Tag: Iran

Oil prices gain amid tension between Iran, U.S

admin- June 24, 2019

Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary ... Read More

Brent Oil Hits $75 for First Time in 2019 Amid Tighter Iran Sanctions

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2019

Brent crude oil on Thursday rose above 75 dollars per barrel for the first time in 2019 in the wake of tightening sanctions on Iran, ... Read More

Morocco Fail to Grab a Point as Iran Snatch Late Win

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2018

For the second time on Friday, a last-minute goal has transformed the state of a group at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, and cut ... Read More

Winter Olympics Organisers Apologise to Iran over Samsung Gift Gaffe

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 9, 2018

Organisers of South Korea’s Winter Olympics apologised to the Iranian team before Friday’s opening ceremony for a misunderstanding over gifts of Samsung mobile phones. Iran ... Read More

Iran to Donald Trump: We are Not Renegotiating

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 13, 2018

Iran says the 2015 nuclear deal is not up for renegotiation after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw from the agreement if its “terrible ... Read More

MTN Describes $4.2bn Turkcell Claim “Baseless”

Henry Solomon- October 31, 2017

MTN on Tuesday called a 4.2 billion-dollar claim by Turkcell in a South African court over a disputed Iranian mobile phone license “opportunistic” and “baseless”, ... Read More

UN Chief Optimistic That Trump Would Re-certify Iran’s Nuclear Agreement

Henry Solomon- October 14, 2017

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed strong hope that US President Donald Trump would retain what he termed the ‘breakthrough’ agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme. ... Read More

Issues Trump Will Press On Other Nations To Take Greater Role At #UNGA

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge other nations at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to take on a greater role even as he stresses ... Read More

Judge’s Ruling Blocks Travel Ban, Amidst Legal Uncertainty

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2017

Seattle judge on Friday blocked Donald Trump's executive order on Travel ban. This decision has given Citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries banned from the ... Read More

OPEC agree to cut oil output by about 1.2 million bpd

inno.korie- November 30, 2016

The  Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC on Wednesday agreed to cut oil output  by about 1.2 million barrels per day, which represents about 4.5 ... Read More

OPEC Agrees On Output Cut To Boost Oil Prices

Henry Solomon- November 1, 2016

OPEC officials approved on Monday a document outlining the exporter group’s long-term strategy, in a sign its members are making progress in ironing out differences ... Read More

Oil Hope Dashes As Algiers’ Energy Forum Commences

Henry Solomon- September 27, 2016

An International Energy Forum has commenced in Algiers on Tuesday. Representatives of over 50 countries and 82 energy companies converged in the Algerian capital as ... Read More

A Solo Move Gives A Blind Footballer An Incredible Goal

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games is experience outstanding performance from athletes and players in their respective field of play. little piece of footage went viral ... Read More

Iran Plans Trial of Hundreds Of Instagram, WhatsApp Users

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 24, 2016

According to a report from SkyNews, the government of Iran has arrested or summoned about 450 social media users, a website linked to the Revolutionary Guards ... Read More

#MunichAttack: Nigeria President, Buhari Condoles with Germany on Munich Shootings

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 23, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock and horror at the shootings which recently rocked Munich, Germany. The report from Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on ... Read More

Ex-NNPC Boss Barkindo Nominated By Nigeria As Next OPEC Chief

Henry Solomon- March 31, 2016

Nigeria has nominated the former chief of its state oil company to be the next secretary-general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, delegates ... Read More

Nigeria Re-affirms Commitment to Gas Exporting Countries Forum

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 24, 2015

Nigeria has assured the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, GECF, of its continuous support as it struggles to surmount the challenges that the global oil and ... Read More