British Museum will return bronze artifacts
QuartzBritish Museum will return bronze artifacts looted from Benin kingdom nearly two centuries agoQuartzThe British Museum will host a summit along with other European museums to discuss the return of bronze artifacts looted in 1897 from the kingdom of Benin, now southern Nigeria. The museum boasts the second largest collection of art from the Benin ...
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 12:01 am
Patients protest against robbery attacks at
Guardian (blog)Patients protest against robbery attacks at Benin Central HospitalGuardian (blog)Relatives of patients and some patients receiving treatment at the Benin Central Hospital, Edo State, yesterday protested against incessant armed robbery attacks at the Maternity Ward of the tertiary hospital. It was gathered that the aggrieved ...Edo Central Hospital patients protest rape, robberyDaily Post NigeriaPatients Protest Rape, Robbery In Edo Central HospitalGistmaster (blog)all 5 news articles »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 9:31 pm
CHAN Eagles Play Kano Pillars Friendly
Complete Sports NigeriaCHAN Eagles Play Kano Pillars Friendly Wednesday For Benin RepublicComplete Sports NigeriaThe home-based Super Eagles will on wednesday face Kano Pillars in a preparatory friendly ahead of the national team's second leg African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against the Squirrels of Benin Republic on Saturday. The friendly will be ...CHAN Qualifiers: Benin Coach Uncomfortable With Marginal 1st Leg ...Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)Kano Governor Ganduje for back-on CHAN Eagles friendly vs Kano PillarsSCORE NIGERIA (blog)We will give CHAN Eagles good test, says Kano Pillars' MohammedGoal.comall 10 news articles »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 1:33 pm
Patients shut Benin Central hospital over
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)Patients shut Benin Central hospital over armed robbery attacksNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)Following alleged incessant armed robbery attack, patients receiving treatment at the Benin Central Hospital on Tuesday shut down entrance gates to the hospital. Protesting patients who were women overpowered the security guards at the gate who tried ...Patients protest, shut Edo Central Hospital over invasion by robbersP.M. Newsall 6 news articles »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 10:45 am
Civil defence operative shot dead in Benin -
TheCableCivil defence operative shot dead in BeninTheCableFour people, including an operative of the Edo state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have been killed by gunmen in Benin. Rawlings Osagie, the NSCDC operative, was shot dead at his residence when he returned home ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 8:12 am
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