Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

United Nations Celebrates World Humanitarian Day, Praises Beirut Women’s Response To Blast

“Human suffering has reached alarming levels, with women and girls being disproportionally affected”, United Nations Women said Wednesday, calling for gender-responsive action towards the COVID19 crisis in celebration of World Humanitarian Day. “On World Humanitarian Day, let’s recognize women’s vital role in the survival and resilience of communities. “They are the unsung #RealLifeHeroes of the […]

Evacuation Update: 94 out of 150 Stranded Girls Arrive Murtala Mohammed International Airport[Photos]

The Nigerians In Diaspora Commission on Wednesday announced in a brief statement, the extraction of 94 out of 150 Nigerian girls previously stranded in Lebanon. The young women arrived Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos from Lebanon.  NIDCOM informed that the girls have all proceeded on a 14 day self isolation as mandated by the National […]

Lebanon Explosion: UN Says Will Continue Active Response To Beirut Crisis

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Gutteres, on Tuesday expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the people and Government of Lebanon, following the horrific explosions in Beirut on the same day. Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General said Gutteres wishes a speedy recovery to […]

Lebanon Explosions “Looks Like A Terrible Attack” — US President, Donald Trump Says

President of the United States (US), Donald Trump, yesterday said he was briefed by US generals that the powerful explosions which rocked Beirut appeared to have been caused by a “bomb of some kind.” In a chat with journalists at the White House, Trump said: “It looks like a terrible attack. It would seem like […]

Human Trafficking: 30 Nigerian Women Trapped In Lebanon Beg FG For Rescue

At least 30 Nigerian women who were trafficked to Lebanon, have made a deperate appeal to the federal government to rescue them. This information came in a statement by Ajibola Abayomi, president of Journalists International Forum for Migration (JIFORM), on Friday. Abayomi said the message was being relayed based on an encounter with the victims, […]

69 Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Lebanon

The Regime, on Sunday evacuated 69 Nigerian citizens who were stranded in Lebanon. This is according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. In a tweet via his official Twitter handle, Onyeama said they were evacuated with the support of the Lebanese government and the Lebanese community in Nigeria. Those evacuated include 50 female […]