The president who arrived Nigeria on Friday had initially planned to return on Saturday but decided to reduce his stay in the UK by a day.
The presidential aircraft conveying him and some of his aides landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 7.00 p.m.
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Muhammad Bello and a representative of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, were at the airport to receive him.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari was among other government officials that received him.
Buhari departed Abuja for London on Tuesday for the routine medical check-up. (NAN)