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11 Sep
According to SouthBridge website, Lionel Zinsou is an economist and former Prime Minister of Republic of Benin. From 2008 to 2015, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of PAI Partners, a French private equity firm with more than € 11 billion in assets under management. Prior to joining PAI, Mr Zinsou worked for…
21 Mar 2022
Cellulant and United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc have announced a partnership that will extend payment services for merchants and consumers across 19 key African countries
31 Oct 2021
You know how stressful living in Lagos can be right? It takes a toll on a person and you just want to travel, leave all your worries and the stressful life of Lagos behind, even if it’s just for a couple of days or weeks as the case maybe. Anyway, I had gotten to that…
21 Oct 2021
Parliamentarians in Benin have voted to legalise abortion in the West African country, where it was already authorised under restricted conditions. Under the new law, passed late Wednesday, women can terminate a pregnancy within the first three months if it is likely to "aggravate or cause material, educational, professional or moral distress, incompatible with the…
26 Jul 2021
Still reeling from the effects of Nigeria’s border closure on its economy, the government of the Republic of Benin has imposed new import duty of CFA9 million (N6.5 million) per transit truck on Nigeria-bound cargoes...
22 Jul 2021
As extradition battle begins in Republic of Benin following Monday’s arrest of an embattled campaigner for Yoruba self-determination, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho...
21 Feb 2021
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Republic of Benin is not aspiring to be the 37 State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
14 Jun 2020
No tale about the Kingdom of Dahomey is complete without mentioning the women that contributed to its military might. From the 18th century to late 19th century, there existed a formidable army of all-female warriors in Dahomey in the present-day Republic of Benin. They were called the Mino (our Mothers) or Ahosi (king’s wives) while…
8 Sep 2019
The closure of land borders with the Republic of Benin and other neighboring countries has led to increased prices of frozen foods, rice, and other items considered by the Federal Government as contrabands in the last two weeks.
1 Jul 2019
Crude palm oil producers and processors in the country have called on the Federal Government to close its borders with the Republic of Benin for allegedly sabotaging Nigeria’s economic interest.
24 Mar 2019
One of the harshest news that jolted many within and without the country’s maritime industry recently, even though it was not totally unexpected, was the confirmation that Apapa Port, Lagos State, was no longer West Africa’s leading and busiest container port. That reputation now belongs to Lome Port in neighbouring Republic of Togo. Data from…
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…

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