Sunday, September 24, 2023

Iran-Nigeria Relations

Tehran says Iran-Nigeria trade up by 300%

Iranian Trade Minister says the value of bilateral trade between Iran and Nigeria has witnessed a 300% growth over the last 9 months of the past Persian Calendar year (ended on March 20).

Iran condemns deadly attack on church in Nigeria

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed deep regret over the death of a number of people in an armed attack on a church in Nigeria.

Nigerian, Kenyan Ambassadors Meet with Iran’s FM

The new ambassadors of Nigeria and Kenya to Tehran held separate meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the beginning of their missions in Iran.

Iran Condemns Brutal Attack on Nigerian Farmers

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the recent brutal attack against Nigerian farmers in the country's north-eastern Borno state.

Iran, Nigeria Discuss COVID-19 Pandemic

The foreign ministers of Iran and Nigeria have discussed the latest situation regarding the spread of the deadly coronavirus in different countries.

Iran, Nigeria to Convene Joint Commission

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Federal Republic of Nigeria will hold a session of the Joint Commission in the near future, Iran’s ambassador to Abuja has announced.

Rouhani Meets New Iranian Ambassadors to 13 Countries

Iran’s new ambassadors to Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belarus, Armenia, Serbia, South Africa, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Mauritania and Croatia met with President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday before starting their missions.

Iran Says in Talks with Abuja to Resolve Sheikh Zakzaky Issue

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has highlighted the country’s consultations with the Nigerian government over the conditions of top Shiite cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.

Iran Lauds Sheikh Zakzaky’s Visit to India for Treatment

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed happiness with the visit of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and his wife to India for treatment, wishing him health and speedy recovery.

Iran Condemns Violence, Use of Force against Nigeria Protesters

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep concern over the recent unrest and clashes in the Nigerian capital Abuja.

Nigeria Urged to Send Shiite Cleric Sheikh Zakzaky to Iran

Iran’s Prosecutor General has called on the Nigerian government to release top Shiite cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and send him to the Islamic Republic of Iran for treatment.

Exclusive: Nigeria to Release Muslim Leader Sheikh Zakzaky Soon

Following arrangements made between the Nigerian government and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), leader of the movement, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife are set to be released soon for medical treatment abroad, an informed source told the Iran Front Page.

Iran Says Good Measures Adopted to Release Zakzaky

Iran’s ambassador to Nigeria says good measures have been adopted so far to pave the way for the release of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, who have been held in jail since 2015.

Iran Hails Nigeria for Allowing Medical Team to Visit Zakzaky

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has welcomed the Nigerian government’s “positive” move to permit a medical team to visit and examine Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of Nigeria’s Shiite community, and his wife.

Iran Congratulates Senegal, Nigeria on Holding Successful Elections

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered congratulations to Senegal and Nigeria on holding their presidential elections successfully.

Iran Condemns Killing of Arba’een Mourners in Nigeria

Iran has strongly denounced the recent deadly incident in Nigeria in which several Shiite mourners were killed by security forces.

Ambassadors of 5 Countries Submit Credentials to Iran President

The new ambassadors of four European countries and one African state separately met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday.

Iran Condemns Suicide Blasts in Nigeria

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced the recent terrorist attacks in Nigeria's Maiduguri, which killed and wounded over 100 people.

Muslim World Deprived of an Astute Politician: Nigerian President

Iran lost a great revolutionary figure and the Muslim world an astute politician, said the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter to his Iranian counterpart on death of Iran’s ex-president Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Nigeria Calls for Closer Cooperation with Iran in Mining Sector

Nigerian Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development Abubakar Bawa Bwari called for closer ties with Iran in various areas of mining industry.

Iran’s Zarif Told Nigeria of Zakzaky Concerns: Delegate

Iran has communicated to Nigeria its serious concern about the continued detention and dire health condition of a leading Nigerian Shia leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.

Iran’s FM Meets Nigerian Counterpart, Renews Support for Abuja

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Nigeria as part of his tour of Africa, reiterated Tehran’s continued support for the government of the African nation in its fight against terrorist groups.

Iran Supports Nigeria’s Plan to Restructure Its Economy: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, voiced Tehran’s preparedness to help the west African nation in its fight against terrorism as well as its efforts to improve its economic structure.

Zarif’s Different Visit to Africa in Post-JCPOA Era

An Iranian official says an upcoming visit by the Iranian Foreign Minister to Africa will be a different one compared with the previous ones given the positive atmosphere created after the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as JCPOA.

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.

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