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    President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will always uphold the sanctity of the rule of law in governing the country, while assuring German Chancellor Angel Merkel that all agreements will be fully respected. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement on Friday, said Buhari said this during ...
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    Germany’s labour agency says efforts to integrate refugees in the country’s labour market are progressing well, with more than 300,000 people from eight main countries of origin in work by this spring. Federal Labour Agency chief Detlef Scheele told news agency dpa Tuesday that the figures are slightly better than expected. In May, over 300,000 ...
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    Tunisia has confiscated the passport of a man suspected of being an Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard to prevent him returning to Germany, a judiciary official said on Friday. Germany deported Sami Aidoudi last month but a German court on Wednesday demanded his return, saying he may face torture in ...
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    A Munich-based start-up has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to test the final development of the charging system of its Sion car, an all-electric solar vehicle that lets you charge as you drive. Germany will likely miss its target of putting one million electric cars on the road by 2020 but ...
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    Parts of Frankfurt Airport have been evacuated and boarding has been halted in some areas after someone got past security into the boarding areas, federal police said on Tuesday. “At least one unauthorized person has entered the security zone,” a spokeswoman for the federal police told Reuters. German airline Lufthansa, whose main hub is in ...
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    Nigeria’s U-20 female football team, Falconets fell 0-1 to three times champions, Germany on Monday in their first game of the FIFA U-20 women’s world Cup in France. The goal came off the boots of German’s striker, Laura Friegang following a goal mouth scramble in the 69th minute of the match. The first half had ...
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    The Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung (KAS), a German Foundation, has revealed that Nigerians are the third largest asylum seekers in the country. It attributed this to bad governance which breeds poor environment for human existence. Dr. Gerhard Wahler, Head of Department, European and International cooperation of the foundation, made this known in Abuja during the celebration ...
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    Germany’s two main churches have lost more than 600,000 members combined in the last year alone, as Catholic and Protestant leaders struggle to reverse a nearly two-decade trend. The Evangelical Church in Germany reported Friday that the number of Protestants had decreased by 390,000 in 2017, to 21.5 million. The German Bishops’ Conference shared similar ...
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    The German government has expressed its willingness to assist Lagos State develop a virile water transportation system, the German Consul-General in Nigeria Mr Ingo Herbert has said. Herbert stated this on Tuesday when he paid a working visit to the State’s Commissioner for Transportation Mr Ladi Lawanson in his office. He said his country has ...
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    The European Union and Government of Germany have unveiled plans to increase power generation in Nigeria by 500 megawatts (MW) through renewable energy to serve 100,000 people. Iner Hommers, Programme Head, Nigerian Energy Support Programmme (NESP), said this at a presentation of a compendium of the achievements of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH ...