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Portugal and Mozambique signed a new military cooperation accord on Monday to help the poor African nation confront a growing jihadist threat by beefing up training, notably of special forces.
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday criticised its foreign minister, who said in a leaked interview that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and Tehran's nuclear dossier than him.
The United States on Sunday denied a report by Iran's state television that the arch-foes had reached a prisoner swap deal in exchange for the release of $7 billion frozen Iranian oil funds under U.S. sanctions in other countries.
Iranian state television said on Sunday that Tehran would free four Americans accused of spying in exchange for four Iranians held in the United States and the release of $7 billion in frozen Iranian funds.
Former General Secretary of Afenifere Ayo Opadokun has called on all serious-minded political groups in Yorubaland to bury their differences, make room for reconciliation and close ranks to be able to confront the many challenges the country currently faces.
Iran has found three suspected cases of the coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Tuesday, calling it an alarm bell after COVID-19 deaths hit a daily record of 496 a day earlier.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday, told residents of the state not to accord his government for what it has been able to achieve so far any accolade, just as he said, it was not his personal money that is being spent on those projects, but that of the people of the state.
Iran began enriching uranium to 60% purity in order to show its technical capacity after a sabotage attack at a nuclear plant, and the move is quickly reversible if the United States lifts sanctions, the Iranian government said on Tuesday.
In line with expectation and trends in other parts of the country, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers has been declared the winner of all the chairpersons and councillorship seats contested for in the State local government election held on Saturday.
Talks on rescuing Iran's 2015 nuclear deal will carry on for several days before breaking so that Iranian and U.S. officials can return home for consultations, a European Union official said on Friday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has given Capital Market Operators, CMO, April 30, 2021, as deadline to renew their operation licences.
Iran and global powers will resume talks on Thursday to rescue the 2015 nuclear deal in an effort potentially complicated by Tehran’s decision to ramp up uranium enrichment and what it called Israeli sabotage at a nuclear site.
As Nigeria continues to grapple with several security challenges, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, has charged officers and ratings to prioritise professionalism and loyalty in discharge of their duties.
The European countries party to the Iran nuclear deal told Tehran on Wednesday its decision to enrich uranium at 60% purity, bringing the fissile material closer to bomb-grade, was contrary to efforts to revive the 2015 accord.
Iran’s move to enrich uranium up to 60% purity is a response to the sabotage at its key nuclear facility, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, adding the Islamic Republic had no intention of building a nuclear weapon
Iran has begun 60% uranium enrichment, the country’s chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi told state media on Tuesday, a day after Tehran accused arch-foe Israel of sabotaging a key nuclear site.
Iran’s top diplomat said on Tuesday that an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility which it blames on Israel was a “very bad gamble” that would strengthen Tehran’s hand in talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers.
South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun arrived in Iran on Sunday to help try to restore a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers and free up $7 billion in Iranian funds trapped in South Korea, Seoul officials said.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday vowed to deal severely with any of its personnel caught using social media to engage the authorities.
The Igbo Community in Oyo State, rose from a consultative meeting on Saturday, where they commended Governor Seyi Makinde for running an inclusive administration in the state.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Friday said there was no record of Indian COVID-19 variant in the state, as was speculated on social media.
Myanmar’s army battled local militia fighters in the northwestern town of Mindat on Saturday, residents said, to try to quell a rebellion that has sprung up to oppose the junta which seized power in the Southeast Asian country in February
Pope Francis has the moral authority to sway public opinion over global warming and might attend the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Scotland, U.S. President Joe Biden’s climate envoy John Kerry said on Saturday
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has submitted a list of 35 players to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the upcoming international friendly games in Austria in June.
The Argentine has lowered his salary demands to come to Barca and play with his good friend Lionel Messi, whom he has been a team-mate of in the national side but never at club level. Ronald Koeman has given Aguero’s arrival the nod as long as it doesn’t interfere with Memphis Depay’s arrival.
A Bayelsa State councillor, Onem Miracle Tyna, has rejected offers of a GoFundMe or any other fundraising campaign planned on her behalf by members of the public.
Robert Lewandowski has matched the record of Bayern Munich legend Gerd Muller by hitting his 40th Bundesliga goal of the season in a meeting with Freiburg.
There was a low turnout of workers in Osogbo, Osun, on Friday after the Wednesday and Thursday public holiday declared by the Federal Government.