Tag: Israel

Why Davido suspended aide, Israel DMW

Nigerian artiste and owner of DMW Record Label, David Adedeji Adeleke, stage name “Davido” has reportedly suspended his aide, Israel Afeara (a.k.a Israel DMW), over comments on Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari. Kyari has in the last few days been under social media attacks following a bribe allegation[Read More…]

Nigerian Government “greatly concerned” about the conflict between Isreal and Palestine

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday said Nigeria was observing the conflict between Israeli and Palestine forces with “great concern.” The statement issued by the Nigerian Government follows clashes between the Israel and Palestine resulting in the deaths of at least 65 Palestinians, including 16 children, and seven in[Read More…]

In Israel, African Migrants Are Told To Leave Or Face Imprisonment

The Israeli government has issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment, the BBC reports. The migrants will be given up to $3,500 (£2,600) for leaving within the next 90 days. They will be given the option of going to their home country[Read More…]

A South African Minister Denied Visa To Israel On Account Of Xenophobic Attacks

by Abang Veronica NewsWireNGR  gathered that a minister from South Africa on a scheduled trip to visit Israel for diplomatic work has been denied visa. The reports states that the government of South Africa has expressed outrage after Israel’s decision to deny a visa to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.[Read More…]

Jonathan, Bishop Oyedepo, Oritsejafor Arrive Jerusalem For Pilgrimage

President Goodluck Jonathan arrived in Jerusalem on Saturday for a two-day pilgrimage to Israel. According to the president’s itinerary, he will observe the Sabbath Day on Saturday at the Wailing Wall, where he will pray privately before going to Mount Tabor and Mount Carmel. Jonathan will also visit some other[Read More…]

Jonathan To Pray For Nigeria In Jerusalem

President Goodluck Jonathan will during his two day visit to Jerusalem pray for Nigeria. The President departed Lagos on Friday and  arrived in Jerusalem on Saturday for the two-day pilgrimage. Jonathan will visit some other Christian holy sites during the pilgrimage and will observe the Jewish Sabbath on Saturday at[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan Leaves For Pilgrimage To Israel On Friday

President Goodluck Jonathan will depart Lagos on Friday to undertake a brief pilgrimage to Israel. The President, who will be accompanied by the Chaplain of the Presidential Villa, Venerable Obioma Onwuzurumba, and his principal aides will, in addition to visiting Christian Holy sites, join other Nigerian pilgrims in a prayer[Read More…]

US Denies Stopping Nigeria’s Purchase Of Military Aircraft From Israel

The report making rounds that the United States of America had blocked the sale of a CH-47 Chinook transport aircraft from Israel to Nigeria has been denied by the US embassy in Nigeria. The US embassy’s press attaché, Sean J. McIntosh has released a statement to that effect: “The United States remains committed[Read More…]

Israel approves Intel’s $6 billion investment in chip plant

(Reuters) – Israel’s finance and economy ministries on Monday approved a plan by Intel Corp to invest $6 billion in the upgrade of its chip manufacturing plant, in what would be the largest single investment by a foreign company in the country. Intel will receive a government grant of $300[Read More…]

Escalation In Gaza, Obama Warns Israel

US President Barack Obama has backed Israeli’s right to self-defence, but warned against escalation in Gaza. Speaking to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, he underlined his support for Israel’s right to defend itself against Palestinian militants, BBC reports. But he said he was “deeply concerned” about civilian losses, with the Palestinian[Read More…]