Posts Tagged ‘Benin City’

BT Sports: Super Eagles Captain Apologizes For Disappointing Draw In Benin City

By Adejumo Enock Ahmed Musa, the Nigerian National Team Captain has apologized after a disappointing draw against Sierra Leone on Friday. The Super Eagles captain apologised to Nigerians, acknowledging that they disappointed the fans during the game, as they threw up a first half four goals lead to the air and later drew the game. […]

Oba Market Inferno: President Buhari Orders Investigation Into Benin Market Fire

Official Spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu reported that the Nigerian President has called for an investigation into the fire that consumed the livelihoods of traders at the Oba Market, Benin, Edo State. The president further urged  local and federal authorities to provide assistance to victims of the fire incident.“Our thoughts and prayers are […]

Bronze cockerel to be returned to Nigeria by Cambridge college

A bronze cockerel taken by British colonial forces and donated to Jesus College Cambridge is to be returned to Nigeria in an unprecedented step that adds momentum to the growing reparations movement. The Okukor, described by the college as a “royal ancestral heirloom”, will be one of the first Benin bronzes to be repatriated to […]

BREAKING| Justice Chioma Iheme Nwosu Abducted, Orderly Killed

Hon. Justice Nwosu Iheme of the Court Of Appeal, Benin City, Edo state has been kidnapped by daredevil and violent gunmen in Benin City. The vicious gunmen who killed her police orderly before the abduction was said to have trailed and intercepted her Jeep along Benin-Agbor road near Christ Choosen Church. An eye witness told […]

Helicopter Landing on Benin/Ore Expressway: Nigeria Aviation Authority Identifies Owner, Begins Investigation

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has identified the owner of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore road to pick somebody. NCAA also said it was aware of the video and an investigation is ongoing. A viral video of a helicopter took over the social media over the weekend. The video showed a helicopter […]

@NNPCgroup to Inaugurate largest LPG Storage in Benin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will unveil the largest Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas and Propane Storage and dispensing facility in Oredo, Benin City. The Corporation disclosed this in a statement by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja on Sunday. He said the corporation with its subsidiary […]