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COVID-19: Germany donates 1.5 billion euro to global vaccination platform

The German Government will make available a further 1.5 billion euro (c. 570 billion Naira at the official exchange rate) to the “Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator” (ACT Accelerator), the platform coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the global efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. This was announced

APC-Led Govt Investing in Massive Infrastructure Projects Across Nigeria-Amb. Tuggar

•FG secured fund from German State Bank for Kano-Maradi Rail Project  Senator Iroegbu A Chieftain of the All Progressive Party (APC) from Bauchi State, Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Tuggar,  has said the party is investing in vital infrastructure projects that are not only engendering economic development but also improving overall human indices in Nigeria.  Tuggar who is Nigeria’s current

FG Refutes Allegations Leveled against Ambassador-Designate

Mukaila Ola The Federal Government on Wednesday refuted allegations leveled in an online publication against one of the ambassador-designates. The ambassador-designate, Mrs. Ingekim Regina Ocheni, was accused of corruption, human trafficking, forgery, perjury among other crimes in the online publication based on petition written to the German Ambassador in Nigeria by

Germany Debates Troop Deployment to Africa’s Sahel

By Daniel Pelz German politicians largely agree that Germany should play a broader role in the volatile Sahel region to improve security, but they are divided about how to go about it. On Thursday Germany's Parliament, the Bundestag, debated mandates governing the deployment of its troops in the Sahel, a vast swath of land

COVID-19: Germany Donates PPEs to Nigerian Police

•To sustain €3m Police Programme Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Police Force has taken delivery of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) financed by the German Government to support the force in its fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). German Deputy Ambassador Helmut Kulitz handed over the equipment including hand sanitizer, disposable coveralls, sanitizing

Turkey imports arms worth $206m from Germany

Turkey imported arms worth $206 million (184.1 million euros) from Germany in the first four months of this year, according to government statistics. This again makes Ankara by far Germany’s top recipient of arms exports, the Federal Economics Ministry said in response to a query made by Sevim Dagdelen, a federal

Germany bans small arms sales outside EU, NATO

German ministers agreed on Wednesday, June 26 to further restrict weapons exports, banning sales of small arms to countries outside the European Union and NATO apart from in “exceptional” cases. The update to rules originally laid out in 2000 is also an attempt to bury a source of months-long tensions between

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