REALLY! Nigeria Is The Most Important Country In Africa - US Official

Published On: July 19, 2015, 9:02 am
Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the United States, a former assistant secretary of state, Johnnie Carson, has stated that the discussion between Nigeria and United States should not be restricted to insecurity alone because Nigeria is the most important country in Africa and must be treated as such.
Carson said Washington should not let security issues overshadow the need for closer trade and investment ties.

“Nigeria is the most important country in Africa,” Carson who is currently an adviser to the United States Institute of Peace said.
Now more than ever, “the relationship with Nigeria should not rest essentially on a security and military-to-military relationship,” he added in an interview with Reuters.
Similarly, US Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken told Reuters that: “President Barack Obama has long seen Nigeria as arguably the most important strategic country in sub-Saharan Africa.”

But noted that over the years the ties between US and Nigeria strained because Nigerian government refused to investigate corruption allegations in the country. “The question is would there be an opportunity to deepen our engagement and that opportunity is now,” he said of Buhari’s three-day visit to Washington.

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-- XTnote (m) at 19-07-2015 09:13AM
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Let the go slow continue mbok
-- Kechywillz (m) at 19-07-2015 09:25AM
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Seriously,i think it will be important when what ur bidding for is actualized,of  course the gay stunt u wanna force down on us.

-- Ritabrenice (f) at 19-07-2015 09:50AM
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-- angesco (f) at 19-07-2015 10:51AM
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We should not become so overwhelmed by this. The same statement is said of EVERY African nation before a visit from another Head of State!!!

It's called  - "Political Talk."  We should not sell ourselves short. This is our land. We speak they listen. No more "aid" that has left us in servitude for centuries.
-- SweetDaddy1 (m) at 19-07-2015 11:24AM
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USA gay pride have no place in the Most important Country in Africa
-- jaykybrain (m) at 19-07-2015 11:45AM
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I fink dis is one way to convince buari to appove gay marriage ... It's a trik
-- uchex (m) at 19-07-2015 12:29PM
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No sense
-- blackdudu (m) at 19-07-2015 01:12PM
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-- Ouch1212 (f) at 19-07-2015 01:33PM
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All these talks has an underlying factor: to lure Nigeria into passing of same sex marriage bill. MB pls be alert.
-- beneno (m) at 19-07-2015 01:44PM
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-- zauber (m) at 19-07-2015 02:17PM
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they sould also discuse the peaceful seperation of Biafra. if not USA will be overwhilmed with the influse of refaguse in Event of any comflit in the zoo.
-- winace (f) at 19-07-2015 02:36PM
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We kn d reason for all dis. If grandpa like make he go drink tea wit them and sign one stupid deal say we go accept dat evil disease eating into d world (gayism)
-- Lisabi Online (m) at 19-07-2015 02:39PM
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Thanks. Please tell Obama not to force gay marriage on us too. It can cause insecurity in Nigeria for guy people.
-- dareper (m) at 19-07-2015 03:15PM
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This na the word wey them dey tell woman if u want phyuk am. Passing jare.
-- steveoneal (m) at 19-07-2015 04:02PM
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Quote from: zauber on 19-07-2015 02:17PM
they sould also discuse the peaceful seperation of Biafra. if not USA will be overwhilmed with the influse of refaguse in Event of any comflit in the zoo.
Abeg write pidgin english, english is not compulsory, chai
-- royalty2008 (m) at 19-07-2015 05:21PM
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-- 50scent (m) at 20-07-2015 08:30AM
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40 people listening

-- Lekan22 (m) at 20-07-2015 08:59AM
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Ok ooo
-- jahboi77 (m) at 20-07-2015 09:48AM
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My pple have said it all
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