Tag: Nigeria

Nigerian President under Fire for Saying His Wife ‘Belongs in Kitchen’

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been widely criticised for saying his wife, Aisha, belongs in his kitchen and living room, in response to the first lady’s public criticism of the president’s appointments.
Nigerian school girls with Hijab

Return of Hijab to Nigerian Schools

In a move that can restore people’s hope in the judiciary, an appeals court has ruled that Nigerian girls have the right to wear the hijab headscarf to school.

Ayatollah Shahroudi raps Riyadh for irrational stance on Nigeria

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said killing innocent Shiites in a country that has about 15 million Shiites and an apparent Muslim government is a painful crime against Islam.

Iran urges justice for perpetrators of Nigeria Muslim killings

Ali-Akbar Velayati expressed “deep regret and sorrow” over the Nigerian army’s recent “brutal attack” on Shiite Muslims in that country.

Iran condemns terrorist attacks on Nigeria mosques

Iran is ready to exchange experience with Nigeria on the fight against terrorism, Afkham said.

Iran condemns suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque

Afkham referred to Tehran's principled policy of rejecting violence, extremism, and terrorism, and stressed the necessity for countering the inhumane phenomenon.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran condemns deadly bomb attack in Nigeria

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham has blasted a recent terrorist attack on a Nigerian mosque, stressing the need to stop the spread of terrorism and extremism in the West African country.

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