Benin City


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Benin City

a city in S Nigeria, capital of Edo state: former capital of the kingdom of Benin. Pop.: 1 022 000 (2005 est.)
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This study covered secondary schools in Benin City; some secondary schools were selected in the different local government area in Benin City.
Benin City is the ancestral home of indigenous Binis and the capital of Edo State in the Southern part of Nigeria.
Today, British hagiographers talk about how they brought light to an uncivilised people in Benin City, other parts of Africa and the world.
I had some money in my piggy bank and I told my dad to take the money out and add it to the money the Benin City men wanted to set us free.
The plant's location on the outskirts of Benin City is ideal because of its close proximity to Nigeria's biggest gas distribution pipeline (which makes gas feedstock easily available) and its unique accessability to the country's high voltage transmission network (which facilitates the evacuation and distribution of power).
International Conference on Engineering Research and Development (4th: 2012: Benin City, Nigeria) Edited by A.
A paper presented at the International Colloquium, Benin City, 2012:4.
Passengers and crew had alerted the pilots that a boy was seen running to the plane as it was taxiing to take off Saturday from southern Benin City, Arik Airline spokesman Ola Adebanji said.
Muslims in the largely Christian and animist south may also become the targets of attacks, the Red Cross said, One mosque had been burned and another vandalised during clashes in Benin City in a rising tide of violence that has led the President to declare a partial state of emergency in four northern states two weeks ago.
Earlier, at least five people died when a mob attacked a mosque and Islamic school in Benin city, in the mainly Christian south, forcing 3,000 Muslims to flee the area.
At least six people were wounded in the attacks in Benin City, Nigerian Red Cross spokesman Nwakpa O.