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Iran to cooperate with Nigeria on illegal arms probe

Iran to cooperate with Nigeria on illegal arms probe

ABUJA: Iran has promised cooperation in a probe of an illegal arms shipment discovered in Lagos and sent from an Iran, Nigeria’s foreign minister said Friday after meeting his Iranian counterpart.
Iran’s cooperation will include granting Nigerian authorities access to an Iranian believed to have taken refuge in the Iranian embassy in Abuja, Foreign Minister Odein Ajumogobia told journalists.
“One of the individuals connected to the shipment was an Iranian national who we

FIFA temporarily lifts Nigeria suspension

FIFA credited a “positive turn” in events as the reason behind its decision on Friday to temporarily lift the suspension of Nigeria from international football.
Football’s world governing body said its emergency committee had “decided to provisionally lift the suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) … after observing that the situation had taken a positive turn in recent days”.
That included “the claimant at the origin of the court actions (the government’s