Nigeria’s Buhari eyes second term despite rocky first madate

At 76, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is eyeing a second term as head of the most populous country in Africa. Four years ago, he represented hope for change, but his presidency, marked by an economic recession and an inability to restore security in the country, has cast doubt over his reelection.

French President Macron meets his Nigerian counterpart Buhari

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Abuja where he meets with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari, in his latest attempt to forge closer ties with English-speaking Africa. IMAGES

Reactions after Nigeria’s Buhari says he will run for reelection

Nigerians react after President Muhammadu Buhari declares he will seek re-election next year, in a move that puts an end to months of speculation and kicks off campaigning in West Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria’s Buhari meets parents of kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari visit the northeastern town of Dapchi, nearly a month after Boko Haram militants kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in a chilling echo of the Chibok abduction four years ago.

Nigeria’s Buhari home after 100-day treatment in London

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returns home after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.

Nigerian protesters demand sick president return or quit

Dozens of people defied the heavy rain to protest against the prolonged absence of Nigeria’s President Buhari from office. President Buhari has not been well and has spent 144 days away from work this year.

The War Against Boko Haram (Full Length)

Since 2009, the militant Islamist group known as Boko Haram has wreaked havoc in northern Nigeria. Instilling terror through bombings, abductions, and beheadings, Boko Haram is fighting to create an Islamic state in the most populous country in Africa.

VICE News traveled to Nigeria to embed with the country’s army as it ramped up its fight against Boko Haram, whose rise has caused a state of emergency. As the only journalists on the front line in northern Nigeria, we witnessed the beginning of the largest military insurgency to date.

Kay Larsen discusses Boko Haram on The Young Turks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQt1zdzxVAY

More from TYT on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheYoungTurks

Watch “The Human Cost of War in the Central African Republic” – http://bit.ly/15xC4L2

Watch “Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division” – http://bit.ly/1zYdmRq

Read “UN Adopts Resolution Calling for International Coordination Against Boko Haram” – http://bit.ly/1EMamtR

Read “Can a 72-Year-Old Former Military Dictator Bring Nigerians the Change They Have Voted For?” – http://bit.ly/1Hnr3ta

Read “Nigeria Reacts to a Historic Change as President-Elect Buhari Prepares for Power” – http://bit.ly/1FmJT3x

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The War Against Boko Haram (Part 3)

Watch Part 1: http://bit.ly/1af1cIz
Watch Part 2: http://bit.ly/1FtEtGP

Since 2009, the militant Islamist group known as Boko Haram has wreaked havoc in northern Nigeria. Instilling terror through bombings, abductions, and beheadings, Boko Haram is fighting to create an Islamic state in the most populous country in Africa.

VICE News traveled to Nigeria where the country’s army has ramped up its fight against Boko Haram, whose rise has caused a state of emergency. As the only journalists on the front line in northern Nigeria, we witnessed the beginning of the largest military insurgency to date.

In the final part of this three part series, VICE News correspondent Kaj Larsen embeds with the Nigerian army on their assault on Bama, one of the last Boko Haram strongholds, as well as joining a fully operational air wing supplied by private military contractors assisting in the fight against the militant group.

Kay Larsen discusses Boko Haram on The Young Turks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQt1zdzxVAY

More from TYT on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheYoungTurks

Watch “The Human Cost of War in the Central African Republic” – http://bit.ly/15xC4L2

Watch “Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division” – http://bit.ly/1zYdmRq

Read “UN Adopts Resolution Calling for International Coordination Against Boko Haram” – http://bit.ly/1EMamtR

Read “Can a 72-Year-Old Former Military Dictator Bring Nigerians the Change They Have Voted For?” – http://bit.ly/1Hnr3ta

Read “Nigeria Reacts to a Historic Change as President-Elect Buhari Prepares for Power” – http://bit.ly/1FmJT3x

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The War Against Boko Haram (Part 2)

Watch Part 1: http://bit.ly/1af1cIz
Watch Part 3: http://bit.ly/1I2oCN8

Since 2009, the militant Islamist group known as Boko Haram has wreaked havoc in northern Nigeria. Instilling terror through bombings, abductions, and beheadings, Boko Haram is fighting to create an Islamic state in the most populous country in Africa.

VICE News traveled to Nigeria to embed with the country’s army as it ramped up its fight against Boko Haram, whose rise has caused a state of emergency. As the only journalists on the front line in northern Nigeria, we witnessed the beginning of the largest military insurgency to date.

In part two of this three part series, VICE News correspondent Kaj Larsen visits the Nigerian army’s forward-operating base at the front lines of the battle against Boko Haram. There he speaks with soldiers as they prepare for a major offensive against the militant group.

Kay Larsen discusses Boko Haram on The Young Turks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQt1zdzxVAY

More from TYT on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheYoungTurks

Watch “The Human Cost of War in the Central African Republic” – http://bit.ly/15xC4L2

Watch “Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division” – http://bit.ly/1zYdmRq

Read “UN Adopts Resolution Calling for International Coordination Against Boko Haram” – http://bit.ly/1EMamtR

Read “Can a 72-Year-Old Former Military Dictator Bring Nigerians the Change They Have Voted For?” – http://bit.ly/1Hnr3ta

Read “Nigeria Reacts to a Historic Change as President-Elect Buhari Prepares for Power” – http://bit.ly/1FmJT3x

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The War Against Boko Haram (Part 1)

Watch Part 2: http://bit.ly/1FtEtGP
Watch Part 3: http://bit.ly/1I2oCN8

Since 2009, the militant Islamist group known as Boko Haram has wreaked havoc in northern Nigeria. Instilling terror through bombings, abductions, and beheadings, Boko Haram is fighting to create an Islamic state in the most populous country in Africa.

VICE News traveled to Nigeria to embed with the country’s army as it ramped up its fight against Boko Haram, whose rise has caused a state of emergency. As the only journalists on the front line in northern Nigeria, we witnessed the beginning of the largest military insurgency to date.

In part one of a three-part series, VICE News correspondent Kaj Larsen visits the site of a recent Boko Haram attack, interviews refugees and victims of the militant group, and heads to the front lines of the ongoing conflict.

Kay Larsen discusses Boko Haram on The Young Turks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQt1zdzxVAY

More from TYT on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheYoungTurks

Watch “The Human Cost of War in the Central African Republic” – http://bit.ly/15xC4L2

Watch “Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division” – http://bit.ly/1zYdmRq

Read “UN Adopts Resolution Calling for International Coordination Against Boko Haram” – http://bit.ly/1EMamtR

Read “Can a 72-Year-Old Former Military Dictator Bring Nigerians the Change They Have Voted For?” – http://bit.ly/1Hnr3ta

Read “Nigeria Reacts to a Historic Change as President-Elect Buhari Prepares for Power” – http://bit.ly/1FmJT3x

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