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The IPC have sent their “sincere condolences to his family and friends.” Benin made their Paralympic debut at the 2000 Games and have competed at every Summer Paralympic Games since but have failed to win a single medal in that tine. Benin have never sent athletes to the Winter Paralympic Games.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is mourning the passing of Benin Paralympic Committee (BPC) Secretary General Ferdinand Adechi, who passed away last Saturday (21 April) and sends its sincere condolences to his family and friends. Adechi was a Para athlete between 1997 and 2009, ...

One of the label's most popular releases over the years has been African Scream Contest, originally released in 2008, which featured a compilation of what the label describes as "Vodoun-inspired, psychedelic afrobeat, and heavy funk crossover" from Benin in the '60s and '70s. Ten years after its release, ...
A TCN staff in Benin City, however, said the residents' claims were false. “We had the right of way before the commencement of those lines. So, for anybody to wake up one day and say he has not been compensated is a lie. Before we embark on the construction of any of those towers, we usually settle the ...
Anti-trafficking authorities have seized 513 kilograms (1,131 pounds) of pangolin scales at Cotonou airport in the West African country of Benin, the Beninese newspaper La Nouvelle Tribune reports. The paper reported that three people were arrested on March 19 on their way to Vietnam with 23 bags of ...
... Article of Faith · Talking Point · People & Politics · The Hub · Sweet and Sour · Onochie Anibeze · Sunday Perspectives · My World · Frankly Speaking · The Orbit · Nigeria Today · Vista Woman · Relationships. Breaking News. Translate. Home » News » LGA introduces N100 levy on night trading in Benin ...

Benin opts for improving the productivity of small farmers, to give a boost to this sector, announced the Ministry of Agriculture, Breeding, and Fishery. The "Small Farmer Productivity Improvement Program" set up for this purpose aims to promote soil fertility, access to and availability of improved seeds, and ...
Benin City — The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has been commended for giving succour to some Nigerian returnees from Libya who will receive three months allowance from the Oba Ewuare II Foundation. An Iraq war veteran of the US Army, Col. Wisdom Osagiede Ogbeowemwenkon Osemwende (rtd), ...
According to him, the deployment of the teachers to the schools was in line with the state government's policy to preserve Benin's rich history and culture, noting: “We are emphasising the study of Benin language, culture and history to preserve it for the present and the future generations. This is to ensure ...
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; the Esogban of Benin, Chief David Edebiri; and Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu, during the presentation of a book titled: Ogiamien and the illusion of kingship, written by Chief David Edebiri, in Benin City, the Edo State capital, at the ...
(Ecofin Agency) - In Benin, the president of the national agency of estate and land (ANDF), Jules Victorien Kouglenou, announced last April 13 that land titles will now be issued within 120 days, under the requirements of the land and property code in force. This was during the kickoff session also attended ...
Wisdom Osagiede Ogbeowemwenkon Osemwende (rtd), who was full of praises for the Oba of Benin, especially with regards to the three months allowance the monarch's foundation recently gave to tens of returnees from Libya, called on all Nigerians of Edo origin to join hands with the monarch to harness ...
Some officials of the Nigeria Prisons Service have been captured on camera brutalising a man in Edo State. In the video, which was published by ITV.NG, a Prisons official was seen slapping the man while a woman, believed to be his wife, pleaded with them. According to reports, the Prisons official began ...
NIAMEY, Niger – The leaders of Benin and Niger have given their backing to Chinese involvement in a controversial major rail infrastructure project set to span several countries. "We have taken stock of the railway issue (and) we tried to see which measures could be taken to move forward," the Niger ...
The IMF team reached staff-level agreement with the authorities on policies that could support the completion of the second review of Benin's ECF-supported program. The IMF Executive Board is expected to consider the review in June 2018. IMF team worked with the government and development ...
Benin's President Patrice Talon has asked local firm Petrolin and French giant Bollore to “withdraw” from a major rail infrastructure project to make way for China, in the latest development of the controversial scheme. In an interview published on Thursday in the French magazine Challenges, Talon asked ...
Edo in Diaspora speaks on Oba of Benin's curses on human traffickers ... Natives of Edo State in Europe and America, under the aegis of Edo Global Organisation, a pan Edo socio-cultural organisation in the diaspora, have expressed their support for the curses placed by the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11, ...

Governor Godwin Obaseki's effort to industrialise Edo state has gotten a new boost as a Federal Government banking institution, the Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank has thrown its weight behind the project with three funding windows running into N553 billion for the park's development and building of ...
A man named Agoro Patrick, has caused stir on social media after he went online to celebrate his wife on their anniversary by calling her different names. Mr Patrick who is apparently head over heels in love with his wife, took to his Facebook page to celebrate her in a special way on their 9th wedding ...
The revocation of oaths of secrecy by victims of human trafficking and curse placed on their traffickers, their collaborators, cultists and members of Community Development Associations by the Benin monarch Oba Ewuare 11, is yielding positive results. Oba Ewuare II, had Friday assembled top sorcerers ...
Benin is fighting against a reputation for trafficking expired and counterfeit drugs in West Africa — a business that has deeply alarmed health watchdogs. President Patrice Talon, elected in 2016, has vowed a crack down. Over the past year, dozens of people have been arrested and tonnes of fake ...
They were also fined 100 million CFA francs ($190,000, 150,000 euros), a They were also fined 100 million CFA francs ($190,000, 150,000 euros), a lawyer for civil plaintiffs told AFP after the trial, describing the sum as "token." Cotonou, March 13, 2018 -. A court in Benin on Tuesday jailed seven local ...
6 Injured In Hoodlums, Hausa Traders Clash In Benin. No fewer than six persons were severely injured when some suspected hoodlums attacked some Hausa foreign exchange traders at Ekiosa Market, Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State.
BENIN CITY—On a day the Federal Government inaugurated Migration Resource Centre, MRC, established by International Organisation for Migration, IOM, in conjunction with the Federal Government in Benin City, Edo State, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11, summoned all Benin chiefs and native ...
An Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos has sentenced a Cotonou, Republic of Benin woman, Janet Ketu aka Iya Bidemi, 44 to six years of imprisonment for conniving with a houseboy, Philip Idowu, to rob his employer of his N40m Jewelries, $5,250 and £5,000 all valued at N76m. The convict was sentenced ...
6 March 2018, Benin - Climate change has negative impacts on food security and livelihoods in Benin, where 70 percent of the population, especially in rural areas, depend only on agriculture. To reduce the vulnerability of populations towards the negative impacts of climate change, the Government of ...
Now modern-day Benin, the seat of the former Dahomey kingdom, may have the best chance to date of getting them back, as French President Emmanuel Macron vows to make the return of treasures from former African colonies a top priority. That vow will be tested next week, when Benin President Patrice ...
Explaining that he started authoring books after he decided to quit partisan politics in 2003, Chief Edebiri disclosed that he had written eight books since then, adding that history of Benin Kingdom was so unique and must not be adulterated. “I am not a bonafide author as such, I came into authorship when ...
An eight-month-old baby, simply identified as Abdulaziz, was on Thursday found dead inside a four-feet drum of water in Benin. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the incident occurred early Thursday morning at No 53 Obakhavbave Street, Benin City. It was gathered that the mother of the baby had ...
Five months after he was ordered to leave the country, MTN's CEO for Benin has still not been able to return amid a dispute over frequency fees. The mobile operator's country head, Stephen Blewett, was told to leave Benin in November 2017 because he had engaged in "activities detrimental to security ...
France's stockpiling of treasures from Dahomey happened during colonial fighting between 1892 and 1894, but it was also carried out by missionaries who “robbed communities of what they considered to be charms”, said Irenee Zevounou, Benin's ambassador to UNESCO, the UN's cultural body in Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with the president of Benin not long after he promised to return artifacts taken from Africa during colonial times. Macron will meet with Beninese president Patrice Talon in Paris on March 6. The two leaders are expected to discuss works of art from the former ...


 

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