This is Muraleedharan's first visit abroad as the Minister of State for External Affairs.
"Muraleedharan will be attending the 'Democracy Day' celebrations in Abuja and interact with the Nigerian leadership on June 12. He is also expected to meet leaders from Africa who will be attending the 'Democracy Day'," a press statement said.
India-Nigeria relations have traditionally been friendly and the bilateral partnership was elevated to strategic partnership in 2007.
Both the countries also have strong defence cooperation.
Indian companies have large presence in Nigeria and Nigeria hosts the largest Indian community in West Africa.
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