News Benin » Government: Benin Government Organizes Census on Poverty
Porto Novo, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Benin announced today that it will conduct a census to identify the number of poor people in the country and their situation and characteristics, in order to channel the aid of social programs. The ...
News Benin » Government: Corruption must be tackled to fight human trafficking —Oba of Benin
BENIN—OBA of Benin, Omo N’Oba Ewuare II ... She told the Oba that many Nigerians have been held in Libya, adding that the Federal Government has done a lot to bring them back and rehabilitate them.
News Benin » Government: Edo government, PDP differ on anti-grazing bill
Edo chapter chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has faulted the ban on night grazing by the state government, saying the policy was ill thought. Addressing a press conference yesterday in Benin City, Orbih contended that the ...
News Benin » Government: Benin suspends local paper for insulting president
Benin's media regulator, the High Authority for Broadcasting ... L'Audace Info, known for its critical corruption reporting and anti-government stance, also faces a possible fine of up to 500,000 West African francs (US$940) for allegedly failing to ...
News Benin » Government: Strengthened political opposition and ongoing union pressure increase government instability, non-payment risks in Benin
At a congress on 10 February, an alliance of parties grouped under the Cowry Forces for an Emerging Benin (Forces Cauris pour un Bénin Émergent: FCBE) was reconfigured into a single political party with the same name.
News Benin » Government: Suspected Human Trafficker Nabbed In Benin
The suspect, Ediagbonya Etiosa Solomon was said to have been engaged in the business of smuggling and trafficking in persons from Benin City to Libya and subsequently ... “I want to inform everyone that Edo state government will not spare any one who ...
News Benin » Government: No life was lost during robbery attack on Benin/Shagamu Expressway – Police
Armed bandits, numbering 10 on Tuesday attacked some travellers on Shagamu/Benin Expressway at Omotoso area of the Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state. The Police said no live was lost but that the bandits allegedly stole some valuables.
News Benin » Government: Police deny death of passengers during Benin/Sagamu road robbery
Some armed bandits numbering 10 on Tuesday attacked travelers on Sagamu/Benin Expressway at Omotoso area of the Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state, and reportedly stole their belongings. However, the police said there was no death recorded.
News Benin » Government: Tax Default: Okomu Oil demands apology from FIRS
He, however, said that Okomu Oil Company was unsealed after FIRS, Benin office confirmed that the company had never defaulted in payment of its taxes to government. “We are deeply saddened and angered by the manner in which this illegal sealing was done ...
News Benin » Government: GUTA cautions government over new levies and taxes
“In fact, Government should be fair with importers because the Common ... Dr Obeng said some Ghanaian traders go to Togo, Nigeria, Benin, Dubai and markets to buy items, thereby shoring up those countries foreign exchange….why is it so?,