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Saudi Arabia bans Lebanese produce over drug smuggling

“The export of Lebanese vegetables and fruits to the Gulf countries and especially the [Saudi] kingdom was one of the few doors that were still open to bring dollars into the country. Closing this import line increases pressure on Lebanon,”

Lebanon, Israel hold talks on disputed maritime border

Wednesday's meeting was hosted by the United Nations, which has monitored the land boundary since Israel withdrew from south Lebanon in 2000 and ended a 22-year occupation. The next talks will be held on Oct 28.

Lebanon returnees name babies after Makinde 

She said, “It is a joyous occasion today; the naming ceremony of the two boys born by our July 11 returnees and both parents named the boys Oluseyi Fahrihan and Oluwaseyi Khalid.

Three Lebanese soldiers killed in hunt for ‘terrorist’

Local media reports said that the army had been chasing a militant cell known as the Khalid al-Tallawi group, believed to be behind the August 21 murder of two police officers and the son of the mayor of Kaftoun village in north Lebanon.

Macron to mark Lebanon’s centenary as nation teeters on brink

France’s foreign minister said last week that Lebanon risked disappearing because of the inaction of its political elite who needed to quickly form a new government to implement reforms.

We’ll deliver palliatives directly to Beirut blast survivors – World leaders

Lebanese protesters hurl rocks towards security forces during clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a...

Police fire tear gas at Beirut protesters furious after explosion

Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to break through a barrier to get to the parliament building in...

Lebanese judge orders detention of top officials after port blast

A Beirut judge has ordered the detention of the director of Lebanese customs and a port director, after the massive blast...

Iran offers to treat people injured in Beirut blast

Iran's president offered on Wednesday to send medical aid to Lebanon and treat people injured in the massive blast that killed...

Oyo Governor, Ooni of Ife offer to help stranded Nigerian ladies in Lebanon

The girls, in a video obtained by our reporter, were pleading for help in a crowded room in Lebanon.

I didn’t tell my father everything I went through so he does not get worried—SS2 pupil assaulted by employer in Lebanon

My first madam came to pick me at the airport. She lives in a big, four-storey building. She said I would be cleaning it every day but I had not done that before.

13 soldiers test positive for COVID-19 in Lebanon

Lebanon’s army said Sunday 13 soldiers at a military court had contracted the novel coronavirus, as state...

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Ogun traditional council disowns ‘Oba’ caught in romance scandal

The council described Tejuoso’s action, arrest and detention as embarrassing, saying that he is not a qualified traditional ruler of the community but rather an impersonator.

Five APC Ward Chairmen in Benue defect to PDP with thousands of supporters

Speaking on behalf of the defectors, Ibrahim Alhassan formerly of the APC Central Mission Ward said their decision to join the PDP was to team up with the Governor who they noted had done well in tackling the security challenges confronting the state.

Recruitment: NDLEA releases candidates list for final screening

the names of the candidates are listed on the agency’s website and advised candidates to report at NDLEA headquarters, No. 6, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja