Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerians March for Trump, Give Him 56% Approval Rating

The city of Onitsha in eastern Nigeria held an impressive rally for U.S. President Donald Trump last week, complete with Republican campaign signs, red hats, and a mixture of American and Nigerian flags. Trump is enormously popular in Nigeria, to the befuddlement of many American media observers.

US President Donald Trump arrives to deliver remarks at the 2020 Council for National Policy Meeting at the Ritz Carlton in Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia on August 21, 2020. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

U.S. Special Forces Rescue Kidnapped Citizen in Nigeria

Nigeria’s center-right People’s Democratic Party (PDP) criticized Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday for his “failure” to guarantee the safety of people’s lives and property in the country after U.S. forces rescued an American citizen held hostage in Nigeria on Saturday.

TAMPA, FL - MAY 23: Special operators assault a simulated terrorist building to search for Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn, playing the roll of a dignitary kidnapped by terrorists, while participating in an International Special Operations Forces capabilities exercise, featuring operators from nine different countries, during the Special Operations Forces Industry …

Nigeria Signs Military Cooperation Pact with Russia

At a meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Thursday, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed agreements with Russian President Vladimir Putin for military cooperation and economic development, including Nigeria’s oil and gas resources. Nigeria is also working with Russia to construct a nuclear power plant.

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on the sidelines of the 2019 Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi on October 23, 2019. (Photo by Sergei CHIRIKOV / POOL / AFP) (Photo by SERGEI CHIRIKOV/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Nigerian Christians Ask Trump for Help Against Jihadi Slaughters

Christians in predominantly Muslim northern Nigeria sent an open letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging the United States to help persecuted Christians defend themselves from jihadist attacks in the country, typically at the hand of the Fulani herdsman that populate north-central Nigeria.

Nigerian pilgrims wait outside the Tomb of Jesus during their visit at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on February 25, 2016. / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)