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Nigeria-U.S. Relationship and 2016 America Elections

Nigeria-U.S. Relationship and 2016 America Elections is as important to Nigerians as the current internal issues that the government is dealing with. Nigerians hold an unmistakable fascination in and have point by point learning of the election. Nigerians hold solid feelings about the appropriateness of the Democratic and Republican competitors and their odds of winning while guessing like other worldwide nationals about what the outcomes predict for U.S. remote approach by and large and the longstanding relationship amongst America and Nigeria specifically.

As the world’s most seasoned continuous majority rules system, the United States is a torchbearer for fair values – life, freedom, the quest for bliss, equity, balance and the will of the general population. We know the direct and consequences of the presidential elections influence view of the United States in any event as much as different news from America. Likewise, onlookers see the profoundly expected and broadly broadcast presidential open deliberations as an early pointer of every hopeful’s way to deal with worldwide authority, and how they propose to deal with America’s association with whatever remains of the world.


We ought to all recall that while the standards and results figure out who gets into the White House, effective usage of a president’s residential and remote strategies is not all that straightforward. In framing U.S. foreign policy, the president depends on a contribution from each of the three branches of government – particularly Congress as the authoritative branch – and a variety of official organisations, including the National Security Council as the planning body of the official branch.

Americans truly like partitioned government – either with separated gathering control of the two places of Congress or with various parties accountable for Congress contrasted with the White House. Be that as it may, even less than one party, which once in a while happens, U.S. foreign policy can’t be shaped spontaneously. Under the U.S. Constitution, both the administrative and official branches have the awesome energy to shape outside approach as they connect with each other. Also, Congress enviously watches its share of force.

So what does this mean for U.S. – Nigeria relations? Relations between the United States and Nigeria have stayed stable for well over 10 years, with various U.S. presidents in office. The United States has reliably tried to work with Nigeria to enhance the financial dependability, security, and prosperity of Nigerians by, to some degree, fortifying just establishments, enhancing straightforwardness and responsibility, and professionalising security powers.

As important as Nigeria-U.S. Relationship and 2016 America Elections is, regardless of who wins the 2016 presidential election, the United States will proceed with its generally solid bilateral relations with Nigeria, which go back to freedom in 1960. Through the U.S. – Nigeria Bi-National Commission, we keep on enjoying a nearby affiliation and working organization with Nigeria on a wide scope of issues that incorporate great administration and the advancement of the run of law, provincial security and regard for human rights, ladies’ strengthening, instruction, medicinal services, and access to financial open door for Nigeria’s childhood, and countering the danger of fierce fanaticism.

Nigeria is Africa’s most crowded country and a noteworthy exchanging accomplice for the United States. The visit of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Nigeria twice inside 20 months (May 2014 and January 2016) underscores how critical vigorous financial ties are for the respective relationship, and the landmass.

Nigeria is additionally the biggest goal in sub-Saharan Africa for U.S. private venture, assessed at some U.S. $8 billion in 2012. Respective exchange amongst Nigeria and the United States surpassed $9 billion in 2014. There is huge potential for significantly more prominent two-route trade in an extensive variety of modern parts.

In spite of various difficulties confronted by American speculators, for example, lacking vitality and transportation framework, an overwhelming exhibit of organisations and directions, vulnerability in data on economic situations and tax collection, and scenes of regionalised shakiness, Nigeria keeps on being an extremely compensating market for some U.S. organisations.

Nigeria keeps on being a centre nation for President Obama’s “Energy Africa” activity, which means to twofold the quantity of sub-Saharan African family units and advantage African organisations with more noteworthy access to more solid power. The United States firmly respects the Nigerian government’s endeavours to change its energy area, including measures to privatise control era and appropriation organisations and evacuate bottlenecks to enhance the arrangement environment for conveying stable power to Nigeria’s residents.


The United States keeps on remaining with Nigeria in the push to counter the hazard of Boko Haram, incorporating with security and philanthropic help. We keep on working with Nigeria and its neighbours in the provincial push to debase Boko Haram’s operations, financing, and attachment and to decrease the across the board enduring of regular folks influenced by Boko Haram.

On November 8, 2016, U.S. voters will pick number of government, state and nearby authorities—including another president. They’ll do it calmly. Victors will celebrate and failures will yield generous and get ready for the following election. As Nigerians keep their eyes on the U.S. presidential level headed discussions and take after nearly the result of the races, it ought to be obvious that Nigeria remains an essential accomplice of the United States on the African mainland and that our dedication to connecting with the general population and Government of Nigeria will stay solid, going ahead.