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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.

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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.

Germany, Nigeria trade volume falls to €3.5 billion

The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Bernhard Schlagheck, disclosed in Abuja on Monday that the volume of trade between Nigeria and Germany shrank to €3.5bn in 2016.

Germany spends €50m yearly in Nigeria for vocation training – Ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck

Dr Bernhard Schlagheck, German Ambassador to Nigeria, says the German Government invests 50 million euros in a year in the country for vocational training.

Fed govt seeks donor agencies support to upgrade National Parks

The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibrin, has advised donor agencies to invest in the country’s National Parks to meet international standards.

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Bayern Munich are among the favourites to win the Champions League this season following the arrival of Philippe Coutinho, Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson believes.

Barça ready to negotiate with Bayern over lower Philippe Coutinho fee

There is no confirmation as to what Bayern actually want to pay for Coutinho, but the fee is rumoured to be in the region of €90m – which would still be a club record for the Bundesliga champions.
Arsenal will be favouring “functional” players over “star names” in the next transfer window, claims Kevin Campbell, with Unai Emery approaching “a crucial summer”.

David Ornstein: Arsenal don’t have an Unai Emery break clause

Unai Emery is under pressure to get Arsenal back into the Champions League. Raul Sanllehi has been as clear as he can be in informing fans, and the head coach, of what they expect.

Davido deposits N36 million to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.