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  20 die in Benin-Onitsha road accident -
Guardian20 die in Benin-Onitsha road accidentGuardianA road accident has claimed the lives of more than 20 passengers along Benin-Onitsha Road near Abudu in Edo State. The incident, which occurred on Wednesday, was said to have happened between Ugoneki and Evbuobanosa near Abudu, headquarters ...and more »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 9:30 pm
  Benin Catholic Diocese lifts prison - The
Benin Catholic Diocese lifts prisonThe Nation NewspaperThe Edo Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service on Wednesday confirmed the receipt of a generator and training items from the Catholic Archbishop of Benin Diocese, Augustine Akubueze.. The command's Public Relations Officer, Mr Aminu Suleman, told ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 4:01 pm
  Burial rites for Ogbemudia continues in
Nigerian ObserverBurial rites for Ogbemudia continues in BeninNigerian Observer“In the area of media development, Dr. Osaigbovo established Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Benin, Edo Broadcasting Service (EBS), Bendel Newspapers Company Limited (BNCL) Publishers of the Observer titled. In those days Observer was a force to ...Service of songs holds for Late Ogbemudia in BeninP.M. NewsOGBEMUDIA: Exit of a consummate leaderVanguard'Ogbemudia, as a Person, was Warm and Humane'THISDAY NewspapersGistmaster (blog) -TheCable -The Nation Newspaperall 21 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 12:31 pm
  Benin considering single six year
africanewsBenin considering single six year presidential termafricanewsThe new text according to authorities of the country, will correct the shortcomings of the present constitution. The draft constitution proposes among other changes putting in place a single 6 -year presidential term. Benin's president Patrice Talon ...and more »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 9:12 am
  Assassins kill middle-aged woman in Benin -
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)Assassins kill middle-aged woman in BeninNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)She allegedly met her death Sunday night at the hands of her assailants who trailed her to her residence, located on Adesuwa road, GRA, Benin City. When journalists visited the scene of the incident, evidence of the assassination was visible, as blood ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 1:06 am
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Benin News | Benin demands answers after
Benin has demanded an 'official explanation' of the torching of its embassy in Gabon during unrest that broke out after the announcement that a senior Gabonese opposition leader had died.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:15 am
  Ghana-Benin in jazz collabo
Jazz fans in Accra have recently been snapping their fingers to some great stuff and more will be coming their way today, Saturday, March 21, when the Ghana-Benin Jazz Project unfolds at the +233 Jazz Bar and Grill at North Ridge.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:07 pm
  Oshiomhole holds road show, commends
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday led thousands of residents and supporters of the All Progressives Congress on a 10-kilometre road show around the major streets of Benin, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of the APC in the House of Assembly election held on April 11. The event, also tagged “Thank-you Road...  [Read More...]
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:59 pm
  Benin protests burning of embassy in Gabon
Benin on Monday demanded official explanations from Gabon over the burning down of its embassy in Libreville on Sunday after the death of Gabon’s opposition leader, Andre Obame. “This was an unacceptable act which rarely happens in relations between states, regardless of the motivation. “The security of diplomatic missions and the protection of their personnel...  [Read More...]
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:29 am
  Leading Gabonese opposition figure dies,
By Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Opposition supporters in Gabon rampaged through the streets of the capital, burning cars and setting fire to the embassy of Benin, following the death on Sunday of a senior opposition leader, a Reuters witness said. Andre Mba Obame died in Yaounde, capital of neighboring Cameroon, at around noon (07:00 a.m. EDT), his National Union political ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 4:12 pm
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  Nigeria: Togolese Migrants Seek Asylum in
The 199 migrants came to Nigeria after being expelled from Benin Republic and gathered at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Ikoyi, Lagos. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode ordered that they be moved to the Lagos State Emergency ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:21 pm
  Morocco-Benin: LEMO takes over Benin Water
The Moroccan Oulmès water company (LEMO) announced Wednesday it notched a deal with the Benin water company “Eau Techonologie Environnement” (ETE) becoming the main shareholder of ETE with 55%. The deal was signed on August 17 after LEMO clinched 55% ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:47 am
  Nothing wrong with registering NDC members
The Volta Regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is unperturbed by allegations of aiding Togolese to register and vote in Ghana’s Presidential elections, Mr Kwadwo Gyapong, Volta Regional Chairman of the party has said. He asserted ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:15 am
  Rare portraits reveal Nigeria’s young and
Throughout the 20th century, a Nigerian named Solomon Osagie Alonge worked as the first official photographer for the Royal Court of Benin, eventually earning the title of “Chief.” Much of Alonge’s catalogue of images centers on the reign and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Army arrest rampaging soldiers
BENIN CITY-The military authorities have said that they have arrested the soldiers who went on rampage and invaded Edo State Ministry of Arts, Culture and Tourism, Ezoti Street, manhandled officials of the Committee on War Against Indiscipline (WAI ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
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  Benin authorities thwart coup attempt,
A state prosecutor in Benin says that authorities have thwarted an attempted coup d'etat and arrested the two men involved.
Posted on 4 March 2013 | 2:49 am
  AP PHOTOS: Finding the salt of the soil of
In this village in Benin, the salt of the Earth means business.
Posted on 11 January 2013 | 8:04 am
  Mysticism, modernity abound in Benin Voodoo
The deified residents of the Temple of Pythons, when released to find food, sometimes slither across the road into a Catholic church that once hosted Pope Benedict XVI. The local priest, the snake handlers say, is always good enough to call or bring the g
Posted on 11 January 2013 | 1:33 am
  19 people drowned after boat capsizes in
Officials say at least 19 people drowned after a boat capsized on a river near a village in Benin's south.
Posted on 17 December 2012 | 8:09 am
  More than 60 graves desecrated in Benin
Dangbo mayor Clement Gnonlonfoun said that on the night of Nov. 24 a gang "systematically ripped away the graves and especially the skulls of the dead." He suggested the perpetrators wanted human remains to make magic potions.
Posted on 30 November 2012 | 8:52 am
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  travelotusltd: RT @mosimi20: .@globejaunters
travelotusltd: RT @mosimi20: .@globejaunters @bukiedow Tired of Nigeria (I am) then this trip to Benin Republic is going to be worth it. Sleeping by the b…
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:19 am
  HF_Fazal66: RT @humanityfirstuk: This is the
HF_Fazal66: RT @humanityfirstuk: This is the HF #hospital in #Benin providing a range of low cost services
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:19 am
  webandcloud: Willing to do business with
webandcloud: Willing to do business with Benin or m^#etize your expertise ^# Benin's marketplace? GM makes it secure and fast
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:19 am
  MuyiwaSaka: RT @mosimi20: .@globejaunters
MuyiwaSaka: RT @mosimi20: .@globejaunters @bukiedow Tired of Nigeria (I am) then this trip to Benin Republic is going to be worth it. Sleeping by the b…
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:19 am
  Peter_OKH: Talent is inbuilt, Greatness is a
Peter_OKH: Talent is inbuilt, Greatness is a process 🙏🏿 @ University of Benin, Ekenwan Campus
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:19 am
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