyer Sheriff Kumba Jobe, Counsel for the twelve soldiers facing treason and 8 other counts, battled it out with...

In The NIA 9 Case: Defence Lawyer Quizzes NIA Director of...

By Rohey Jadama Lawyer Christopher Mene, attorney for Yankuba Badjie, the embattled erstwhile Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), yesterday 5th February 2018, quizzed...

‘I Wanted To Generate Income For Gamtel,’ Former MD

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Babucarr Sanyang, former Managing Director of GAMTEL, yesterday told the ‘Janneh’ Commission that the purpose of Gamtel awarding a contract to...

“Gamtel Debt Amounts To 1 Billion Dalasi”, Telecom Engineer

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Alagie Abdoulie Kebbeh, Telecom engineer and consultant, yesterday revealed that the National Telecommunication Company (GAMTEL) has a debt burden of about...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: Witness Explains How Solo Sandeng,...

By Yankuba Jallow Mr. Kebba Secka, the current Director of Investigation at the National Intelligence Agency, on Wednesday the 31st day of January 2018, said at...

Former Immigration DG Appears At ‘Janneh’ Commission

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Pa Babucarr Mboob, former Director General of the Gambia Immigration Department, yesterday told Commissioners that no Chinese was a Gambian national...