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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...

Union demands release of arrested Benin dockworkers

Union demands release of arrested Benin dockworkers

The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called for the unconditional release of the 20 sacked, fined and arrested dockworkers at the Port of Cotonou (PAC),...

NSCDC arrests pipeline vandals

NSCDC secures 24 years’ conviction for 4 oil thieves

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, says it has secured 24 years’ jail term for four oil thieves in Edo. The Commandant of the Corps,...

Nigeria recession deals blow to smuggling hub Benin 

On the outskirts of Benin’s port city of Cotonou, thousands of used cars fill a vast parking lot but the merchants who used to come here from Nigeria to haggle for...