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News Benin: Benin opposition seeks united front in parliamentary vote

News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/benin-opposition-seeks-united-front-parliamentary-vote-203442745.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

Cotonou (AFP) - Benin's former president Thomas Boni Yayi on Wednesday threw his weight behind the country's political opposition as they called for a united front at upcoming elections. The West Afri...

News Benin: Don’t renew BEDC license, Oba of Benin tells Buhari

News source: http://thenationonlineng.net/dont-renew-bedc-license-oba-benin-tells-buhari/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

The Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to renew the license of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for its inability to provide electricity.

News Benin: Benin airport gets new ILS

News source: https://guardian.ng/business-services/aviation-business/benin-airport-gets-new-ils/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has deployed Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Benin airport, as part of measures to boost economic activities in the state.

News Benin: How a Benin royal sold the mighty Dahomey Kingdom to the French for a title in 1894

News source: https://face2faceafrica.com/article/how-a-benin-royal-sold-the-mighty-dahomey-kingdom-to-the-french-for-a-title-in-1894
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

Located in what is now southern Benin, the Dahomey Kingdom was a powerful regional state that controlled large areas and several tribes in pre-colonial West Africa around the 18th and 19th ...

News Benin: Oba of Benin tasks new Edo security chiefs on professionalism

News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/01/oba-of-benin-tasks-new-edo-security-chiefs-on-professionalism/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

BENIN—THE Oba of Benin, Omo N’ Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, has charged the new security chiefs recently posted to Edo State to join forces with his palace and the Edo State Government to ...

News Benin: Buhari campaigns in Benin

News source: http://thenationonlineng.net/buhari-campaigns-benin/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that he will continue to work for the interest of ordinary Nigerians, urging them to vote for him in the presidential elections on February 16, so he can ...

News Benin: Don’t Renew BEDC’s Licence, Oba Of Benin Urges President Buhari

News source: https://www.abusidiqu.com/dont-renew-bedcs-licence-oba-of-benin-urges-president-buhari/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

OBA of Benin Ewuare II yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to renew the licence of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for what he called its inability to provide electricity. ...

News Benin: January 10: What happens at Benin Republic's annual Voodoo festival?

News source: https://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/food-travel/january-10-what-happens-at-benin-republics-annual-voodoo-festival/kr2zyh5
Publicated on: Sunday 13 January 2019

The Voodoo festival is celebrated every year on January 10 all over Benin Republic, and operates almost like other religions — with a "pope", priests and devotees. Voodoo festival procession at the Do...

News Benin: Benin's Squirrels on track for the future

News source: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=1/news=benin-s-squirrels-on-track-for-the-future.html
Publicated on: onday 14 January 2019

A new Football Centre of Excellence under construction in Benin High level facility aided by FIFA Forward funds Learn more about the FIFA Forward Programme In Benin, there are innumerable opportunitie...

News Benin: President Buhari Campaigns In Benin, Assures EFCC, ICPC To Release Fg’s Plans

News source: https://www.nairaland.com/4967569/president-buhari-campaigns-benin-assures
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

The President said this at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Rally in Edo State, which held at Garrick Memorial School, in Ekehuan Road, Benin City, the state capital. He assur...

News Benin: I’ll not accept your offer of Grand Patron until you unite, Oba of Benin tells HOSTCOM leaders

News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/01/ill-not-accept-your-offer-of-grand-patron-until-you-unite-oba-of-benin-tells-hostcom-leaders/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

OBA of Benin, Omo N’Oba Ewuare 11, has told members of the Host Communities of Nigeria Oil Producing and Gas, HOSTCOM, that their offer to him to be their National Grand Patron would better be appreci...

News Benin: Mammoth Crowd Troop To Benin Airport For Buhari

News source: https://www.independent.ng/mammoth-crowd-troop-to-benin-airport-for-buhari/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

The Benin Airport was agog on Thursday when mammoth crowd troop the Airport to await the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign in the state. Members of the ruling All Progressives Con...