Muhammadu Buhari

VICE News

Nigeria’s president says he's not dead and hasn't been "cloned"

“I can assure you all that this is the real me."
David Gilbert
12.3.18
Boko Haram

Boko Haram just freed 82 schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago

Kathleen Caulderwood
5.8.17
africa

Attack by 'Avengers' Militant Group Forces Chevron to Close Oil Facility in Nigeria

A militant group called the Niger Delta Avengers, which has ordered companies to leave Nigeria's oil-rich region, claimed responsibility for the attack.
VICE News and Reuters
5.26.16
africa

Nigeria Strikes Back Against 'Avengers' Group That Has Been Terrorizing Oil Companies

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 and Reuters
5.16.16
Europe

World Leaders Gather in London for Anti-Corruption Summit — But There's an 'Elephant in the Room'

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.
Sally Hayden
5.12.16
africa

Ambushes, Kidnappings, and Dead Cops: Niger Delta Oil Production Hits Historic Low Amid Violence

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.
VICE News and Reuters
5.10.16
africa

Nigeria's Government May Have Just Caught the State-Owned Oil Company Hiding $16 Billion

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.
Kayla Ruble
3.15.16
africa

Former Nigerian Official Accused of Stealing $2 Billion from Anti-Boko Haram Funds

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.
Reuters and VICE News
11.18.15
africa

Islamist Groups Carry Out Deadly Attacks in Nigeria and Surrounding Region

Boko Haram has killed four people in Niger as the Islamic State takes responsibility for bombing in Nigeria that killed 15 people on Friday.
Reuters and VICE News
10.5.15
africa

Bombs Kill 54 People in Northeastern Nigeria, Shattering Relative Calm

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.
Reuters and VICE News
9.21.15
africa

Teenage Suicide Bomber in Northeastern Nigeria Kills at least Six

The 14 year-old female suicide bomber reportedly killed herself and five other people when she detonated her explosives at a bus station in the city of Damaturu.
VICE News
8.25.15
africa

Boko Haram's Leader Apparently Comes Back From the Dead... Again

There were claims last week that Islamic State-affiliated militant group Boko Haram had a new leader, fuelling claims that Abubakar Shekau had died. He's now reportedly released a new audio message.
VICE News
8.17.15
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