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CUSTOMS-RICE

Customs kills driver in Benin over two bags of rice

Angry protesters sacked the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) post at Ovbiogie village in Ovia North East Local Government over the killing of a commercial driver by...

Buhari: Nigeria, Benin to work closely on joint border facility

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Seme pledged that Nigeria will work closely with the Republic of Benin to ensure the success of the newly inaugurated Seme-Krake...

DPR shuts six filling stations in Niger

Ministry shuts 30 filling stations in Benin

  The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has shut down 30 filling stations in Benin. The Chief Media Mythology Officer, Weight and Measures...

Benin Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs. Paulette Yekpe

Benin, Nigeria, Niger meeting will end smuggling of rice – Envoy 

The Benin Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs. Paulette Yekpe, has said that the proposed tripartite meeting by Nigeria, Niger and her country, will establish a...

Customs seizes N1.4bn contraband, 10 truck load of smuggled rice

Benin, Nigeria to establish framework to tackle rice smuggling

The Benin Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Paulette Yekpe, says the proposed tripartite meeting by Nigeria, Niger and her country, will establish a framework to address...

Nigeria, Benin set up joint committee to tackle smuggling

Nigeria, Benin set up joint committee to tackle smuggling

  President Muhammadu Buhari and the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon, have agreed to set up a joint committee to combat smuggling between both countries....

Osinbajo visits Benin, inaugurate projects

Osinbajo visits Benin, inaugurate projects

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived in Benin, the Edo State capital on Thursday for a two-day official visit to the state. Osinbajo was received at the airport by Gov...

Cross-border trade: Kebbi constructs link-roads to Benin, Niger

Cross-border trade: Kebbi constructs link-roads to Benin, Niger

The Kebbi State Government, on Tuesday, said it is constructing roads linking the state to Benin and the Niger Republic, in order to boost international trade with...

Ship goes missing in Cotonou 

Missing ship: India thankful to Nigeria, Benin for recovery

India has thanked the governments of Nigeria and Benin for their help and support in locating a ship that went missing off West Africa coast with 22 Indians on board....

Pirates kidnap 22 crewmembers from ship anchored off Benin 

Pirates kidnap 22 crewmembers from ship anchored off Benin 

By Jite Eriabie  UK-based tanker owner and operator Union Maritime confirmed that 22 crew member from its vessel MT Barrett were kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of...

FG sets up joint patrol to check smuggling, human trafficking

Nigeria, Benin to host 2018 Border Region in Transition conference

Nigeria is set to host the 2018 edition of Border Region in Transition (BRIT) Conference alongside neighbouring Benin Republic. Nigeria’s Minister of Interior...

Abdulrahman Dambazau

Nigeria, Benin to host 2018 Border Region in Transition conference

Nigeria is set to host the 2018 edition of Border Region in Transition (BRIT) Conference alongside neighbouring Benin Republic. Nigeria’s Minister of Interior...