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Nigerians hold Muharram mourning ceremonies despite the government’s vast restrictions.
News ID: 43508    Publish Date : 2019/09/04


TEHRAN, Jul 29- Attempts to secure the release of imprisoned Nigerian Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky have suffered a fresh setback with the adjournment of a court hearing that was due to decide whether the ailing leader of the African country's Islamic movement should be freed to receive urgent medical treatment.
News ID: 42537    Publish Date : 2019/07/29


TEHRAN, Jul 20- The supporters of Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky have staged several rallies across Nigeria, demanding his immediate release citing his worsening health condition.
News ID: 42161    Publish Date : 2019/07/20


TEHRAN, Jul 18 - Fifty Western intellectuals have called on UN chief Antonio Guterres to pressure Nigeria to release top Shia Muslim leader Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, who needs emergency medical treatment.
News ID: 42135    Publish Date : 2019/07/18


TEHRAN, Jul 16 - Iran’s Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom strongly condemned the Nigerian government’s “inhumane and illegal” moves against top Shiite cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, whose health condition has been deteriorating in prison.
News ID: 42038    Publish Date : 2019/07/16


TEHRAN, Jul 10 - Nigerian people have once again taken to the streets of the capital, Abuja, to demand the immediate release of ailing Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, a day after security forces killed two of his supporters.
News ID: 41834    Publish Date : 2019/07/10


TEHRAN, Jul 9 - The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned Nigeria’s envoy to voice the Islamic Republic’s concern over the conditions of top Shiite cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, the ministry’s spokesman said.
News ID: 41779    Publish Date : 2019/07/09


TEHRAN, Jul 7 - The son of Nigeria’s Muslim leader Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky has warned about the deteriorating health of the 66-year-old cleric, who has been held in detention along with his wife for more than three years.
News ID: 41691    Publish Date : 2019/07/07


TEHRAN, Jul 3 - A number of Iranian physicians, scholars, journalists, and seminary students staged a rally outside the United Nations office in Tehran to voice their solidarity with top Shiite cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.
News ID: 41478    Publish Date : 2019/07/03


TEHRAN, May 29 - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a second term in office on Wednesday, vowing once more to tackle crippling security threats and root out corruption in Africa's key economy.
News ID: 40035    Publish Date : 2019/05/29


TEHRAN, May 19 - A Nigerian peacekeeper was killed Saturday in an attack on the United Nations' stabilization mission in Mali, the UN said.
News ID: 39563    Publish Date : 2019/05/19


TEHRAN, May 18 -The Nigerian army has opened fire on protesters demanding the release of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been held for four years on trumped-up allegations.
News ID: 39510    Publish Date : 2019/05/18


TEHRAN, May 15 - Gunmen have ambushed Nigerien soldiers near the Malian border, killing at least 17 soldiers, a government spokesman says.
News ID: 39404    Publish Date : 2019/05/15


TEHRAN, May 06 - Protesters in Nigeria's Nembe region barricaded the logistics base of oil company Aiteo on Sunday and briefly disrupted its operations, the company said.
News ID: 38911    Publish Date : 2019/05/06


TEHRAN, May 04 - Boko Haram Takfiri terrorists have raided and briefly seized a military post in Nigeria’s northeastern province of Borno, stealing weapons before they were forced out, a week after terrorists similarly raided another army outpost in the volatile province.
News ID: 38820    Publish Date : 2019/05/04


TEHRAN, Apr 27 - Members of the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group have attacked and overrun an outpost belonging to the Nigerian government troops in the northeastern parts of the African country, stealing weapons before fleeing, military sources say.
News ID: 38546    Publish Date : 2019/04/27


TEHRAN, Apr 25 - A group of medical experts and consultants has completed its initial health assessment of Nigeria’s top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and his wife, who have been in detention since late 2015.
News ID: 38459    Publish Date : 2019/04/26


TEHRAN, Mar 04 - More than 50 people are missing after a leak from the Nembe Creek Trunk Line oil pipeline caused an explosion on Friday in Bayelsa state in southern Nigeria, the Associated Press reported.
News ID: 36264    Publish Date : 2019/03/04


TEHRAN, Feb 27 - President Muhammadu Buhari has won a second term in Nigeria, the election board said on Wednesday, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays, logistical glitches and scores of deaths.
News ID: 35998    Publish Date : 2019/02/27


TEHRAN, Feb 26 - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's election lead grew on Tuesday during a second day of announcing state-by-state election results in Africa's largest democracy. The death toll in vote-related violence rose to 53 as an extremist attack was found to be worse than first reported.
News ID: 35968    Publish Date : 2019/02/26