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Police officers stand guard on a street before the start of Nigeria's presidential election in Daura
Fires burn in Lagos after Nigerian soldiers shoot anti-police protesters

Rights group Amnesty International said the Nigerian army and police killed at least 12 peaceful protesters at two locations in Lagos - Lekki and Alausa - on Tuesday.

By REUTERS
22/10/2020
A BOY walk past the Apostolic church in Bodo, Nigeria
Christians targeted in Nigeria: why the world should care - opinion

Excerpted and adapted from The Next Jihad: Stop the Christian Genocide in Africa.

By REV. JOHNNIE MOORE/THE MEDIA LINE , RABBI ABRAHAM COOPER/THE MEDIA LINE
19/10/2020
TEST TUBE with coronavirus label is seen at the end of January.
Nigeria creates faster, cheaper coronavirus testing kit

The new test will help the country overcome its testing kit shortage and spread testing efforts to the rest of its massive population.

05/10/2020
Auschwitz museum director asks to serve time for boy jailed for blasphemy

As the director of a Polish state museum built on a Nazi camp where “children were imprisoned and murdered, I cannot remain indifferent to this disgraceful sentence to humanity,” wrote Cywiński.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/09/2020
The wedding of Gershon ben Avraham to Gila bat Sarah in Ogidi, Nigeria
Shavei Israel hosts webinar with Nigeria's Igbo Jews

Dozens of members of the Igbo Jewish community participated in the seminar, which focused on Jewish belief and practice, religious items and other guidance and support.

Israeli Embassy of Nigeria, together with Chabad, organize the distribution of aid packages to the n
Israeli Embassy in Nigeria organizes aid for Muslims ahead of Eid al-Fitr

The initiative was carried out under the title "Love Your Neighbor As Yourself - From the Jewish Community to the Muslim Community in Nigeria."

Police officers stand guard on a street before the start of Nigeria's presidential election in Daura
'Armed bandits' kill 47 in northwest Nigeria's Katsina state -police

Hundreds of people have been killed in the last year by criminal gangs carrying out robberies and kidnappings in northwest Nigeria.

By REUTERS
20/04/2020
Rescue flight carrying 206 Israelis takes off from Nigeria

The flight was organized by the Israeli Embassy in Nigeria with the goal of removing hundreds of Israelis who were left stranded after the closure of airports in Nigeria and its neighboring countries

The wedding of Gershon ben Avraham to Gila bat Sarah in Ogidi, Nigeria
Gershon and Gila: breaking the glass in a colorful Nigerian wedding

With more than 70 Jewish congregations, spread across four regional areas, Nigeria – the largest populated country in Africa – hosts the fastest growing community of Jews in the world.

By AVRAHAM BEN AVRAHAM
19/03/2020
Tobi Lovv: First Nigerian IDF officer looks to build bridges

“Over the years I knew I would join the army and as I got older and as we visited Israel and I kept seeing soldiers, it moved from his [my father’s] desire to being my desire."

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