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26 Jul
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
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
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…
3 Sep 2018
Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Benin, Togo and Niger Republic for a joint patrol of the Maritime Zone ‘E’. The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, signed the pact with heads of navies of countries that make up Zone E at the weekend. It was during…

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