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Obaseki to cheer Falconets , as they face Morocco in ‎Benin‏ City

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki will on Saturday lead residents of Edo State to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, to cheer Nigeria's U-20 female national football team also known as the Falconets. The Falconets will battle the Moroccan girls in the second-leg of the U-20 FIFA Women Wo

THE NATION NIGERIA - 2017-11-17 16:38:03

‎Benin‏ expels local MTN boss amid fees row

COTONOU, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Benin's government on Thursday expelled the head of South African telecoms giant MTN Group's local unit amid a dispute over more than $200 million in unpaid fees. In a signed order dated Nov. 14 and made public on Thursday, Interior Minister Sacca Lafia accused Stephen B

REUTERS - 2017-11-16 20:48:47

‎Benin‏ Republic Joins MNJTF Against Boko Haram

The Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force ( MNJTF), Major General Lucky Irobor Urged newly Inducted troop from the Benin Republic to be good ambassadors of MNJTF. He made the plea while welcoming the Benin Contingent into MNJTF family at Farcha Camp, Ndjamena. General Irabor Used to medium

NAIJA247NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 13:02:02

FIBA Zone 3 Club Qualifiers : Usman , Azouma shoot Kano Pillars past Aspac of ‎Benin‏

Dike Azouma and Abubakar Usman combined for 30 points as Kano Pillars beat Aspac of Benin Republic by 81-63 to maintian their unbeaten run at the ongoing FIBA Zone 3 Club Qualifiers in Lagos. After a difficult 92-91 victory over Civil Defence of Abuja on Tuesday, Kano Pillars started out on the back

SPORTLINENG.COM - 2017-11-16 11:33:33

Tension As Another King Is Coronated In Edo Despite Presence Of Oba Of ‎Benin‏ . Photos

It's a matter of Benin people versus Ijaw in Edo state... There is tension in Edo state over the coronation of Godwin Oguyenbo, as the Pere of Olodiama Kingdom in Edo state. According to reports, the Benin people are saying that they have only one monarch in Edo South senatorial district, that is th

NIYITABITI.NET - 2017-11-16 11:32:03

‎Benin‏ joins MNJTF , deploys 150 troops to fight Boko Haram

The Republic of Benin has deployed 150 soldiers to the Multinational Joint Task Force to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region, an official has disclosed. The Chief Military Public Information Officer of the Force, Col. Mustapha Anka, in a statement on Thursday in Maiduguri, said that

PUNCH - 2017-11-16 10:06:03

‎Benin‏ deploys 150 troops to fight Boko Haram

Related News The Republic of Benin has deployed 150 soldiers to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region, an official has disclosed. Mustapha Anka, the Chief Military Public Information Officer of the Force, made the disclosure in a statement

PREMIUMTIMESNG.COM - 2017-11-16 09:39:27

AAU Kidnapped Professor Found Dead In ‎Benin‏

A retired lecturer of Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma who was abducted on Saturday from his residence has been found dead in Ogida Quarters in Benin, the Edo state capital. The Professor was abducted by unknown gunmen and made a demand of fifty million Naira [N50 million] ransom from the wife. An eye

SABI-SABI.COM - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Press Release : Installation of Edwin Oguyenbo as the Pere of Olodiama Kingdom an act of War on ‎Benin‏ - BNC

Gentlemen of the press, some violence-hungry elements of Ijaw ethnic nationality have declared war on us the Benins; having misinterpreted our decades of hospitality to them who were mere fishing migrants or settlers as an act of cowardice. This is certainly is not a speech making moment, but a prof

NAIJACENTER.COM - 2017-11-16 18:44:39

Drama as suspected cultist regains freedom from ‎Benin‏ prison after 4 years

Twenty-eight-year-old suspected cultist, Mr. Austin Ahbuliemen had been freed from prison custody in Benin-City, Edo State, after spending 52 months (Four years and four months) awaiting trial. The suspect, who was arrested by police at his home, Ogida, Egor Local Government, Edo State in June 2013

ORIENTDAILYNEWS.COM.NG - 2017-11-16 13:47:23

Republic of ‎Benin‏ sends 150 troops to join Nigeria in battling Boko Haram

- The Republic of Benin has deployed 150 soldiers to the Multinational Joint Task Force battling Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad region - The troops are reportedly composed of eight officers and 142 soldiers, and they have already arrived at the MNJTF's headquarters - Benin is the fifth West

NAIJA.NG - 2017-11-16 12:56:25

Power : Niger and ‎Benin‏ settle $ 64 million of debt to Nigeria

(Ecofin Agency) - Settling a debt for power supplied, Niger and Benin have paid Nigeria $64 million (CFA35 billion). This was disclosed by Babatunde Fashola, Nigeria's minister of power. Last May, the two countries which get power from Nigeria, paid about $159 million to the Nigeria bulk electricit


Abducted octogenarian professor found dead in ‎Benin‏

BENIN-PROFESSOR Anthony Edosomwan, a retired lecturer at Ambrose Ali University, AAU, who was abducted recently, has been found dead around Ogida Quarters, Benin, the Edo State capital. The octogenarian, who was a former senior lecturer at AAU, was abducted in his Benin residence, penultimate Saturd


Morocco U20 women land in ‎Benin‏ City for Nigeria showdown

Morocco U20 women landed in Benin City for the second round, the second leg of the U20 Women's World Cup qualifier against Nigeria on Saturday. The Moroccan delegation made up of 22 players and five officials arrived in Lagos on Wednesday morning and later connected to Benin City, venue of the match


Nigeria recovers $ 64.63 m electricity debts from ‎Benin‏ , Niger

*Power transmission tower. 14 November 2017, Sweetcrude, Abuja - The Federal Government announced that it has recovered over $64.63 million electricity debts owed it by international customers in Benin Republic and Niger Republic. The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, who,


Call Oba of ‎Benin‏ to order , Ijaws tell Buhari

THE Ijaw ethnic nationality across the Niger Delta has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the revered Oba of Benin to order over alleged second-class treatments meted out on Ijaws in Ijaw communities of Edo State. They specifically frowned on an alleged deployment of soldiers to prevent Ij


Nigeria receives $ 64.63 m from sale of power to ‎Benin‏ , Niger Republics

The Federal Government has generated $64.6 million revenue from sale of electricity to neighbouring Benin and Niger republics, Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said. Fashola gave the figure in an address presented at the 21st meeting of the Power Sector Stakeholders C


FG Recovers N23bn Electricity Debts From ‎Benin‏ , Niger Republics

Asabaand ABAH ADAH,Abuja - The federal government has recovered $64,630,055:00 (N23billion) from her international customers in Benin Republic and the Republic of Niger. Minister of Power, orks and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this yesterday at the 31st power sector stakeholders monthly mee


President 's Malaria Initiative : ‎Benin‏ - Malaria Operational Plan FY 2018

When it was launched in 2005, the goal of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) was to reduce malariarelated mortality by 50% across 15 high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa through a rapid scale-up of four proven and highly effective malaria prevention and treatment measures: insecticide-t


FG recovers $ 64m electricity debt from Niger , ‎Benin‏ republics

From: Paul Osuyi, Asaba Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Monday, in Asaba, Delta State, disclosed that the Federal Government has so far recovered $64 million from neighboring countries of Niger and Benin Republic.u The minister said the recovery was as a result o