-1993: Bilateral ties launched at the request of the Zionist regime.
-2000: Bilateral ties become serious as Olusegun Obasanjo takes over as president of Nigeria.
-2006: The first conference of Zionist and Nigerian traders in the Nigerian capital.
2006: The two sides' foreign ministers sign memorandum of understanding of mutual support in international organizations.
-2013: Goodluck Jonathan visits Tel Aviv as first Nigerian President.