NCPC says Easter pilgrimage to Israel begins March 8

Rev. Tor Uja, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), has confirmed that the 2017 Easter pilgrimage to Israel will commence on March 8. This is contained in a statement by Celestine Ogugua, NCPC Head of Media. The executive secretary said that Easter pilgrimage would cost ₦473,000 despite the inflation and exchange rate of dollar,…

Israeli soldier bags 18-months jail term for killing Palestinian

A military court in Tel Aviv has sentenced Elor Azaria, an Israeli soldier to 18-months in prison for killing a Palestinian, Abed al-Fattah al-Sharif as he lay on the ground incapacitated after being gunned down. Azaria was sentenced for manslaughter by judge Maya Heller who delivered the sentencing on Tuesday in a case that has…