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News Benin: Half a ton of pangolin scales seized on the way to Asia from Benin

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/04/half-a-ton-of-pangolin-scales-seized-on-the-way-to-asia-from-benin/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

More than 500 kilograms of pangolin scales were confiscated at the Cotonou airport in Benin on March 19. Three people suspected of trying to smuggle 23 bags of scales, used in traditional medicine in Asia, were arrested on their way to Vietnam. Research ...

News Benin: One killed on Benin-Ovia highway auto crash

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/news/one-killed-on-benin-ovia-highway-auto-crash/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

A commercial cab driver identified as John Inebiomanor yesterday lost his life in a ghastly motor accident that occurred at about 1:00a.m. along the Benin-Siluko Road in Iguobazuwa, the administrative headquarters of Ovia South-West local government area ...

News Benin: When Tiny Benin Shook Dictators Across Africa

News channel or source: https://www.ozy.com/flashback/when-tiny-benin-shook-dictators-across-africa/84008
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The Berlin Wall had fallen the previous month when Mathieu Kérékou, the army major turned socialist leader of the tiny West African nation of Benin, called a politburo meeting of his People’s Revolutionary Party of Benin. The year 1987 had passed in a ...

News Benin: 253 teachers to teach Benin language, history – Obaseki

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/04/253-teachers-teach-benin-language-history-obaseki/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government has completed the training of 253 teachers, who will be deployed to teach Benin culture, language and history in secondary schools and selected primary schools across the state.

News Benin: LGA introduces N100 levy on night trading in Benin

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/local/lga-introduces-n100-levy-on-night-trading-in-benin-id8271558.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the levy is meant for traders, especially those who display their wares as from 7 p.m. at Upper Sakponba, St Saviour as well as Elisa markets. The authorities of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo, have ...

News Benin: Turkey’s envoy to Benin dies of heart attack: Minister

News channel or source: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkeys-envoy-to-benin-dies-of-heart-attack-minister-130487
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Turkish Ambassador to Cotonou Turgut Kural died of a heart attack late on April 17, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has announced through his Twitter account. “We are deeply sorry. May God rest his soul. I offer my condolences to his family ...

News Benin: UPDATED: Prisons officials reportedly beat man into a coma in Benin

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/prisons-officials-reportedly-beat-man-into-a-coma-in-benin/
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

A yet-to-be identified armed officials of the Nigeria Prisons Service have brutalised a motorist for alleged reckless driving which resulted in an auto crash in the Oredo Local Government Area of Edoi State. The accident, which occurred at the gulf course ...

News Benin: Oba Of Benin Blesses Owere Omuada (Rowland Ogbebor) With Royal Beads

News channel or source: http://nigerianobservernews.com/2018/04/oba-of-benin-blesses-owere-omuada-rowland-ogbebor-with-royal-beads/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BENIN CITY – Odionwere Omuada in the Palace of the Oba of Benin, Mr. Rowland Ogbebor has been blessed with a Royal bead, by His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin. The presentation of the Royal bead to Mr. Rowland ...

News Benin: Obaseki, Oba of Benin partner against human trafficking

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/04/obaseki-oba-benin-partner-human-trafficking/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

BENIN—THE Institute for Security Studies, Abuja, said weekend that the synergy between Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, in the fight against human trafficking, illegal migration will help bring the menace to an end in Edo State.

News Benin: Oba of Benin lauded for financial assistance to Libya returnees

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/news/oba-of-benin-lauded-for-financial-assistance-to-libya-returnees/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

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 ...