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A Conversation with the Foreign Minister of Nigeria, H.E. Geoffrey Onyeama

  • Wilson Center 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20004 United States (map)

Wilson Center Africa Program for a discussion with H.E. Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the status of the campaign against Boko Haram in the North East and the Lake Chad Basin, including the role of the Joint Multinational Task Force in the fight against insurgency; the humanitarian situation in the region, especially in North East Nigeria; the successes and challenges for the Buhari government; and Nigeria’s expectations for partnership with the Trump administration.

Event Details

  • Date: March 23, 2017

  • When: 10:00-11:30 AM

  • Where: Wilson Center, 6th floor



This event will be livestreamed and livetweeted. Follow the Africa Program Twitter account @AfricaUpClose and contribute to the conversation with the hashtag #WilsonSmart