Quote1 "Remove M'Butu"... I heard you started by removing his teeth one punch at a time. Quote2
-- Storm, about T'Challa's actions against M'Butu src

Nigandan Prime Minister

M'Butu was the Prime Minister of Niganda, a country neighboring Wakanda.

Erich Paine (Earth-616) from Black Panther Vol 4 8 0003

Paine meting with M'Butu

An authoritarian leader, M'Butu was violent with his subjects and proceeded to barbaric actions, such as purges against doctors.[1]

After the fall of the segregating Genosha, he welcomed the unethical geneticist Erich Paine, and let him free to perform his monstrous experiments in exchange of a massive bribe. Paine's facilities was among the grief advanced by Wakanda against M'Butu's rule.[2]

M'Butu (Earth-616) from Black Panther Vol 4 3 0002

Beating up his General

Invasion of Wakanda

M'Butu was approached by Klaw, who proposed him to join their forces in order to annex Wakanda to Niganda, offering him vast funds he invest part of to built a giant statue of himself over the capitol. As his General wasn't receptive to his command, criticized his actions and disliked taking orders from Klaw's men, M'Butu beat up him.[1]

During the attack, T'Challa contacted M'Butu, who revealed him that Klaw was behind the invasion. The Black Panther promised to take M'Butu's rule down, having hoped that the Nigandan people would do it before, and that he had now a reason to make Wakanda intervene.[3]

M'Butu (Earth-616) from Black Panther Vol 4 8 0003

M'Butu's teeth removed

M'Butu (Earth-616) from Black Panther Vol 4 6 0001

Flying to Niganda with the intention of killing M'Butu, T'Challa chased and beat him up, stopping only when Klaw contacted from Ramonda's apartment in Wakanda.[4]

He was removed from his post by Wakanda, who took action against Paine's facility.[2] His current whereabouts are unknown.

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