Tag: Benin Republic

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EditorAugust 15, 2017

ASUU strike: Continued exodus to Cyprus and Benin Republic?

by Adedotun Michael Chigozie Obioma, the author of the Booker nominated and well-received novel ‘The Fishermen’ was a student at ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 11, 2017

Why Nigeria sells electricity to Niger, Benin Republic – Fashola

The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday, explained the reason(s) Nigeria’s power situation is not as ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 20, 2015

16 Nigerian communities reportedly taken over by Benin Republic

Siixteen villages in Okuta, in Baruten local government area of Kwara state, have been invaded by Benin Republic. Okuta is the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 3, 2015

Finally, Buhari says he will ‘cut down on number of ministries’

It’s been a major source of speculation over the past month, that President Muhammadu Buhari would reduce the number of ...

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Janeth JMay 14, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: APC chieftain urges Buhari, Al-Makura to cut cost of governance, Benin Republic president meets Buhari, and more

President of Benin Republic, Mr. Boni Yayi and President -elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, held a closed door meeting on Thursday, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2014

I bought human head for N12,500 in Cotonou

by Temitope Onitiju A 35-year-old man, Olorunto Dipe, who is suspected of dealing in human parts, has been arrested by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

Nigerian and Cameroonian militaries talk about operation against terror | What did they say?

by Laila Ibrahim The armies of Nigeria and Cameroon will hold a bilateral defence meeting at the Defence Headquarters on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Female arms dealer nabbed by SARS operatives (PICTURED)

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 34-year-old female gun-runner has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for selling guns ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

Wizkid goes to Benin Republic: Singer holds sold-out concert and does charity

by Kolapo Olapoju   Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, better known as Wizkid, was in neighbouring Benin Republic at the weekend ...

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SolaJuly 29, 2014

N4.9bn worth of goods passed through Seme Border in first six months

by Jewel Stephen   The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Border, says it has handled exportable goods valued at N4.9 ...

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May 17, 2014

What beef? Wizkid & Davido fool around in new photos (LOOK)

by S’ola Filani Music stars, Wizkid and Davido sure know how to have fun – and squash beef rumours. Both ...

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February 7, 2014

“I am a regular visitor to SSS”: Asari Dokubo opens up on his arrest

by ‘Jola Sotubo The controversial leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, Muhajid Dokubo-Asari was yesterday summoned to the ...

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February 6, 2014

Why Asari Dokubo was arrested by secret service operatives

by Adeola Balogun The President of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari aka Asari Dokubo has been arrested by ...

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December 30, 2013

Opinion: How Nigeria’s imperial Presidency was created

by Adeolu Ademoyo Some Nigerians have read ethnicity to the call that President Jonathan owes Nigerians and the world- who ...

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December 25, 2013

Ex-CAN President, Peter Akinola rescued from kidnappers near Benin Republic border

by ‘Jola Sotubo The former Primate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Peter Akinola has been rescued from his kidnappers. ...

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November 28, 2013

Why Asari Dokubo was released by Benin authorities

by Adeola Balogun Niger Delta activist , Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has been released. [READ:Asari Dokubo released by Benin Republic police, flown ...

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November 28, 2013

Why Benin Republic police are keeping Asari Dokubo out of reach – Keyamo

by ‘Jola Sotubo More details have come to light as to the condition in which former militant and Niger Delta ...

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November 28, 2013

Showdown in little Benin: Militants demand Asari Dokubo’s immediate release, threaten to take action

by ‘Jola Sotubo The arrest and detention of former militant and Niger Delta activist, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has continued to generate ...

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November 27, 2013

No surprises here: Presidency intervenes in Asari Dokubo’s arrest

by Oge Okonkwo President Goodluck Jonathan is said to have intervened in the arrest of Muhajeed Dokubo-Asari by the government of ...

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November 27, 2013

Why Asari Dokubo was arrested – Keyamo

by ‘Jola Sotubo News broke yesterday of the arrest of former militant and Niger Delta activist, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari. ‘Asari Dokubo’, ...

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November 26, 2013

Asari Dokubo arrested by Benin Republic gendarmes

by Adeola Balogun According to reports, former militant and Niger Delta activist, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has been arrested. Dokubo was arrested ...

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November 2, 2013

YNaija joins the rest of Team RED in Porto-Novo, Benin Republic for its annual retreat (PHOTOS)

The annual Red Media Africa retreat held this year from Tuesday, 29th of October to Friday the 1st of November. ...

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September 30, 2013

BUSTED: Navy arrests 5 foreigners for smuggling petroleum products (PICTURED)

by Tutu Akinlabi The Nigerian Navy Task Force in Badagry area of Lagos State has apprehended five foreigners whose specialty ...

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February 24, 2013

LOL? University student accused of turning girl into snake for rituals (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Turning a human being to a snake is scientifically impossible, but many Africans who believe in the ...

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October 4, 2012

Opinion: How to get a house-help in Nigeria

by Elnathan John You do not need a person of legal age, an adult who will one day kill you ...

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