President Bola Tinubu meets with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is touring African nations.
Foreign Minister Yusuf Tuggar received Blinken on the esplanade of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Blinken will hold bilateral talks with the Nigerian delegation led by President Tinubu.
Nigeria is the third country he visits on his tour of Africa aimed at building better bilateral relations and partnerships with the African continent.
President Bola Tinubu with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken
Upon arrival in Abuja, he was received by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume, and Mr. Tuggar.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Blinken begins his fourth trip to Africa this week, with visits to Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Angola.
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Key priorities of the visit include strengthening security partnerships and improving health and economic development in the region.