Jerusalem: Trump threatens to cut aid to countries that support UN resolution

U.S. President, Donald Trump
U.S. President, Donald Trump

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, has threatened to cut financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Mr. Trump earlier in December formally recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and said the U.S. embassy will be moved to the disputed city.

The U.S. decision was condemned by other World leaders. The UN Security Council voted against recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The Security Council resolution affirmed that any decisions on the status of Jerusalem were “null and void and must be rescinded”, and urged all states to “refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the holy city”. The U.S., however, vetoed the resolution.

A similar vote is now being taken to the UN General Assembly where there is no veto. The emergency session at the request of the Palestinians will hold on Thursday to take the vote. Nigeria and most other countries of the World are expected to vote in favour of the resolution.

It is in expectation of this vote that Mr. Trump spoke on Wednesday.

“They take hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars, and then they vote against us,” the American leader told reporters at the White House.

“Let them vote against us. We’ll save a lot. We don’t care.”

Both Israel and Palestine want Jerusalem as their capital with most countries of the World supporting a two-state solution that would see East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.


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  • Suleiman Alatise

    The are things money can’t buy.

    • Alpachino Roar

      And that should be Boko Haram abi

  • MP-001* [Joint Chief]

    I will advise PMB to ask our Perm Rep to abstain from voting. I know being a Sunni Muslim he will find it hard considering affiliation with the Palestinian course, but considering Nigeria’s strategic tie and relationship with the US, let’s sit on the fence on this one, that is how diplomatic politics is played.

    • Tunsj

      I completely disagree with you. Sit on the fence for what? Please go back and read the history of the Palestinians and you will understand the whole truth.

      • Prosperous Nigeria

        Family Health International (FHI) an NGO is majorly funded by USAID. A vote against US by Nigeria and Health Funds for Northern Nigeria will suffer. Most states in the North East depend on FHI for health support. The North should kid think twice before jumping into a burning bush fire. Trump no dey take prisioner o! I know him o!

        • MP-001* [Joint Chief]

          Thank you

      • MP-001* [Joint Chief]

        It’s your prerogative to disagree with me, I don’t mind as long as it is done with civility. I don’t have to go back and read the history books, I am well read and I know the dynamics of the dispute but I am looking at the bigger picture, I am looking at the effect stopping of USAIDS will have on IDPs, and so many other strategic partnerships, we recently secured an agreement for weapons supply for BH, PMBs credible advisers especially the economic and military ones will give him the same advice to be diplomatic in favor of Nigerias overall interest. Politics of diplomacy is not played based on emotions or religious sentiments. Mind you, there are three options, vote for, against or abstain. Abstinence is a powerful statement in itself and sends a message of its own which will not be lost on the world

        • Tunsj

          I know exactly what you are saying but at the same time, the psychopath is a bully. 45 is telling the members of the UN Security Council, MY WAY OR THE HIGHWAY.

          • MP-001* [Joint Chief]

            I understand you bro, but there is a way to handle such leaders, look at the way China is handling him, look at how Saudi Arabia is handling him, they are careful to massage his ego while preserving their own interests. If the votes go ahead, just watch keenly to see how Saudi will vote, to Saudi, Palestine is secondary, their primary concern is the military tilt US gives them against shite Iran, Hezbollah and Yemen. We Nigeria have to stack our cards right, this is were Buhari should know his wise and competent foreign and diplomatic advisers

          • Darlington

            You understand international politics very well. Buhari will definitely fall into this trap. Remember, he has personally canvassed for Palestinian state. Buhari places ethnic & religious interests above national interest.

          • princegab

            It is wrong for Trump to unilaterally declare Jerusalem capital of Israel. It is Politics of jingoists

          • Alhaji

            Jerusalem does not belong to Mohammed. it is a holy place.

          • princegab

            It is wrong for Trump to unilaterally declare Jerusalem capital of Israel. It is Politics of jingoists

          • Tunsj

            I agree with you but I hate bullies. Saudi has been a puppet of the US for a long time and I don’t have any respect for them at all. Just look at the way they welcomed 45 during his visit to Saudi Arabia. They are nothing but cowards.

          • Alhaji

            Is it by force to have Jerusalem as their capital? i If they choose another place for their capital, denounce terrorism and recognize Israel as a nation, they will have peace and homeland. Instead of them to utilize the money donated to them to take care of their people and settle down, Hamas uses the money to buy arms from Iran to cause terrorism. They are fight a war they cannot win and causing hardship to their innocent people. Let them

          • Joe

            U don’t seems to know the world politics. Abstinence is the best solution to Nigeria and most african countries. If buhari decides to consider “religion”, he should forget any help from US. Trump is not a politician and that’s why anything he says he backup with action

          • emmanuel

            Local internet rats who emerged at the advent of the APC; hardly know what international politics and diplomacy is about. You cannot convince them, so you walk over them on such issues

          • Alhaji

            And if he messes up by supporting Arabs who call him abeed, or slave, Nigerians will be the sacrificial lambs. Nigerians are still feeling the pain terrorist Mutallab of Kano State inflicts on them whenever they want to travel. You will be searched more than 100 times before you board your plane. It was not like that before.

          • HAMZA

            ………..is Mutallab from Kano?

          • Tosin

            Just put-on your thinking cap, you’d see his point!

          • Alhaji

            What difference does it make? He is a northern muslim either from Kano or Kaduna. They are all terrorists.

        • Alhaji

          Buhari will manufacture weapons in Daura and lead the war front, being Commander of the Armed forces to fight his boys, orr Boko Haram

        • princegab

          We don’t need aids bro,

          • MP-001* [Joint Chief]

            You sure Sir?

          • princegab

            Aids are traps
            Will be better if they leave us alone.

        • Abrahams

          U just said my mind. We really need these aids to help curb the impending doom thatwill ravage the northern part of dis country. It’s pathetic wen u think or for see Wat will happen to the crisis ravaged areas of this country if this aids stop

          • MP-001* [Joint Chief]

            Thanks bro, in most African countries, the corrupt Governments have abdicated their basic responsibilities and duties to the people even to providing very basic amenities; the USAID are comprehensively providing these services to the people, filling the massive gaps left by their respective govts.

      • Alhaji

        The whole truth is that Jerusalem does not belong to the Arabs. Read your history. Arabs claim that Mohammed ascended into heaven in Jerusalem, do you believe that crap? They want to claim good things God has taken away from them because of their wickedness, and it will never happen. Mecca or Medina is enough for them.

        • Tunsj

          Hogwash. Please get a new pair of reading glasses and read the history again. What the hell are you talking about?

          • Alhaji

            Jerusalem is not a city of blood. Go and join your people in mecca.

      • Otile

        Buhari and his sheepish presidency do not understand good politics. They will bungle this opportunity which will hurt Nigeria in the long run. Mixing crude Islam with world politics is toxic, innocent Nigerians will suffer the consequences while the looting politicians will go free. Nigeria is cursed with hopeless leadership.

        • FineBoy

          You understand politics yet Buhari the ignoramus is your elected president.

          Twisted

          • Otile

            That Buhari was elected president does not mean that good politics is in play. Buhari ran for 12 donkey years and failed until he resorted to violent threats, massive rigging and foul means. Is that good politics for you?

          • FineBoy

            You can start now, maybe by2050 you will win

      • princegab

        Thanks

      • sta

        The Palestinian state does not exist

    • Alhaji

      You have good brain, man

    • princegab

      Trump is not sincere bro.

  • Tunsj

    First of all, Dotard Pu$$y-Grabber-in-Chief is a schoolyard bully with small hands. Seeing what 45 is doing everyday, I’m more convinced than ever that 45 is slipping into dementia.

    • sta

      Eyaaaa I didn’t know this madness finally took you to the market. Continue ranting ,trump ain’t owing you a thing. Whether you or your likes want it Jerusalem is already Israeli capita.

  • tony10

    PT report properly and not twisting facts. He is talking about any country that takes money from US but votes against it at UN on any issue, not necessarily on Jerusalem embassy thing. I watched it live. And what’s wrong with that? You think white people are like us that spend money to some countries and they in turn abuse our citizens with no repercussions. We spend money on ECOWAS, but go there and see how they treat Nigerians. This is common sense.

  • Darlington

    Trump is one president that understands how to use political power.

  • Alhaji

    Jerusalem belongs to Jesus and the Jews. It doesn’t belong to Mohammed and Arabs. It is a holy place not a blood bath place like mecca and all arab countries. ” Thus says the Lord: I will return to Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem, and Jerusalem shall be called the faithful city and mountain of the Lord of hosts, the holy mountain.”
    ” Thus says the Lord of hosts: Behold, I will save my people from the east country and from the west country; and I will bring them to dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and they shall be my people and I will be their God, in faithfulness and righteousness.” Zechariah 8:3,7-8. Mohammed and Arabs were not mentioned here. Also read, Jeremiah 33:3, Obadiah1:20, Ezekiel 20:24, Ezekiel 36:11; 24, Jeremiah 32:44 etc.These are prophets who God spoke to directly and not fake prophet like mohammed. and those we have now. Nobody can stop whatever God says.Some of what he told his prophets had come to pass, some are being fulfilled while some are yet to be fulfilled.

    • princegab

      I wish God had told anybody anything.
      Insane abound.

    • Smart

      On the issue of Jerusalem Christians are just bystanders, nonentity and third class citizens. Keep quiet and be current on what his happening regarding this issue

      • Alhaji

        You can equally say what God said in the bible are not valid while you are destroying yourself.

      • HAMZA

        In 2011, the population numbered 801,000, of which Jews comprised 497,000 (62%), Muslims 281,000 (35%), Christians 14,000 (around 2%) and 9,000 (1%) were not classified by religion.

    • sta

      Heaven is not far from you. They hate to hear the truth.

    • Arabakpura

      I think I support Trump on this! You can’t be doing the same thing every time and expect a different result! Trump may have solved one problem!

      • Alhaji

        Yes, prophecies are being fulfilled. God uses Trump to fulfill his word. There is nothing anybody can do about it.

        • Bishadi

          Let’s hope not. because then it means,

          19 Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because of your all becoming dross, Therefore, lo, I am gathering you unto the midst of Jerusalem,

          20 A gathering of silver, and brass, and iron, and lead, and tin, Unto the midst of a furnace — to blow on it fire, to melt it, So do I gather in Mine anger and in My fury, And I have let rest, and have melted you.

          21 And I have heaped you up, And blown on you in the fire of My wrath, And ye have been melted in its midst.

          .
          That the nukes could be used too.

      • Alhaji

        it is a victory over muslims that all Christians should celebrate

    • Tosin

      National Israel came to a political end in A.D. 70 at the Roman occupation of Jerusalem and the demolition of the 2nd Jewish temple, it’s what Daniel referred to as the “abomination that causes desolation”. Jesus emphasized it in Matt 24; God was fed up with Israel’s rejection of the Messiah, the early church were to scatter abroad so that the gospel could reach world over, the catalyst was the pulling down of Jerusalem. The prophets you quoted could be an already fulfilled age long prophecy; don’t forget that at the end of 70 years Babylonian invasion, the Jews returned to their land & rebuilt Jerusalem & the temple for the 2nd time.
      Well, prophecies could transcend the receiving generation & be repeated again, I’m so sure of the A.D. 70 invasion because in Matt 24, Jesus said “this generation shall not pass away except this prophecies were fulfilled. It was fulfilled then, are we about to witness a 3rd rebuilding of the Jewish temple? that can only happen if Jerusalem regains it’s status as the capital of Israel, but beyond that, Christians need to keep an eye on Trump & international politics from now on; it’s the only way we can always remember that we’re in the end time & such politics must play a role in defining the “antichrist”

      • Alhaji

        So, are you saying Jerusalem now belongs to Mohammed and his bloody, thirsty, soulless vampires? How about Ezekiel 36:11; 24? Can you tell us where it was prophesied in the bible that Mohammed would ascend into heaven in Jerusalem if you believe in bible’s prophecies?

        • Tosin

          Pls don’t get lost, no where did I suggest that Jerusalem belongs to anyone other than Jews; my point is for us to focus more on the redemptive work of Christ, I have been seeing posts & comments on why it belongs to the Jews, yes from biblical history & evidence, whenever the nation of Israel becomes recalcitrant, God gives them over to their enemies as punishment, He later redeems them. The point is, god had decided to birthe the Messiah through Israel, but Israel rejected their own & that became the reason why Christ is preached outside Israel. Our concern now should be more on Christ’s sacrifice for us; not to be engrossed in the political status of Israel. Of course, Israel still has a place in God’s end time plan, if it’s time for that, no one would know better than God & no one will fight that battle for Him.

        • Bishadi

          islame is not the problem. It’s the idolatry for the site, that is causing the oppression, hate and even your false narrative

    • Bishadi

      2 `And thou, son of man, dost thou judge? dost thou judge the city of blood? then thou hast caused it to know all its abominations.

      19 Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because of your all becoming dross, Therefore, lo, I am gathering you unto the midst of Jerusalem,
      .
      .
      .
      I am hoping it can be stopped or it means, dan 7:8 an I have to see it.

  • Otile

    Long live Israel
    Long live Biafra
    Long live The United States

    • Usher- Join The Revolution

      Remove that biafra and you have my support. People have made soo much money with that movement and it will never stop.

      • Otile

        For centuries Arabs and other bigots swore and did their best to make sure that Israel would never become an independent state until 1948 in the year of the Lord. Do you now have my support?

    • Apostel

      Consider that BIAFRA is a synonymou for Brutality, Idiocy, Burning, Feces, Racism and Assholes.

      • Otile

        Tout, you are free to use the language of a lowlife asshole as always.

        • Apostel

          Contrary to you, I use my head not only for a hair cut or that it doesn’t rain down my throat, but to think.

  • Du Covenant

    This is why we must free ourselves from the so called foreign aid bondage or else we shall never be repected as a people. Strickly speaking, Nigeria should never be dependent on aid from any country if we had the right leaders and mentality since independence.

    • Tunsj

      Well said! Their motto is My Way Or The Highway.

  • Fada4Life

    Trump playing politics of isolation…… Continue

    • sta

      Trump is not owing you. African leaders are idiots. Other countries can leave in isolation with the exception of African countries.

      • Fada4Life

        I agree with you that we have good for nothing as our leaders in Africa but Trump is playing politics of isolation because gradually USA powers of world leader are being challenged nowadays by other countries, even the most fearful USA weapons called sanctions no longer work.

  • Fada4Life

    Trump playing politics of isolationism…… Continue

    • Arabakpura

      Let the man stop giving us aids, let’s see if we can have some common sense!

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  • Eyo

    Nigeria do not live on foreign aid. So Trump can get lost. that devil is destroying America right now. 40 million Americans are living in poverty that should be his problem, not cheap political scores. white supremacy ideology is dead. so, get lost Trump

    • Usher- Join The Revolution

      He’s going no where, why don’t you get lost instead? I bet you already have as no one even know you existed.

      • Absolutely Sane

        Who knows you? If you don’t kill the religious bigotry and hate in in you, I bet it will kill you. I know you are not a Jew and never practice Judaism; what is your headache? Or do you think this is about Christianity? Hell no!

        Making Jerusalem the capital of Israel is none significant to Christianity as Christianity in Israel is not a prominent religion like Judaism and Islam. Even if eventually agreed that Jerusalem should be the capital of Israel, the holy sites there would be used by the Rabbi who are the Jewish practicing Judaism.

        Now, can you tell me where all this concern any Christian?

        One thing I noticed about Nigerian Christians is that they are less informed and always allows assumptions to govern their lives. And this is the reason Pastors thrive here in Nigeria: hence you see up to seven Nigerian pastors among the world top 20 richest pastors.

        Gullibility is the disease. Let me help you to know more about the position of Christianity in Israel:

        Ethnic groups (2017)

        74.7% Jewish
        20.8% Arab
        4.5% other[1]

        Religion (2015)

        74.8% Jewish
        17.6% Muslim
        2.0% Christian
        1.6% Druze
        4.0% other[2]

        • Joe

          It has nothing to do with Christianity, jewish, arabs, muslims druze or the baal. But you know what?: It has to do with the fulfillment of the word of God. Its a spiritual thing that is beyond human understanding. Hello, Trump is on assignment!!!. Bill Clinton, George Bush and Obama in their campaigns to white house promised and told the world that they will move from tel aviv to Jerusalem but failed, hence God decided to pick a billionaire who is not a politician to fulfill the word. I and others have been praying for Trump to fulfill God’s purpose without fear or intimidation.

        • Brown Nathaniel

          You are an alien to be precise ,if you’re from this earth then you must be a bat . You are neither from the birds nor from the land animals .

    • Victor Ntekim

      Are you sure you are not a resurrected man, or are you coming from the moon that you don’t know that your Country, like others depend heavy on foreign aids? Besides, does your hatred for Trump make you so blind that you don’t realise he is doing the right thing for the first time?

    • Apostel

      exactly Eyo, and there’s Santa Claus, the earth is a plate and you’re highly intelligent.
      By the way, can you give me the name of the stuff you smoke?

    • Brown Nathaniel

      Eyo, no American is a white man please . Only the Europeans can be can called white . Trump is not seeking second term . But he is standing with the God of the Bible .

  • Idris Aliyu mahmood

    What aids is he talking about? Maybe it is the guns and other ammunition they are giving to Saudi Arabia and Egypt and other gulf countries to kill themselves. We shall slap him with the biggest surprise of his life at end of today voting at the UN. #Jerusalemforpalestine

    • Arabakpura

      Boko Haram and other aids which our people squander though!

    • Usher- Join The Revolution

      Boko…. Buhari should vote against US and see fire.

  • Wilson Eseago

    whether we like it or not if Donald trump is the hand of GOD no one can stop it, if it is time for Jerusalem the holy city of GOD to be capital of Israel , no man can stop it.

  • Arabakpura

    That’s it! We are in!

  • Timothy

    This is a clear case of the world or the people of the world not perfect. As Christians we are made to believe Isreal is favoured by God and gave them a city. But historically the city belongs or was occupied by some people. Now Isreal displaces the people and take over their territory….biblically that is legal because its in the scriptures….but when Hilter wanted to evade other countries and capture, the world stood against him and called him a tyrant and brought his ambition down. When the UK was going about conquering and claiming territories in Africa and beyond it was later condemned and seen as oppression…whereby UK had to allow these territories to be ruled by its own people. Now the world is in a dilemma for Israel for its religious inclination and modern believe. So if we must go by the Bible (mind you not everyone is a Christian or believe in the Bible) Jerusalem is actually the capital of Israel through conquest. But logically this was taken from the original occupants. If Israel is to hold on to Jerusalem anyone who conquers from now own can keep it. That will be their argument. If Israel was to conquer any other territory beyond Jerusalem it is theirs to keep.

    The only problem is…declaring Jerusalem is one thing….actualising it is another. I believe it may be another Iraq (a war torn country with consistent security threats) No one will be safe in Jerusalem because their bothers are the enemies. Embasseys will not move to Jerusalem because of the security threats. No one will want to go there because it will be a threat to life. Unless you are spitting on the enemies face and telling them they can do nothing. I just hope theirs a way we can peacefully resolve this. The religion can be put aside and lets reason for the good of all.

    • Owejah

      The original owners of Jerusalem were the ancient Jebusites and they are now totally extinct, just like the highly belligerent Philistines. The Arab encroached into modern Jerusalem due to the absence of the Jews for centuries after their defeat by the Romans in AD 70. The Arabs never at any time in history dwelled in Judean area or anywhere close to Jerusalem and so cannot claim to own the land. The Arabs are constantly deceiving the world and themselves with their so-called solidarity with the Palestinians. Otherwise why should Arabia which is the world’s largest peninsula with an area of about 2,600,000 sq km or the equivalent of about one third the land surface of the continental United States not able to find a small parcel of land about the size of the West Bank for the Palestinians to set up their administration? What can you do to please the war mongering Arabs? They are so self-centered and are incapable of rewarding kind acts. Upon all the favors they have received from the West for ages, how have they paid the West back? More than 90% of terrorist actions are perpetuated by the Arabs and you cannot particularly explain the reasons for their grouse. Nigeria should just abstain from voting because nothing can be gained by supporting the thankless Arabs.

      • Daud

        The last time I checked, Israel practices democracy and not theocracy. How come Jerusalem was given to them by the Bible. Or is the Bible a new UN guidelines.

        • Owejah

          Please read my comment again. I did not mention any Bible. I limited myself to secular history.

        • Brown Nathaniel

          If UN is from God and is doing a job for God , I mean the Bible God , they should have known that Israel own Jerusalem and that everything including the whole land of Palestian .

      • Timothy

        Thanks for the history. Though in your submission it sounded like ALL Arabs are guilty, but my brother its not so…there are those who will tell you otherwise. The menace is happening in their own place. Yes many of them are prone to violence but some of them are not and very peaceful. Some may even say they oppose the Western influence on their way of life hence the violent agitations, but many other countries opposes the West influence on their ways of life, China, Russia, North Korea even Japan, but yet maintain their cultures and believes the way they want it. How else would Russia decides who becomes the Catholic Bishop? How come China can block out western contents from the internet. However back to the matter, you made your point, the land could either be for Israel or Palestines in the sense that none of them can hold original claim to the land. They both are visitors since you say the original occupants are ‘extinct’. How best to resolve this is what am after because majority of the people who back Israel’s conquest base their believe on religious lines and not history. Am sure if you hear the history from a Palestinian’s point of view you may wonder what went wrong.

      • AzeezYahaya

        Hello mr,the moslem arabs were the target of the intimidation because the worlds population has christians are majority that is the only reason they use the bible to make decisions in politics,how can you use your own unverified evidence to make judgement on others if not for superiority selfishness.o k we all know that jews history only exists in the bible but after the second world war what happened,the crusaders parked jews around the world and land them in Arabian territory,if iam a moslem doe’s it make me an arab? no what else can u guys argue about?

        • Owejah

          Thank you Azeez, but when you steer your comments toward a Moslem/Christian area, I begin to get pissed off. I was brought up in Christendom but I am no part of it. Try to understand that the Palestinian-Israeli conflicts has nothing to do with the five pillars of Islam or the Christian Sacraments! The Israelis are not even Christians. Kindly follow correct history and stop believing tale bearers lies about some crusaders who gathered the Jews together and land them in Arabian territory. The holocaust opened the eyes of the Jews to the need for them to have a homeland they can call their own. They returned on their own and no crusader helped them. Besides, the Arabs never had any territory inside Judea where the Palestinians and the Israelis now live. Nonetheless, kudos for your comments.

          • AzeezYahaya

            So you know history more than me haha lol so how would you explain the word Aliyah do your research and get back to me

          • AzeezYahaya

            Well for your info i am not even interested in Islam or moslem whatsoever i am just expressing my observation even though i was born a moslem but i don’t like moslem ethics either so you guyz should not be too hard on me pls

  • AzeezYahaya

    well its obvious that mr trump is a crusader a christian extremist and probably going to be a terrorist one day very soon

    • Brown Nathaniel

      Christian extremist is a good thing , because it means extremely good person . To be precise person who sees black as black and white as white .A person who can reason that no where in the world where two country can share one city as their capital . And it can’t be Jerusalem either . Please if the Muslim world are in love with the name Jerusalem , nothing is wrong about it. They can make another land and call it Jerusalem some other place . And the whole wide world will know peace . We cannot use our Jerusalem for world peace thank you .

      • AzeezYahaya

        Yes of course you would love it because its your desire too to oppress moslems too for eg you chose to press this argument on me to frustrate my efforts i think my words don’t even allow you to sleep peacefully,ok tell me if you think being a Christian extremist is a balance why don’t the Christians tolerate moslem ethics in the Constitution of christian countries but moslems do you know, may be in places like Jerusalem, USA, UK etc because i know Christianity is an official religion in the United kingdom

  • AzeezYahaya

    Believe me mr trump is doing all these to give the moslems a bad name in order to hang them,provoke them so that when they become aggressive he will now use the almighty american arsenal and invade the people they refuse to have their own nuclear defense, what an oppression

  • AzeezYahaya

    well moslems have all these centuries neglected technology giving and depending on the america they so trust now a blind hardliner christian crusader is here to torment them

  • AzeezYahaya

    I am a moslem by birth but moslem countries have failed us woefully, now even a mad man in power can make all of us bleed

    • Triple C

      While you think Muslim countries hv failed you, the jihadist wars all over the world are by who & supported by which countries?…go to Europe nw, Muslims who don’t have respect for rule of law other than their religious belief hv made d entire continent hostile, all beacouse humanitarian aid given to Syrians & other Muslims, yet you’re disappointed in moderate Muslim countries/communities who wnt better & peaceful world in being tolerant…u need your head examined.

      • AzeezYahaya

        if you had anything in that head of yours you might wonder why such hostility weren’t there in the early 90s so why now,you dont know? you see i told you.

  • AzeezYahaya

    Most Americans will find by any means to destroy moslem countries under the pretext of justice and peace but we all know that example is better than precepts,can the Americans leave america for the indians?

  • Ajibade Omoloba

    Ajibade Omoloba

  • AzeezYahaya

    Some idiots would brand me an enemy because im saying the truth, the truth is always bitter, the meaning of jihad in english is crusade, so the opposite is the case this time around christians soldiers bombing moslem countries as crusaders in disguise but fighting terrorists

    • ilesanmi

      Christian soldiers fighting alongside “reasonable Moslems ” and bombing the blood thirsty Islamists is not same as crusade

      • Triple C

        I think ilesanmi,, you raised pertinent questions in your first comment, top of this comment box & this guy Azeez Yahaya should first of all sincerely attempt those questions, so dt history will take by d hand & lead him to all truth…don’t just argue bcos you’re a Muslim or for argument sake, b factual & learn better.

      • AzeezYahaya

        When did the bombing started

      • AzeezYahaya

        take for eg in nigeria was there boko haram in 1995

      • AzeezYahaya

        didnt you hear what trump did? how he was blackmailing other countries thats how i believe those moslems were bribed

    • Dazmillion

      You said the truth but did not go far enough. Jihad means crusade because they are opposite hands of the same body, in this case the man of Rome. Islam was created by the Vatican because they had a problem with the true disciples of Jesus who were willing to lay down their files without putting up a fight.

      All the Muslim countries in the first century believed in Jesus in the 1st century. But the Romans who were pagans and the dominant world power at the time saw true believe in Jesus as a danger to their country of the people. Hence the Pope brought up a hero for the children of Ishmael in the person of Mohammed whose first wife was a devout Catholic and agent of the Vatican. Through her and with the financial backing of the Vatican Mohammed was raised to prominence, although the man was totally demon possessed which he even admitted himself.

      • Daud

        Proof please

        • Dazmillion

          One cannot get a horse to the stream and still pour water in the horse’s mouth. Please do your research on all the points in the comment

      • Prosper

        This is a serious story. Do u even reason at all? Y can’t you read the history again and put it in ur common sense. Jokers….

    • Triple C

      If you think you’re saying d truth, scroll to d first disscussant’s comment, pls sincerely read & answer d questions he raised may be you’ll understand what truth really is….

    • Brown Nathaniel

      Please fufu and garri are not the same thing and you fighting by committing suicide and fighting for defense are not the same thing .Can Israel share Mecca as their own capital ? Jerusalem is the city of David that kill Goliath the mighty giant on one on one fight .Name one person in the Muslim world who own or claim to have own Jerusalem . Or does the Muslim now own Mecca and halve of Jerusalem as their Holy City ?
      Bravo the Most High is laughing you to derision . You may conquer USA but you can’t with that City Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem their God is not asleep not even the best of nukes Rossia China North Corea and more can’t do nothing about it yes they may give and put all their best. Even some race may go extinct . But Jerusalem flag will still be flying high even higher . What has come upon the hidden that they rage against the the Most High .
      The battle for Jerusalem must come and we are not afraid about it because the battle is the Lord’s so says the Lord of Host . I love that battle of battles that will reville the Most High and that we shall know on who’s side he is

      • AzeezYahaya

        it has already played out my friend didnt you hear that the world in its entirety stand against jeru saga? where there’s majority there’s God there,even with bribe you cannot buy the will of God unless you are still blind to notice the voice of God here

        • Brown Nathaniel

          We already have it in our Holy Bible that we will stand alone . And still win . This is not your Nigerian Democratic elections.
          Thanks

          • AzeezYahaya

            Lol

  • thusspokez

    Trump threatens to cut aid to countries that support UN resolution

    This is blackmail that can only work on very poor countries that are economically dependent on US aid.

    What Dotard Trump doesn’t seem to realise is that any country that is so poor as to be fully dependent on US aid cannot have much influential in the world anyway. So, blackmailing such poor countries to vote alongside or as instructed by the US would make no difference in world politics.

    • Brown Nathaniel

      Who made you poor country when you can not know the will of God Almighty . He gave that land to Israel and your here debating they can’t have it or all of it .If you can’t support me at least thank you then I on my part will not support you it is simple . How can I support you when you dinne and wine with my enemies in the open

      • thusspokez

        Please spare me the balderdash!

        • Brown Nathaniel

          Is that all you know to say ., and you forget that the Lord Most High rules

  • AzeezYahaya

    I dont know when moslem countries would wake up from their sleep or grave you cant boast of common defense,why wont you suffer when all you do is hide in your comfort zone sell the oil share the money and sleep, the one who has the power can make the rules break the rules and you are helpless because of your foolishness and selfishness

  • Maitama Tambari

    Go ahead to strengthen the desire and ability of humanity to stand on their feet instead of hands out giving to misguided people to surrender freedom of expression and standing of their people.

  • Jungudo bello

    Over to the poorest nations,you either support Mr.Trump and get financial aids and suffer from UN security council when your country is on threat or you support the UN security council and get cut from America’s aid.Waiting to see the end of the game.

  • ilesanmi

    I think Trump is a pragmatist who does not believe in endless scratching the itching spot : he believes in removing the cause of the itching once and for all and damn the consequences.
    1) is it really feasible a city serves a capital for two states?
    2) who are truly the aborigines of the Jerusalem, the Jews or the Moslems?
    3) what language is the word Jerusalem, Jewish or Arabic?
    4) Jerusalem is mentioned over 600 times in the Jewish scripture, the Bible, is it mentioned even once in the Moslem scripture, the Holy Quran?
    5) If Jerusalem had not been severally attacked in the past and the city rendered desolate for plunderers until 1948 would there have been the question as to who owns Jerusalem?

    The UN in order to maintain a much needed global peace has been trying to avoid addressing the Jerusalem question without fear or favour
    This is what Trump is saying loud and clear but it’s not without great consequences.

    • Daud

      1) You didn’t get your history right?
      2) Where was Israel before 1917
      3) Is Christianity same as Judaism, how come you said you both use same scripture?
      4) Do you know about the Balfour’s declaration?
      5) Israel claim to practice democracy. Is theocracy same as democracy?
      6) I am sure you didn’t support Trump before , but you do now. Why?

      • Bakare Abass

        I love the reply… Israel is the only European country in the Asian continent, this shows that that area is never for them, I could remember that palestine was part of the mandates oversees by Britain. After the persecution of Jews by Adolf Hitler part of palestine was given to Jews

      • AzeezYahaya

        Daud you are a genius

  • Bishadi

    D dump is using business style ethics to govern.
    No wonder his companies end up bankrupt on so many of his projects too.

  • AzeezYahaya

    Do i call this dumb,folly or shear aggression how can one use bible,jewish scripts to decided in the circular and democratic world that would involve genocide and yet you execute it if not for show of superiority and usurping

    • Brown Nathaniel

      Who is on the Lord side, I want to know ,I am on the Lord side , I am on the Lord side and the Lord is by my side, as long as I live as long as I live , I am on the side

      • AzeezYahaya

        the world has refused to stand with the jews that tells you God is against them

        • Brown Nathaniel

          The Bible tells me that the world way is a broad way and God’s way is a narrow one . The world wisdom is but fullishness before God . Anyway God doesn’t go with the majority .

        • Brown Nathaniel

          It’s even quite clear we are not on the same balance . My Bible tells me that friend with the world is an enemy to God . And I don’t know your take .

  • David

    it is well

  • Makadumbe

    UN are hypocrites, loyal to lslam, I don’t need their approval to do the right thing-Trump
    Donald J. Trump speaks to Media
    President Trump in an interview by an American leading media made some speech regarding his declaration of Jerusalem as Israel capital.
    He said:
    My coming into power brought an end to the unofficial defeat of ISIL , the total annihilation of Islamic extremists in Syria which warranted the withdrawal of Russia troops by Putin. This were done just within a year after I was sworn in.
    The UN was there witnessing the massacre of the Christians across the globe and did nothing, terrorism was on the rise and they(UN) did nothing.
    But barely four days of my declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the UN summoned a security summit within the shortest notice.
    I have said it before and am saying it again that UN’s gathering is like a gathering of market women’ which after they’re done deliberating and decisions are made; it ends right there in Geneva.
    The UN seat is filled with Muslims and people who are loyal to the Arabs, they are all hypocrites and cannot be trusted,Jerusalem declaration was long over due and they know it but they kept quiet .i do not need anybody’s permission to do what is right, Trump said.
    *WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT JERUSALEM?* – Making Sense Of All The Controversy
    At the very heart of Bible prophecy is ISRAEL – and at the heart of Israel is JERUSALEM. God has made it abundantly clear in His Word that He has a covenant promise to the Jewish people and to their land. Not only did He promise to bring them back to their promised land, but He promised to restore their capital as it was from the beginning…
    Zechariah 8:7-8
    Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Behold, I will save my people from the east country, and from the west country; And I will bring them, and they shall dwell in THE MIDST OF JERUSALEM: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness.
    In 1948, the “impossible” happened. Israel became a nation overnight. The Arab nations immediately attacked Israel to wipe it out. While outnumbered in every way, Israel won the war and actually gained more of their land. Yet Jerusalem was still under foreign control. During the Six Day War in June 1967, between Israel and the Arab states of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, Israel not only conquered the Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip, West Bank, and Golan Heights, BUT ALSO REGAINED THE CITY OF JERUSALEM!
    This was another amazing impossible event, but further proof that God’s Word will come to pass. And yet, the battle has not stopped. Hell is determined to make God a liar and is doing everything to destroy God’s plans for Jerusalem. Jerusalem has been attacked 52 times, captured and recaptured 44 times, besieged 23 times, and COMPLETELY DESTROYED TWICE. But God has a plan for Jerusalem, and it will come to pass
    THE PROPHET ZECHARIAH HAD SOMETHING IMPORTANT TO SAY ABOUT JERUSALEM…
    Zechariah 12:2
    “Behold, I will make JERUSALEM a CUP OF TREMBLING unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.”
    THIS IS AN AMAZING PROPHECY! God is going to make Jerusalem a cup of “reeling, staggering, shaking, intoxication” to all the people. In other words, people will act like they are drunken over this city, as they boast against it and threaten to fight it, even though they can’t even stand on their own. Have you ever tried to reason with someone who is drunk? They don’t think rationally, they see things from an intoxicated view.
    Drunks have their “senses impaired” by the alcohol, dominated by an intense feeling; drunk with rage. And it’s as if most of the world has their “senses impaired”; because they can’t think rational about Jerusalem. They are “dominated by an intense feeling – drunk with rage” concerning Israel’s right to exist, and Jerusalem as its capital.
    Their thinking is irrational, it’s just plain ridicules, it makes no sense at all. However, the world better sober up, because they are not merely fighting against a group of people; they are fighting against the Word of the Lord God! Read what else Zechariah’s prophecy says…
    Zechariah 12:3
    “And in that day will I make JERUSALEM a BURDENSOME STONE for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be CUT IN PIECES, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.”
    God will make it a hard, difficult, tough, strenuous, exhausting stone for all people. All who try to move it will injure themselves with gashes and lacerations. The Lord is warning to not even mess with this city; it’s bigger than any drunk man or “strong man” could ever handle…
    NOW, PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THIS IN THE DAYS AND WEEKS TO COME!
    But some may ask, why Jerusalem, John? What’s the big deal about Jerusalem. Well, that’s really quite simple. Jerusalem has so much importance to God and His plans for the entire world. And obviously, Hell doesn’t like that at all. Consider these facts about Jerusalem…
    Jesus died for the sin of the world in Jerusalem
    Jesus rose from the dead in Jerusalem!
    Jesus ascended to heaven from Jerusalem!
    The Holy Spirit was first poured out on believers in Jerusalem!
    The birth of the Church was in Jerusalem!
    The Gospel was first preached in Jerusalem!
    The Antichrist will rule from Jerusalem!
    Jesus will return back to Jerusalem!
    The headquarters for the Kingdom of God on earth will be in Jerusalem
    God truly loves Jerusalem!
    And these are a few reasons why Satan hates Jerusalem!
    JERUSALEM…CHOSEN BY GOD – NOT ARABS
    Jerusalem Is Mentioned 814 Times In The Bible!
    Jerusalem Is Not Once Mentioned In The Koran!
    KING DAVID FOUNDED THE CITY OF JERUSALEM 1,600 YEARS BEFORE ISLAM WAS FOUNDED. Mohammad NEVER came to Jerusalem. Jews pray facing Jerusalem – while Muslims pray with their backs toward Jerusalem.
    For over 3,300 years, Jerusalem has been the Jewish capital. Jerusalem has NEVER been the capital of any Arab or Muslim entity. Even when Jordanians occupied Jerusalem, they NEVER even tried to make it their capital, nor did any Arab leaders come to visit it as such, because it wasn’t important to them.
    ALSO, CONSIDER THIS: The Arabs are represented by 8 separate nations, yet there is only one Jewish nation. The Arab nations have initiated all five wars against Israel with Israel defending itself each time and winning each time. Interestingly, the Arab refugees living in Israel never began identifying themselves as part of a “Palestinian people” until 1967, two full decades AFTER the establishment of the modern State of Israel Under control of the Arabs and Muslims, the city laid in complete ruins for centuries, yet when the Jews returned to their homeland, suddenly the Arabs wanted to make the city of Jerusalem an issue!

    JERUSALEM…CHOSEN BY GOD – NOT ARABS
    This is the ONE place in all of the world, that Jehovah God – the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – has singled out and called “His Very Own”…so no wonder the controversy!
    2 Chronicles 6:6
    But I HAVE CHOSEN JERUSALEM, that My Name might be there; and have chosen David to be over My people Israel.
    After Trump’s Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital, Pakistani Historian Mobarak Haidar Writes:
    ‘Muslims Of The World… Have No Religious Basis Rule Jerusalem’
    After U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on December 6, 2017, Mobarak Haidar (above), renowned Pakistani historian and author of multiple books, wrote the following on his Facebook page:[1]
    “Jerusalem And Muslim Claims
    “The Holy Koran spoke of Al-Aqsa Mosque when it was not a ‘mosque’ in the Islamic sense. It was a holy place because of the prophets of Israel, from Moses to Jesus. It was the holy spot of worship for Jews and Christians. Obviously, there were no Muslims in the city of Jerusalem till the era of Emir-ul-Momineen Umar ibn Khattab… The Prophet [Muhammad] and his followers prayed with their faces toward this Jewish-Christian holy temple because Kaaba (the present center of Islamic Hajj) was full of idols.

    “After the ‘Conquest of Mecca,’ Muslims were told to turn their faces toward Kaaba and away from Jerusalem. They have never faced their loyalty toward Jerusalem after that, for the last 1,400 years. No Muslim ever went to pray in Jerusalem till it was conquered by the second caliph [Umar ibn Khattab], although there was no restriction on Muslims. They do not go there today because it was no longer their center.

    “Christians were masters of Jerusalem before Muslims conquered it. It is still a holy place for Christians. But Christians have no dispute over ownership of the city. It is their religious right to visit the holy city; and the Jews do not stop them. Muslims, too, should have the same religious rights, and in fact they have those rights; Jews do not stop them. Muslims of the world, therefore, have no religious basis to rule Jerusalem. Most of the Muslims have never even wished to visit Jerusalem. As for the political claim, only Palestinians can make it and only they should negotiate.

    “It cannot be a collective Muslim claim. Quraishi Arabs were masters of Jerusalem for some time. Then Mamluks, Muslim kings, took over. Turks came after them. Colonial Christians were the last political rulers. It is interesting to note that Iranian Muslims or Muslims of the Indian Subcontinent or Southeast Asia or of Africa have never been its masters. They can claim only spiritual ties.
    “Active centers of Muslim faith are none other than the Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina. Iranians have never controlled these active centers. But they are passionately building deadly weapons and jihadi forces to conquer or destroy Israel. It is sectarian politics of hegemony which can generate nothing but division and pain.”
    *This will interest you*…..

    LAST ENDTIME PROPHECY JUST GOT FULFILLED

    If you are alive and reading this post and you haven’t made peace with God, you may wish to know that about the last of Jesus’ prophecies concerning the endtime has just been fulfilled.

    With today’s decision by World Power, the US to officially recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital and further directive that its embassy be moved there from Tel Aviv, the next major event the world is about to witness is the RAPTURE!

    This should interest all Christians and indeed all Bible students.

    In 1948, God’s promise to gather and to restore scattered Israelites and bring them into their own land was fulfilled with the declaration and recognition of Israel as a sovereign nation, Ezekiel 34: 11-16.

    But Jerusalem had remained in dispute till date. Though the US Congress voted in favour of the move 20 years ago, all US Presidents from Bill Clinton have blocked the move, until today.

    Any follower of Endtime prophecies in the book of Daniel would agree that Donald Trump’s ascendency to the White House was something out of the ordinary.

    Zechariah 12 reveals that at the time of the end, Jerusalem shall become the centre of world attention ‘with all the nations of the world joining forces to attack her,’ verse 4.

    Today, that process has effectively, officially begun.

    Fox News correspondent Shepherd Smith in reports strategically dubbed ‘Capital Controversy’ says that American embassies all over the world are already bracing for trouble, after that historic and stunning broadcast, today by President Trump.

    “I have determined officially that it is time we recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Israel is a sovereign nation with the right to determine it’s own capital”, Trump said.

    Barely a few minutes after the broadcast, more than 17 countries including Palestine, Qatar, Turkey, Jordan, and the Hamas have signed up to vex Israel and Jerusalem with fierce reprisals and rage.

    This should not surprise you.

    Speaking on the signs of the endtime, Jesus said in Luke 21:20 ‘And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh,’ KJV.

    Concerning the armies currently encamping round about Jerusalem, God told Zechariah in chapter 12: 3-9 that ‘when that times come, I will make Jerusalem like a heavy stone – any nation that tries to lift it will be hurt. At that time, I will terrify all their horses and make all their riders go mad … The surrounding nations shall be destroyed and the people of Jerusalem will remain safe in the city … At that time I will destroy every nation that tries to attack Jerusalem.”

    Beloved, the only other yet to be fulfilled prophecy, that is probably holding back the rapture and the concomitant chain of events, is Jesus’ Words in Matthew 24:14.

    In that verse of Scripture, Jesus said ‘And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.’

    You may ask: how possible is it to reach 8 billion humans with the gospel.

    Well, that’s almost already done – from Indonesia to Mongolia, people are already being reached with the message of salvation.

    Prophet Daniel in chapter 12:4 inspired by God’s Holy Spirit foresaw that in the last
    days, knowledge shall increase and give rise to amazing technologically innovations.

    That prophecy was one of the earliest to user in the last days.

    Today, ICTs, satellite communication and Internet-ready, hand-held digital personal digital assistants and gadgets take the gospel to every corner of the globe iBn real time, 247.

    So there isn’t any tenable excuse,my dear friend.

    If you have read this post or ever heard the message of salvation, that’s a Testimony.

    RAPTURE IS NEARER THAN WE THOUGHT. Make the decision today.

    God bless you.

    *NOTE*
    *Let the Words of SALVATION go freely out of your mouth*