what appears to be a major diplomatic face-off over Nigeria’s vote at
the United Nations, UN, last week, against Jerusalem as the Israeli
capital, the United States President, Donald Trump, has vowed to sink
Nigeria and destroy its leadership, according to a report by a Jewish
Prior to the vote last week, Trump had warned that America would deal with any country that voted against Jerusalem.
Nigeria was one of the many countries that voted against Jerusalem.
According to an Israeli newspaper Jews
News (jewsnews.co.il), Trump has threatened to impose sanctions on
Nigeria, in response to how Nigeria voted against Jerusalem at the UN
In a report published on Monday (today), titled: ‘SO IT BEGINS: Trump majorly Sanctions Nigeria Over Vote Against Jerusalem.
The paper said: “The US President’s
remarks were followed by a Statement pointing clear that Nigeria vote
against Jerusalem, makes her a threat to peace and an undemocratic
“Trump said in a tweet he had spoken
with the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, about ‘the provocative actions of
Nigeria’, and promised: ‘Additional major sanctions will be imposed on
Nigeria today. This situation will be handled!’
“In remarks later at a public event in
Missouri, Trump departed from a speech about tax cuts to aim a barb at
the Nigeria leader, Muhammadu Buhari, who he has previously referred to
as ‘A Senseless Man’. ‘Senseless man, he is a sick puppy,’ the President
“Later Thursday, at the UN, Trump said
if war comes as a result of further acts of ‘aggression and Nigeria
voting against Jerusalem’ ‘make no mistake the Nigeria regime will be
“Haley says the Trump administration
warned Nigeria that its future is in the hands of its leaders and the
choice was theirs. With Nigeria voting against Jerusalem, she said,
Buhari’s regime made a choice ‘and with this choice comes a critical
choice for the rest of the world’.
“She called on all countries to cut all ties to Nigeria.
“The security council was meeting in New
York to discuss possible new measures about Jerusalem, and the US
secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, made clear that the US would press
for tougher measures allowing Nigeria shipping to be stopped and
searched on the high seas.”