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U.S. contributions to Nigeria estimated at over $4.6 billion in the last 5 years


The United States, the world’s largest economy, has a longstanding tradition of providing foreign aid for humanitarian causes and economic development. This aid holds more than just a moral dimension, as it harbors tangible economic and business implications. 

Per Second News reports that as Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria has received $4.65 billion in aid from the United States of America in the past 5 years from 2018-2022.  In a document obtained in Washington, DC Wednesday the aid assisted Nigeria in a diverse array of targeted assistance to combat regional insurgencies from extremist groups like Boko Haram, and also assisted in its counterterrorism capabilities and health systems against threats like polio and malaria.

Other countries and what they received from the US in the past 5 years

Iraq –  $5.59 billion

Egypt – $5.67 billion

Ethiopia – $6.45 billion

Jordan – $8.7 billion 

Ukraine – $14.32 billion

Israel – $16.3 billion 

Afghanistan – $17.5 billion 

South Sudan – $4.29 billion

Mali – $1.15 billion

Mexico – $1.29 billion

Niger – $1.47 billion

Senegal – $1.48 billion

Zimbabwe – $1.62 billion

South Africa – $3.310 billion

Uganda – $3.77 billion

Somalia – $3.870 billion

Kenya – $4.12 billion

Congo – $4.19 billion

Syria – $3.93 billion



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