President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa.
The two presidents are expected to discuss issues of mutual interest to both Nigeria and South Africa particularly security and economic matters.
The Presidency on July 8 raised alarm over the increasing killing of Nigerian citizens in South Africa for flimsy reasons.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, had expressed displeasure over the killings.
Ramaphosa would be a Special Guest at the ongoing 25th General Meeting of the African-Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Abuja.