Tag: Benin

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EditorNovember 8, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: 26 teenage girls died while being trafficked to Italy, when will this end?

According to reports by the BBC, the Italian government has just initiated an investigation into the violent deaths of 26 young ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2017

Niger River authorites place red alert on flooding in Benin and Nigeria

The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) issued a warning on Saturday of possible flooding in Benin and Nigeria, two countries downstream ...

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RoqeebahAugust 21, 2017

YNaija Editorial: There’s just one thing we need from Mr President now

But there are still a plethora of issues that remain unresolved, even if the nation is beginning to recover from ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 12, 2017

Opinion: The Ijesha Oba of Lagos and his confused history of Lagos

by Dele Awogbeoba A purported statement from the palace of Oba of Lagos stated that Eko (Lagos Island) is not ...

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RoqeebahOctober 23, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: See what Minister Lai Mohammed has been up to [PHOTOS]

While the rest of the leadership have been taking one side or the other in the “cabal” can of worms ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 28, 2016

Deji Adeyanju: 5 things Edo voters must do today

As voters in Edo State go out later today to elect a candidate to fill the office of Governor of ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 4, 2016

I am Oshiomhole’s stooge, I accept – Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the September 10 gubernatorial election in Edo state has dared his ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 14, 2016

‘I’ve never heard of Christian terrorists’ – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has stated that hijab wearing for female Muslims is not a privilege but a ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 20, 2016

UBA and MasterCard announce ground-breaking Pan-African partnership

United Bank Africa (UBA) and MasterCard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 9, 2016

NFF pays condolence visit to Stephen Keshi’s house in Benin (PHOTOS)

The president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick alongside some executive members of the football body have paid ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 30, 2016

7 things to know about the next Oba of Benin, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa

Following the demise of the Oba of Benin Kingdom, Oba Erediauwa, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, on Friday, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 10, 2016

Arik Air ditches passengers for ‘Dangote staff’ in Benin airport (PHOTOS)

A protest broke out on Sunday, at a Benin airport after passengers who were scheduled for two Arik Air flights ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 21, 2016

Benin Republic elects new president | Prime Minister concedes defeat

Fifty-seven year old businessman and opposition candidate in the Benin Republic presidential election, Patrice Talon, has emerged winner of the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 10, 2016

‘Benin kingdom is part and parcel of Oduduwa House’ – Ooni of Ife

Oba Adeyeye Adewusi, the Ooni of Ife on has stated that Benin Kingdom in Edo state is a part of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 10, 2016

Alake of Egbaland insists Ooni of Ife is higher than Oba of Benin

Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Alake of Egbaland has reiterated that his ranking of the Yoruba Obas is valid and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 31, 2015

What Raymond Dokpesi said about APC, PDP politicians yesterday

Chairman of DAAR Communication, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, is not exactly a fan of the All Progressives Congress. Being a chieftain of ...

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Ada IgboanugoJuly 8, 2015

Man dies during deliverance in Benin

44 year-old Osayande Ekhator, reportedly died during a deliverance in a churh called, Hope Ministries, also known as Holy Ghost Deliverance ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 14, 2015

Patience’s patience is wearing thin – Read 5 hilarious things First Lady said today

by Kolapo Olapoju First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has declared that her husband must complete his two terms in office. In Benin, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 1, 2015

INEC Commissioner says politicians, ICT experts are in league to rig elections

by Iyobosa Omoregie A Resident Electoral Commissioner, has alleged that certain ICT experts and some desperate politicians have colluded to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 25, 2015

Anglican Primate refuses to pray for a certain presidential candidate…

by Iyobosa Omoregie Primate of the Orthodox Anglican Church, Nigeria, Bishop Christopher Umane, has revealed that he declined an invitation ...

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Janeth JFebruary 11, 2015

Why Binis will not vote for Jonathan – Edo high chief

by Ranti Joseph The Esogban of Benin Kingdom and chairman Benin Forum, an umbrella body of all Binis in Nigeria ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

Niger to deploy soldiers to join war against Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim The parliament of Niger has voted unanimously to send troops to join a regional fight against Islamist ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2015

‘Boko Haram is ready to fight the world’ – Shekau declares in new video

by James Sambo In a new video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he vowed to defeat the multi-nation ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 5, 2015

What Dame Patience Jonathan said about APC yesterday… (READ)

by Iyobosa Omoregie   According to the First Lady of the Federal republic of Nigeria, the opposition party, All Progressives ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 28, 2015

Movie review: Launcelot Imasuen’s Invasion 1897 is a hot mess

by Wilfred Okiche Launcelot Odua Imasuen’s Invasion 1897, a history lesson and would be blockbuster has been talk of movie ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 5, 2015

OMG! Man dies after woman bit off his private part in Edo

by Iyobosa Omoregie   A middle aged man has died after a woman bit off his private part, during a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 30, 2014

Have no fear, Buhari won’t dig into the past – Oyegun assures corrupt leaders

by Damilola Jagun   According to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, if the party’s ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 20, 2014

Pres. Jonathan has admitted failure – Tinubu takes (another) swipe at GEJ

by Iyobosa Omoregie   National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has, yet again, criticised President ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 11, 2014

Pastor murdered by armed robbers in Benin

by Iyobosa Omoregie Armed robbers have reportedly killed a pastor during a robbery operation, in Benin. Godfrey Agbonwaneten, pastor in charge ...

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YEditorNovember 30, 2014

The latest protest in Ivory Coast reflects the way many ordinary Nigerians feel about their own government

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Thousands of Ivorians marched in Abidjan last Tuesday to protest the government’s ban of the sachets used ...

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