What Buhari and Trump Stand to Gain From Washington Visit

President Donald Trump could use the occasion to showcase his credentials as an indefatigable fighter against terrorism. And he could pledge to help Buhari defeat Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, much as he has done with ISIS in Syria and Iraq. For his part, Buhari is headed for a tough re-election bid a year from now and may believe that a visit to the White House could boost his international profile, writes Stephen Onyeiwu for The Conversation.

President Muhammadu Buhari arrives in Washington DC ahead of his four-day working visit to the United States.

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