Nigeria

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  • Nigeria 2018-02-17 14:24

    State media:

    22 killed in suicide bombing in Nigerian market

    LAGOS, Feb. 17(MNA) – At least 22 people were killed and 28 injured when three suicide bombers carried out an attack at a market in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state on Friday, the official News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported Saturday.

  •  Geoffrey Onyema 2018-01-17 11:41

    Nigeria calls on US embassy due to Trump's insult

    ABUJA, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Nigeria asked the US embassy for clarification on the insulting formulations about Africa made last week by President Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry reported today.

  • zakzaky 2018-01-14 09:51

    Sheikh Zakzaky explains his son details of meeting with doctors, press

    TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – Leader of Nigerian Muslims Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky has spoken to the press in a brief interaction yesterday while being allowed to meet with his own doctors after International call upon Nigerian government to pay heed to the critical health condition of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.

  • zakzaky 2018-01-13 20:12

    VIDEO: 1st Zakzaky interview after 2 years in prison

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – After International call upon Nigerian government to pay heed to the critical health condition of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Muslims in Nigeria , who is in prison for two years with no trial and legal prosecution, the regime allows the cleric to meet with his own doctors.

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2018-01-07 18:26

    Ibrahim Zakzaky still detained, with critical health condition

    TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (MNA) – Two years after being detained, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), is still kept in Nigerian government’s prison and the officials are ignoring his critical health condition. 

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2017-11-13 15:32

    Nigerians call Buhari to free Sheikh Zakzaky

    TEHRAN, Nov. 13 (MNA) – Musa, the President of IMN’s Media Forum told Mehr News Agency that after 700 days of unwarranted detention of Sheikh Zakzaky, Zakzaky’s wife, and companions, still nobody has heard of his destiny.

  • لاریجانی 2017-10-16 21:01

    ‘Terrorism troubles not just a specific region’: Larijani

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker who is visiting Russia’s Saint Petersburg to attend the 137th IPU meeting, met with his counterparts from Oman, Nigeria, Kuwait, and Pakistan.

  • روحانی 2017-10-14 14:36

    Rouhani calls for further coop. with Nigeria

    TEHRAN, Oct. 14 (MNA) – President Rouhani described deepening and cementing ties with African countries, especially Nigeria as a key principle of Iran's foreign policy.

  • دیدارهای وزیر امور خارجه 2017-08-22 10:33

    Zarif's meetings with foreign ambs.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 22 (MNA) – The farewell ceremony of Malian and Sri Lankan ambassadors were held in Iran's Foreign Ministry. The new ambassadors of Nigeria and the Czech Republic also submitted their copy of credentials to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday evening.

  • FAO 2017-08-20 14:52

    FAO:

    World facing worst food crisis in 70 year

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected countries.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-08-16 15:05

    Iran rebukes terrorist attacks in Nigeria

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Spokesperson of the Iranian foreign ministry, while denouncing terrorist incidents in Nigeria, said it was imperative to use all national, regional and global capacities to confront terrorism.

  •   Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin 2017-06-07 16:04

    UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

    TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) – With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home Monday night.  He was 68 years old.

  • Famine 2017-05-19 16:33

    FAO Warns about famine in Yemen, 3 African countries

    TEHRAN, May. 19 (MNA) – FAO and other UN agencies have warned that Famine in Yemen, Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan is close to generate humanitarian disaster.

  • مراسم تجلیل از شیخ ابراهیم زکزاکی{رهبر شیعیان نیجریه} 2017-04-12 21:31

    IHRC condemns police attack on pro-Zakzaky protestors

    TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (MNA) – IHRC has strongly condemned Tuesday's unnecessary use of violence by security forces against protestors marching to demand the release of the leader of Nigeria's Islamic Movement.

  • شیخ ابراهیم زکزاکی 2017-02-27 19:44

    Lawyers urge immediate release of imprisoned Zakzaky

    TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – Lawyers acting for Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky have written to the Attorney General and the Minister of Justice asking them to arrange for the immediate release of the beleaguered leader of Nigeria's Islamic Movement (IMN) together with his wife.

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2017-02-14 20:45

    Nigerian President urged to allow IMN leader access to medical care

    TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – IHRC has written to the Nigerian President urging him to allow the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria access to urgently needed medical treatment.

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2017-01-09 20:28

    IMN leader must be freed as ordered by Abuja court

    TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – IHRC has written to the President of Nigeria as well as the country’s State Security Services urging them to not miss this opportunity to resolve the current crisis involving Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, Head of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.

  • پیام روحانی 2016-12-19 12:47

    President felicitates Niger Republic Day

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani in a message on Monday felicitated the Niger Republic Day to President Mahamadou Issoufou.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-12-12 09:23

    Iran voices sadness over church incidents in Nigeria, Egypt

    TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Iran has voiced deep sadness over the church collapse in a Nigerian city and a terrorist bombing in a church in Cairo, killing as many as 100 worshipers ahead of Christian New Year.

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2016-12-02 22:38

    IHRC gives qualified welcome to court order to free IMN leader

    TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) – IHRC welcomes Friday’s order by Nigerian High Court for the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, after almost a year in detention.

  • oil 2016-11-21 15:24

    Iran to participate in oil projects abroad

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – IOEC managing director has reported on Iran’s plans to take part in offshore oil projects in Europe and Africa.

  •    2016-11-15 20:35

    Death toll mounts after army attacks peaceful marchers: Nigeria

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Final death toll from attacks by the Nigerian security forces on peaceful processions marking the 40th day anniversary of Ashura could reach 100, according to eye-witness reports.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-11-15 14:51

    FM spokesman:

    Killing of Nigerian Muslims unacceptable

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Spokesperson Ghasemi has announced that brutal killing of Muslims in a peaceful religious community in Nigeria is disturbing and intolerable.

  •   2016-11-14 16:27

    Nigerian army opens fire on Arbaeen commemorations

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – There are report of at least one fatality and many injuries after Nigerian armed forces opened fire with live ammunition at a peaceful procession making its way to an annual commemoration of Ashura in the northern city of Kano.

  • تیم فوتبال جوانان 2016-11-12 09:35

    U19 footballers edge past Nigeria in S Korean tournament

    TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (MNA) – National Iranian junior football managed to garner a 1-0 victory over Nigeria at South Korea’s U-19 Football Tournament 2016 on Thursday.

  • حمله به مراسم عزاداران حسینی در نیجریه 2016-11-09 14:01

    President Buhari must protect Arbaeen commemorations

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has written to the Nigerian president demanding that he ensures the protection of worshipers planning to embark on the annual commemorations of 40th day of Ashura later this month.

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2016-10-18 22:09

    Release 'prisoners of conscience' immediately

    TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) – IHRC has called on the Nigerian authorities to immediately release scores of people detained last week during events commemorating the Islamic occasion of Ashura.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-10-13 12:37

    FM Spox:

    Nigerian gov't. responsible for ‘security of Ashura procession’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Foreign ministry spokesperson has said Nigerian government is responsible for providing security of Shia procession of Ashura on Wednesday.

  • حمله به مراسم عزاداران حسینی در نیجریه 2016-10-13 12:06

    Nigerian Army vs. Ashura mourners: a narrative of Isalmophobia

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – A day earmarked for peaceful processions mourning the death of one of the Prophet Muhammad's grandsons turned into an orgy of blood after Nigerian authorities attacked those taking part.

  • زکزاکی 2016-10-09 14:16

    State ban entrenches persecution of IMN

    TEHRAN, Oct. 09 (MNA) – IHRC condemns Saturday announcement by the Kaduna state government in Nigeria to proscribe the country's Islamic Movement (IMN).