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73 dead, 2,750 injured in Lebanon explosion, UN reacts

The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, has reacted to the massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, which has left 73 people dead and 2,750 injured, according to a CNN report. PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported that a massive explosion, Tuesday evening, hit central Beirut, shattering windows, knocking down doors and shaking ...

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Massive explosion in Beirut injures many, destroys buildings

A massive explosion, Tuesday evening, hit central Beirut, Lebanon, shattering windows, knocking down doors and shaking buildings several hundred feet away. The blast also injured dozens of people and damaged buildings in the nation’s capital Beirut and its suburbs, officials said. Footage seen on social media showed a huge mushroom-like ...

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30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation

Thirty Nigerians, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are among a total of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made this known in a statement by Gabriel Odu of its Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit on Tuesday. ...

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30 Nigerian ladies stranded in Lebanon appeal to FG for rescue

Some 30 Nigerian ladies trafficked to Lebanon are appealing to Nigerian government to rescue them as they are stranded in that country. They made the appeal in a statement by the President of Journalists International Forum for Migration (JIFORM), Ajibola Abayomi, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria ...

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NAPTIP vows to go after traffickers of Arowolo

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has vowed to go after the traffickers who planned the trafficking of Temitope-Olamide Arowolo to the Republic of Lebanon. Ms Arowolo, an indigene of Oyo State, was the Nigerian lady whose video of her ordeal of enslavement went viral ...

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