Tag: Germany

Football legend, Gerd Muller, dies aged 75

Legendary German striker, Gerd Müller, has passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 75.   Muller was regarded as one of the greatest strikers in football.  The World Cup and European Championship-winning striker was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2015 and had been living in a specialised care home. [Read More…]

7,000 Benin Bronzes will be returned to Nigeria from Germany in October

No fewer than 7,000 artefacts taken from Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October, Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. The Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, disclosed this at the inaugural Nigerian Cultural Show exhibiting Nigeria’s diverse cultural heritage, sites and[Read More…]

Yusuf M Tuggar: Benin Bronzes and Restitution, the Journey thus far

Much has been written and said of late about the Benin Bronzes and Africa’s struggle for restitution of its stolen cultural properties in general. As one of the interlocutors who has helped to revitalise this longstanding issue that continues to trigger curiosity and capture public attention, I feel obliged to[Read More…]

In Germany, Asylum Seekers Are Forced Into Prostitution

BERLIN, Oct 26 (Reuters) – German authorities are investigating reports that asylum seekers in a Berlin refugee camp were forced into prostitution, officials said, adding that they had not been able to confirm that such incidents had taken place. The allegations come amid heightened concern at Germany’s ability to integrate[Read More…]

Garba Shehu: Ten Takeaways From President Buhari’s Visit To Germany @GarShehu

by Garba Shehu PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI returned to the country after a three-day intensely busy State Visit to Germany which, as is usual with his foreign engagements, was characterized by punishing schedules. Unfortunately, an important trip such as this one planned to boost trade and investment, enhance security partnership and[Read More…]

“I Have Superior Knowledge Over My Wife”– Buhari’s Reinforced Chauvinism Was Telling

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, has dismissed the comments attributed to his wife, Aisha Buhari, on the formation of his government. He gave the reaction when journalists asked him to comment on his wife’s statement on BBC. According to her, people who did not share the vision of the ruling All[Read More…]

Buhari Says Nigeria Will Help Germany Fight Terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed shock and horror at the shootings which recently rocked Munich, Germany. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President sent his condolences on behalf of the Federal Government to the families and friends of the[Read More…]

Ibrahim Babangida Back To Nigeria From Germany After Undergoing Medical Treatment

Former military ruler, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has arrived in Minna on Friday evening after undergoing medical treatment in Germany. A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Sani Bello of Niger, Malam Jibrin Ndace, said “Babangida arrived in Minna this evening.” “He was accompanied by his son, Aminu,[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Corruption War and the Old Soldier

It was with rapt attention that President Muhammadu Buhari listened to members of the National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, at the session he held with them on August 11 this year. The kernel of their intervention was that in fighting corruption, the president[Read More…]

Germany Sends Flying Eagles Crashing Out Of FIFA Under 20 World Cup

By Chris Nomjov Nigeria’s Under 20 national team, the Flying Eagles have been eliminated from the ongoing FIFA Under-20 World Cup after losing their second round tie by a solitary goal to their German counterparts. Werder Bremen attacker, Levin Öztunal?’s first half strike was all the European champions needed to[Read More…]