Davido Announces 8-City #BackToBasics
Information NigeriaDavido Announces 8-City #BackToBasics Nigerian Tour 2017 | Abuja, Port Harcourt, Benin, Osogbo etcInformation NigeriaDavido is known for his energy on stage so expect that same energy the whole tour and more. The tour will be touching Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Benin, Ilorin, Osogbo, Ibadan & Lagos. Full dates and information on the tour will be released in coming ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 1:25 pm
WFP Benin Country Brief, March 2017 -
ReliefWebWFP Benin Country Brief, March 2017ReliefWebThe Government through the Ministry of primary and basic education, in partnership with WFP Benin country office has organized the second edition of the African Schools Meals Day. The third and last food deliveries for the 2016/17 school year started ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:10 am
Two persons die in an auto crash along Ijebu
Information NigeriaTwo persons die in an auto crash along Ijebu Ode-Benin ExpresswayInformation NigeriaTwo persons, while seven others were left injured in an auto crash involving two cars which occurred on Sunday very close to Odogbolu Junction along the Ijebu ...and more »
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 10:32 pm
BENIN: Students, teachers halt
Guardian (blog)BENIN: Students, teachers halt constitutional amendmentGuardian (blog)Within two weeks, the Republic of Benin lived a very brief but historic moment. President Patrick Talon called an emergency meeting of the country's unicameral National Assembly to hurriedly amend the country's Constitution. University students ...
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 8:26 pm
Benin, Ijaw battle for land threatens
VanguardBenin, Ijaw battle for land threatens Obaseki's multi-billion naira Gelegele EPZ projectVanguardFor a long time, Gelegele, in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State, has been known to have rich potentials for a sea port in that axis of the Niger Delta due to its closeness to the high seas. The area, though in Edo South where the Benin ...
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 6:10 pm
News24.com | 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
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
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