FIFA Suspends Benin Republic From World Football
[Guardian] World football governing body, FIFA, has suspended Benin Republic from world football with immediate effect following a court decision that blocked the holding of election by the country's football association, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken to Travel to Abuja for Regional Security Summit
[State Department] Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken will travel to Abuja, Nigeria, May 12--14, to lead the U.S. delegation to the second Regional Security Summit and for bilateral meetings. The Deputy Secretary will be joined in Abuja by Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism Justin Siberell.
Benin Republic - a Neighbour Worth Considering
[This Day] The route is manned by unprofessional border personnel but Benin Republic is a destination still worth considering.
In Benin, a New Stove Turns Rice Waste Into Clean Fuel
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cotonou, Benin -Naman Abibate's business is hard to miss. A towering pile of neatly arranged logs, collected by her husband from a forest near their village home, sits at the side of the busy Cotonou-to-Niger highway, north of Benin.
Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Others Sign Basketball Pact
[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Benin Republic, Togo, Niger and Burkina Faso on a regional development of basketball.
China Donates Office Equipment to Beninese Government
[Focac] Cotonou -China on Friday donated to the Beninese government some office equipment to support the public administration of the West African country.