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CNN has confirmed that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to President Donald Trump from London on Monday.

It was also confirmed that the American President also spoke with President Jacob Zuma about strengthening ties with South Africa.

The Nigerian presidency had on Monday said Mr. Buhari had a telephone conversation with Mr. Trump at the request of the American President.

Many Nigerians expressed doubts after NigerianEye broke the news of the telephone conversation between the two leaders

Others also doubted because the president has not spoken directly to Nigerians since he left the country on January 19.

According to Mr. Buhari’s aide, Femi Adesina, in a statement to CNN, Mr. Trump assured the Nigerian president that the U.S. is ready to help obtain “a new deal in helping Nigeria in terms of military weapons to combat terrorism.”

Mr. Adesina also said, “President Trump encouraged President Buhari to keep up the good work he is doing, and also commended him for the efforts made in rescuing 24 of the Chibok Girls and the strides being taken by the Nigerian military.”

President Donald Trump has been increasingly conversing with world leaders during his first weeks in office.

On Monday he turned his attention to Africa.

Mr. Trump called two of the continent’s most prominent leaders, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and South African President Jacob Zuma, to discuss combating terrorism, trade relations and other issues.

The White House press Secretary and Communication Director, Sean Spicer, in his introduction of Tuesday’s White House Press Briefing, also mentioned that Mr. Trump spoke with Messrs. Buhari and Zuma.

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  1. Those who have been arguing about this story before let them Comment now and say CNN just fabricated the story. Shameless People. Mr President PMB we are Strongly Behind you and GOD is with you, your Enemies will died in Humiliation.

  2. We need the audio conversation. lies of the highest order. why could he not come out to address Nigerians in UK?

    1. Because you are very stupid and idiot. You believe your President is dead but you don't want to believe Trump called him. Shame on you. What do you want to achieve by this your attitude.

    2. Lol smh my head. Some people sef.

    3. Let him address Nigerians too.
      Does he value Trump more than his contrymen?

  3. Neither one of you is honest

  4. My fellow stupid Nigerians, you don't want to comment again now that CNN has confirmed the call. Are you not ashamed of yourselves now, all you want is for your country to fail ,then how will it benefits you. You people stupidity is high now. Whether you like it or not PMB is your President. If you don't wish your country well how will you progress. Stop this your idiotic attitudes and find something meaningful to do with your lives. If you are praying for your President to die remember no one knows when his own time will come. We all gonna die someday so why wishing your President death when you can die today. You are not God, always pray for your nation.

    1. Just see how foolish u've become. Where did CNN confirm the call? did u watch any CNN news dat talked about Trump calling Buhari or that our government claims Trump called Buhari. Mumu.

    2. We are not praying for him to die. But buhari is not better those christians that were slughtered in Kảduna by buhari 's fulani kinsmen

    3. If he deserve to die he Will die. Hé's not better than those christians they killed in Kảduna


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