Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari and United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson finished a closed door meeting in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting started shortly after Tillerson arrived the State House, Abuja around 4.03 p.m.
The U.S Secretary of State will any moment from now address the press and thereafter take questions from journalists.
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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at his office in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting started some few minutes after 4 p.m. on Mr. Buhari’s return from an official visit to Benue State.
VIDEO: The United States’ Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson arrives Presidential Villa, Abuja to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari pic.twitter.com/8bl7Qkcsud
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After the meeting, Mr. Tillerson will hold a press conference with his Nigerian counterpart, Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama.
The U.S. Secretary of State is expected to depart the country after the press conference.