nigeria

Gunmen kidnap 32 people from southern Nigeria train station

The attack is the latest example of the growing insecurity that has spread to nearly every corner of Africa's most populous country.

By REUTERS
08/01/2023
Empty El Al Israel Airlines check-in counters are seen at Ben Gurion International airport in Lod, n

Direct flights between Nigeria and Israel might be coming soon

The launch of the new flight route between Lagos and Tel Aviv, while not officially confirmed as of yet, could come as early as next month.

Israeli singer Neta Barzilai releases new song about her childhood

Neta Barzilai secured Israel's fourth Eurovision victory in 2018 with her song "Toy."

By KAITZ BERBANER/MAARIV
01/09/2022

OPEC's Secretary-General Barkindo dies, Nigerian oil official says

Barkindo, who was 63 years old, was due to step down at the end of this month after six years as OPEC's secretary-general.

06/07/2022

Nigeria church attack killed 22, injured 50 - official

It is not uncommon for conflicting casualty figures to emerge in the aftermath of disasters in Nigeria.

By REUTERS
07/06/2022

Pain and horror follow massacre in Nigerian Catholic church

Owo is located in Ondo State in southwest Nigeria, a part of the country that does not usually experience violent conflict over religion

By REUTERS
06/06/2022
A BOY walk past the Apostolic church in Bodo, Nigeria

At least 50 dead after gunmen attack worshippers at church in Nigeria

Local media said gunmen had fired at worshippers and detonated explosives at the church. Those killed included women and children.

By REUTERS
05/06/2022

Nigerian Christians demand justice for student killed over alleged blasphemy

Two suspects were arrested in connection with the murder of Deborah Samuel, accused of posting blasphemous statements about the Prophet Mohammad.

By REUTERS
15/05/2022

The voices of Jewish-African leaders have never been lost

“If you are in Israel or Ghana, you have one God, one Torah. If the people in Israel are keeping Shabbat, us Hebrews in Ghana will also keep Shabbat and pray to Hashem.”

Six Nigerian, Niger troops killed by Islamic State, security forces say

Two officers and four other ranks from both countries were killed and 16 wounded.

By REUTERS
30/12/2021
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