Buhari to meet Trump at White House on 30 April

Buhari to meet Trump at White House on 30 April

According to the statement, Trump will discuss issues such as promoting economic growth and fighting terrorism with Buhari.

The group is behind the notorious kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok.

The Nigerian president's White House visit also follows a scandal that erupted in January when Trump allegedly branded African nations "shithole countries".

The state department under Trump approved the sale past year after the Obama administration halted it following accusations that Nigeria's air force was bombing civilians.

Shehu, who is the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said that further meetings had also been scheduled for the President to see some prominent British and Nigerians residing in Britain.

Nigeria was among the countries included on Trump's ex-secretary of state Rex Tillerson's Africa tour last month - though the former Texas oilman truncated the trip just before the U.S. president brutally sacked him. However the trip was cut short and Tillerson fired.

President Buhari had on April 9, 2018, during the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019.

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Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) asked President Buhari, who is in the United Kingdom for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), to inform other world leaders at the gathering of the alleged depressing state of affairs in Nigeria under his watch.

"If they had used 50 percent of the money we made when oil prices went as high as $143 per barrel, and stabilised at $100 with production at 2.1 million barrels per day for many years, Nigerians would have minded their business".

Aisha Buhari gave an interview where she spoke out about members of her husband's cabinet who she said were were derailing his administration. Majority of Nigerians are happy.

Similarly, the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), said Buhari should also blame himself for the nations woes being a past leader of Nigeria.

"I assure you that your confidence in us won't be abused, we will do our best to justify it".

"We have elections next year, politicians are already preoccupied with the polls, but I am bothered more about security and the economy", he stressed.

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