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News Benin » Politics: Strengthened political opposition and ongoing union pressure increase government instability, non-payment risks in Benin

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/77977/strengthened-political-opposition-and-ongoing-union-pressure-increase-government-instability-non-payment-risks-in-benin
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

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 » Politics: We won’t cede an inch of land to Ijaw —Benin leaders

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/wont-cede-inch-land-ijaw-benin-leaders/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

They made the disclosure yesterday, at a meeting in Benin City attended by Benin traditional rulers, priests, chiefs, elders and political leaders including serving legislators in the state and National Assemblies. The Benins and Ijaws in parts of Edo ...

News Benin » Politics: We have no land to cede to Ijaw, Benin leaders insist

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/news/we-have-no-land-to-cede-to-ijaw-benin-leaders-insist/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Bini in Edo State have, again, stressed that they would do everything within the ambits of the law to ensure that the Ijaw do not take away any parcel of land in Benin Kingdom. Traditional rulers, priests, chiefs, elders and political leaders including ...

News Benin » Politics: Pushing opposition politics beyond acceptable limits

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/12/pushing-opposition-politics-beyond-acceptable-limits/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

In politics, opposition political parties engage the ruling parties ... first phase now completed and functioning, the Benin Industrial Park and the Gelegele Seaport that will create the decent jobs which Edo people have been yearning for since the ...

News Benin » Politics: To Be Black in Africa

News channel or source: https://sojo.net/articles/be-black-africa
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Tomorrow, lunch in Benin. Dinner in Togo. Today we drive in Tracy Chapman ... And the ascendance of a bigoted fearful president who rose to political power on lies about our first black president, lies about other minorities, and by playing to the siege ...

News Benin » Politics: In The Evil Forest: A Nigerian Activist And Musician Sings Of His Kidnapping

News channel or source: http://wfae.org/post/evil-forest-nigerian-activist-and-musician-sings-his-kidnapping
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

"My heart was already hardened before I went into political songs, because I saw what those in front passed through." After serving his time in the military, Osayomore returned to Benin City to start his own band. "When I was growing in music, I decided to ...

News Benin » Politics: Understanding Boko Haram

News channel or source: http://www.weeklystandard.com/understanding-boko-haram/article/2011518
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), a consortium of military units from Benin, Chad, Cameroon ... carefully dissecting the local political developments and global trends in jihadist ideology that shaped the group along the way.

News Benin » Politics: A Week Of Transitions In Africa: Will Togo Be Next? – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/19022018-a-week-of-transitions-in-africa-will-togo-be-next-analysis/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

(FPRI) — Corruption allegations and political unrest in Africa have too often prompted ... a sliver of a country wedged between Ghana and Benin on the Gulf of Guinea—where corruption reigns and protests rage—manages to skirt around the transition ...

News Benin » Politics: Politics Man drives against traffic, obstructs Obaseki’s convoy – Punch Newspapers

News channel or source: https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/man-drives-against-traffic-obstructs-obaseki%E2%80%99s-convoy-%E2%80%93-punch-newspapers.299273/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A motorist, Progress Raji, 27, was on Monday brought before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly obstructing Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s convoy. Raji is facing two counts of driving against the traffic, thereby obstructing the ...

News Benin » Politics: Shagaya, Soldier, Political Leader, Technocrat Dies At 75

News channel or source: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/12/shagaya-soldier-political-leader-technocrat-dies-75/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

He also joined politics and was elected Senator of the Federal Republic ... As a member of the National Boundary Commission, he helped resolve disputes with Benin and Chad. He was appointed Field Commander in the ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force in Liberia ...