Huge Fire Rages In Beirut Port, Weeks After Explosion

A huge fire raged in Beirut port on Thursday, AFP correspondents said, sparking alarm among Lebanese still reeling from a devastating dockside explosion that disfigured the capital last month. Thick black columns of smoke rose into the sky, as the army said the blaze had engulfed a warehouse storing oil and tyres. It was not […]

FG Evacuates 27 Stranded Nigerians from Lebanon 

The Federal Government has evacuated 27 stranded Nigerians from Lebanon back to Nigeria. The returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye received the returnees, stating that the evacuation was in fulfillment of the Nigerian government’s promise to ensure no Nigerian was left stranded in Lebanon. Nwonye said, […]

Lebanon Authorities Reveal Cause of Beirut Explosion

Authorities in Lebanon have revealed the cause of the Beirut explosion that claimed lives, injured many and destroyed properties. According to the statement on Beirut twitter handle, the blast was allegedly caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate. The post read, “blast was caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely in a […]

Massive Explosion Rock Beirut, Claims Lives and Properties

A massive blast occurred in Beirut, Lebanon Capital on Tuesday causing damages, injuring and killing many. Information on the explosion is gathered from the state’s verified twitter handle on Tuesday. The explosion is said to be as a result of container of fireworks as stated on Beirut twitter handle, “Local media are reporting that a […]