4 Jan 2022
The government's inability to reduce tariffs and foreign exchange (FX) crisis will continue to give other West and Central African countries a comparative advantage ahead of Nigeria in the maritime business.
27 Jul 2021
Despite heavy deployment of security operatives to the Federal High Court and disruption of activities within and around the Abuja Division of the court, the Federal Government...
23 Mar 2021
The Super Eagles are expected to have a full complement of invited players when they begin their first full training session today...
12 Feb 2020
As the lingering cargo congestion bites harder, the world’s largest container carrier, Maersk, and its sister company, Safmarine, have restated their commitment
13 Oct 2019
Following a video circulating on social media, the Federal government has debunked the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Republic. Mr Ferdinand Nwonye, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja,
28 Aug 2019
As uncertainty trails tighter border surveillance nationwide, business people and travellers continue to count their losses. The security measure has stalled business deals with other neighbouring countries.
10 Jul 2019
The African ICT Foundation (AFICTF), has called on state and non-state actors to end the Illegal surveillance, control, and interception of online user communications, describing it as fundamentally detrimental to the security and reliability of the Internet. The Foundation insisted that every individual has the right to enjoy secure connections to, and over the Internet. …
12 Sep 2018
A renowned prophet with the Celestial Church of Christ, Alfa and Omega parish, Cotonou, Republic of Benin capital, Peter Ononuju, has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a widow of N18 million. The prophet is being quizzed at the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (FCIID), Alagbon Close Ikoyi, Lagos State. He was alleged to have…
21 Jul 2018
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda officially launched a new hub in Benin on August 1, 2017, after it was granted seventh freedom rights by the Government of Benin. Seventh freedom right allows an airline to operate between two countries outside the home country of the airline without returning to the home…
3 Jun 2018
Twelve African countries will be meeting in Cotonou, Benin Republic from Thursday, June 7 to Saturday, June 9, 2018, to discuss joint actions towards responding to the threat of Cassava Viral Diseases (CVD), ravaging the continent. The high-level meeting, convened by government of Benin Republic in partnership with the West African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) Program,…
20 May 2017
After our ride through Ganvie, we hopped on bikes to meet up with a new friend. Prior to coming on this trip, a lot of people had mentioned how much cheaper everything in Benin Republic is compared to Nigeria.
25 Aug 2016
For the longest time, I’ve been an advocate of touring Nigeria and then going around neighboring West African states. A few years ago, myself and a few friends took very short trips to Benin republic just for the fun of it and trust me, we loved the scenery. It felt like a decongested Lagos, a…