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Japanese refiners have loaded Iranian oil onto a tanker, resuming imports after halting purchases because of sanctions by the US, a spokesman for a Japanese refinery and an Iranian official said on Monday.
Oil prices hit a four-year high of $81.48 a barrel on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia and Russia appeared to reject calls from the US to increase production amid looming sanctions against Iranian oil.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has supported a suggestion by President Hassan Rouhani who hinted earlier this month that Tehran may block regional oil exports if its own sales are stopped following the US' withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
Oil prices rose on Wednesday as a supply disruption in Canada tightened the market and after United States officials told importers to stop buying Iranian crude from November.
Oil prices rose more than two per cent on Wednesday, with Brent hitting a 3-1/2-year high, after U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned a nuclear deal with Iran and announced the “highest level” of sanctions against the OPEC member.
Manchester United will host Manchester City in the Premier League on Wednesday, April 24 at 20:00 local time.
The National Youth Service Corps in Gombe State on Friday distributed mattresses to corps members deployed on election duty on Saturday in the state.
As Nigerians prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, it was a sight to behold as vehicles currying security were seen entering Abuja from Bwari Area council of the Federal Capital Territory.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State, Alhaji Lawal Liman, has lauded the judgement delivered by the Appeal Court Abuja Division on the party’s primary elections in the state.
Kwara State Fire Service has deployed 21 personnel for surveillance against fire outbreaks at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ilorin, an official has said.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in collaboration with the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Women Leader, Salamatu Umar-Eluma, gave empowerment opportunity to 1,300 unemployed youths at Anyigba in the Eastern Senatorial District of Kogi State.
The Kano State Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. R. Shehu, has said the reconfiguration of the smart card readers for Kano has been concluded.
The management of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has called on its students to resume for the second semester examinations, while insisting that its ‘no-school-fees-no examination’ policy is still in force.
CFG, which owns Manchester City, has bought the Chengdu-based side as part of a joint-purchase deal involving China Sports Capital and robotics firm UBTECH.
MFM FC continued their impressive dominance in the Southwest Derby as they pull off another great win over Sunshine Stars FC in the matchday 10 of the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League season.