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  1. BAe 125 altimeter flaw suspected after 737 mid-air collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Flight Global

    ... Bamako to Dakar - while the Ceiba 737, out of Dakar, was heading east along the same airway, bound for Cotonou in Benin. Although the BAe 125's crew had confirmed an instruction to maintain 34,000ft, the aircraft struck the 737 at 35,000ft, shearing ...

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  2. Ceiba Intercontinental B738 over Senegal on Sep 5th 2015, midair collision with ambulance jetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AVHerald

    ... A Ceiba Intercontinental Boeing 737-800, registration 3C-LLY performing flight C2-71 from Dakar (Senegal) to Cotonou (Benin) with 104 passengers and 8 crew, was enroute at FL350 over the Senegal 45 minutes into the flight at 18:13Z when the

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  3. Voodoo markets, to fried yams, Benin has it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Benin in West Africa is a country that will arouse interest in any traveller. This 19th-century Cotonou Cathedral is a must visit.

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  4. CHAN 2018: Our qualification indicates good standard of Nigerian league - OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Vanguard

    The Nigeria Professional Football League Club Owners says the home-based Super Eagles' qualification for the 2018 African Nations Championship indicates that the country's league is of good standard. The Executive Secretary of the association, Alloy Chukwuemeka, stated this in an interview in Abuja following the home-based Super Eagles' 2-1 aggregate win over the Squirrels of the Republic of Benin in a qualifying match.

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  5. Twin-striker Nigeria aim to bombard BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Vanguard

    Nigeria plan to bombard Benin in Kano Saturday as they try to avoid a second humiliating qualifying exit from the African Nations Championship . Benin caused a first leg shock in the final round eliminator for the 2018 tournament in Kenya with a 1-0 home win thanks to late goal by captain Seibou Mama off a penalty.

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  6. 2018 CHAN qualifiers Preview: Nigeria aim to bombard Benin; Ghana tipped to oust Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Nigeria plan to bombard Benin in Kano on Saturday as they try to avoid a second humiliating qualifying exit from the African Nations Championship . Benin caused a first-leg shock in the final round eliminator for the 2018 tournament in Kenya with a 1-0 home win thanks to late goal by captain Seibou Mama off a penalty.

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  7. CHAN Eagles go for goals against Squirrels of BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Vanguard

    The home-based Super Eagles under coach Salisu Yusuf will be going all out for goals with a new 4-4-2 formation so as to turn the table against Benin on Saturday and qualify for next year's CHAN in Kenya. Yusuf will now favour a more attacking formation of 4-4-2 as against his more favoured 4-2-3-1 formation, which he used in the first leg playoff in Benin.

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  8. CHAN Eagles 'll beat Squirrels in Kano - IkpeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Vanguard

    Chairman of the Nigeria Football Supporters' Club Reverend Samuel Ikpea has declared that home-based Eagles are good enough to beat their Beninoin counterparts in the second leg of the 2018 CHAN. The Eagles lost 1- 0 to the Squirrels in the first leg played at Cotonou last Sunday but Ikpea who led the supporters club to Benin is confident the Eagles can scale through, should they put up the kind of fighting spirit they exhibited in Benin.

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  9. Borrowing guns is too expensive, says robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Vanguard

    ... of Okokomaiko and its environs. One of them, Sadiq Yakubu, disclosed that he usually bought guns from Cotonou, Benin Republic at N20,000 and sold same to members of his gang and other gangs for between N30,000 and N40,000. The 21-year-old Yakubu ...

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  10. Sugarcane workers' bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Bangkok Post

    ... to create a fusion with other sounds, especially US soul and funk. Long-time readers know of World Beat's respect for Benin's finest band, the legendary Orchestre Poly-Ritmo de Cotonou. Analog Africa has released several wonderful compilations of ...

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  11. Give us live coverage of Eagles' matches, Sadiq tells NFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Vanguard

    Yakubu Sadiq, team manager of Nigerian Air force FC Abuja on Monday called on Nigeria Football Federation to ensure live coverage of all Super Eagles matches. Sadiq made the call in an interview in Abuja while reacting to the 1-0 loss of the home-based Eagles to the Benin Republic.

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  12. Minnows Benin shock Nigeria in CHAN qualifier in CotonouRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Minnows Benin shocked football giants Nigeria 1-0 on Sunday in African Nations Championship qualifying to complete a rare weekend of football celebrations for the tiny west coast country. Skipper Mama Seibou scored from the penalty spot with four minutes left to put Benin Republic in the driving seat of their 2018 African Nations Championship qualifying fixture against Nigeria.

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  13. CHAN Qualifier: How Benin piped Eagles 1-0 in first legRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Vanguard

    Hosts Republic of Benin on Sunday pipped CHAN Eagles 1-0 courtesy of a late penalty goal in a first leg final playoff of the African Championship of Nations . The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Zone B first-leg encounter took place at the Stade de l'Amitie in the country's capital city, Cotonou.

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  14. GPHA to harmonise billing this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | GhanaWeb

    ... Graphic on the sidelines of the just ended seminar on Single Windows and Port Community Systems (PCSs) in Cotonou, Benin, that the harmonisations ought to be done quickly in line with system improvements being done on terminal operating systems if ...

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  15. CHAN: Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to tackle SquirrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Vanguard

    Coach Salisu Yusuf has opted for goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Orji Kalu and Osas Okoro, midfielders Alhassan Ibrahim and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, forwards Stephen Odey and Ifeanyi George, and 13 other players for Sunday's 2018 African Nations Championship qualifying match away to Benin Republic. Goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai, defenders Ariwachukwu Emmanuel, Stephen Eze and Nasiru Sani, midfielders Hafiz Aremu, Raphael Ayagwa and Samuel Mathias and forwards Sikiru Olatubosun and Kingsley Eduwo complete the list of the playing body that will fly from Kano to Lagos today and then make the short trip to Cotonou by road same day.

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  16. CHAN 2018: We're optimistic of qualifying - YusufRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Vanguard

    Super Eagles Assistant Coach and Home-based Eagles handler, Salisu Yusuf, on Wednesday said the team was optimistic of not only beating Republic of Benin on Sunday but qualifying for CHAN. Yusuf made the assertion in an interview in Abuja while reacting to the team's preparedness for the Sunday's qualifier in Cotonou.

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  17. Nigeria: Govt Saves N1.53 Billion As Customs Intercepts Smuggled New Vehicles, RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigeria Customs Service has saved a total of N1.4 billion for the federal government as it intercepted 37 brand new vehicles smuggled into the country from Republic of Benin. This was even as the service also intercepted 12,081 bags of smuggled rice valued at N149 million.

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  18. Some Swiss municipalities ignoring National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Swissinfo

    ... a more and more frequent practice. In Geneva, the celebrations this year will be run jointly with the community of Benin, whose national day also falls on August 1. A way to broaden the appeal, but not without controversy: nationalist groups such as ...

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  19. Home-based Eagles beat Junior Pillars 3-1a in friendlyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Vanguard

    ... ir various clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League at the weekend.a Z The first leg of the qualifier against Benin Republic in Cotonou comes up on Aug. 13, and the reverse fixture holds less than a week later in Nigeria.a Z

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  20. Benin: In voodoo countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Egypt Today

    4 August 2017:- As soon as we entered Benin, we visited Grand Popo, a peaceful little village by the ocean, with a pleasant atmosphere. Unfortunately, we couldn't swim, as the sea currents around this area are really strong and dangerous. Next day, ...

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