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FG okays N147.4bn for Benin-Ore, Lokoja-Benin roads, others
The Federal Government on Wednesday approved N147.4bn for two major roads, the‎ Benin-Ore and Okene-Benin expressways. The government granted the approval at the Federal Executive Council meeting. The breakdown of the projects includes the execution of Phase II, dualisation of Lokoja-Benin Road Section I, II, III and IV in Kogi State and Edo State‎. Also...  [Read More...](9/17/2014 4:10:33 PM)
Benin disqualified from under-17
Benin are disqualified from the African Under-17 Championship qualifiers for fielding four overage players in a tie.(9/5/2014 2:13:28 PM)
Benin postpones Africa health meet over Ebola
A meeting of African health ministers scheduled for early September in Benin has been postponed because of the Ebola epidemic, an official said Sunday. The tiny west African nation had planned to host the 64th session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) committee of African health ministers from September 1 to September 5. “This important meeting… has been postponed after consultations with ...(8/24/2014 5:04:16 AM)
519 traffic offenders prosecuted in Benin zone -FRSC
The Federal Road Safety Corps said on Monday that it prosecuted 519 traffic offenders at special mobile courts in three states that make up the Benin Zone in August. The Benin Zonal Commander of the FRSC, Mr. Nseobong Akpabio, disclosed this during routine inspection of the Benin – Onitsha expressway. The three states are Anambra,...  [Read More...](9/15/2014 1:11:05 PM)
VIDEO: Benin's lucrative used car trade
The small West African country of Benin has become one of the main destinations for second-hand cars, coming from Europe and the US.(9/8/2014 8:14:51 AM)
Benin Suspended Two Years For Cheating-CAF
0 Comments Sahara Reporters Benin Suspended Two Years For Cheating-CAF 1 Week Ago(9/11/2014 1:31:54 PM)
DPRK's Founding Anniversary Observed in Foreign Countries
Pyongyang, September 16 (KCNA) -- Events took place in various countries to mark the 66th founding anniversary of the DPRK. Meetings, lectures, book and photo exhibitions and film shows were held in Benin, Nigeria, Guinea and Malaysia from Sept. 1 to 7.(9/17/2014 1:43:45 AM)
Benin's second-hand car trade
Benin's role in West Africa's used car trade(9/4/2014 7:25:57 PM)
[UPDATE] Three feared dead in Benin building collapse
Residents of Uzama Street, Off Oliha Quartres, in Egor Local Government of Edo State, were on Friday thrown into mourning when a section of a building located on the street collapsed, killing no fewer than three persons. Our correspondent gathered that the building, operated by a popular pentecostal church in Benin, caved in when some youths...  [Read More...](9/19/2014 10:40:13 AM)
One-year-old baby’s corpse, two others found in Benin
Residents of Uwa Street Junction and Second East Circular road in Benin, Edo State capital woke up on Wednesday to the shocking discovery of the corpses three children abandoned in the area by unknown persons. PUNCH Metro gathered that one of the dead children was a little girl, whose age was put around a year...  [Read More...](9/17/2014 10:41:02 AM)
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