Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

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

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 5, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion August 5, 2020
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

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 1, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion May 26, 2020
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 […]

Lebanese arrested for trafficking

Human Trafficking: Lebanese Government Arrests Man Behind Plot to Sell Trafficked Nigerian Girl on Facebook

by William Ukpeon April 23, 2020
The Lebanese government has arrested a Mr. Wael Jerro for onward prosecution against criminal sales of a Nigerian girl. Chairman, Nigerians in diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa recently announced on twitter. Recall in January this year, a Nigerian girl, Omolola Ajayi, who was trafficked to Lebanon regained her Freedom and was handed over to the […]

Hundreds wounded in weekend of Lebanon clashes [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
Lebanese anti-riot police dispersed stone-throwing protesters with tear gas in Lebanon’s capital on Sunday, as heavy rain capped a weekend of rare violence that wounded hundreds. Medics said 145 people were wounded in the latest clashes, taking the casualty toll to more than 530 in two days. Thick clouds of white tear gas billowed in […]