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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."

FILE PHOTO: People stand amid the damage at a camp for displaced people after a Boko Haram attack
Islamic State group in Nigeria kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 people

The militants entered Monguno in Borno state posing as a convoy of soldiers on Tuesday evening, the sources said. They then attacked troops inside the town, destroying at least 750 homes.

By REUTERS
09/01/2020
A MEMBER of ISIS waves the group’s flag in Raqqa recently
ISIS brutally kills eleven Christians in Nigeria

The Christian organization Open Doors, whose mission is to raise awareness and support persecuted Christians, included Nigeria in their 2019 World Watch List.

Thousands in Nigeria celebrate Hanukkah - WATCH

“We have witnessed in the last years a growing trend among the people of Nigeria to learn more about Jewish tradition, and we are here to accommodate that,” Messianic rabbi says.

15/12/2019
Bible contest organized by Israeli embassy in Abuja, Nigeria on November 27, 2019.
Christians and Muslims take part in Israeli-organized Bible contest in Nigeria

Out of the 1,900 people who presented their candidacy, twelve contestants from all over the country were selected through an online quiz to attend the final stage.

Nigerian police rescue 67 from "inhuman" conditions at Islamic "school"

The raid occurred on October 12 in Sabot Gar, in the Katsina state. Police issued a statement on Monday and said they were working to reunite the victims with their families.

By REUTERS
15/10/2019
Young Palestinians swing across monkey bars over fire during a military-style exercise at a Hamas su
Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as soldiers retreat to 'super camps'

The military did not respond to requests for more details about its strategy or the impact it will have on the region.

By REUTERS
16/09/2019
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