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A militant group called the Niger Delta Avengers, which has ordered companies to leave Nigeria's oil-rich region, claimed responsibility for the attack.
The Niger Delta Avengers are a new militant group that has claimed responsibility for a recent wave of attacks on pipelines in Nigeria's oil-rich south.
VICE News attended British Prime Minister David Cameron's anti-corruption summit in London, which saw world leaders come together to discuss transparency and stolen assets.
Corruption doesn't happen in a vacuum.
Multinational oil giants Shell and Chevron have been forced to stall oil production in Nigeria in recent weeks as the uptick in violent attacks on pipelines puts pressure on the country's finances.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration may have uncovered onto the biggest case of graft to date, with a report out this week revealing $16 billion worth of missing revenue from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in 2014.
The country's former national security adviser has become President Muhammadu Buhari's latest target in his battle against political corruption, which he claims has diverted $150 billion away from the government.
Boko Haram has killed four people in Niger as the Islamic State takes responsibility for bombing in Nigeria that killed 15 people on Friday.
Sunday's attacks in Maiduguri followed more than a month without violence in the area, and came the day after the release of a recording alleged to be of Boko Haram's leader.