15 July 2011
Visiting German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, who spoke at a press conference after bilateral talks between him and President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa Abuja, characterised the talks, as “extensive exchange.” “We are intensifying the relationship between
Nigeria and . We have tasked our foreign ministers on this. Towards this, we have agreed to establish a bi-national commission,” she said. Germany
The German leader listed areas of cooperation to include energy, training, education and security.