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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),...

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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...

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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...

Gelegele port: Benin youths stage protest against Ijaws

Gelegele port: Benin youths stage protest against Ijaws

Crisis is currently looming among the Benin and Ijaws in Edo State following a protest march yesterday by Benin Solidarity Movement (BSM) over alleged claim by the...

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Nigeria, Benin to implement MoU on border security, trade facilitation

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and its Beninoise counterpart are set to implement the Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) entered into by both countries on border...

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Pirates hold three Russian nationals hostage in Benin

Russia said Thursday that three of its nationals were taken hostage by “bandits” after an attack on a commercial ship off the coast of Benin at the weekend. “As a...

Russia identifies merchant ship hijacked off Benin    

The merchant vessel believed to have been hijacked by pirates some 72 nautical miles off the coast of Cotonou, Benin, could be the 1991-built reefer ship MV Saronic...