Home Topics German Government

German Government

The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.

Lufthansa agrees on bailout with German government

The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.
Luis Sepulveda, a Chilean dissident author, died in Spain on Thursday from respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus.

Chilean dissident Luis Sepulveda dies of coronavirus

Luis Sepulveda, a Chilean dissident author, died in Spain on Thursday from respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus.
Countries around the world are closing borders and putting citizens under lockdown in a bid to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Coronavirus pandemic emergency kit — facts and myths

Countries around the world are closing borders and putting citizens under lockdown in a bid to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The National Film Corporation (NFC) says it has introduced a Masters of Art programme in Film Culture and Archival Studies in Nigeria.

NFC introduces Masters degree programmes in film culture, other

The National Film Corporation (NFC) says it has introduced a Masters of Art programme in Film Culture and Archival Studies in Nigeria.
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday (Dec 8).

Germany commends Nigeria’s effort in polio eradication

The German government has commended Nigeria’s efforts in the eradication of polio, having achieved the milestone of reaching three years without reporting any case of wild poliovirus.
Jens Spahn

Germany announce €30.5 million support to end polio, strengthen Nigeria’s health system

The German Minister of Health, Mr Jens Spahn, has announced 30.5millon euros support to Nigeria to end polio, enhance health security and strengthen the country’s health system.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner

Germany to spend up to €800 million on woodland

The German Federal and States Governments on Wednesday made 800 million euros ($880 million) available for the conservation of woodland and reforestation, Agriculture Minister, Julia Kloeckner, said.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Rivers governor calls for federal, states partnership against oil theft

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the Federal government to come out strongly and partner the states to fight oil theft.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

Senator Ekweremadu: Orji Kalu says not canceling medical trip to Germany

Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, has described as unfounded, social media reports that he suspended his planned medical check-up to Germany because of what happened to Sen. Ike Ekweremadu.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Power sector reforms making steady progress

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, transmission and distribution capacities on the national grid.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a White House announcement on Monday ending sanctions exemptions for Iran’s oil customers, calling it “of great importance” in boosting pressure on Tehran.

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors – Israeli premier

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Germany will make more payments to survivors of the Holocaust.

German government invests 2 million Euros in Nigeria’s rice production

The German Government, with support from the Bill and Mellinda Gates Foundation, has provided two million Euros for implementation of the second phase of the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in the country
Mahmood Yakubu INEC

INEC: We cannot afford to disappoint Nigerians

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission will not disappoint Nigeria in the conduct of the forthcoming general election.
Wuse General Hospital, Abuja

German government gives N6.5 million grant to Wuse District Hospital

Dr Sa’ad Idris, the Medical Director, Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, has commended the German Government for donating N6.5 million to the hospital.

Nigerian Army sets up rehabilitation centre for injured soldiers

The Nigerian Army has set up a modern rehabilitation centre for soldiers injured in combat and non-combat operations in the country.

NBTE: Enrolment in technical colleges reducing

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) on Monday said available statistics on young Nigerians enrollment into Technical Colleges showed a reduction in enrollment.

NLC seeks collaboration with foreign govts to curb unemployment

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it is seeking collaboration of the Canadian and German governments to mitigate the high unemployment rate in the country.

Recent Stories

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

PTF: We have reached apex of community transmission of coronavirus

Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, PTF, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, on Sunday said that Nigeria has reached the apex of community transmission and must get the communities involved in the fight against COVID-19.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Edo, Ondo gubers: Primaries crucial to democracy – Asiwaju Tinubu tells governors

There may be no going back on transparent and democratic primaries for the choice of governorship candidates by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo and Ondo states, it was learnt yesterday.
OPEC and its oil allies reached agreement Sunday to cut global production by 9.7 million barrels a day starting May 1, to shore up the world price in the face of a significant drop in the demand for oil because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Oil prices slump as wary traders eye upcoming OPEC+ meeting

Oil prices edged down on Monday as traders took profits, with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) considering meeting as soon as this week to discuss whether to extend record production cuts beyond end-June.
President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

AfDB: Sierra Leone assures Akinwumi Adesina of support

President Julius Maad Bio of Sierra Leone has assured President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, of his support and that of his country.
World champion Lewis Hamilton criticised the “biggest of stars” in “white-dominated” Formula One for failing to speak out against racism as protests erupted around the United States.

Lewis Hamilton slams ‘white-dominated’ F1 for silence over Floyd death

World champion Lewis Hamilton criticised the “biggest of stars” in “white-dominated” Formula One for failing to speak out against racism as protests erupted around the United States.