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Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by naptu2: 9:59am On Nov 12, 2021
Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal

PRESS STATEMENT

NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON

NOVEMBER 11, 2021

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will visit Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal from November 15-20, underscoring the depth and breadth of our relationships with African partners. During the visit, the Secretary will advance U.S.-Africa collaboration on shared global priorities, including ending the COVID-19 pandemic and building back to a more inclusive global economy, combatting the climate crisis, revitalizing our democracies, and advancing peace and security.

Secretary Blinken will begin his trip in Nairobi, where he will meet with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, affirming our strategic partnership with Kenya. The Secretary and representatives of the Kenyan government will discuss our shared interests as members of the UN Security Council, including addressing regional security issues such as Ethiopia, Somalia, and Sudan. The Secretary will advance U.S.-Kenyan cooperation on ending COVID-19, improving clean energy access, and protecting the environment. The Secretary will underscore U.S. support for a peaceful and inclusive Kenyan election in 2022.

Secretary Blinken will then travel to Abuja, where he will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama and discuss furthering cooperation on global health security, expanding energy access and economic growth, and revitalizing democracy. The Secretary will deliver a speech on U.S.-Africa policy in the capital of Africa’s largest democracy. Additionally, the Secretary will engage with Nigerian entrepreneurs in the digital sector.

The Secretary will conclude his trip in Dakar, where he will meet with President Macky Sall and Foreign Minister Aïssata Tall Sall to reaffirm the close partnership between our two countries. Given President Sall’s upcoming African Union chairmanship, Secretary Blinken looks forward to discussing regional issues and shared values. The Secretary will engage in events that highlight America’s strong commercial relationship with Senegal, amplify the role of female Senegalese entrepreneurs, and showcase the U.S. partnership to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.state.gov/secretary-blinkens-travel-to-kenya-nigeria-and-senegal/

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by naptu2: 9:59am On Nov 12, 2021
I remember when George Shultz came to Nigeria in 1986 or '87 and US Marines took over the Murtala Muhammed Airport a few days before his arrival. There were angry articles in the newspapers condemning the government for allowing the marines to take over our airport.

Lots of US secretaries of state have visited since then, the latest being Rex Tillerson in 2018 (Pic 1).

2) John Kerry in Nigeria.

3) Condoleezza Rice

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Malory: 10:00am On Nov 12, 2021
International embarrassment loading. Every notable world leader has shunned Nigeria since 2015 simply because we have a lifeless man as the president.

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by optionalY09: 10:04am On Nov 12, 2021
I don’t think these people are interested in helping us solve the problem they’ll only look at how the USA can benefit from all these trouble and since “one Nigeria provides an unending opportunity for the West to milk our resources for free. It would be in their interest to keep Nigeria as one country

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by CSTRR: 10:10am On Nov 12, 2021
When the US visits serious countries, you would hear specifics, like sale of submarines or jet fighters, military alliance to contain this and that, billions of dollars worth of imports and exports of this and that, and so on.

When they visit subsaharan Africa, you would hear things shared values and cultures, regional cooperation to expand energy access, aid to combat health inadequacies, e.t.c.

This is how you know a baby continent.

Even if America wants to really have a meaningful relationship with African countries, we are just not matured enough to play at that level.

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Earlystar698(m): 10:11am On Nov 12, 2021
He's coming for their interest and for Nigeria.

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Mary333: 10:11am On Nov 12, 2021
Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by mbahdi(m): 10:11am On Nov 12, 2021
Will the visit make dollar equal to one naira,will d visit reduce d suffering of d common man.if non of d above.den his visit is as useless as nigeria president

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by leibish: 10:11am On Nov 12, 2021
Wow, that's a good one. Another win for PMB

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by athaboi(f): 10:12am On Nov 12, 2021
Won't change anything here
Nigeria needs another president! simple

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by meobizy(f): 10:12am On Nov 12, 2021
They constantly warn their citizens not to visit or relocate yet do a free for all every other presidential term. Na him know, make he do quick comot.

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Mary333: 10:13am On Nov 12, 2021
cool
Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Hangmnk: 10:13am On Nov 12, 2021
indigenous people of Biafra, (IPOB) Children of hatred, children of perdition. The drug trafficking child factory product, Fcking lowlife terrorists. Cursed people... Will take over this thread and spew hatred while no reasonable domestic or international organizations and intellectual wants to mingle with them. Fcking dirty ugly looking pigs

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by ZendayaColeman(f): 10:13am On Nov 12, 2021
GOD BLESS AMERICA



Opelope oyinbo

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Mary333: 10:13am On Nov 12, 2021
Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Dapson73(m): 10:14am On Nov 12, 2021
[quote author=optionalY09 post=107546025]I don’t think these people are interested in helping us solve the problem they’ll only look at how the USA can benefit from all these trouble and since “one Nigeria provides an unending opportunity for the West to mink out resources for free. It would be in there interest to keep Nigeria one [/quote


Are we as a nation interested in solving out problems ?

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by fasho01(m): 10:14am On Nov 12, 2021
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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by chudez0147(m): 10:14am On Nov 12, 2021
Is he coming to pick out super Taylor cop? Otherwise mek him no come here o

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by ManfromUNCLE(m): 10:15am On Nov 12, 2021
Kidnappers joined the group chat
Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Mary333: 10:16am On Nov 12, 2021
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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by fineboynl(m): 10:16am On Nov 12, 2021
.. a divided Nigeria is not in the interest of America and British. So IPOB should take note.

International politics is about interest and no one want the other to do well and develop more than they were except their ally. Nigeria must continue to be a shit hole for the interest of the west. A develop Nigeria in Africa is a threats among the power block.

Look at china for example, they don't want China to get to the top. But the Chinese have a strong head to get there. And that's why they are over protecting their citizen to keep the west influence out from china. So the people do not turn against the government.

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by meolaniyi(m): 10:16am On Nov 12, 2021
I am sure this is a move to make sure Nairobi and Abuja explains the business of Kidnapping MNK. That is the main issue forget other stories behind .

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Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by 3ple9ine(m): 10:17am On Nov 12, 2021
Ok
Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by phr0nesis(m): 10:17am On Nov 12, 2021
Shey I no go enter this kidnapping business so?
Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by Nobody: 10:17am On Nov 12, 2021
Safe trip..
Re: Antony J. Blinken To Visit Nigeria This Month by CSTRR: 10:18am On Nov 12, 2021
If America was to visit Egypt, you would hear specifics.

Mature level specifics.
Sale of F-16s, sale of M1Abrams, Military aid, stability in the Middle East to promote Israeli interest.

Mature discussion.

The only country in sub Saharan Africa that can really have a meaningful discussion with America is Kenya.

Those guys exports all sorts of agricultural produce to the United State directly under the Agora agreement.

Which is why Trump took Uhuru Kenyatta seriously and created a US- Kenya trade agreement outside the AFCTA.

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