Video: Death toll rises in Indonesian earthquake

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One of the persons injured in the Indonesian earthquake

===The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says Federal Government is set to repatriate 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libyan slave camps.

Dabiri-Erewa said the Federal Government and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) had located the detention camps and the Nigerians found had been processed online by the Nigeria Mission and IOM for repatriation.

===National Hajj Commission Head of Civil Enlightenment, Alhaji Bala Umar has called on Nigeria’s contingent to the 2018 Hajj to pray for peace and progress of the country.

Umar also warned the 15,275 Nigerian Pilgrims already in Madina to beware of fraudsters.

About 50,000 Nigerians are expected to participate in this year’s Holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

===A fashion designer, Yeside Laguda, has called on fashion stakeholders to bring the history of the nation’s local fabrics into limelight to boost the country’s export revenue drive.

Laguda said fusing creativity and profitability with interests in arts, lifestyles and fashion would help to fasttrack development in the sector and contribute to growth of the economy’

===Death toll from the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Indonesian tourist island of Lombok has risen to 98 with no fewer than 236 severely injured and thousands of homes damaged.

In National Disaster Mitigation Agency said efforts were still on to find and rescue more victims of the disaster.

===The 12 boys recently rescued from a cave in northern Thailand, following a dramatic 19-day search and rescue mission, have returned to school.

Chiang Rai officials said the 12 boys were given a warm welcome back to school at a ceremony marked with Buddhist prayers in Mae Sai Prasitsart School in Chiang Rai province where six of the boys attend.


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